Meet your future employer at Career Fair.
Hilton College brings the job opportunities to you twice a year through the Career Fair. Held each fall and spring at the College, the fair offers students a chance to meet employers from a wide variety of hospitality companies. It's the ideal networking opportunity for all students, but especially graduating seniors. Participating organizations and companies are carefully selected by the Career Development & Placement Office, and offer part-time, full-time, entry-level, supervisory and management positions to qualified students. Internship positions also can be found at Career Fair.
The Fall Career Fair & Luncheon will be held on October 23, 2014. Click here for a list of recruiters who will be in attendance.
The keynote speaker for the luncheon will be Pappas Bar-B-Q President Mary Pappas.
Meet the keynote speaker.
Mary Pappas is the president of Pappas Bar-B-Q, which operates 18 locations in Houston and Dallas. With over $50 million in revenues and more than 650 employees, Pappas Bar-B-Q is the largest privately-owned BBQ restaurant company in the Houston area.
Mary has served the Pappas Restaurant Inc. organization since 2003 in unit-level restaurant operations, as well as in human resources, distribution and logistics, training, catering and information technology capacities.
Mary earned her Bachelor of Science in Geology from Duke.
In 2001, she completed the Culinary Certificate Program at The Cambridge School of Culinary Arts in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Mary also holds an MBA from Harvard University.
She serves as a board member for Target Hunger, a United Way agency combatting food insecurity in Houston. She is also a member of the Annunciation Greek Festival board and was chairman for the 2010 Original Greek Festival.