MIHEA Annual Hospitality Career and Internship Fair


The MIHEA Annual Hospitality Career and Internship Fair 

Monday, November 6th, 2017 

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.

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

Student Registration: If you would like to register to attend this year's Career and Internship Fair, please CLICK HERE. Student Registration closes at 11:59 PM on Friday, November 3rd, 2017.

NO REFUNDS WILL BE ISSUED to students who miss the 9:00am-11:00am marketplace.

  • 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 35 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!


posted Jul 17, 2017, 11:33 AM by MIHEA Career Fair   [ updated Jul 17, 2017, 11:34 AM ]

Aramark (NYSE: ARMK) is in the customer service business across food, facilities and uniforms, wherever people work, learn, recover, and play. United by a passion to serve, our more than 270,000 employees deliver experiences that enrich and nourish the lives of millions of people in 22 countries around the world every day. Aramark is recognized among the Most Admired Companies by FORTUNE and the World’s Most Ethical Companies by the Ethisphere Institute. Learn more at www.aramark.com or connect with us on Facebook and Twitter.

Lodgco Hospitality

posted Jun 9, 2017, 9:30 AM by MIHEA Career Fair   [ updated Jun 20, 2017, 11:39 AM ]


Lodgco Hospitality, LLC is a multi-brand, Hospitality Company that delivers value, rewards and a sense of pride to its associates, guests and investors. Headquartered in Mt. Pleasant, Michigan, Lodgco Hospitality operates award-winning hotels with award-winning service. Our first hotel opened in 1996 and our most recent opening was in May of 2017. With more hotels in the pipeline, Lodgco Hospitality is a strong, growing hospitality management company who will deliver financial results, an excellent service-driven culture and decades of hospitality management experience.

Buffalo Wild Wings

posted Oct 24, 2016, 2:23 PM by MIHEA Career Fair   [ updated Jun 9, 2017, 9:22 AM ]

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!

Grand Beach & Sugar Beach Resort Hotels

posted Jun 23, 2015, 5:57 AM by MIHEA Career Fair   [ updated Jun 9, 2017, 9:19 AM ]

Our gorgeous beachfront resort is the perfect place to expand your career and gain exposure to many aspects of the hospitality industry. We believe in doing the right thing and base our decisions on our core values. We have experienced 6 straight years of growth and we are excited to build our team for many more years of success.



Suburban Inns

posted Sep 2, 2014, 8:53 AM by MIHEA Career Fair   [ updated Jul 17, 2017, 11:29 AM ]

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. 


Marriott International

posted Sep 2, 2014, 8:13 AM by MIHEA Career Fair   [ updated Jul 17, 2017, 11:26 AM ]

Marriott International, Inc., is a global leading lodging company with nearly 4,500 properties in 87 countries and territories. Marriott International reported revenues of more than $14 billion in fiscal year 2015. Founded by J. Willard and Alice Marriott and guided by Marriott family leadership for nearly 90 years, the company is headquartered in Bethesda, Maryland, USA.

Wineguys Restaurant Group

posted Sep 12, 2011, 11:19 AM by MIHEA Career Fair   [ updated Jun 9, 2017, 9:23 AM ]

Wineguys Restaurant Group is an independent restaurant company located in beautiful Petoskey, MI.  It's three restaurants cover a spectrum of dining options from coffee house to upscale casual.  The internship program is the best in the state for developing potential restaurant managers.  Our interns get real hands on experience in all aspects of running a multimillion dollar restaurant company during its busiest quarter. 

The ideal candidates have a strong passion for excellent service, are detail oriented and are hard working.



The Homestead

posted Sep 20, 2010, 6:08 AM by MIHEA Career Fair   [ updated Jul 17, 2017, 11:27 AM ]

The Homestead is a premier waterfront destination resort located in northwest, lower Michigan. Situated on one mile of Lake Michigan beach, The Homestead is surrounded by the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore. Guest accommodations include two small hotels, a rustic lodge, an historic inn and vacation homes and condominiums. Exquisite dining and superb recreational opportunities await couples, families, corporate groups and wedding guests. The Homestead also provides Lifetime Skills teaching with partners such as Orvis Michigan fly fishing school and the Dave Pelz Scoring Game School for golf. Located 30 minutes northwest of Traverse City.



Amway Hotel Corporation

posted Sep 11, 2010, 9:58 AM by MIHEA Career Fair   [ updated Jul 17, 2017, 11:28 AM ]

Amway Hotel Corp. (AHC), a subsidiary of Alticor Inc., was founded by Alticor’s ownership to manage the operations of their three premier hotel properties. AHC currently manages and operates the 682 room crown jewel of downtown Grand Rapids, the Amway Grand Plaza Hotel, the luxurious 337 room JW Marriott-Grand Rapids hotel that opened September 21st, 2007, and the 214 room Courtyard by Marriott. AHC is led by veteran hospitality professional Joseph A. Tomaselli – President and Chief Executive Officer of Amway Hotel Corp.

The vision of the Amway hotel Corporation is to be recognized as the model of superior hospitality in North America for the 21st century.


Catawba Island Club

posted Aug 29, 2010, 7:23 AM by MIHEA Career Fair   [ updated Jun 9, 2017, 9:21 AM ]

Catawba Island Club is a full service private club resort with a championship Arthur Hills/Steve Forrest designed golf course, numerous condominium developments, tennis courts, hotel, marina stores, fitness center, dining rooms, banquet rooms, bar, and outdoor aquatic complex.


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