MIHEA Annual Hospitality Career and Internship Fair

The MIHEA Annual Hospitality Career and Internship Fair 

Monday, November 7th, 2016 

Grand Rapids, MI

The Michigan Hospitality Education Alliance is a unique cooperation between hospitality educators and employers. As college and university educators, we are dedicated to connecting our students to your jobs through a collaborative effort. We take pride in the continued improvements in our organization’s services on behalf of both students and recruiters.

At the annual career and internship fair, you can find over 200 hospitality students from Michigan college and university programs. Company recruiters will also have an opportunity to network with the educators that mentor to hospitality students statewide. The conference will be held at the Eberhard Center in Grand Rapids, MI. Grand Rapids offers a great deal of conveniences and attractions to both participating students and recruiters.

  • Our web site is a portal to a number of great resources for recruiters, students, and faculty members. Your company’s website and recruiting information is available to students with a single mouse click.
  • This year, space will be limited to 65 recruiting companies. Booth assignments are on a first come first serve basis, so get your registration in early!
  • The Michigan Hospitality Education Alliance connects students to jobs!
COMPANIESIf you would like for your company to have access to a pool of highly qualified and motivated candidates (basic registration cost begins at $350) please CLICK HERE

This year's MIHEA Hospitality Career and Internship Fair is brought to you in part by our 
Corporate Sponsors:

Suburban Inns is the only hospitality company to be named one of the 2016 Best and Brightest Companies to Work for in West Michigan.  We bring you the finest hotels and restaurants in the Southwestern Michigan area, with locations in Holland, Midland, and Grandville, and coming soon to Grand Rapids. Suburban Inns is the premier provider of hospitality for any occasion: Leisure Travel, Family Vacations, Wedding Receptions, Corporate Gatherings, Conventions, Group Outings, and more. 

STUDENTS: If you would like to register to attend this year's Career and Internship Fair, please CLICK HERE. NO REFUNDS WILL BE ISSUED to students who miss the 9:00am-11:00am marketplace.

CLICK HERE to see the positions each company is hiring to fill!

Below is a list of the companies currently attending this year's career and internship fair. 

Big Sky Resort

posted by MIHEA Career Fair   [ updated ]

Big Sky Resort is Montana's leading destination and the largest of 12 Boyne Resorts. Our resort offers exceptional lodging accommodations, a variety of 13 unique dining options, as well as 55,000 square-feet of meeting and function space.  In addition to the extensive recreation opportunities we're known for our breathtaking scenery, abundant wildlife and gracious hospitality. 

Buffalo Wild Wings

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As close to being paid to watch sports as you are ever going to get!  If this sounds good to you, then talk to us about joining our team.

We are Guest driven
We are Team Focused
We are Community Connected
We are Dedicated to Excellence

We are Buffalo Wild Wings and we WOW people everyday!

Creative Dining Services

posted Oct 11, 2016, 12:38 PM by MIHEA Career Fair   [ updated Oct 11, 2016, 12:39 PM ]

Creative Dining Services partners with colleges, universities, Fortune 100 companies, full-service senior living communities, conference centers and K-12 schools and camps to provide a different kind of hospitality and facility management services experience—one that’s fun, innovative, and focused on your community. Why? Because that’s how it should be. We know that dining is much more than eating a meal: it’s a social hub, it fosters culture, it brings people together and allows them to engage in their community. 

Summerside Properties, LLC

posted Oct 11, 2016, 12:29 PM by MIHEA Career Fair   [ updated Oct 11, 2016, 12:30 PM ]

Summerside Properties, LLC has three hotels in Traverse City, two limited service hotels, Comfort Inn and Best Western Plus and full service hotel, Cambria Suites.  We  are the number one management company in Traverse City and manage three hotels and all are rated in the top 8 on Trip Advisor.  Cambria Suites is rated the #1 1, Best Western Plus #2 and Comfort Inn  #8.  Our restaurant Reflect Bistro inside Cambria Suites is rated #1 on Trip Advisor.  

Experience Grand Rapids

posted Oct 7, 2016, 9:05 AM by MIHEA Career Fair   [ updated Oct 7, 2016, 9:05 AM ]

The mission of Experience Grand Rapids is to strengthen the region’s economic vitality and quality of life by marketing Grand Rapids/Kent County as a preferred visitor destination. 

Royal Park Hotel

posted Oct 7, 2016, 8:55 AM by MIHEA Career Fair   [ updated Oct 7, 2016, 9:06 AM ]

The Four Diamond AAA award winning Royal Park Hotel is an idyllic retreat situated on the banks of Paint Creek where guests revel in panoramic views from a stylish and iconic setting. Blending European charm with contemporary amenities and services, our boutique hotel is a modern tribute to the English Manor House complete with luxurious rooms. Located in “hip and historical” Downtown Rochester.

Spring Lake Country Club

posted Oct 7, 2016, 8:52 AM by MIHEA Career Fair   [ updated Oct 7, 2016, 8:53 AM ]

Spring Lake Country Club takes great pride in its family friendly atmosphere and welcoming membership. The club offers a magnificent 18-hole golf course nestled on the shores of Spring Lake. Exquisite restaurants and banquet center, youth activities center, pool complex,, tennis and paddle tennis courts, a 24/7 fitness center with locker rooms, a boat dock, and much more, create a home away from home that is unmatched in West Michigan. Be a part of the team at SLCC!

Meritage Hospitality Group

posted Sep 20, 2016, 9:00 AM by MIHEA Career Fair   [ updated Sep 21, 2016, 12:41 PM ]

Inspired by Opportunity, Success through Service.  Meritage Hospitality Group owns and operates over 170 Wendy's Restaurants in eight states and four Michigan-based Casual Dining concepts including Freighters Eatery & Taproom, Twisted Rooster, Crooked Goose, and Wheelhouse Kitchen & Cocktails.  
We are publically traded on the OTC market, under the stock symbol MHGU.  Our continued growth opens up endless opportunities, and we are always on the lookout for talented hospitality professionals to grow with us!

Arcadia Bluffs

posted Sep 6, 2016, 6:01 PM by MIHEA Career Fair   [ updated Sep 6, 2016, 6:02 PM ]

Arcadia Bluffs Golf Club is a daily-fee golf club, open to the public seven days a week, from April to Mid-November.  The Dining Room at Arcadia Bluffs offers full service dining to the public, and our guests. The spectacular views of Lake Michigan and sunsets from The Dining Room and deck make it the most dramatic dining experience on the lake shore. The Lodge and The Cottages at Arcadia Bluffs provide an elegant, comfortable, and private environment for all guests.  Rooms have breathtaking views of Lake Michigan and perfect sunrise mornings. 

Stafford's Hospitality

posted Oct 27, 2015, 11:23 AM by MIHEA Career Fair   [ updated Sep 20, 2016, 8:55 AM ]

Stafford's Hospitality is based in Petoskey, MI and operates three hotels and three upscale restaurants. Our Perry Hotel location does an extensive business in on site destination weddings and events.

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