Internships and Employment
Additional practical experience is provided through Internships.
During their final semester, students spend 15 hours weekly in unpaid,
off campus internships, for which they receive college credit.
Culinary Arts and Hospitality Management Program Advisor places
students at approved internship properties, for further training
in the area of their interests. Internships are an opportunity for
get a foot in the door" at some of the most prestigious, well-respected
and well-known properties in the industry.
Students are frequently
offered permanent employment at the completion of their internships.
These are a few of the many businesses that participate:
CAHMP graduates find employment in many facets of the hospitality
industry including hotels, restaurants, clubs, cafeterias, cruise
ships, retirement communities, catering companies, educational
institutions and as purveryors, to name just a few.
The jobs that
students receive immediately upon graduating varies greatly, depending
upon their career goals and practical experiences. Graduates may
accept positions such as: line cook, pastry cook, baker, host,
food servers, hotel reservationists, desk clerks, cashiers and
night auditors; to entry level management positions, such as: sous
chef, assistant restaurant managers, hotel reservations manager,
assistant front office manager, and purchasing agent. Graduates
progress in their careers to such positions as: Executive Chef,
Restaurant and Hotel General Manager, Executive Pastry Chef, Concierge,
Restaurant Owner, Food and Beverage Director, Garde Manger Chef,
Sales Manager, Bakery Owner, Catering Director, Food Service Director,
Sous Chef, Country Club Manager, Certified Public Accountant, Hotel
Director of Sales and Marketing, Director of Banquets, Food Service
Distributor, Consulting Firm President, Food Writer and Food Stylist,
to name only a few.
Job Placement assistance is available to all students. Each semester,
highly regarded, growing companies recruit CAHMP students.