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Fall 2017 Supply Chain Career Fair General Information

Date and Time

August 29 - 31, 2017

  • 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Recruiter Arrival and Set up
  • 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM    Career Fair
  • 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM      Tear down

Location, Directions, and Accommodations

Smeal College of Business (Business Building Atrium)
University Park, Pennsylvania

GPS address for Smeal Business Building is Corner of Park Avenue and Shortlidge Road, University Park, PA 16802

Parking in the East Parking Deck on Bigler Avenue. Upon arrival at parking deck, identify yourself as a Supply Chain Career Fair recruiter to gain access into the garage. Take parking ticket with you so you can pay at the payment kiosks located in the parking deck. Parking fee is $1.00/hour, and parking validation is not available. If you are not able to secure a parking space in the East Parking Deck, please reference visitor maps and parking information through this link.

The following hotels are offering discounted group rates.

Holiday Inn Express
Call 814-867-1800 and mention group code SC6 or go online at HolidayInnExpress for Supply Chain Fair  
SpringHill Suites by Marriott
Call 814-867-1807, at the recording press 0 and give the group code SCFS, or go online at Marriott SpringHill Suites for Supply Chain Fair

Fairfield Inn & Suites
Call 814-238-3871 and give group code SCFC or go online at Fairfield Inn & Suites for PSU Supply Chain Fair

For a list of additional State College area hotel accommodations, access this link PDF

Registration Information

Registration fee:

  • Complimentary two-day registration for CSCR™ Corporate Sponsors. Day 1, August 29th, is exclusive to Corporate Sponsors. Sponsors also have complimentary registration for either August 30th or August 31st.
  • If you are not a Corporate Sponsor, $895 registration fee for one day only, August 30th or August 31st.

Registration includes:

  • Assistance unloading, set up and tear down
  • 6 foot table and two chairs
  • Tablecloth if needed
  • Complimentary lunch and refreshments
  • Interview rooms limited to availability

To register for the career fair, contact Tracie Shannon at 814-863-3234 or

Shipping Information for Material/Displays

  • It is suggested that you ship as much of your exhibit in advance since campus parking is limited and fills to capacity very quickly. You may be required to walk from parking to the Smeal Business Building. You can use the turnaround on Shortlidge Avenue in front of the Smeal Business Building to drop off your packages and display cases prior to locating parking in aforementioned parking decks or parking lots.
  • Boxes must be clearly labeled with company name
  • Indicate number of boxes sent (e.g., 1 of 3, 2 of 3, etc.)
  • If using a third party provider, instruct them to include your company name and number of boxes in the format suggested above.
  • YOU WILL BE RESPONSIBLE FOR PACKAGING AND LABELING ALL RETURN SHIPMENTS. You must provide your own completed return shipment labels. Arrangements will be made for pick up at the Business Building.

Shipping Address:

Penn State Center for Supply Chain Research™
ATTN:  Tracie Shannon
CSCR Career Fair
488 Business Building
University Park, PA  16802
Phone:  814-863-3234

Contact Information

Tracie Shannon
Center for Supply Chain Research™
Smeal College of Business
The Pennsylvania State University
488 Business Building
University Park, PA  16802