# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Opportunities in Hospitality and Tourism Task 323755416

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Identify opportunities to perform traditional jobs in the hospitality and tourism industry (opportunities to perform a regular job at a destination/attraction).

Definition

Identification should include traditional jobs such as
  • teaching
  • cooking
  • management
  • entertainment
  • administrative positions
  • service positions
  • accounting
  • sales.

Identification should also include listing several specific job titles and their duties in two destination marketing areas (e.g., sports and entertainment destinations, cultural and historical sites).

Process/Skill Questions

  • What hospitality and tourism jobs require post-secondary education? What jobs do not require post-secondary education?
  • How do careers in hospitality differ from those in other career areas?
  • What is job shadowing? How does an internship differ from job shadowing?
  • What resources are available to learn more about specific employment positions in the hospitality and tourism industry?
  • Why would an internship be a good decision when exploring job opportunities in the hospitality and tourism industry?
  • How can an individual network through friends and family to identify career opportunities? 
  • What two- and four-year schools offer career opportunities in the hospitality and tourism industry?
  • What opportunities exist in the hospitality and tourism industry for on-the-job training?
  • How might relocation be an opportunity in the hospitality and tourism industry?

Other Related Standards

National MBAResearch Standards-Business Administration

Acquire information to guide business decision-making.