Why is IHG a great place for you to do your internship?
Are you looking to gain experience in an industry that will give you a range of transferable skills? In an industry where you can have a positive impact on the local community? Have you ever wondered what life is like working in a hotel?
If so, we’re on the search for an enthusiastic individual who is looking for a fully-immersive learning experience in hospitality on a ENTER LENGTH OF INTERNSHIP internship, to see True Hospitality at its finest.
IHG is one of the fastest growing hotel companies in the world with nearly 5,500 hotels globally and with over 350,000 colleagues. Our diverse portfolio of differentiated brands are well known and loved by millions of consumers around the world.
Enter Statement About The Hotel
You will be gaining experience in an innovative, international company, that keeps people at the heart of what it does. Diversity and inclusion is important to IHG and celebrating difference is in our DNA. Our people describe their colleagues as being like family and our experienced leaders are invested in the growth and development of our future talent.
The IHG Academy Programme
IHG Academy is our work experience programme that provides skills, development and employment opportunities to thousands of people, every year, from all walks of life. IHG Academy helps people to gain some of the fundamental skills and experience of working in a leading hospitality company.
The development and learning of our future generation of hoteliers is very important to us. Your needs are at the forefront of what we do, so we set out a structured, multi-layered approach to learning, which includes gaining exposure into key departments within the hotel and working on your personal development.
You will have access to the full IHG suite of online learning materials with content available on hundreds of different subjects.
What you will do
About the internship
At IHG, we have a 3600 approach to learning – including essential life-skills that you’ll gain through this experience, which will benefit you throughout your career; such as interviewing skills, team-work and problem-solving.
During the internship, you will have the opportunity to rotate across different departments of the hotel, where you will play a pivotal role within the team with a hands-on approach, to give you some of the fundamental skills required to work in a hotel. This will also be a great opportunity to see what areas of the business you like.
You will be given a mentor or buddy from the start of your placement to ensure that you are supported and set up for success.
When you feel like you have a good understanding of how the hotel operates, we will then work with you to create a new meaningful and impactful project, owned by you, which will make a difference to the hotel. This will give you a fantastic opportunity to have exposure to our experienced leaders within the hotel.
Required Skills and Abilities
- An enthusiastic and curious individual who is passionate to learn more about the world of hotels.
- Strong communication skills.
- A team-orientated personality with an ability to influence others.
- A desire to strive for excellence.
- Service-orientated, keeping the guest at the heart of every decision.
- Able to adapt and deliver in a fast-paced environment.
- Eligibility to work in Enter Country Name.
- Fluent in Enter Required Language. An additional language is an added benefit but not essential.
- Minimal experience required - finding someone who is passionate and has a willingness to learn is more important to us.
If you have experience in hospitality and/ or are studying a course in hospitality, this is beneficial although not essential.
- Job type:Internships
Hospitality Sports and Tourism
- Closing Date:28th Aug 2019, 6:00 pm