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October 9 (Mixer and Dinner) - Palmeiro Center
October 10 (Interviews) - Palmeiro Center

Schedule of Events

October 9
3:30 p.m. - 5 p.m. - Set-up
5 p.m. - 6 p.m. - Student Mixer
6 p.m. - 7 p.m. - Networking Dinner

October 10
8 a.m. - 12 p.m. - Conduct Interviews
12 p.m. - 1 p.m. - Lunch Provided
1 p.m. - 5 p.m. - Interviews Continue

Payment Deadline
Payment deadline is on October 1

Registration Fees
$250 per organization
Includes reservation of one display space and lunch for 2 representatives

Equipment
Each organization will be provided an 8-foot space which includes one 6-foot rectangular table and tablecloth. We will not be able to provide special equipment or services such as internet connections, TV monitors, DVD/VCRs, screens or an extra table. If you request an electrical outlet for your display, please bring an extension cord.

Directions to Palmeiro Center

Traveling East on Highway 12

  • Take Highway 82 East exit to Winona/Columbus
  • Take Highway 182 Exit East
  • Turn right at first red light onto Mississippi Blvd. (Research Park entrance will be on your left)
  • Turn right at first stop sign to Humphrey Coliseum.  Take the second entrance and go to the left parking lot for the Palmeiro Center.

Traveling North on Highway 25

  • Turn right onto Highway 12 East
  • Follow Highway 12 instructions above

Traveling East on U.S. Highway 82

  • Take Highway 12 West/Mississippi State University Exit
  • Take Highway 182 East Exit
  • Turn right at first red light onto Mississippi Blvd. (Research Park entrance will be on your left)
  • Turn right at first stop sign
  • Take second entrance to the Coliseum and turn to the left
  • Enter Palmeiro Center parking lot

Traveling West on U.S. Highway 82

  • Take first Mississippi State University Exit (Highway 182)
  • Turn left at first traffic light NOTE:  Technology Park will be on your right
  • Turn right at first stop sign
  • Take second entrance to the Coliseum and turn left
  • Enter Palmeiro Center parking lot

Parking
Parking will be available at Palmeiro Center. Parking permits will be sent via email a couple of weeks prior to the event and will allow you to park in any space on campus with the exception of handicapped, timed or campus service parking.

Air Services
The Golden Triangle Regional Airport is located 15 miles east of Starkville. Rental cars are available at the airport.

Lodging
Holiday Inn Express, 662-324-0076**
Comfort Suites, 662-324-9595
Hampton Inn, 662-324-1333
Hilton Garden Inn, 662-615-9664
Hotel Chester, 662-323-5005
Microtel Inn & Suites, 662-615-0700
Americas Best Value Inn and Suites, 662-323-6161
River Chase Inn, Columbus, MS 662-328-6720***

**Holiday Inn Express is the Career Center Preferred Hotel.  As an employer you may receive a 15% discount of regular room rates by booking your room using the code MSUC.

*** River Chase Inn is offering a special Career Fair rate of $72/night.  Please note that this hotel is located in Columbus, MS.

Shipping Displays
You may send your display in advance to:
Department of Landscape Architecture
Interview/Promo Materials Enclosed
Mississippi State University
Landscape Architecture Facility
Suite C-100
Stone Boulevard
Mississippi State, MS 39762
662-325-3012

Your display will be at your table when you arrive.  It is your responsibility to notify the shipper if you want your display shipped from the Palmeiro Center:
Federal Express, 800-463-3339
United Parcel Service, 800-742-5877

Additional Information
Jan Fitzgerald
The Career Center
662-325-3344
jfitzgerald@career.msstate.edu