Hospitality Tourism & Event Planning

In a people-centric industry, you’ll gain invaluable professional experience by honing your interpersonal skills as you immerse yourself in a new culture. If you’re interested in working within the evolving fields of customer service, hospitality, and event planning, this is the internship for you. Choose from a variety of settings and placements, including deluxe hotels, boutique inns, revered restaurants, and bustling tour companies. You’ll see the world, but you’ll also learn how to best host others as they experience a new country and culture.

Hospitality Tourism & Event Planning internships available in these countries

Intern in Argentina

Below are a few sample Hospitality Tourism & Event Planning placements undertaken by past participants. There are many more possibilities, as each placement is customized. Contact an advisor to learn more!

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Logistics Coordinator for Restaurant/Meeting Space

Take your career to the next level in Argentina. Your role includes planning events, coordinating with food suppliers, and adhering to a detailed budget. In addition, you can polish your marketing skills as you scout other restaurants for competitor analysis.

Event Coordinator for Local Restaurant/Event Space

Work at a local restaurant in Buenos Aires that focuses on local, healthy, natural food. This new, busy restaurant is a hub for fundraisers and events, and your role will include promoting and organizing events, as well as tackling business administration tasks.

Food and Beverage Intern for Restaurant & Bar

“You’ll have the opportunity to assist in all aspects of the food and beverage operation—from performing administrative tasks to helping in the kitchen, bar, and dining room. You’ll be able to observe and participate in all the critical functions that are needed to make a successful business.

Intern in Barcelona

Below are a few sample Hospitality Tourism & Event Planning placements undertaken by past participants. There are many more possibilities, as each placement is customized. Contact an advisor to learn more!

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Event Consultant Intern for Event Management Company

Gain hands-on experience as an events intern. You’ll assist in planning and coordinating conferences, organizing every component—from speakers to venues to guest lists to catering. You’ll polish your promotional skills as you create marketing materials, and you’ll boost your business development and customer care knowledge.

Promotion Intern for Tourism Startup

Take advantage of an unique opportunity to intern for a tourism startup in Barcelona, Spain. Your responsibilities may include creating and distributing marketing promotions, assessing purchasing costs of customers, and dabbling in guerrilla marketing techniques to increase visibility.

Promotion Intern for Restaurant

Put your hospitality and tourism education to the test as you intern for a Spanish restaurant in Barcelona. You’ll promote the restaurant by developing and implementing new online marketing strategies using social media platforms. You may also have the opportunity to use market analysis to determine the preferences of consumers, as well as track new market trends.

Intern in Brisbane

Below are a few sample Hospitality Tourism & Event Planning placements undertaken by past participants. There are many more possibilities, as each placement is customized. Contact an advisor to learn more!

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Event Planning Intern in Brisbane

Head to Brisbane for hands-on experience in event planning. Placements are available in a variety of settings, including hotels, businesses, charities, public attractions, universities and PR agencies. Learn how to communicate effectively with clients to determine their needs, working with venues, suppliers and contractors to find the perfect setting for a client’s budget. You’ll gain experience in all aspects of the event planning process, including creating proposals for timelines, marketing, venues, suppliers, staffing and costing, as well as day-of issues like traffic control, security, and media relations.

Intern in Dublin

Below are a few sample Hospitality Tourism & Event Planning placements undertaken by past participants. There are many more possibilities, as each placement is customized. Contact an advisor to learn more!

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Event Management Intern for Local Politician

In this position, you’ll work alongside a local Irish politician, primarily providing administrative support. Although this position can be customized to fit your interests, past interns have focused on contacting hotel suppliers and making reservations, creating itineraries, meeting and greeting clients, and general event management.

Event Management Intern for Company

Work in Ireland and gain exposure to the event management industry. You’ll work on site and in the office, assisting with project management. Your focus will primarily be on event design, digital marketing, social media, sales support, and project evaluations.

Hotel Management Intern for Local Hotel

This local hotel is a perfect opportunity for students interested in an international internship in the hospitality and tourism field. You’ll learn the ins-and-outs of the hotel industry, assisting with sales and marketing. Other responsibilities include updating and managing key databases, collecting research and data, and helping with general administrative duties.

Intern in Florence

Below are a few sample Hospitality Tourism & Event Planning placements undertaken by past participants. There are many more possibilities, as each placement is customized. Contact an advisor to learn more!

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Learning Assistant for Educational Field Trip Company

Get ready to help plan educational field trips in Italy. You’ll create field trip itineraries and participant lists, assist with hotel and tour reservations, and manage trip reminders and pre-departure information. Your role will include promotional activities using social media updates and bulletin announcements. This placement will require working on some weekends.

Hospitality Industry Intern for Restaurant/Wine Bar

Your placement will introduce you to hospitality management and operations through internships in hotels, restaurants, and wine bars in Florence. You’ll develop an understanding of the activities and functions that take place at a hotel/restaurant/enoteca, polishing your skills in management procedures and client relations. Marketing may be included as part of your role.

Wine and Beverage Service Assistant for School Restaurant

Through this internship, you’ll acquire and practice skills related to managing the wine and beverage service at a local school restaurant. Under the supervision of wine service professionals, you’ll also develop an understanding of the activities and functions that take place at a restaurant and/or wineries. Plan to increase your knowledge of wine service, presentation methods, restaurant procedures, and wine pairing and expertise.

Intern in London

Below are a few sample Hospitality Tourism & Event Planning placements undertaken by past participants. There are many more possibilities, as each placement is customized. Contact an advisor to learn more!

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Business Development Intern for Travel Agency

This boutique travel company works with clients from all over the world. You’ll assist with many tasks, including the provision of excellent customer service, helping clients to book tours, assisting on the ground, attending excursions and other events, and helping to market the trips and tours.

Event Coordinator for Children's Charity

The events team organizes and promotes all fundraising events for this children’s charity. You will support them in their work, help recruit sign ups for the events, and assist with logistics in preparing for the events. On the day of any event, you’ll be ‘on site’ assisting with whatever tasks come up, and representing the brand to their clients.

Event Management and Planning Intern for Charity

Work with the fundraising officer on strategies to recruit new participants to this charity’s annual event. The charity supports teens and young adults through events and advising. The annual event is their biggest event every year, and needs support with logistics, raising money, recruitment, sponsors, and more.

Intern in New Zealand

Below are a few sample Hospitality Tourism & Event Planning placements undertaken by past participants. There are many more possibilities, as each placement is customized. Contact an advisor to learn more!

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Hotel Management Intern at Boutique Property

You’ll work in front desk service, liaising and socializing with check-in and check-out guests. You’ll deal with office and computer work and manage the website and social media. You’ll manage and update booking systems. Finally, you’ll act as a liaison between different departments of the hotel, to assist in the smooth daily operation, including all daily department report sheets.

Tourism Management Intern at Local Hotel

You will enhance the hotel atmosphere and give guests a positive experience with the staff, beyond the front desk, by offering organized social activities. Interact with guests and develop new ideas to increase guest satisfaction and engagement. Learn the operations of the business and assist in the different areas of the organization.

Hospitality Intern at a Museum Trust

Become an expert in the delivery of museum tours. You’ll drive retail sales, promote venue hire and the friends membership. You’ll assist the collections department with an inventory and the rehousing of collection items. You’ll gain experience in object handling and packing, as well as receive a general introduction to collection management processes.

Intern in Prague

Below are a few sample Hospitality Tourism & Event Planning placements undertaken by past participants. There are many more possibilities, as each placement is customized. Contact an advisor to learn more!

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Hospitality Intern at a 4-Star Hotel

An intern in this role can expect to work in direct contact with hotel clients, gaining customer service skills by assisting with reception duties. This role also includes a focus on marketing strategies and statistics by helping the hotel reach a wider audience. Interns in this role can expect to learn about the overall operations of a 4-star hotel including front of house, food & beverage, housekeeping, and more.

Gastronomy Intern at a Local Restaurant or Pastry Shop

Gain valuable training experience in the food industry by working with a team of chefs in a local restaurant. Options are also available to gastronomy interns in pastry production. Previous training and experience in this field is required.

Intern in Rome

Below are a few sample Hospitality Tourism & Event Planning placements undertaken by past participants. There are many more possibilities, as each placement is customized. Contact an advisor to learn more!

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Event Planning Intern with Local Wedding Planner

Intern with a wedding planner that puts on weddings in and around Rome. You’ll help with research, planning, set up, and communication with clients. You’ll also assist at the actual event, so some work on weekends and nights is required. In addition, some travel may be necessary to areas outside Rome, including country villas, castles, and hot springs.

Event Coordination Intern at Local Magazine

Work for an insider guide for tourists and expats on how to live like a local. It’s the first free press event and lifestyle magazine devoted to Rome and written entirely in English. Your role will be with the event planning team, helping to create fun events for expats and locals. You’ll participate in event coordination, marketing, and communication for the event.

Hospitality Intern at a Local Restaurant

Work at a restaurant in the heart of Trastevere. You’ll work in a lovely restaurant for 4 – 8 or 12 weeks, on tasks created around your interests and background. You may create articles and posts in English, and help to get the restaurant in international magazines and guides.

Intern in South Africa

Below are a few sample Hospitality Tourism & Event Planning placements undertaken by past participants. There are many more possibilities, as each placement is customized. Contact an advisor to learn more!

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Intern for Travel Agency

Gain valuable experience in the hospitality industry by interning with a South African travel agency. You’ll assist travelers with information regarding tours and bookings, aid in the reservation process, and support the marketing office promoting the agency and their services.

Operator for Safari Tour

Are you ready to learn how to successfully run a safari tour operation in bustling South Africa? You’ll perform a variety of tasks, such as processing client bookings and equipment rental, answering client inquiries, and working with suppliers—all while you help people take a safari of a lifetime.

Intern for Outdoor Music & Surf Festival

Live in gorgeous Cape Town while assisting with a general festival organization. You’ll work for an organization that runs a surf and film festival, which screens the world’s best surfing films. You’ll help with administration and photo editing, and you’ll hone your event management skills.

Intern in Sydney

Below are a few sample Hospitality Tourism & Event Planning placements undertaken by past participants. There are many more possibilities, as each placement is customized. Contact an advisor to learn more!

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Event Planning Intern at Deluxe Hotel

This deluxe hotel chain in Australia is the perfect setting for your international work experience. You’ll assist with event preparation, manage calendars of talent and internal staff, and learn how to consult with other executives, staff, and board members about operations.

Tourism Management Intern at Luxury Mountain Escapes

Never a dull moment in the life of a professional in hospitality and tourism management with this organization. You’ll have the opportunity to support the development and running of training programs. You may also be asked to manage training events, book venues, plan travel, prepare and collate training materials and supplies for courses, and manage registrations.

Intern in Vietnam

Below are a few sample Hospitality Tourism & Event Planning placements undertaken by past participants. There are many more possibilities, as each placement is customized. Contact an advisor to learn more!

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Culinary Arts Intern at a Fusion Restaurant

Work in one of Ho Chi Minh’s most innovative Asian & French fusion restaurants. An intern at this placement will gain work experience in both the back and front of house, as well as supporting local staff with improving communication with English-speaking guests.

Hotel Guest Relations Intern at a Luxury Hotel

Interns can expect to work directly with guests in person and over the phone in assisting with customer service, reservations, and special executive registration. Tasks may include assisting with reservations, reception, tours for potential guests, and providing excellent customer service for diverse guests requests and concerns. Reports to GSE and/or CFM/DM.

Guest Services Intern on a Cruise Ship

Gain experience in the luxury cruise sector with a company with more than 10 years of experience collaborating with boutique hotels, restaurants and travel agencies in Vietnam. Interns can expect to work directly with guests, focus on customer service strategies and collaborate with other business departments such as sales, HR and accounting to ensure a quality experience. Tasks may also include training local staff.