Cara Powell, director of Dining, Business Systems and Culinary for Purdue Dining & Culinary is featured in the Provosts web letter for February 2021. Learn a bit about Cara and ways her team converted their mode of service and continue to evolve to meet the needs of our students amidst the COVID-19 outbreak.
There are many different avenues to leadership positions with Purdue Dining & Culinary.
For Noor Elmhadi, student human resources manager at Ford Dining Court, the process started as a mandate from her parents to replace her off-campus job with an on-campus position. She began her employment in Dining & Culinary through the Jumpstart program, which allows students to move in to their residence hall six days before Boiler Gold Rush, receive training and start their jobs early.