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Visit this page for regular updates about career opportunities in hospitality and tourism management, including relevant blog posts, job and internship postings, networking events, information sessions, and more. Click on the Identity Resources tab above for additional opportunities that might be right for you. You are also encouraged to click here to set up your user profile for personalized updates!

Hospitality & Tourism Management

HTM majors – are you ready for the 2021-2022 recruiting season? HTM majors learn valuable skills that allow them to pursue careers in a wide variety of settings, including hotels and resorts, casinos, country clubs, restaurants, and major travel and event-planning companies. This page is designed to provide you access to the career trends, industry insights, and guidance you need to pursue your desired path in hospitality; if there is additional content you’d like to see on this page, just email Dave Wells to explore adding it. To set up a coaching appointment, click the red “Meet Dave” link in the Career Coach box on the bottom right side of this page.

StudioU LinkedIn Photo Sessions at the Chase Career Center

StudioU, a student-run venture created by Fiana Herscovici and Paulette Palomares, is offering to take professional photos for students to feature in their LinkedIn profiles. CLICK HERE to sign up for a free, ten-minute StudioU photoshoot at the Chase Career …

By Melissa Salva
Melissa Salva Director of Employer Engagement Melissa Salva
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How to Answer “Why Did You Choose Your Major?” in a Job Interview (Plus Example Answers)

If you’re a recent college graduate heading into a job interview, you might have prepared to answer questions about how what you did in college will translate to the world of work along with other common interview questions such as “

By Regina Borsellino - The Muse
The Muse
Expert advice to answer your career questions.
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‘Golden Years’ Ahead for Casual-Dining Chains, Jefferies Analyst Says

Casual-dining chains, as they emerge from the pandemic, are poised for “golden years” of growth in market share, same-store sales and units now through 2024, a Jefferies equities analyst said in a note Monday. Andy Barish, a managing director at …

By Dave Wells
Dave Wells Career Coach Dave Wells
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Study Finds Event Marketers Continue to See Gaps in Event Tech

As the pandemic has worn on and digital events have evolved, event marketers have found they offer benefits — such as gathering enhanced analytics and achieving higher attendance — that were more difficult to attain at in-person events, according to a new 

By Dave Wells
Dave Wells Career Coach Dave Wells
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Major Markets Surge in 2021 but Remain Far from Recovery

After suffering the most severe declines in performance during 2020, hotels located in the largest U.S. markets will enjoy the greatest growth in occupancy and the least declines in average daily rate during 2021. In 2020, hotels located in the …

By Dave Wells
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Featured Resources

The Isenberg Resume: A How-To Guide for Undergraduate Students
IBIS World – Golf Courses & Country Clubs Report

This industry is primarily engaged in operating golf courses and country clubs that have dining and recreational facilities. These businesses …

IBIS World  – Hospitality Industry Report

This sector is primarily occupied with providing lodging and food services to consumers for immediate consumption. This includes hotels, motels …

ONet Hospitality and Tourism Career Cluster

Career Clusters contain occupations in the same field of work that require similar skills. Students, parents, and educators can use …

Convene

Convene magazine, published by PCMA since 1986, is the leading meetings industry publication for educational content and professional development.

Hotel Management

Hotel Management has been the hospitality industry’s magazine of record for more than 140 years. Today, it covers hotel investment, …

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