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Grow Your Career

Since founding White Lodging, Bruce White had a passion for seeing people grow.  His vision was to create a company that would last forever, and he knew that our people are the most important aspect in making White Lodging special.

Whether you’re new to hospitality or a seasoned operator, we have the tools to help you further master your craft and build a thriving career surrounded by associates that help you be your best self.

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Signature Training Programs

White Lodging Flight School and School of Revenue are proprietary leadership and skills development programs for associates. Flight School is a multi-day course for every new leader at White Lodging is designed to help individuals become the best manager they can be – from emotional intelligence to employee engagement and time management to recruiting. Our School of Revenue brings together managers from across the country to deep dive into the fundamentals of achieving industry-leading topline revenue, including the use of White Lodging’s custom tools and technology that keep the company ahead of the market.

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Career Journey Platform

We know that associates want to know their path – what’s next, and what’s next after that – and what they need to do to get there.

Our exclusive Career Journey Platform includes the tools, technology and resources to help do just that.

This includes the Pathfinder tool that guides associates through 14 disciplines available across the company and includes options for career progression from more than 120 individual jobs. In addition to showing potential career paths, the tool outlines key results, skills needed and training available by job.
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All of the pieces are in place, now it’s up to you – with the support of your manager – to regularly check-in and update your Development Plan as you grow.


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LAUNCH Hospitality Immersion Program

The LAUNCH Hospitality Immersion Program at Purdue University is designed to propel high-caliber students into the industry by providing a paid, hands-on experience across all hotel and restaurant operations.

The program is staged in a way that complements classroom learning and culminates in a comprehensive manager-in-training experience. In addition to helping students define their preferred focus area(s), LAUNCH participants learn advanced leadership skills and have the opportunity to secure management-level career opportunities in their preferred city, in advance of graduation.
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Purdue University + White Lodging

For more than 30 years, White Lodging has been known for creating fulfilling, long-term careers following college graduation. We’ve now made a significant investment in developing future hospitalitarians through our collaborative relationship with Purdue University and its students.

The White Lodging – J.W. Marriott, Jr. School of Hospitality and Tourism Management at Purdue is widely known as one of the best in the nation, with graduates serving in hospitality positions the world over. Students have support and learning opportunities from the top hospitality company in the world and White Lodging – a combination no other university or management company has.

Also at Purdue, the Bruce White Undergraduate Institute will serve as a flagship element of the Mitchell E. Daniels Jr. School of Business. The new school will build on the rich heritage and historic strengths of the School of Management and Krannert Graduate School.

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Latest News

White Family Foundation Commits Record $150M to Support Values-based Education in Northwest Indiana
The Dean and Barbara White Family Foundation, a non-profit, private foundation, has announced it is donating $150 million to Big Shoulders Fund over the next 10 years.
White Lodging Named 2024 Gallup Exceptional Workplace Award Winner
White Lodging was named one of the 60 companies across the globe as a winner of the 2024 Gallup Exceptional Workplace Award.
Nearly 20 White Lodging Hotels Recognized as “Best Hotels” by U.S. News & World Report
This year’s Best Hotel lists included nearly 20 White Lodging hotels.