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Dear Company Representative,
On behalf of the Hospitality & Tourism Management
(HTM) Department at the Isenberg School of Management,
University of Massachusetts Amherst, we cordially invite you
to attend the 42nd HTM Career Day on March 2, 2016. The
HTM Career Day is the largest student-run, non-profit event
on the East Coast. We strive to provide Infinite Pathways
to Your Future, whether you are seeking hourly associates,
interns, managers or new connections.
The HTM program at UMass Amherst is consistently ranked
as one of the best in the country. In 2014, BusinessWeek
ranked the Isenberg School of Management as a Top 50
program (36th) in the country, and Top 20 (14th) among
public universities. Additionally, BusinessWeek ranked
Isenberg in the Top 10% (11th) for Recruiter Satisfaction.
That being said, what really makes our students stand apart
from students at other universities is how satisfied recruiters, like you, are with Isenberg HTM students. The students
in the HTM department, as well as in the Isenberg School of
Management, are well prepared, enthusiastic, and have an
unrivaled work ethic. They are constantly striving to evolve
and enhance themselves as students, members of the
community, and future industry leaders.
The HTM Career Day is not only one of the most highly
anticipated events within the department, but for all of
Isenberg. Career Day provides multiple networking
opportunities including a complimentary breakfast, lunch,
Senior Reception, and rooms to hold information sessions
and interviews. Everything you need to know regarding
the 2016 HTM Career Day is enclosed in these materials.
Registration is currently open on our IsenbergWorks
website, we are offering a discounted price for companies
who register before January 1st, 2016. If you have any further questions or need additional information, please do not
hesitate to contact us at
We look forward to having you join us at the 2016 HTM
Career Day.
Best Regards,
Brianna Cole,
Committee Chair
Linda K. Enghagen,
Interim Department Chair
Why Recruit at UMass Amherst?
What Our Students Can Offer Your Company
The UMass Amherst Department of Hospitality & Tourism Management
(HTM) is one of the most prestigious and oldest educational hospitality
programs in the country. For over 40 years, the annual HTM Career Day
has been entirely organized, planned, and executed by a committee
of students, giving us the opportunity to showcase our educational skills
and event management expertise through hands-on hospitality learning
experiences. As part of the Isenberg School of Management, the HTM
community consists of over 500 students, all of whom are eager and willing
to engage in a challenging curriculum.
Our Career Day is a unique occasion for your company to recruit from
an elite selection of students at UMass Amherst. In addition to your
booth exhibit during the career day, we offer complimentary use of our
facilities to conduct information sessions. These sessions offer you the
ability to meet students directly, and inform them about the available
positions your company has to offer.
As a diverse community of students, we thrive by working in a variety of
sectors within the hospitality industry. With the range of concentrations
available to students, including hotel & lodging management, casino
management, food and beverage management, event and convention
management, club management, and tourism policy and planning, your
company is sure to find the perfect candidate for the job.
“UMass HTM provided
me with a diverse
hands-on experience
and skill set necessary
to succeed in the
hospitality industry.
The distinguished faculty
and unique opportunities
like the HTM Career Day
prepared me to excel in
this competitive field.”
Daniel Harpaz ’14, HTM Alumnus,
Accor Hotels
The recognition in excellence that the UMass HTM Department continuously receives is largely due to the enthusiasm that the students display
by being constantly active in the classroom and in the workforce. By joining
us at our 42nd Annual Career Day, you will be able to connect with the
inspiring personalities of our students and allow your company to advance
through quality recruitment here in the HTM department at UMass.
Information Sessions:
Schedule of Events
Wednesday, March 2, 2016
9:00 am – 11:00 am
9:00 am – 10:30 am
Recruiter Breakfast
11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Career Day
12:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Recruiter & Faculty Luncheon
4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Booth Breakdown
5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Senior Reception
Hosting an information session prior to Career Day is
a great way to educate students about your company
and promote employment opportunities that you
are currently offering. Information sessions provide
a personal environment and are ways to create
long-lasting professional relationships with students.
We encourage you to schedule information sessions prior to
Career Day, ensuring maximum student attendance.
Interview rooms will be available for the following day
on March 3rd. Interviews will be located on campus,
which offers convenience, and saves your company
time and money. We believe this is the best opportunity for you to connect with our aspiring students,
while providing exposure to your company’s available
positions. We welcome you to take advantage of our
facilities here at UMass.
Interview rooms are complimentary and can be requested during
your initial registration.
Senior Reception
A Sophisticated Social: Relax. Unwind. Connect.
The annual Senior Reception is the Hospitality & Tourism
Management Department’s premier networking event,
hosted to enhance interaction amongst our seniors,
recruiters, faculty, and alumni. Boasting a relaxed, yet
sophisticated environment, the Senior Reception is a
time where recruiters can come and get to know our
students on a personal level, and celebrate all of our
Through this highly talked about social networking event,
we invite you to experience a truly hospitable night with
us. Indulge in unique hors d’oeuvres, specialty cocktails,
and irresistible desserts, specifically designed and crafted
for this event.
This elegant celebration allows us to not only highlight our
sponsors, alumni, and local partners, but also to showcase our
skilled student volunteers and future graduates - dedicating
their time to assist and cater to you.
Signifying the finale of our 42nd HTM Career Day, the Senior
Reception will be held from 5:00 - 7:00 PM, shortly after
Career Day has finished just down stairs. Please plan to join us
in our state-of-the-art Marriott Center, located on the 11th floor
of the Campus Center, for an event you won’t want to miss.
We sincerely look forward to welcoming you into our “home”
on March 2nd!
Registration Fees
As our guests at the 2016 HTM Career Day, our goal is to make your experience as convenient and productive as possible. To enhance your Career Day experience, your exhibit booth will have multiple amenities that are included within
your registration fee, and upon request, we may provide you with a variety of additional items to assist with
your recruiting.
Registration Includes:
Additional Items Available Upon Request:
• 2 Recruiters
• Information Session
• Interview Room
• Senior Reception Tickets
• Wi-Fi
• Breakfast and Lunch
• Parking
• Additional Recruiter
• Access to Electrical Outlet
• TV/DVD Players
• LCD Projector for Information Session
• Information Session Flip Board
• Extension Cord
Registration Fee Before January 1st: $450
Registration Fee After January 1st: $500
We are very excited about this year’s HTM Career Day, and look forward to sharing this special event with all of you. Our
department takes pride in our highly talented students, and we are confident that they will provide your company with
the highest level of service and satisfaction. This year, we have revamped and improved upon our sponsorship program to
assist your company’s recruitment efforts and to recognize your company’s support. We would like to “Thank You” for your
continued support of us at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, and we look forward to welcoming you to the 2016
HTM Career Day. Should you have any questions or concerns regarding our sponsorship opportunities, please contact
our Finance Chair, Brendan Collins, at for more information about our sponsorship program.
Platinum Sponsorship
Gold Sponsorship
Silver Sponsorship
Bronze Sponsorship
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Extra Promotion
• Promotional Video Showcase
• Social Media and Website
• Strategic Booth and
Interview Room Location
• First Access to Students
• Strategic Booth and Interview
Room Location
• 2 Additional Recruiters
• 1 Additional Recruiter
• 3 Logo Projections
• Bronze Star and Ribbon
• 4 Logo Projections
• Silver Star and Ribbon
• 5 Logo Projections
• Gold Star and Ribbon
• 3 Additional Recruiters
• 5 Logo Projections
• Platinum Star and Ribbon
Hotel UMass
Convenience in the heart of campus
Simplify your visit to our campus by staying at Hotel
UMass, conveniently located in the same building as the
Career Day and Senior Reception, where a room block
has been made available. At Hotel UMass, you can enjoy
breath-taking views of the Connecticut River Valley, and
relax with numerous provided amenities including a complimentary continental breakfast, Internet, and convenient parking.
Reservation Method: Attendees should
contact the hotel directly by February
2, 2016 to secure a reservation at the
group rate of $115 per night, plus taxes
and fees. Request your room using the
hotel block code: HCD15C. You may
continue to call for room reservations
after February 2nd, 2016, however
rooms and rates are not guaranteed after
the deadline.
Campus Center Way, Amherst, MA 01003
Chase Career Center
Isenberg School of Management
The Chase Career Center, located in the Isenberg School of
Management, is the undergraduate and graduate office for
student professional development. Isenberg students build new
and innovative skills across eight critical disciplinary areas, setting
our students up for success in any business environment. The
Chase Career Center offers students a multitude of resources
through dynamic internships, professional networking, interview
skills enhancement, and an emphasis on personal branding.
Students in the Isenberg School of Management get the best
possible career launch through corporate involvement and a
network of well-connected alumni. For more information, please
contact Melissa Salva, Director of Recruiting and Operations, at, or by calling 413-545-5598.
To Register or Learn More:
To reserve your place at the 2016 HTM Career
Day at UMass Amherst, please click here to
register on IsenbergWorks.
General Contact Information
UMass Amherst | HTM 107 Flint Lab
90 Campus Center Way, Amherst, MA 01003-9247
T. 413-545-2535
Committee Members:
Brianna Cole
Committee Chair
Colleen Byrne
Food & Beverage Co-Chair
Nicole Callahan
Food & Beverage Co-Chair
Brendan Collins
Finance Chair
Additional Contacts:
Alanna McCabe
Volunteer Chair
Sean McMullen
Recruiter Relations Chair
Victoria Quill Facilities Chair
Michael Quinlan Registration Chair Meg Lee
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Linda K. Enghagen
Professor, Interim Department
Kate Leene
Director of External Relations &
Engagement, HTM Department
Rod Warnick
Professor, Faculty Advisor,
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