Internship Opportunities for VinUniversity Students at Various Hotels within the Meliá Hotels International Chain across Vietnam, Thailand, Myanmar, Indonesia and Malaysia

August 19, 2022

The recent cooperation agreement between VinUniversity and Meliá Hotels International not only opens up many opportunities for internships and future leader development programs for VinUniversity students but will also help promote the connection between universities and the business segment, creating a precedent for research cooperation programs between the two parties. This is the result of a meeting between VinUniversity and the Executive Vice Chairman and CEO of Meliá Hotels International – Mr. Gabriel Escarrer Jaume, along with other senior leaders of Meliá on VinUniversity’s campus.

Accordingly, VinUniversity students, especially those majoring in Hospitality Management, will be offered internship opportunities at Meliá hotels not only in Vietnam but also in other countries such as Thailand, Myanmar, Indonesia and Malaysia. In addition, VinUniversity students also have many opportunities to learn and practice, as well as interact with Meliá’s high-level managers and leaders through multiple programs such as:

🔸Future leader development programs: The two parties signed agreements to cooperate in training and developing high-caliber personnel in the hospitality profession, creating opportunities for VinUniversity students to join Meliá’s leadership in the future.

🔸Mentorship Program: Meliá’s leaders and managers from diverse fields of expertise will participate in mentoring programs for VinUniversity students.

🔸Guest lecturers/ Industry speakers series

🔸Field Trip/ Company visit

Established in 1956 in Mallorca (Spain), Meliá Hotels International currently operates more than 380 hotels in more than 40 countries. In Vietnam, Meliá manages 19 hotels and resorts across the country. Meliá is rated as the most sustainable hospitality business in Spain and Europe according to S&P Global Corporate Sustainability Assessment (CSA) 2020, is ranked 7th in the Wall Street Journal’s list of the 100 most sustainably managed companies in the world (and the leading travel company), and is the only Spanish travel company included in the list of “Europe’s Climate Leaders 2021” by Financial Times.