Travel and tourism is one of the world’s faster growing sectors, meaning it’s a good time to be in the hospitality industry!
We specialise in helping you gain hands on hospitality experience and practical training in the world’s fastest growing luxury hotel industry.
Our Covid-19 Guarantee gives you reassurance and helps you plan ahead in turbulent times.
Why choose Placement Year International to arrange your hospitality placement?
Quite simply, we do all the hard work for you!
We are experts at arranging paid work placements around the world. Why spend your time contacting individual employers when we can do it for you?
From the moment you join, we guide you through the process making it stress-free. We help arrange visas. We liaise with University staff to ensure your course requirements are met and we help you complete necessary paperwork such as health and safety documents.
What roles are available on my hospitality placements?
Your role will be tailored to your skills, experience and preferences. Our friendly team will discuss your requirements with you to ensure you are matched with a suitable placement and role.
Opportunities are available in the following departments, however we can also arrange a rotation so you get to work in a number of different areas to gain a wider range of experience.
- Culinary Arts
- Events and banqueting
- Food and beverages
- Front of house
- Guest services
- Rooms division
- Sales and Marketing
Which company will I work for?
We match your personal requirements and interests, your previous training and experience with the most suitable placement. This personal approach ensures you receive the experience and training you want and the host company receives someone with the skills they need.
For our hospitality placements we work with 4 or 5 star Hotels and high-end restaurants.
Working in partnership with universities, prestigious global hotel brands and many other businesses.
"I thank you for your support. It really was a great experience."
Fabien Shaikh, Nottingham Trent University
Nepal Business, Jan 2022
"Did a great job at finding me a placement in my chosen country and in my chosen field - especially given the difficulties of Covid and restricted travel."
Harry Moore, Loughborough University
"I always wanted to work in the UK as it has a rich culture. I have expanded my global connections. You were very helpful and informative."
Charmian Chang, University of Surrey
"I improved my communication, confidence, team work skills. Placement Year International is highly professional and organised. The communication and assistance was great, even after everything was sorted out with contracts!"
Feruza Shakir, University of Huddersfield
"Your service and that of your staff has been phenomenal!"
Geoffrey Frey, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
"I am working as sales and marketing Intern. Placement Year International could not make it any simpler. I am actively referring my friends."
Satwik Shiv, Nottingham Trent University
"It is a great established company with a lovely director who is very engaging to interns. I will recommend for my fellow Bournemouth University students."
Mei Smith, Bournemouth University
"I definitely enjoyed my placement in Nepal and the process for applying was made very easy by the team at Placement Year International."
Sam Galloway, University of Glasgow