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Resort Operations - OPT Student Program

Company: Holiday Inn Club Vacations
Location: Kissimmee
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Holiday Inn Club Vacations Incorporated looks for individuals who excel in their role and are committed to delivering an exceptional experience for our guests, owners, and team members. We look for individuals who are passionate in life and bring those qualities to work every day. Do you instill confidence, trust, and respect, encourage success and build relationships? We're looking for people like this to join our friendly, engaged, professional team.

To prepare and develop tomorrow's leaders, the Resort Industry Student Experience (RISE) internship program provides the structure and resources to harness, teach, and grow talented students into successful career professionals through an immersive, holistic, and dynamic learning experience in the hospitality industry.

All OPT (Optional Practical Training) roles will consist of hands/in the field work, special projects where assigned, feedback and performance evaluations. Students will have the opportunity to form connections with both their peers and industry leaders who are in roles in both their own department and others.

OPT roles are approximately three (3) to twelve (12) months long. At the completion of the internship there may be the opportunity for seasonal, full- or part-time employment based on OPT schedule, time-line and Visa Status however, placement is not guaranteed.

LOCATIONS and ROLES:

There are a variety of opportunities across our vast network of resorts in many different departments and locations. Once the online application is completed you'll have the opportunity to select which locations and positions in which you are most interested. Placement in selected locations and positions are not guaranteed however, we will do our best to match you with your preferred choices.

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee in this position. It is not intended to give all details or a step-by-step account of the way each procedure or task is performed. The incumbent is expected to perform other duties necessary for the effective operation of the department

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

  • Student pursuing a degree in Hospitality Management, Business, Communications, Sports and Recreation Management, Event Management, or any other relevant area of study
  • Experience working in hospitality, food & beverage, hotel operations or related area is a plus
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to do research, gather content and organize information
  • Proficiency in prioritizing and organizing assignments
  • Ability to meet deadlines and work with internal team members while maintaining a self-directed approach to ongoing projects
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills, work ethic, and professional demeanor
  • Demonstrated commitment to customer service
  • Able to demonstrate flexibility and adaptability in the workplace
  • Ability to collaborate with a diverse population
  • Able to demonstrate a positive attitude
  • Effectively communicate in English - bilingual is a plus

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Must have a valid F-1 student status at the time of application.
  • Enrolled on a full-time basis for one full academic year at a college, university, conservatory, or seminary that has been certified by the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP)
  • Preferred GPA of 3.0 or higher and be in current good standing with the college/university
  • Must be able to secure housing in the location of the internship for the duration of the internship. Some but not all resorts, will be able to provide housing options.
  • Must be able to pass a background check.
  • Must be able to complete entire program without interruptions

International Students

To be eligible, you must be currently enrolled in a college/university in the United States and possess unrestricted US work authorization. Typically, this means international students must be studying on an F-1 or J-1 visa. Please contact your international student advisor if you have questions regarding your eligibility before you apply.

INDRO

Keywords: Holiday Inn Club Vacations, Kissimmee , Resort Operations - OPT Student Program, Other , Kissimmee, Florida

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