From Line Cook to Company Owner
Alison Noell ‘09 wanted to develop her skills and knowledge in business with the hope that she would one day start her own company.
Hospitality management majors graduate with the skills to succeed in any one of the hundreds of areas of the hospitality industry.
Past graduates include successful restaurant owners, hotel executives at Fairmont Resorts and MGM Resorts; managers of golf and country clubs, along with wineries; and, senior partners at tech companies like Open Table. Once you decide what areas are of most interest to you, and work with your advisor to tailor your curriculum, the sky is truly the limit.
A partial list:
I think one of the unique things about the hospitality management program is having a career lab where the students learn how to be professional. For example, we learned how to write resumes, dress professionally, conduct mock interviews, and practice networking with real companies!"
Yousef Babatin '16 Hospitality