Types of Internship Positions

 

 Hospitality and Tourism Management

Hospitality refers to tasks and activities that further enhance the relationship between hosts and clients. The act of being hospitable may seem easy, but it entails extensive interactions with people from all walks of life. Interns are expected to attend to the needs of guests at all times.

     
 

Kitchen and Restaurant Management


Interns and trainees in the restaurant setting are responsible for the preparation and serving of food, drink and dessert to customers. Restaurants vary greatly in appearance and offerings, which translates to better internship opportunities for exchange students who are taking up or are about to graduation from hotel and restaurant management course.

     
 

Food and Beverage Industry


The food and beverage workforce consists of workers involved in the conceptualization, manufacturing, and delivery of food and drinks to its target audience. The largest segment of the food and beverage personnel works as part of the service crew in restaurants and bars, including those found inside hotels, resorts, and casinos.

     
   

 Accounting Firms


Young students who took up accounting or business courses may opt to apply as entry-level interns in accounting firms and financial institutions. Training as clerks or accounting assistants is a crucial job, in that these interns are mainly responsible for securing and managing information that accountants and other professionals need in making crucial decisions at work place.

     
   

Office Training


Many privately- owned companies open their doors to exchange students during certain months of the year. The temporary position, such as that of the office clerk is not only offered to exchange students, but also local college undergraduates boasting exceptional PC knowledge and computer skills.

     
   

 Human Resources Department

Training for the Human Resources Department or HR is challenging as knowledge and skills are mainly utilized to help organize and manage one of the most valued assets of a company or organization- its workforce. Foreign exchange students who wish to apply for part-time, entry-level positions in the HRM department will mainly assume the role of assistants to managers and HR specialists. Although their main responsibility will revolve around clerical tasks, interns will gain real-life, practical skills in the management of employees throughout their training experience.