Hospitality, Tourism & Lodging


Career Summary

The Hospitality, Lodging, and Tourism Youth Apprenticeship Program was designed with the needs of employers in mind. Employers have expressed concern finding workers who possess basic “soft-skills,” which is often a prerequisite for success in a customer service-oriented field. Additionally, hospitality careers are stereotyped as low-wage and entry-level with little opportunity for advancement. Faced with a shrinking pipeline of workers, this program was revised with representatives from hospitality, lodging, and tourism services associations to meet the needs of you, our hospitality, lodging, and tourism employers.


Career Pathways

Restaurant & Food/Beverage Services:

  • Food & Beverage - Dining Area Unit

  • Food & Beverage - Kitchen Area Unit



  • Lodging- Front Office Unit

  • Lodging- Housekeeping Unit


Travel & Tourism:

  • Reservations & Tour/Activity Unit


All Pathways:

  • Maintenance & Grounds Unit

  • Meetings & Events Unit

  • Marketing & Sales I Unit

  • Marketing & Sales II Unit

  • Management I Unit

  • Management II Unit

Career Options

  • Cruise Ship Management

  • Executive Chef

  • Food Service Manager

  • Golf Management

  • Manager

  • Resort Owner

  • Sales Professional

  • Event Planner

  • Interpreter

  • Travel Agent

  • Club Manager

  • Park and Recreations

  • Wedding Planner