Fall 2018 Supply Chain and Information Systems Career Fair General Information

Career fair general information, hotels, directions, interview information

Date and Time

August 28 - 30, 2018

  • 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      Teardown

Location, Directions, and Accommodations

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

Parking available in East Parking Deck on Bigler Avenue. Upon arrival at parking deck, identify yourself as a Supply Chain Career Fair recruiter to gain access to the garage. Take parking ticket with you to pay at the payment kiosks located in the parking deck before leaving. Parking fee is $1.00/hour, and parking validation is not available. Parking in the East Deck is limited. 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.

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

For a listing of additional State College area hotel accommodations, access this link.

Registration Information

Registration fee:

  • Complimentary two-day registration for CSCR™ Corporate Sponsors - Day 1, Tuesday, August 28th, Day 2, Wednesday, August 29th, and Day 3, Thursday, August 30th, of the career fair
  • Smeal Career and Corporate Connections Partners are eligible for one-day registration, $895 fee, on Day 1, Tuesday, August 28th, Day 2, Wednesday, August 29th, or Day 3, Thursday, August 30th of career fair dependent on availability
  • If you are not a CSCR™ Corporate Sponsor or Smeal Career and Corporate Connections Partner, you can register for Day 3, Thursday, August 30th, of the career fair, $895 registration fee

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 TLA114@psu.edu.

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
814-863-3234
TLA114@psu.edu