Internship

Summer Internship Practical Training Purpose and Objectives:

Our practical training internship aims to provide students with an opportunity to explore career interests while applying knowledge and skills in a hotel environment.  Students will observe and train in different departments and have the opportunity to create professional networks within the industry. With guidance and structure from the course lecturer, students will gain maximum benefit from the practical training and experiential learning. 

Benefits of the Summer Internship

The summer internship will develop and improve lifelong employability skills in the following areas:

  • Communication that improves interactions between the staff and the guests (listening, understanding, clear and direct speech, writing and reading)
  • Learning with willingness, enthusiasm and be open to new ideas, techniques and technology
  • Using initiative and learning to adapt to new situations, creating new ideas and solutions
  • Working as part of a team, developing solutions to problems resulting in achieving intended outcomes
  • Self-management skills in taking responsibility for own actions, monitor and evaluate own performance
  • Contribute to short and long term strategic planning by managing time effectively, priority setting, decision making, goal setting and collecting, organising and analysing information

Learning Outcomes:

On successful completion of this internship, students will be able to:

  • Apply knowledge and skills within a hotel environment
  • Assess their own skills and abilities supported by a logbook of tasks, duties and responsibilities undertaken during the internship
  • Evaluate from the employee’s perspective to develop their own supervisory approach
  • Develop a greater understanding of career options while defining their own personal career goals

Methodology:

During the 4-month summer internship students will complete a logbook each week as evidence of experience and skills gained. During the internship the lecturer will monitor the students progress and follow up with the assigned hotel supervisor. During and at the end of the internship there will be a review and evaluation with the student, the lecturer and hotel supervisor/s involved. 

Assessment:

During the 4-month placement students will complete a logbook each week as evidence of experience and skills gained, with key learning objectives for different hotel departments.

 

Contact us

ACC Akademia College 

Eleftheria Avenue 116,

Deryneia 5380

PO Box 36118, Deryneia 5386

CYPRUS

info@akc.ac.cy

(+357) 23 010023

(+357) 23 010024