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School of Management Employer’s Forum

The mission of the School of Management Employers Forum is to establish, develop and maintain relationships with companies throughout the world in order to enhance the career and development opportunities available to Krannert's student body. The values of professionalism, integrity, and diversity shall guide SMEF towards success in its current and future endeavors.

With close to 2000 students attending, our fall and Spring career fairs are a great opportunity to build your corporate presence at the Krannert School of Management. These event are unique because they are planned and organized entirely by students from the School of Management Employers Forum committee. Because of the hard work and dedication of these students, the Career Fairs are a success each year. The additional career fair sponsorship levels listed below increase your branding and visibility and they support the SMEF Scholarship and SMEF Coffee Hour.


Fall Fair: To be determined
Spring Fair: February 7th – 9th

Location: Purdue Memorial Union Ballroom(s)

Attendees: Over 1800 students (Fall), 700-1000 Students (Spring)

Financial Support: Career Fair Registration: Fall-$700, Spring-$575

Additional Sponsorship- Boiler Gold: Additional $1800, Silver: Additional $1250, Bronze: Additional $750

Support Deadline: August 19th (Fall), January 6th (Spring)

Recognition and Branding:

  • Gold: All "Silver" benefits, Targeted email to the Krannert students your organization is recruiting, Full page advertisement in Career Fair booklet, Electronic Flyer displayed on our eBoards the week of the fair
  • Silver: All "Bronze" benefits, 1/2-page advertisement in Career Fair booklet, Recruiting Strategy call with staff from the KPDC – Krannert Professional Development Center, Access to the KPDC interview rooms
  • Bronze: All "Krannert" benefits, Prominent Placement at Career Fair Events, Admission to the Breakfast with students from the Krannert Leaders Academy (KLA), Company Logo appears in Career Fair booklet, on website and on Coffee hour ads/flyers, 1/4-page advertisement in Career Fair booklet
  • Krannert: Admission to the SMEF Career Fair/Luncheon, Admission to the spring "Reverse Career Fair" to network with our student leaders, Recruiting needs and company profile in the fair booklet and website, Access to the Searchable business majors resume database, 1 Parking Pass, Eligible for a $100 discount if your organization attended the SMEF Fall Career Fair. Optional: Resume Critiques, Company Presentations & Interviews