Students practice the necessary skills to be competitive in today’s hospitality employment market. In the first part of the course, students learn and apply strategies to prepare them for their practicums and the diverse workplace cultures found within the hospitality industry. Topics covered include goal setting development strategies for short and long-term career goals, personal strengths assessments, personal branding, networking, job search strategies, portfolio building, industry etiquette, and interviewing styles and techniques. In the second half of the course, students participate in an 8-week, industry-related practicum applying classroom theories, skills, resources, tools, and strategies to the workplace.
Course code: HOSP 2507
Length: 301.0 hours
* Fees are approximate and subject to change. Students are required to pay any applicable fee increases. Fees listed are for domestic students. For international programs, visit VCC International.
† This information is intended as a guideline only. Program and course details are subject to change with the approval of VCC's Board of Governors.