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Introduction to Careers in Hospitality, Human Services, and Tourism (00:56)


Learn about careers in hospitality, human services, and tourism that are possible after only two years of schooling.

Hospitality Career: Chef (02:27)

The food industry is projected to generate $537 billion and employ over 12.8 million people this year. Chefs cook, manage kitchens and staff in the fast-paced world of food service. Chef schools provide training.

Hospitality Career: Caterer (02:59)

A catering manager's responsibilities include client satisfaction; communication with chef, sous chef, and line workers; and good interaction with all types of people. Skills include time management. Attend a culinary program and get an internship.

Human Services Career: Massage Therapy (03:05)

The human services industry is experiencing rapid growth. Massage therapists collect health and medical data from clients, are good listeners, are sensitive to client needs, and put clients at ease. Licensure is essential for massage therapists.

Human Services Career: Retirement Home Manager (02:32)

Retirement home managers deal with many personality types, manage schedules, and understand accounting principles. Prepare for this career by volunteering at nursing homes or retirement centers. Compassion is an essential quality.

Tourism Career: Hotel Manager (01:36)

Hotel managers keep associates and customers happy. The job requires excellent communication and motivational skills. Associates and managers must have professional training or experience. Managers work hard and work well with people.

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Hospitality, Human Services, and Tourism

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The United States has long been a “service nation” because Americans at every stage of life are willing to pay a premium for good service. In this program, members of the hospitality, human services, and tourism groups—a chef and a caterer, a massage therapist and a retirement home manager, and a hotel manager and an event planner—describe what their professions are like. A viewable/printable instructor’s guide is available online. A Cambridge Educational Production. Part of the series Top Careers in Two Years. (20 minutes)

Length: 20 minutes

Item#: BVL39262

ISBN: 978-1-60467-461-3

Copyright date: ©2009

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