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Glion students discuss working together on an exciting project

Our Applied Business Projects (ABPs) are a great way for students to gain hands-on skills, work in teams and deliver exciting results. Elin Persson, Ambre Cazaux, Alice Levy and Laura Chauffat have teamed up to work on a project for Swiss four-star Hotel Victoria, part of Relais & Chateau hotel group. They spoke to us about teamwork and what their plans are for the future. Sharing the tasks The foursome

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Why do we do internships?

During your time at Glion, you are quickly immersed into the real world of hospitality. This is done through hands-on learning and professional internships with some of the industry’s finest organisations. Calum, our Student Ambassador, is on hand to tell us more about the importance of internships. Securing an internship Shortly after completing Practical Arts courses in Semester One on the Glion campus, we then start our first internship. It

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Glion student enjoys internship with luxury auction house

At Glion, you won’t spend every day studying in a classroom – you will get invaluable work experience in some of hospitality’s most exciting organizations. BBA Hospitality Management student Aicha Hugelshofer’s internship has seen her work at world-renowned auction house Christie’s Geneva, handling responsibility for a range of luxury products.  Aicha, of Swiss and Moroccan heritage, received four different internship opportunities during her fourth semester. After conducting her first internship

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What qualities do employers look for?

Whether you are entering hospitality or another industry, the competition is always fierce. You have to ensure you have a range of skills in order to stand out from the crowd. But in this day and age, what qualities do employers look for? What skills can you gain that will boost your career potential? Soft and hard skills Modern employers will want you to lead rather than follow. They will

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The career path to hotel management

Hotel management requires hard work, experience and understanding. A hotel manager must know and appreciate the challenges of each department. They must be confident, organized and friendly. They must also have passion, ambitions and a strong drive. A hotel management career is exciting and unpredictable, taking you across the globe and working for a range of leading companies. Here are some tips to help and inform you of what to expect.

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