At Intercontinental Hotels Group, we own, operate and franchise more than 3500 hotels, offering close to half a million guest rooms in nearly 100 countries. By bringing your expertise and passion to any one of our brands, you will help us achieve our vision: to be the most preferred, admired and successful hotel company the world over.
At Candlewood Suites ® we want our guests to feel trusted and free to do what they want in their own space which means we need you to:
Be down-to-earth by being straightforward and natural
Be considerate by being respectful, perceptive and accommodating
Be friendly by being kind, approachable and light-hearted
Be reliable by being professional, a team player and resourceful
Your day to day
Student currently enrolled in a hospitality program at an accredited college or university.
This position is a supervised on-the-job training program which typically involves rotating through a variety of jobs in different departments to learn all aspects of operating and managing a hospitality operation, but may. in some cases, involve focusing time on one area/department.
Demonstrate ability to apply academic theory to the job situation through practical application.
Follow all rules of protocol in effect in the field setting.
Accept responsibility for professional conduct as indicated by courtesy and consideration of those encountered in the work situation, promptness in keeping appointments, completing assigned tasks, and positive attitude toward all activities required by the job situation.
Exemplify ethical professional behavior evidenced by positive working relationships with all personnel, moral actions, and attention to confidentiality requirements.
Participate effectively in group problem-solving processes demonstrated by direct involvement.
Transfer academic theory to the practical job situation, recognizing strengths, and areas of improvement of the academic preparation.
Demonstrate creativity in theory application during the internship.
Communication skills are utilized a significant amount of time when interacting with others.
Reading and writing abilities are utilized often.
Basic math skills are used frequently.
May be required to intern nights, weekends, and/or holidays.
What we need from you
You must be a student currently enrolled in a hospitality program at an accredited college or university. This job requires ability to perform the following: carrying of lifting item weighing up to 25 pounds, frequently standing and walking. You may be required to intern nights, weekends, and/or holidays.
What we offer
In return we'll give you a competitive financial and benefits package which may include healthcare support, dental, vision, disability and life insurance support, and a matching 401k plan. Hotel discounts worldwide are available as well as access to a wide variety of discount programs and the chance to work with a great team of people. Most importantly, we'll give you the room to be yourself. So what's your passion? Please get in touch and tell us how you could bring your individual skills to IHG.
IHG is an equal opportunity employer: Minorities / Females / Disabled / Veterans.