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Employers

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Welcome Employers!

If you have internships or permanent positions to fill in, we would be happy to connect you with our students. Whether you need interns or employees, we can provide the best professionals for your organization. Find here what types of students and alumni our school has, when and how you can recruit talent from our school.
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Student Profile

Our students have the necessary skills to successfully integrate into the world of hospitality. We continuously work on our students improving their soft skills through various personal & career development services.

Business attire, appearance and punctuality

They have the energy required to succeed in a highly competitive environment and know what is expected of them in a business environment.

Great people skills

Their main focus is on people and on creating a sense of well-being for others.

Creativity and a talent for innovation

They are attentive to the needs of others and know what they want without even before saying. They take pleasure in anticipating other people’s wants and needs; they come up with new ideas and we encourage them to speak up, be proactive and think outside the box.

Problem-solving skills

In a challenging situation, they are able to get a hold of the information they need and sift through it quickly in order to make the right decision. They are willing to take the initiative where necessary.

Organizational skills

The skills to plan, organize, look ahead, double-check, prepare ahead, deal with emergencies and make sure that all policies are respected.

A strong customer focus and people skills

They learn about empathy and active listening in school and practice them all the time in their everyday life. It helps them understand people, their wants and needs, they instinctively know when to be discreet and keep their distance.

Cultural diversity

They are used to cultural diversity and are able to respond to very different expectations depending on the nationality of clients / colleagues. Also, they are flexible, open-minded and willing to change their own way of thinking if necessary.

An international outlook

They love meeting people from very different backgrounds. They are fascinated by other cultures and keen to learn more about them.

Motivation, energy and passion

They like hard work! They have a passion for the hospitality industry and understand the necessary career steps that they have to go through in order to succeed.

Some facts:

  • Number of students Bachelor / Master:  250 / < 50
  • Number of Alumni Bachelor / Master: 100 / < 20
  • Number of students on internship: 60
  • Female / Male: 60 % / 40 %
  • Average age of students: 18 – 27
  • Graduation date: June
  • Internship start dates:  April / May
  • Internship duration: 4 to 5 months for the summer internship (between the 1st academic year and the second academic year) and 12 months for the 1 year internship (between the 2nd academic year and the 3rd academic year).
  • Number of required internships: 2
  • Internship types: 1st Year – operational; 2nd Year – operational and/or administrative
  • Top nationalities: Romanian and Moldavian
  • Specialisation: Human resources, Sales & Marketing, Events, Culinary
  • Recruitment fairs: usually organized on campus between November and February
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Alumni Profile

Our graduates are dynamic, driven hospitality professionals across the world. They continue to be passionate about the hospitality industry and with the desire to continuously grow professionally.

90% of our graduates are still active in the hospitality industry worldwide, on different levels of achievement and fields of tourism.

 

Three years of classroom and lab sessions, two international internships (of at least 8 months, maximum of 2 years) and a consultancy project in a hotel chain, build strong skills for our graduates in hospitality management, customer service, negotiation, teamwork and leadership in a stressful and multicultural environment.

Also, our Alumni know what to expect from the hospitality industry and why they belong here.

Employers are welcome any time on our campus during the academic year (October – May) to recruit final year students who graduate in May – June; the best time to recruit on campus is February – March.

 

If you are interested in recruiting Alumni from our school and / or visit their professional profiles, you have the options below:

 

  • Recruit on Campus
  • Recruit online
  • Look at Alumni profiles and recruit

Some facts:

  • Number of Alumni Bachelor / Master: 100 / < 20
  • Graduation date: June
  • Top nationalities: Romanian and Moldavian
  • Specialisation: Human resources, Sales & Marketing, Events, Culinary
  • Recruitment fairs: usually organized on campus between November and February.

Recruit Online

Post your full time or internship openings:

This is a quick way to create and post internships and job offers. Go to ahar.hosco.com, click on Recruit our Talent button and then simply fill in the job opening form.
The openings will immediately be shown on the Career & Alumni Platform and all of our students and alumni will be able to reach them and apply.

Create an account on our Online Career Platform

Registering your company on ahar.hosco.com allows you to create a profile for major visibility and to better manage your job offers and applicants.
If you are interested in creating a profile for your company on our recruitment platform please get in touch with our internship and placement adviser.

Other long distance recruitment options:

Employers may prefer to interview students via Skype video call, especially in instances when they are located in foreign countries and the number of vacancies to fill does not justify taking a recruitment trip to Romania. In such cases, our school facilitates virtual meetings between employers and students.

Please use any of the contacts below as a way to let us know about your recruitment needs. We will reply with an answer as soon as possible.

Diana Constantinescu – diana.constantinescu@americanhotelacademy.ro (EU)
Cristina Dumitriu – cristina.dumitriu@americanhotelacademy.ro (US & RO)

Recruit

Recruit on Campus

We understand and support the importance of recruiting face to face for positions in the hospitality / food industry either for internships or for full time employment. For this reason we give companies the opportunity to recruit students directly on campus.

A day dedicated solely to your company will be allocated to interview and recruit future interns and graduates shortlisted by our Careers department. For more information please contact our support team listed below.

Diana Constantinescu – diana.constantinescu@americanhotelacademy.ro (EU)
Cristina Dumitriu – cristina.dumitriu@americanhotelacademy.ro (US & RO)