Internship - Hospitality Administration/Management, General

Internship - Hospitality Administration/Management, General


Spring 2013
01/14/2013 - 05/12/2013

Course Information

Section 001
F 10:00 - 10:50
EVC3 3156
Liz Hundley

Office Hours

  • T W
    1:00pm - 4:30pm
    EVC Office 3210
    By appointment

Course Requirements

This is a work-based learning course which enables students to develop practical skills, relate theory to practice and to gain a sound base of industrial experience by working – on a paid or voluntary basis – for a range of organizational within the hospitality industry. In addition, this course seeks to develop ‘employability skills’ to assist students in progressing towards a career in hospitality.


No Required Textbook

Course Subjects

Jan. 18             Introduction/Syllabus            

Feb. 8              True Colors Presentation – write up due Feb. 15

Mar. 22            Leadership/Mgmt Module – write up due Mar. 29

April 12           Communications Module – write up due April 19

May 3              Final Presentations and Work Log due

During the semester – Workplace Evaluations –Instructor to visit student workplace boss/director

Student Learning Outcomes/Learning Objectives

1. Develop and apply knowledge gained throughout academic studies to a position with managerial responsibilities.

2. Demonstrate the ability to review and discuss the various methods of reporting required within the hospitality specializations.

3. Compare and contrast industry working environments to develop engagement strategies within an ever increasing diverse workforce.

4. Conduct a self evaluation of personal learning and practicum experience and develop and individual learning plan.

5. Critically analyze the roles and responsibilities of all personal within the work based learning environment.

6. Develop a presentation to give a holistic analysis of the student’s progression and achievement.

7. Engage in discussions to develop and share understanding of management and leadership strategies.