During your time with us you will complete a practicum and an internship in the hospitality and tourism industries. We will prepare you academically to be successful and will count on you to take the necessary steps, to make yourself successful as well.
There is helpful information on the Internship web page. Some other suggestions for your success include:
Get to know the professors in the School of HRTM. They are here to help and you should know them all.
Get to know your fellow students. These are the people you will be working with during the course of your career.
Get engaged in your education by participating in department activities, the community, guest speaker series, volunteer opportunities, career fairs (even if you are a freshman!) and participating in the many clubs the School of HRTM has.
Our students have completed practicums and internships with the following organizations. This list provides examples of previous internship and practicum sites and is not meant to be an exhaustive list.
Charlotte Country Club, Seabrook Island Club, Forest Lake Club, Chevy Chase Club, Coral Bay Club, Woodlands Country Club
Hotels and Resorts
Marriott, Hilton, Hyatt Vacation Clubs, Flamingo- Las Vegas, Charleston Place Hotel, Ballantyne Hotel and Lodge, Wild Dunes, The Sea Pines Resort, Gaylord Texan Resort and Convention Center
Food and Beverage
Ruth's Chris Steakhouse, Sodexo, Compass Group, Pappadeaux Seafood Kitchen, Childress Vineyards, Darden
Meetings and Events
Cricket Newman Designs, Grand Events of Florida, LLC, Purple Tie by Ridgewells, Governor's Mansion, Sweetgrass Social Event and Design, Carolina Event Consultants
Tourism and Attractions
Carolina Panthers, Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce, Carowinds, Greater Columbia Chamber of Commerce, Columbia Blowfish, Bulldog Tours, Middleton Place, Adventure Carolina
Again, we are dedicated to your success, as are the other professors in the department, so please don't hesitate to visit.