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Hospitality and Events Management

Overview

You may have had some part-time work or experience with a club or society which has made you think about a career within this sector. If you are considering whether this is the right choice for you, think about the following:

  • Do you get genuine pleasure from helping others?
  • Are you an effective communicator with a wide range of people?
  • Do you have loads of energy? Do you see activities through to their conclusion?
  • Can you stay rational and calm in a hectic situation, think flexibly to solve problems, be persistent, and work to tight deadlines?
How do I write a CV?

This short course will take you through the basics of writing a CV.

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Interview training

Learn how to pass interviews and assessment centres.

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Cover letters

This short course will teach you how to write a covering letter.

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Get experience

Your applications will be much stronger if you have previous experience. To gain experience you could:

  • Relevant part-time work or summer work
  • Taking a lead role in organising an event for a student society or a sports club
  • For any unpaid work apply for the work experience bursary

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Employers

Hospitality

  • Hotels, restaurants, pubs, bars and clubs, conference centres and cruise ships.

    Event management

    • In-house for companies, agencies, venues e.g. exhibition halls, conference centres, hotels and festivals.