What a hospitality internship abroad can do for you.
Hotel and Restaurant Management students and graduates, as well as those who have had studies in related fields, may find it difficult to decide on what to do right after graduation. After all, there are a lot of possible career directions to consider. If you want to go as far as you possibly can, an internship in a hotel in the United States might just be the thing for you.
If you are 18 or older, have completed at least two semesters worth of theory, or graduated less than a year ago, then you are eligible for acceptance into a hotel internship training program. Of course, since the training will be in the United States, you need to be fluent in English.
Do you fit into this description? Well then you are in for the experience of a lifetime -- one that will benefit your greatly both in your professional and personal life. First of all, you will be able to work in one or more departments of the hotel. You will gain valuable experiences in your particular area, which will help you grasp how it functions in the real world. Furthermore, you will become familiar with the most advanced practices and technology being used in the most prestigious U.S. hotels.
If you are not quite sure yet about what you want to do with your career, this experience will point you in the right direction. You will be able to discover which areas you enjoy working in most and expand your network of contacts in your profession. At the same time, you have nothing to lose, because you will be paid a stipend all throughout the course of the program. You can use this money to pay for your stay, or even to travel around the country if you have some time after your internship. All this exposure will definitely improve not only your fluency in English, but also the ease with which you relate to people of various cultures.
With all of these benefits, you should definitely consider applying for a U.S. internship program. Not only will it be good for building your resume, but it will also contribute substantially to your personal development. Check out the available internship programs today, and take the first step to moving your career forward!