Internships

Our Internship Programs

The hospitality industry is one of the most vibrant, dynamic, yet demanding in the world. It is therefore important that students with passion and curiosity in this particular field gain practical work experience.

The BIHC curriculum is based on Swiss ethos of balancing theoretical and practical training, therefore after Students complete the Hotel Operations Module at The Boma Hotel, they must progress to our partner hospitality brands locally or abroad to improve their skills and learn more from industry professionals.

Our students get the opportunity to intern at some of the best hospitality properties in the region and beyond, such as Movenpick, Kempinski, Hilton, Radisson Blu, among others as part of their study course.

International Internships Network

BIHC has opened up the world for our students to gain vital international hospitality and culinary-related exposure through expansion of our Internships network. Our students are encouraged to complete their final internship in the Caribbean, Middle East and United States of America and take their knowledge and skills back to their home-countries in an eff ort to improve the outlook of the overall hospitality industry.

USA J-1 Visa Internship

The J-1 Visa Exchange Visitor Program is a 12-month training program which allows BIHC students to travel to the USA and gain valuable work experience in select Members Owned Clubs, 5 Star Hotels and Michelin Star restaurants across the country. The paid internship exposes students to different cultures, regions, cuisines and lifestyles in the United States. All interested final-year students must undergo a rigorous interview and selection process as employers seek to hire the right candidate.

Career & Placement Services

The dynamic Career and Placement Office at BIHC, with the support of BHMS strong network in the global hospitality industry and partner Hotel Chains, assists students to identify suitable and exciting industry placements in Kenya and abroad. The office also supports new graduates to launch successful careers. Some of the brands where BIHC and BHMS students secure internships and employment include:

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