Practical training has always been an integral part of professional training of specialists . Every year his influence on career prospects of students increases. Particularly relevant is the issue of practice in the global tourism industry and hotel business. This service sector is the highest paid in the world. Large companies hire only experienced specialists. Get the experience of wanting to make a career students can still while studying in university .
New training standards
Modern employers from any specialist, including yesterday's student, expect immediate and 100% inclusion in current work processes. Preparation for the workplace of the company is now not engaged. This function lies with universities and colleges.
In each rating university in Europe, America , Canada , Australia, other developed countries, students are offered internships. They allow young specialists to gain the necessary experience for the subsequent quick inclusion in the workflow, gain confidence in their abilities, develop the skills necessary to perform their duties, and learn to communicate in a real business environment. Especially important are internships for foreign students. They level out the differences between them and graduates-residents, allowing them to compete in the domestic labor market in the country.
Practice in the sphere of hotel business
It is difficult to imagine a more practical-oriented sphere than a hotel-restaurant area, especially the VIP category. Service in this area of errors, admitted by inexperience, does not forgive. The selection of personnel in the hotel and restaurant sphere of the international level is taken seriously.
Authoritative educational institutions, in particular the schools of the Swiss Education Group, preparing staff for the hotel business, provide internships for their students from the first year. In general, work on the result takes up to 50% of the learning time. The sphere of interests of the student does not matter at the same time. From the first semester begin the practical activity of the cook, administrators, managers, analysts, specialists engaged in the design of tourism and entertainment services. In total, 2-3 internships for 4 to 6 months are provided for undergraduate study. At the same time, one passes abroad.
Any internship in of Switzerland provides entry into the environment from the lowest stage. In the sphere of hotel business, first-year bachelor students usually serve banquets, carry out duties of auxiliary personnel. Later they are given the opportunity to participate in the organization of service.
The peculiarity of the Swiss practical approach to training specialists for the hospitality industry is the payment of internships. During practice, students do not pay tuition, but get money for their work. The monthly salary of trainees is usually 2100 - 2500 francs. Rates in foreign practice are slightly higher.
Career begins while studying
The Swiss Education Group offers its students training in contact with the career. The international forums on recruiting are held twice a year in schools, universities of the network. At them, students have the opportunity to talk with HR managers of world famous hotels, airlines, recreation centers, etc., establish contacts that are promising in a career way, even while studying. This gives results: graduates of SEG are accommodated in rating hotels (Opera, Premier International, others), realize themselves in large national and international projects.