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Engagement Opportunities

The Mitchell E. Daniels, Jr. School of Business is committed to fostering an inclusive campus community that facilitates meaningful employer-student connections. Please review the list of recruiting activities below and let us know how you would like to get engaged!

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Events at Purdue

Attend an In-Person Career Fair

Business Career Services co-hosts the school-wide career fair with the School of Business Career Council (SBCC) every semester and the Public Accounting Fair with the Purdue Accounting Association (PAA) every fall. Career fair registration is in Handshake. See the list of upcoming career fairs below. Questions? Email For a full list of Purdue career fairs, visit CCO.

Participate in a Networking Night

Your organization can send representatives to campus to engage with students in a more informal setting during one of our Networking Night events. Networking Nights are industry specific events that include either a company info-session or industry panel followed by
open networking.

Hold On-Campus Interviews

To reserve a room to interview Daniels School students, email If you are interviewing students from across campus, you can secure space with the Center for Career Opportunities.

Tabling at the Krannert Hub

Request an event in Handshake to host a table in the first floor of Krannert from 9 a.m. to noon or noon to 3 p.m. to catch students in between classes and promote your brand.

Schedule Office Hours or a Coffee Hour

If your organization would like to host a coffee hour or office hours to engage with students in small groups or one-on-one, you may submit a request via Handshake and our career services office will contact you to confirm. There is no charge to reserve, but employers are responsible to cover any food or refreshment costs. Space is limited.

Host a Skill-Building Workshop

Present on an industry-related topic or teach a relevant skill related to your company where you can also highlight the benefits of working for your organization and any job opportunities. You can create an event and submit a request via Handshake.

Participate in a Student Professional Development Event

The Daniels School organizes various student professional development events throughout the year, such as resume reviews, mock interviews, lunch & learns, panel presentations, and career development workshops. These events allow employers to promote their brand and build their network while supporting student growth. 

Sponsor an Event on Campus

Event sponsorship is a great way to promote your brand on campus and gain unique access to Daniels School talent. Find a list of current corporate sponsorship opportunities below:

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In-Person Events Off Campus

Organize a Company Site Visit

Site visits are popular with Daniels School students. They are a fantastic way to showcase your company culture and highlight what it is like to work for your organization. We can work with you to plan a successful event in any location.

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Virtual Opportunities

Post an Internship or Full-Time Position

Looking to recruit for a specific job? To reach students, you can post for free on Handshake, but employers must have an approved employer account and agree to recruiting policies. To reach other majors at Purdue, employers can also post jobs on myCCO (Symplicity).

Host a Virtual Event

If you plan to host a virtual event, such as a virtual info session or virtual office hours, you can create an event and market it to Daniels School students via Handshake (once approved). We just ask that all virtual events are scheduled after the in-person career fair.

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Build Stronger Partnerships

Student Club Collaborations

The Daniels School has more than 25 student clubs, and connecting with student clubs is a great way to reach a specific subset (industry, major, etc.) of our student body. You can request to present at a student club meeting or reach out to collaborate on an event. View the list of student clubs

Business Partnerships Office

The Business Partnerships Office builds collaborative partnerships with industry to create top talent pipelines through immersive student engagement. These partnerships come in the form of high-impact events such as hackathonscase competitions, course projects, and customized program sponsorships. Contact or explore partnership opportunities.

Faculty Connections

Connect with faculty to discuss opportunities to engage in the classroom by making classroom presentations, participating in a class project, or serving as a guest speaker to present on industry trends, careers, and/or skills needed in today’s world of business.

Alumni Engagement

With more than 40,000 Daniels School alumni worldwide, we have strong connections across industries. Utilizing alumni within your organization is a great way to establish or build your employer presence to connect with and attract top talent from the school. Please contact Vanessa Ortiz, Associate Director of Alumni Engagement for Career Services, to learn more.

Diversity Recruiting

The Daniels School values diversity, equity and inclusion, and understands that your organization does too. Hiring diverse candidates is competitive and requires a strong commitment from your organization. To learn more about engaging with our diverse student populations, please visit:

Hiring International Talent

International students attending the Daniels School of Business represent 70+ countries. These students can bring global expertise, unique perspectives, and multilingual skills to your organization. If you’re interested in learning more about hiring international students or have questions about work authorization, please contact Corissa Wandmacher, Associate Director of Global Employer Engagement.