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The Hospitality College

JWU hospitality students know where they want to go in the hotel, spa, events, sports, entertainment, tourism and international travel fields: everywhere.

They want to excel in one of the world’s largest, growing industries — to set strategy in a hotel’s corporate office, run a national convention, maximize profits overseas and make events extraordinary in cities all over the globe.

JWU graduates? They go everywhere. They build the management skills, experience and global insight to lead worldwide, at Hilton, Marriott, Ritz Carlton and top hotels/spas, event companies, Facebook’s corporate cafes, 5-star restaurants and chains, convention centers and more.

JWU is a world-renowned hospitality institute, with the most comprehensive range of hospitality management degree programs in the nation — so you can build the career that takes you where you want to go.

JWU students gets hands-on management experience at top hotels in Providence, Miami, Denver, Charlotte and beyondEarly Hands-on Experience
Dive into your career field, and take classes in your major your first term.

Use industry tools/software and do real-world projects in our hands-on food/beverage labs, classrooms and events spaces.

Learn in Tourism/Resort Epicenters
Then, apply your skills at leading hotels, restaurants, convention centers and arenas in our four hospitality-driven campus cities.

Take advantage of JWU’s relationship with leading employers. Work your way from the ground up, and build the experience to stand out before you graduate.

In our structured internship program, get work experience tied to your field of study, and feedback from your faculty and company. Our students have interned at:

  • Walt Disney World
  • MTV
  • Royal Caribbean
  • Marriott, Ritz-Carlton and DoubleTree
  • Democratic National Conventions (2012, 2008)
  • Madison Square Garden
  • ESPN
  • Doral Gold Resort & Spa
  • New England Patriots, Miami Heat, Denver Broncos and Charlotte Bobcats stadiums

Learn from Hospitality Experts
Our faculty members share leading hospitality theory and management techniques. They also draw from their work experience in your field, to give you concrete ways to put that theory into practice.

Connect with them as your personal career mentors. Many use their industry connections to bring employers and guest speakers on campus — and help you identify networking opportunities, internships and your career plan.

Global Connections
Get essential, international perspective: take on companies’ real-world challenges on an international internship and in our 6 study abroad programs.

Plan an international itinerary, and travel to top destinations in Europe, Asia, South America’s and Africa through our familiarization (FAM) trips.

Join the Next Generation of Hospitality Leaders
Imagine the places you’ll go. Make it happen at our Providence, North Miami, Denver or Charlotte campus.

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