Internships & Co-ops
As a hospitality and tourism major at Niagara, you’ll find yourself studying in many places beyond the classroom, including:
- On A Cruise Ship - Take a course in cruiseline management while experiencing a Carnival cruise. Students have the opportunity to be a part of the National Restaurant Association Show in Chicago. Niagara students also serve on consulting teams for various projects at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel in New York City.
- In the No. 1 Luxury Hotel in the World - Niagara boasts a prestigious work-abroad program with five-star hotels in Lake Como, Italy’s Villa d’Este. Students spend a summer living and working in this world-famous destination.
- At the Super Bowl - Sport management majors have worked behind the scenes at the Super Bowl and Major League Baseball spring training camps. They intern regularly with professional teams such as Buffalo’s Bills, Bisons, and Sabres as well as on campus with Niagara’s NCAA Division I athletics teams.
- New York City - Every year, hospitality and tourism students attend the International Hotel/Motel and Restaurant Show in New York City. There, they gain immense real-world experience while making job connections and enjoying all the city has to offer.
All hospitality and tourism students must complete 800 hours of approved industry experience in order to graduate.