Little Caesar Enterprises to attend first Ilitch School career fair this week

When the Mike Ilitch School of Business hosts its winter career fair this Wednesday, March 8, one of the companies attending for the first time is a name that is very familiar to most WSU students. The Ilitch School’s Career Planning and Placement Office announced last week that Little Caesar Enterprises, Inc. will attend this semester’s career fair, recruiting for a wide variety of positions.

According to Heather Wilson, recruiting coordinator for Little Caesars, the company is seeking to recruit current Ilitch School students and recent graduates across the business disciplines. Some current available opportunities include:

  • Human resources systems assistant
  • IT project manager
  • Franchise operations coordinator
  • Culinary chef, special projects
  • Helpdesk supervisor
  • Facility manager
  • E-learning developer
  • Accounts payable supervisor

The company is also recruiting for a variety of different IT positions at various levels, including the internships.

Founded by Mike and Marian Ilitch in 1959, Little Caesars has grown from a single store in Garden City, Michigan, into the third-largest pizza chain in the world. It is now the fastest-growing pizza chain in the U.S. This venture laid the groundwork for the development and acquisition of numerous other businesses and sports teams and, in 2015, allowed Mr. and Mrs. Ilitch to provide their historic $40 million gift that renamed the Mike Ilitch School of Business.

Why work at Little Caesars?

“Still family owned and operated, Little Caesars has a culture where we work as a team and we’re always willing to take that extra step to help others,” Wilson said. “We treat each other as family and everyone’s voice at the table matters. We are a company that likes to work hard and have fun. With the Little Caesars Arena and new world headquarters being built, there are a lot of exciting things happening within the Little Caesars family.”

The Mike Ilitch School of Business winter career fair will be held from 3 to 6 p.m. this Wednesday, March 8, in the WSU Student Center Ballroom. The event is open to all business majors, but registration is required at A full list of the companies that will be attending can be found at the bottom of this article.

About the Career Planning and Placement Office

The Career Planning and Placement Office (CPP) in WSU’s Mike Ilitch School of Business was created in 2005 upon the recommendation of the school’s Board of Visitors. CPP supports business students and alumni with their career planning needs, from career assessments to resume reviews, as well as job and internship search support and career advising. In addition to its on-campus career fairs, CPP averages 250 employer interviews and 2,000 student career advising appointments per year. Additionally, more than 900 employers are registered with the office’s website.

Winter 2017 Career Fair attendees

Adcraft Club of Detroit

Air Force Civilian Careers

Ally Financial

Aurora Health Care

Cintas Corporation

Comerica Bank

Consolidated Electrical Distributors, Inc.


DHL Supply Chain

DTE Energy

Enterprise Rent-A-Car

Flagstar Bank

Great Expressions Dental Centers



Huntington Bank


L&W Group 

Little Caesar Enterprises, Inc.



MGM Grand Detroit

Motor City Fasteners

Nolan Transportation Group

Northwestern Mutual

OneMain Financial

Owens Corning


Quicken Loans

Raymond James


Ryder System Inc.

Service First Logistics


Target Steel

The Dow Chemical Company

The Sherwin-Williams Company

Thomson Reuters

Whitlam Group

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