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In this post I would like to share the most interesting points of my first internship, giving a brief overview of my responsibilities and trainings. To start with, here are some facts about the hotel I was working in:
Some of the facilities:
So what about internship opportunities?
Like a lot of hotels do, Harbour Grand Hong Kong offers a wide range of internship opportunities in both Front Office and Food and Beverage Departments. But the most interesting possibility for interns is a cross training which gives them a unique chance of trying themselves in a lot of different positions. It is also an opportunity to gain broad experience of luxury hospitality.
Why did I decide to do cross-training?
I was applying for both departments in order to discover the whole picture of the hotel’s functioning and to get to understand better what direction to go in future. Below I presented all the positions I held along with description of my responsibilities:
Finally, what did it bring to me?
From my point of view, cross training in Harbour Grand Hong Kong was an amazing opportunity for me to try a lot of positions in different departments and sections, so I obtained wide professional experience and understood which sections would be the most suitable for me in future career. Also the hotel was creating a perfect environment for gaining international and personal experience, as soon as there were a lot of people from all over the world coming to Harbour Grand Hong Kong as guests, employees and trainees.
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