Chaplin School of Hospitality and Tourism Management

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Internships are supervised, practical training periods where students earn academic credit for approved work experience. Internships provide excellent opportunities for students to gain first-hand knowledge of the hospitality industry and for employers to observe the student in the work environment and evaluate their management potential for possible future employment.

Florida International University's Chaplin School of Hospitality & Tourism Management requires that students complete a minimum 300-hour Internship. Prior to registering for the internship course, students must have already completed at least 1000 hours of hospitality-related work experience. Internships are offered during the Fall (late Aug. to early Dec.), Spring (early Jan. to late April), and Summer (early May to mid. Aug.) semesters.