The following page provides information about some of the major hotel groups and the graduate and internship programmes they offer. These opportunities are worldwide so do check what countries they operate in. 

For further advice and guidance on future career options, please contact Alice McDougall on the fourth floor in the library area next to the international office.


Marriott Hotels

Also run these hotels as franchises:

The Ritz-Carlton

Bvlgari Hotels & Resorts

JW Marriott Hotels



Renaissance Hotels

AC Hotels

Marriott Hotels & Resorts

Gaylord Hotels

Courtyard by Marriott

Spring Hill Suites

Fairfield Inn & Suites

Residence Inn by Marriott

Towne Place Suites

Marriott Executive Apartments

Marriott Vacation

Club Grand Residences



A wide range of worldwide opportunities in different business areas:

  • Hotel jobs – front of house, concierge, spa/recreation, kitchen, IT, front desk etc.
  • Hotel management – operations, general, banquet, security, restaurant
  • Business support – operations, accounting, finance, marketing, tax, human resources etc.

They offer:

The Voyage Global Leadership Development Program

  • 12 – 18 month placement
  • Prepares you for a management or supervisory opportunities
  • Available in various locations within the Americas, Europe, Asia Pacific and Middle East & Africa


  •  8-12 weeks but can extend up to 12 months in certain locations
  • Offer a combination of on-the-job training and an introduction to Marriott’s culture and values

Countries: More than 3,700 hotels in over 73 countries and territories around the world.

Accor Hotels

This hotel group incorporates:

Novotel Suite








Thalassa Sea and Spa


ibis Styles

ibis budget

Formule 1

Hotel F1

There are a huge amount of different worldwide job opportunities available and they offer traineeships in many areas of business.

Hotels: North America (24), South America (222), Europe (2608), Middle East (46), Africa (96), Asia (347), Australia Pacific (245).

Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group

This hotel group incorporates:

Radisson Blu    


Park Plaza

Park InnCountry Inns and Suites by Carlson

Hotel Missoni 

Hotels: Europe, Australia and South Pacific, Bangladesh, Brunei, China, India (many), Japan, Maldives, Nepal, Philippines and Thailand.

A wide range of job opportunities:

AdministrationEngineering and MaintenanceExecutive and Managerial


Food & Beverage

Front OfficeGeneral ManagerHousekeeping

Human Resources

Information Technology


Revenue Generation

Sales & Marketing



Health & Fitness

They offer: Management traineeships and Internships


Intercontinental Hotels

This group incorporates:

InterContinental Hotels & Resorts

Crowne Plaza Hotels & Resorts

Hotel Indigo

Holiday Inn Hotels & Resorts

Holiday Inn Express

Staybridge Suites

Candlewood Suites

EVEN Hotels

HUALUXE Hotels & Resorts

Hotels: 4,600 hotels in nearly 100 countries and territories around the world

Business Areas:

  • Hotels – Front of House, Back of House, Hotel Management
  • Reservations – Back Office Operations , Priority Club Rewards Customer Service , Hotel Program Support , Reservations Agent , Guest Relations Case Management
  • Corporate  Finance & Business Support , Tax, Audit , Risk Management , Strategy, Sales & Marketing , Brand Management , Corporate Communications &PR, Legal, H R , Information Technology , Administration, Procurement , Regional Hotel Operations etc..

They Offer:

  • I-Grad Programme: an eighteen-month management trainee programme where you’ll learn the ins and outs of running a great hotel while developing your capabilities as a future leader.


Jumeirah Hotels

Hotels: Abu Dhabi, Baku, Dubai, Frankfurt, Istanbul, Kuwait, London, Maldives, Mallorca, Rome, Shanghai

A wide range of career opportunities available.

They offer:

  • Internships – 6 months in hotel operations
  • Graduate Management programme – 18 months


 Wyndham Hotel Group

This hotel group incorporates:

Hawthorn Suites by Wyndham

Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham

Dream Hotels

Planet Hollywood

Ramada Worldwide

Night Hotels

Baymont Inn & Suites

Days Inn

Super 8

Howard Johnson


Knights Inn

Hotels: 7,380 hotels in Australia, Bahamas, Canada, China, Columbia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Germany, India, Mexico, Netherlands, Panama, Puerto Rico, Qatar, Suriname, Turkey, UK, USA

They Offer: A 12 week, paid, summer internships

Rhombus International Hotels Group

Hotels: Hong Kong (5) and Chengdu in China, London.

To find out about their diverse job opportunities see:

Starwood Hotels and Resorts

This hotel group incorporates:

St Regis

The Luxury Collection

W Hotels


Le Meridien


Four Points



Hotels: 1,146 hotels in North America, Europe and Middle East, Asia Pacific

They offer:

  • Internships
  • Graduate training Programmes


Hyatt Hotels

Brand names: Park Hyatt, Andaz, Grand Hyatt, Hyatt Regency, Hyatt Place, Hyatt House, Hyatt Residence Club

Hotels: Worldwide

They Offer:

  • A range of graduate trainee positions
  • Internships

Kempinski Hotels

Hotels: Over 80 luxury hotels, resorts and spas in Europe, Asia Pacific, Middle East and Africa

They offer:

  • Operational traineeship  3-6 months
  • Administrative traineeship 3-6 months
  • Management Trainee Programme 6-12 months

Hilton Hotel Group

Brand Names:

Waldorf Astoria                  Conrad                                         Hilton Grand Vacations

DoubleTree                        Embassy Suite Hotel                      Hilton Garden Inn

Hampton                            Homewood Studios                       Home2 Suites

Locations: They have 4,000 hotels in 90 different countries throughout North America, Latin America, Europe, Middle East/Africa, Asia Pacific

Areas of Business

Call Centre                        Guest Services / Operations              Spa & Recreation

General Manager              Hotel Manager                  Food & Beverage

Culinary                             Corporate                          Human Resources

Finance & Accounting       Sales & Marketing             Commercial Services

They offer: Various internships and graduate programmes depending on the location.

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