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EARLY CAREERS

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At IHG Hotels & Resorts, our people make our world extraordinary. Learn and develop with career opportunities across hotels and headquarters. Your future starts here.

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Please note: All IHG Early Careers Recruitment is currently under review. Keep checking back for further updates and stay up to date through our social platforms.

Early Careers Programmes

 

 

 

Work Experience

New to hospitality? Get a sneak peek into what goes on behind the scenes within the industry.

 

 

Internships

For students or post-graduates looking to develop their skills and gain hands-on experience.

 

Apprenticeships

Learn on-the-job and earn a salary while you continue to finish your studies. The perfect opportunity for those looking to transfer learning from the classroom to the workplace.

 

 

Graduate Opportunities

For those aspiring to take their careers to the next level. Join our IHG® Future Leaders Programme - an accelerated leadership development programme to prepare you for the next step in your career.

Looking for other opportunities?

Love hospitality? Not sure where to start? With our wide array of job opportunities available, there is bound to be something for you.

More than a job

At IHG, we recognize you're more than your job, a title or a place of work. You're a unique individual whose talent and ambition has endless possibilities. And a job at IHG is the beginning of your next adventure, the start of discovering what you're capable of. You will experience True Hospitality first-hand. Feeling welcome and cared for. Recognised and respected. So, check in to more than a job. Check in to possibility.

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5 REASONS TO JOIN IHG

Room to be yourself

We want you to feel you're part of something special where you can learn and achieve. When you join us, we want you to be that spark that makes us even better. So we give you room to be yourself - allowing your ideas to flourish - and room to have a great start, get involved and grow.

First class training

Starting your first job is like nothing else you'll ever experience. That's why at IHG we give you every chance to shine from day one with first class training. Our partnership with Harvard ManageMentor® means you'll have the opportunity to build, broaden or refresh your skills.

Grow with us

At IHG, learning never ends. You'll be invested in from the beginning - with the support to understand your strengths and how to take charge of your path. Giving you everything you need to grow an incredible and rewarding career.

The best support

The world is full of heroes to look up to and that's no different at IHG. A supportive team, a family-like culture and inspiring leaders create an environment where everyone can thrive.

Destinations around the world

With our varied portfolio of hotels, daily interaction with colleagues and guests from around the world and potential international positions, we can offer a career full of exciting and rewarding possibilities.

A rewarding career in hospitality

Choosing a career with IHG isn't just about creating special moments for our guests. With a chance to develop and grow with tonnes of opportunities under one roof, it's about checking-in to inspiring journeys. It's about making a difference and building lifelong relationships with your colleagues.

Training

Hear first-hand how we check in to training

There's no need to be nervous when you start a career at IHG. We're committed to giving you 5-star training to help you be the best you can be from day-one. Whether it's access to online learning, or on-the-job experiences such as job rotations or supporting you in learning from others, we tailor your training so you're set you up for success. Check in to IHG's promise of Room to grow.

Development and Support

What's IHG's approach to training?

Regardless of the path you choose at IHG from work experience, an internship, apprenticeship or graduate programme you will always receive a personalised training experience.

Learning from experience

 

  • Challenging projects
  • Secondments
  • Job rotations
  • Extra responsibilities

 

Learning from relationships

 

  • Line manager coaching
  • Mentors
  • Networking
  • Shadowing

 

Formal learning

 

  • Online learning
  • Programmes
  • Conferences
  • Articles / case studies

 

development

Hear first-hand how we check in to development

The great thing about being in a global business is there's always a next step you can take. From a hotel in your local neighbourhood, growing with a brand or moving further afield we have the right development to support your career goals. We invest in you from the very beginning and in return for your passion and determination you will get everything you need to grow an incredible career with a world-renowned hospitality group.

Think hospitality is all long hours, low pay? Think again.

SUPPORT

Hear first-hand how we check in to support

Although we're a global company, we feel like one big family. The support network at IHG is something we pride ourselves on. We look out for one another just as much as we do our guests. We have inspiring leaders who make you feel valued and invested in to ensure you succeed. Check in to IHG's promise of Room to be involved.

Great Careers Start in Hospitality

There are multiple ways to start a career in hospitality. Whether you're a recent graduate, still in education or wanting to gain work experience and exposure to the industry we have the path for you. Regardless of where you start you'll still have access to training, development, support and travel.

 

 

Still in Education?

1. Work Experience
2. Internships
3. Apprenticeships

 

Already Graduated?

1. Future Leaders Embark
2. Future Leaders Aspire 

 

Ready to start working?

Whatever your passion, there's a place for you in the hospitality industry.

 

Training, Development, Support and Travel.

Join IHG and you'll check in to more than a job.

You'll check in to brilliant opportunities.

There are Many Departments you can Check In To

<p>Welcoming guests, and wishing them farewell; Front Office is the first and last touchpoint for a guest stay, whilst also providing them with an insider’s guide to their destination</p>

Front Office

Welcoming guests, and wishing them farewell; Front Office is the first and last touchpoint for a guest stay, whilst also providing them with an insider’s guide to their destination

<p>Maintaining high standards of cleanliness in guest rooms and public areas, the Housekeeping department are the hotel’s brand ambassadors, making expectations meet reality.</p>

Housekeeping

Maintaining high standards of cleanliness in guest rooms and public areas, the Housekeeping department are the hotel’s brand ambassadors, making expectations meet reality.

<p>Delighting guests with immersive gastronomic creations, from a simple breakfast on the go to a VIP centrepiece, or from a gala dinner to a sample of a local delicacy.</p>

Kitchen / Culinary

Delighting guests with immersive gastronomic creations, from a simple breakfast on the go to a VIP centrepiece, or from a gala dinner to a sample of a local delicacy.

<p>Sales and revenue teams ensure the business is attracting guests, events and clients all year round, and that our prices remain competitive and attractive in local markets.</p>

Sales, Revenue Management, C&E / Business Development

Sales and revenue teams ensure the business is attracting guests, events and clients all year round, and that our prices remain competitive and attractive in local markets.

<p>Whether our guests are visiting for business or leisure, there should always be time to unwind and relax at one of our hotel’s spa or recreational facilities, with our teams ready to facilitate a definitively IHG experience.</p>

Spa and Recreation

Whether our guests are visiting for business or leisure, there should always be time to unwind and relax at one of our hotel’s spa or recreational facilities, with our teams ready to facilitate a definitively IHG experience.

<p>F&B teams make the magic happen, ever courteous and professional, serving guests their favourite dish or a delicious signature cocktail.</p>

Food and Beverage

F&B teams make the magic happen, ever courteous and professional, serving guests their favourite dish or a delicious signature cocktail.

<p>HR is a crucial part of hospitality, enabling and supporting our colleagues to be at their best and continue to provide true hospitality to our guests.</p>

Human Resources

HR is a crucial part of hospitality, enabling and supporting our colleagues to be at their best and continue to provide true hospitality to our guests.

<p>Guest ledgers, payroll, purchasing, analysis; there are so many facets of this vital function that support the business.</p>

Finance

Guest ledgers, payroll, purchasing, analysis; there are so many facets of this vital function that support the business.

<p>Our engineers and maintenance teams make sure the hotel runs smoothly and remains in excellent condition, both in Front of House and Back of House.</p>

Engineering / Property Operations

Our engineers and maintenance teams make sure the hotel runs smoothly and remains in excellent condition, both in Front of House and Back of House.

<p>Catering to groups in various events throughout the year, events management offers a spectacular variety of experiences in an intense and fast-paced environment.</p>

Event Management

Catering to groups in various events throughout the year, events management offers a spectacular variety of experiences in an intense and fast-paced environment.

Your Child or Student's Career Development

We're dedicated to supporting talent find a rewarding career in hospitality and check in to possibility. Find further information on IHG and a hospitality career as a parent, teacher or community partner by clicking below.

 

TRAVEL

Hear first-hand how we check in to travel

With IHG hotels and offices located around the world, we are in a unique position to provide you with a rewarding career. Operating in so many countries means we embrace our rich cultural diversity and celebrate difference every day. Check in to IHG's promise of Room for you.

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