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Introduction to Hospitality Internship

Posted January 10, 2022

Kalahari Resort & Conventions - Sandusky, OH
Sandusky, OH
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To be accepted into the Kalahari College Programs, applicants must meet the following requirements.

  • As of the starting date of the program, you must range from: recently graduated from high school in the last year, to have recently completed college in the past year.
  • Students must be at least 18 years of age the day they arrive at the Kalahari to begin their program.
  • Participation in this program also requires unrestricted work authorization. Kalahari will not assist in gaining any type of work authorization.  International students should contact Alliance Abroad Group ( for participation information.

This track is a presentation of Kalahari’s unique brand and culture.  You will learn and work in a fast-paced environment, while making a daily difference in one of our departments.  For a majority of your time, you will be expected to engage with guests and perform the job functions of a line-level hospitality associate.

This is a working internship, open to students ranging from incoming freshmen to current juniors.  Geared toward those ready to dip their toe into the hospitality pool, this is an excellent introduction into the industry.

Below are the different departments that offer the Hospitality Introduction program.

Many hospitality leaders will tell you that the key to upper management, is a complete understanding of rooms division.  There are two options inside Rooms.

  1. Our guests are accustomed to experiencing a high-level of guest service and cleanliness during their stay. Participants will be able to ensure that guests receive that service at first contact, and that it’s maintained throughout their stay.  Positions could include: Housekeeping, Common Area or Laundry
  2. As our first point of contact, our front office team sets the tone for the stay. Applicants should have at least a year of previous customer service skills. Front Desk, Concierge or PBX (Operator)

KALAHARI EXPERIENCE CENTERThe Wisconsin Dells property houses a state-of-the-art call center for all inbound telephone communication, including the booking of many of our reservations.  Working as a guide, the goal is to enhance the guest experience starting with the first call. (Wisconsin only)

Generally reserved for majors such as Park & Recreation or Sport & Event Management, but open to anyone.  Everyone being accepted in this department would complete a Red Cross lifeguard certification program.  A Waterpark Intern could be involved in: Lifeguard, Waterpark Maintenance and Park Keeper. 

All Kalahari properties have multiple concepts, from coffee and scratch-pastry shop, sit-down restaurants, a beverage operation, to a full-service convention center.  As a Food & Beverage Intern you will gain the unforgettable experience of being part of our front-of-the-house teams in either: Double Cut Grill & Liquor Bar, Sortino’s, Cinco Nino’s, Wisconsin Brew Pub or Ivory Coast

RETAILHelp create an unforgettable guest experience in our variety of retail outlets, including souvenir items, clothing, beachwear, and more!

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Kalahari Resort & Conventions - Sandusky, OH

7000 Kalahari Drive
Sandusky, OH 44870

890 Room Resort