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Internships and career development

The Glion difference

  • 98% of job-seeking students have one or more employment opportunities on graduation day
  • Each student gets on average 3.2 internship offers
  • 14,000+ alumni across 132+ countries

First Employment Sector

Corporate / Management training is in high demand, as it allows graduates to quickly access managerial positions. Trainees typically work for 12 up to 24 months, either rotating through the various departments of a hotel before choosing a specific department or directly training in a specific department (generally Food & Beverage, Rooms Division or Revenue Management). This exposure to many aspects of the hospitality industry allows for rapid advancement to senior level positions.

Glion has relationship with the very best:

The following international companies frequently recruit students from Glion Institute of Higher Education:

Other companies such as Bloomberg visit our campus every semester.

Purpose of internships

At Glion, internships make up nearly one third of our undergraduate curriculum. Internships will play a vital role in your Glion education, providing you with vital, real-world experience at two leading hospitality organizations. You will not only gain one year of work experience to add to your CV, but also strong professional skills, valuable industry connections and real-life awareness of industry standards.

Internship Facts




Our students are on internships in 67 different countries around the world.

Glion students are on internship
every semester.

Glion receives around 3.2 internship offers per student, per semester.

Finding the right internship

Every semester, over 400 Glion students embark on professional internships. Our Internship department will help ensure you get the right internship for you, looking at specific criteria such as location, property type, language, and visa and work permit requirements. In order to help you secure your placement, our team will help you with a number of services:

  • Introduction to hiring practices, including CV preparation, interview skills and internship research methods
  • Receiving and publishing internship opportunities, as well as completing the necessary follow-up
  • Continued support while you’re conducting your internship.

Check out what happened during our latest Career & Recruitment Day:

Member of HOSCO

Glion Institute of Higher Education is a proud member of HOSCO, where top hospitality companies, schools and students from all over the world meet and interact.

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