Does Grand Traverse Resort and Spa provide housing?
Answer: Grand Traverse Resort and Spa does not provide onsite housing. We will do our best to assist students in finding affordable housing in the Traverse City area, however it is ultimately the responsibility of the student to secure their own housing.
Are internships paid?
Answer: All of the internship positions at Grand Traverse Resort and Spa are paid.
Is there an opportunity for growth and full time employment once the internship program is completed?
Answer: Yes! Many of our interns have stayed on with the organization or returned in a full time role once they have graduated from school.
What does an intern’s schedule look like?
Answer: Each intern’s schedule will differ depending on the position they have been hired for. We are a resort property, meaning we are open 24/7, 365 days a year. Some positions work primarily on weekdays, while other’s busiest times may be during the weekends. With most positions, interns can expect to work a full 40 hours each week.
How many interns are admitted to the program each season?
Answer: Our intern classes tend to be 18-24 students on average.
Does an internship have to be required for my degree to be eligible for the program?
Answer: Yes. All interns admitted to the program must NEED an internship to fulfill their graduation requirements.
What are the dates of the internship program?
Answer: Specific program dates vary each year due to changing school schedules and other factors, but the general expectation for the program is to start early to mid-May and end mid-August.