Internships and Career Services

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Real-world experience, lifelong connections

Preparing you to succeed

We equip our students to be critical thinkers, hands-on leaders, and responsible managers–a real asset for your CV and of immense value in the professional world. A dedicated career services team provides you with one-on-one coaching and practical input–from writing a CV to preparing for an interview–as you explore different career paths. They will help you find opportunities and prepare for your internships.

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Career coaches

Present on each campus, career coaches serve as guides and mentors along the way to help push you in the right direction. They are essentially living, breathing toolkits, there to equip you with the skills you need to succeed as a student, throughout your internships, and after you graduate. They are your go-to person in creating a roadmap for your career and equipping you to succeed at finding the job you want.

Career coaches


Internship stories

Mikaela Sesia - New Perspective of Hospitality

Although she was nervous to begin her first ever internship, Mikaela found that the practical education she'd received at Swiss Hotel Management School had prepared her to face the challenges of working in a real hotel.

Alexandre Chautard - An Academic Journey with Four Internships
Vikram Sharma - Three Different Operational Experiences
Calvin Zeng - Walt Disney World Resort
First Internships for Bachelor of Arts at SHMS

We take immense pride in providing unwavering support to our students throughout their international hospitality journey. Through individual and personalized mentoring and coaching sessions, we empower them to thrive. Our commitment to quality education is evident in the importance we place on internships, which serve as a vital bridge between theory and practice. Not only do these internships introduce our students to the real world, but they also lay the foundation for their future success. From the first internship to graduation and beyond, our professional and dedicated career coaches, along with our invaluable industry partners, unite to shape the future of tomorrow's global hospitality leaders.

Ulrika Björklund


International Recruitment Forum

International Recruitment Forum

A unique networking opportunity

Twice a year, you will have exclusive access to the International Recruitment Forum (IRF), one of the largest career events in Europe, where our students' get the opportunity to network, attend career presentations, meet and interview with industry representatives, participate in panel discussions, and learn from industry experts. Throughout the year, recruiters from different regions of the world and industries visit the school, to enhance in-class learning, and meet with students for potential job placements.

Our recruitment partners

Currently partnering with 110+ companies (some examples from A-Z) 

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International Recruitment Forum

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