An essential component to a well-rounded hospitality education is practical experience. Paid practical training is integrated into all Hospitality and Management programs.
Vatel enjoys a privileged relationship with some of the largest luxury hotel and restaurant chains not only in the United States but worldwide. Students interact with hospitality professionals throughout their program which promotes internship placements and the possibility of recruitment upon graduation.
We are proud to count among our host hotels industry leaders including: St. Regis, Four Seasons, Waldorf Astoria, Peninsula, Sofitel, Langham and many more.
Graduates of our programs have strong resumes with both academic and practical experience. Vatel’s Career Center will assist students in locating their mandatory internships.
Hotels and restaurants are selected based on professional criteria. Their primary responsibility is to develop and expand the academic section of the program by giving candidates hands-on, real life American management experience. Candidates are exposed to various aspects of management including:
Over the last 35 years Vatel has evolved with the industry and is successfully training its students for managerial careers. In addition to Food & Beverage, Catering & Events, Front Office or Guest Services, Vatel interns have access to positions as diverse as marketing, sales, administration, human resources or finance. At MBA level, Vatel interns are ready to be exposed to managerial meetings and decision making during their training period.