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In Switzerland, Taiwan, the Dominican Republic, Greece, the United Arab Emirates and a large list of countries worldwide. These are some of the summer internships destinations of EUHT StPOL students: prestigious hotels and restaurants in which they continue to apply the learning-by-doing methodology to gain experience in the hospitality industry.
If you want to know the details, keep reading!
The internship destinations, on a map
It is true that the Covid-19 pandemic has affected the tourism and hospitality industry, but it has not prevented EUHT StPOL students from continuing with their summer internships.
In fact, this summer close to 100% the bachelor’s degree students, technical degree and master’s degree students are doing their internships in prestigious hotels and restaurants worldwide. As assistants to management, in the quality department, Food and Beverage, housekeeping, front desk or in the kitchen of prestigious and Michelin-starred restaurants.
In this map you can check in detail the destinations of our students’ summer internships.
Internships in prestigious hotels and restaurants
The internship destinations of our students are the most varied. From hotel chains like Marriott International and its brands The Ritz-Carlton, Marriott, Westin or Autograph Collection Hotels; even hotels of Jumeirah; Six Senses, H10, Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group, Kempinski or RIU, among others.
Among the restaurants, the list of internship destinations includes three Michelin-starred restaurants such as El Celler de Can Roca or Azurmendi as well as restaurants with two Michelin stars such as Mugaritz, Disfrutar Barcelona, Les Cols or Enoteca Paco Pérez.
Some of the EUHT StPOL students are doing their internships in the kitchen of restaurants with a Michelin star such as Tresmacarrons led by chef Miquel Aldana, former student of EUHT StPOL, Bardal restaurant led by the chef and former student of EUHT StPOL Benito Gómez; Bo.TiC, Lluerna or Can Jubany, among others.
Step prior to job placement
Although we use the term “summer internships”, some of these experiences are carried out under a job contract and others, through a career plan within the company with a high percentage of options to join the staff after the internship.
It happens, above all, with the students of the last year of the Bachelor’s Degree in Hospitality and Tourism Management, the Technical Degree in Gastronomy and Restaurant Service, the Master in Hospitality Management and the Master in Culinary Arts and Kitchen Management.
All of them have participated in the Professional Development Days, an event in which they are interviewed by human resources representatives of hotel groups with a presence all over the world. Through the Professional Development Days the students receive the internship proposals and career plan options and, thanks to this, the job placement rate of EUHT StPOL graduates in the hospitality industry is very high.