Internships are a wonderful opportunity to put into a real working context what you have learned during theory classes and practical classes on campus. Their objectives are to:
- Practice and improve your language skills
- Give you a flavor for the industry
- Allow you to discover new destinations, countries
- Provide you with real work experience Increase your employability
- Open the doors for a permanent job
While on internship, you will also develop a broad range of skills and competences that will prepare you for future leadership positions such as teamwork, self-management, decision-making, problem-solving, managing stress and communication.
While studying hospitality, students will have the opportunity to experience actual hospitality careers by working as an intern. Having firsthand, real-world exposure to a variety of different hospitality functions is a great asset and is an invaluable first step in launching a hospitality career.
Find out the types of internships positions available, students testimonials and career opportunities available to students by downloading the Laureate Hospitality Education hospitality career opportunities booklet in pdf.
On Average Students Receive 3 Internships Offers
Our CDD office receives numerous internship offers daily from around the world, from different companies including International hotel chains, boutique hotels, private restaurants and hotels, golf courses, golf resorts and cruise lines, amongst others.
Internship offers must meet the school’s requirements to ensure the best learning experience for our students. These internship placement opportunities are published in the School's intranet for consultation by all students.
Based on 2010 data, the school received an average of 3 internship placement offers per student demonstrating the true potential from this fast growing industry and related sectors. Therefore, students have available great internship opportunities to allow them to fully develop their professional potential.