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MIHEA Career Fair

Annual Career and Internship Fair

The Career and Internship Fair will be on Monday, November 4th, 2013 in Grand Rapids, MI!

Click HERE to see the types of positions each company will be hiring to fill!

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!

STUDENTS: If you would like to register to attend this year's Career and Internship Fair, please CLICK HERE.

COMPANIES: If 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

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

Princess Lodges

posted Oct 23, 2013, 6:58 PM by MIHEA Career Fair   [ updated Oct 23, 2013, 6:59 PM ]

The three brands are the largest tour operators in Alaska, Princess, Holland America, and Westmark Hotels Brands, Positions available in F & B, Hotel Lodging, Transportation, Escorted Tours, Maintenance, Rail Road, and Much More. We hire between 3000 to 4000 positions to work between May through September. Some lodges are remote in location and some are in or near cities.

Pillar Hotels and Resorts

posted Oct 23, 2013, 6:53 PM by MIHEA Career Fair   [ updated Oct 23, 2013, 6:53 PM ]

Pillar Hotels and Resorts is one of the largest hotel management companies in the United States providing on-site management services for an expansive portfolio of well respected brands. Pillar Hotels is committed to being a great place to work; to providing superior quality and service for our guests; and to maximizing the financial return and asset value for our owners. Pillar Hotels and Resorts manages over 200 hotels with nearly 21,000 rooms in 35 states representing 16 well respected flags. As one of the largest franchisees of Marriott and Hilton brands, we enjoy excellent relationships with our brand partners.

Pillar is an industry-recognized leader in hospitality management services. Our time-tested management techniques are supported by state-of-the-art technology and systems to continually improve efficiencies. Utilizing the latest technology and a multi-level organizational structure, our corporate, regional and property leadership teams ensure all assets maximize resources and achieve optimal profitability.

Pillar has consistently delivered results for ownership by providing highly competent, professional management services. We realize that people make the difference in the hospitality industry and are committed to staffing our hotels with outstanding service personnel. Pillar's associates strive to provide the highest possible return to investors by approaching each hotel in an innovative, resourceful, and entrepreneurial manner.

Holiday Inn Grand Rapids Downtown

posted Oct 23, 2013, 6:46 PM by MIHEA Career Fair   [ updated Oct 23, 2013, 6:48 PM ]

Holiday Inn Grand Rapids Downtown is nestled in the heart of Grand Rapids on Pearl Street. We are conveniently located within walking distance of DeVos Place, Van Andel Arena, the Medical Mile and the area’s major corporations. We pride ourselves on providing superior service and a great value for our downtown location.  We are currently seeking highly motivated self-starters to fill key positions within management, administration, and service positions.

Creative Dining Services

posted Sep 30, 2013, 4:21 PM by MIHEA Career Fair   [ updated Oct 23, 2013, 6:47 PM ]

Creative Dining Services is a contract management company founded in West Michigan in 1990. We have grown to serve 65+ clients in 8 states. Our current market segments include college and universities, business and industry, conference centers, retirement centers and youth camps. Building positive relationships with our clients and our employees has been key to our success. As a member of our team, you will have many opportunities to grow through professional development and promotion opportunities.

The Crowne Plaza Grand Rapids

posted Aug 14, 2013, 8:33 AM by MIHEA Career Fair   [ updated Aug 14, 2013, 8:34 AM ]

The Crowne Plaza Grand Rapids is a 320-room full-service hotel located near the Grand Rapids Airport. The hotel has more than 20,000 sq ft of meeting space to host meetings & social events. We are looking for the most qualified individuals to provide the highest level of service to every guest, while at the same time applying their educational experiences to enrich their leadership, supervisory, and management skills to position themselves for a rewarding career.

Bridge Vista Beach Hotel and Convention Center

posted Nov 1, 2012, 11:39 AM by MIHEA Career Fair   [ updated Oct 21, 2013, 5:46 AM ]

Mackinaw City Michigan is a major Midwest Vacation Destination located at the tip of the lower peninsula of Michigan at the crossroads to Lakes Michigan and Huron.  Many of our world renowned attractions include Historic Mackinac Island, The Mackinac Bridge and Mackinac Historic Parks.

We offer full service accommodations to world travels.  We are open year round with our peak season between the months of April and November.

We offer a vast range of experience opportunities for careers in management for full time and internships for hospitality and food services.

Housing is available.

4 Star Restaurant Group

posted Nov 1, 2012, 11:24 AM by MIHEA Career Fair   [ updated Aug 14, 2013, 8:04 AM ]

We are a 7 unit restaurant company based solely in Chicago.  We offer full restaurant internships and management positions where you will be trained in all aspects of the industry.  We are a privately owned and operated group, where owners will be working directly with you on a daily basis.  We look forward to speaking with you.

Sysco Detroit

posted Oct 18, 2011, 9:22 AM by MIHEA Career Fair   [ updated Sep 30, 2013, 4:25 PM ]

Since 1934, our company has been providing outstanding products and services to the food services industry.  As an industry leader we are proud of our acknowledgments:

* Top 100 largest Corporations
*America's 50 Most Admired Companies

Toast Hotel Group

posted Oct 18, 2011, 9:18 AM by MIHEA Career Fair   [ updated Oct 23, 2013, 7:04 PM ]

Toast Hotel Group prides itself on highly personal service and unexpected touches not found in larger, branded properties. Our staff’s mission is “to make your stay as pleasant and memorable as you can handle,” and we mean it!  Toast Hotel Group operates two boutique waterfront hotels and restaurants in Southwest Michigan.  Marina Grand Resort and The Harbor Grand.

Marriott International

posted Sep 25, 2011, 10:41 AM by MIHEA Career Fair   [ updated Sep 24, 2013, 10:41 AM ]

MARRIOTT INTERNATIONAL, INC. is a leading lodging company with more than 3,000 lodging properties in the United States and 64 other countries and territories. The company is headquartered in Baltimore, MD, and has approximately 128,000 employees. It is ranked as the lodging industry's most admired company and one of the best places to work for by Fortune® magazine. 
Marriott is the perfect place to pursue your professional career. An essential function of our success is our people - the associates- whose diverse cultures and backgrounds are the essence of our vision to better serve the needs of our customers around the world. Marriott's commitment to global diversity is absolute. We invite you to explore our established, global company full of people going places. Marriott is the only place you'll find it all.

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