Hospitality and Tourism Internships in Ecuador - South America

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Hospitality & Tourism Internships in Ecuador – Latin America

Hospitality Internship

Our hotel and hospitality internship in Ecuador - South America is a great opportunity for those interested in gaining practical work experience by training in Ecuadorian hotels, eco-lodges, resorts, convention centers and any other hospitality institution throughout Ecuador.

The objective of our internship/training opportunity is for candidates to acquire a through understanding of all international aspects of Hotels, Resorts, Restaurant Business, etc. and is designed for hotel and hospitality students or recent graduates. Our hotel and hospitality internship program offers you the opportunity to participate in day-to-day business activities and develop a broad range of skills and competences in real-life-situations.

If you have ever thought of doing an internship abroad in the hospitality industry in order to further your knowledge in this field, then this is your right opportunity! Students or recent graduates interested in this program are guaranteed a professional internship placement.

Travel and Tourism Internship

Do you want to learn about tourism, adventure travel, travel marketing, tour operations and basically everything that has to do with running a fully operational tour company? If so, this is most definitely the right internship for you! 

Explore Ecuador and its cultural, natural and tourist attractions. Ecuador is the fourth-smallest country in South America, but its active tourism industry means travelers can find many ways to enjoy the country.  This magical country offers an incredible range of tourist attractions, activities and experiences that can satisfy the interest of almost any traveler, and almost any budget.

During your program in Ecuador, you will work in an environment that is both multicultural and international. Our internship placements are made according to your interests and background in order to help you broaden your knowledge of the travel and tourism industry.

Intern with a big or small tour operator or travel agent and work with customers locally and internationally. Be a part of this lucrative industry while gaining hands-on experience in your field.

Internship Role

As an intern, you'll work side-by-side with the regular staff and be involved in the daily hospitality and/or tourism duties such as: front and back office, culinary, marketing, sales, meeting services, events, human resources, food and beverage management, organizing hospitality, planning tourism packages, tourist guidance, receptive tourism, administration tasks, etc.

Skills/Qualifications

Although our opportunity is open to college students, undergraduate, recent graduate students and young professionals. No previous experience is mandatory although it could be very helpful. Nevertheless, a beginner/intermediate level of Spanish is required.

Participants with the following qualifications are well appreciated:

- Vested interest in training abroad
- Willingness to learn and patience for mastering new skills
- Initiative, flexibility, and ability to work independently or in teamwork
- Professional demeanor
- Good knowledge and use of Microsoft software tools.
- Good organizational skills and attention to detail
- Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
- Real interest in hospitality and tourism issues
- Outgoing personality and sense of humor.
- Creative

Internship Location

Our professional marketing internship is located in Quito, Puerto Lopez, Cuenca, Galapagos, Mindo, Amazon Region, etc.

Dates, Duration and Application Deadline

This internship opportunity runs all year-round for 9 - 24 weeks in length and start every Monday so interns should arrive 1 or 2 days early. Interns choose their own start dates. Applications are accepted up to 4 weeks prior to departure or start date.


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EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING ECUADORIAN PROGRAMS
Oe3-163 Mosquera Narvaez St. and America Ave.
Quito - Ecuador / South America
P.O. Box: 17-03-798

Tele/fax: (593-2) 2543231, (593-2) 2239443
Mobil and emergency phones: (593-9) 9400851, (593-9)9963605

E-Mail us: info@elep.org  or  programs@elep.org