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Hotel Summer Internship (All Departments)
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PM Hotel Group | Raleigh, NC
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Job Description

Internships will allow the student to gain practical experience by working alongside professionals for a specific discipline within the organization. Student will get an opportunity to apply the knowledge and skills gained in school in real-life situations. This hands-on experience will allow the intern to make more informed decisions about the career path to take following your graduation.

* Student will be required to concentrate on one area during your internship. However, some opportunities for cross-training may be available depending on the size of the hotel. The aim of internship is to learn the policies, systems and procedures in place for each department assigned in. Hotel internships are available within the following areas - Culinary; Lodging; Housekeeping; Food and Beverage; Accounting; Human Resources and Marketing.

* Culinary interns work in the area of catering and may specialize in banquet or į la carte serving. Alternatively, may work in the hotel kitchens as a trainee chef or baker.

* Interns in the Front of the house will gain experience in front office operations such as reception and reservations. This may involve becoming proficient in the reservations software used in your hotel. Student will potentially gain experience as a concierge or porter.

* Housekeeping interns work as room attendants inspecting and cleaning the guest bedrooms. May also be involved in laundry operations or in building maintenance. Some interns may work exclusively in gardening or landscaping.

* If specializing in Food and Beverage, student may have the opportunity to gain practical experience in hotel dining rooms as a member of the wait staff or as a host. Bartending is also a popular role for interns. May be involved in the purchasing and receiving of stock.

* Accounting interns working in the hotel accounts department may be involved in accounts payable and receivable or payroll. May be involved in the setting of budgets or the analysis of financial information.

* Hotel interns may also have the chance to intern in the Human Resources department which will allow you to gain experience in recruitment, training and employee relations.

* Another area in which internships are offered is Sales and Marketing. May get to help in the coordination and implementation of promotional events. Will be required to generate new business by distributing promotional material or carry out administrative work such as the maintenance of guest databases. Create strategies to grow revenues and increase booking performance

Abilities Required

* Must have the ability to communicate in English. Must have strong administrative and time management skills. Maintain a professional appearance/image at all times through appearance, dress and manner at all times. Ability to prepare correspondence and meet deadlines. Ability to stand, walk and/or sit and continuously perform essential job functions. Frequent travel may be required.

Minimum Requirements

* Excellent communication skills both verbal and written

* Exceptional organizational skills preferred

* Experience with Microsoft Office products, primarily Word & Excel