Radisson – Seneca Hospitality Internship in Ecuador – Summer 2020

Ecuadorian Chamber

The Ecuadorian Chamber of Commerce in partnership with the Hotel Radisson Guayaquil is pleased to welcome a Seneca student from the Hospitality – Hotel & Restaurant Services Management (HTM) program to Guayaquil, Ecuador, for an internship in Summer 2020.

The Hotel Radisson Guayaquil is located near the city centre as well as other landmarks such as Hospital Kennedy, Simon Bolivar Convention Centre and the Barrio la Penas Neighbourhood. It is the perfect hotel for business or leisure stays in Guayaquil. The hotel also features free Wi-Fi, airport transfers, 24-hour room service, free parking, Mangle restaurant and an outdoor pool. The Hotel Radisson Guayaquil is a modern, full-service hotel that meets the needs of all travellers.


When Can I Go?

  • placements are for eight to 10 weeks between May and August 2020
  • specific dates are confirmed based on the intern’s availability


Who Can Go?

  • current HTM students


What Will I be Doing?

Interns will circulate through the following positions and job duties listed below:

  • front office:
    • receive guests with excellent attention and sincere welcome
    • apply the registration process to facilitate the control of occupancy, billing and payments
    • provide the information that the guest needs to use the hotel services
    • resolve guest requests by meeting established response times
    • ensure that guests contacting the hotel receive quality service
  • housekeeping:
    • maintain impeccable cleanliness of the room
    • ensure rooms are cleaned according to strict hotel compliance and standards
    • maintain the public and common areas of the hotel in an excellent state of cleanliness
    • provide garment care services to guests
  • food and beverage:
    • Handling and conservation of raw food and beverages
    • carrying out food and beverage production and services
    • consistently monitors quality of food and beverages being served
    • maintains hygiene and cleanliness standards, and upkeep of all service equipment
  • quality assurance program:
    • disseminate and verify inspections that meet the standards of service in reception, housekeeping, and food and beverages services


What Will it Cost?

  • students will be registered in HTM250 for the duration of their internship
  • students can expect to pay approximately US$500 per month for accommodation


Other Important Information?

  • the Ecuadorian Chamber of Commerce will assist students with on-site logistics such as accommodation, airport pickup and ground transportation to and from their internship
  • the Hotel Radisson Guayaquil will provide interns with a uniform and lunch during their shift


Interested in Applying?


  • February 1st, 2020