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Internships by IHG Academy - InterContinental Hayman Island Resort

Hotel Brand: InterContinental Hotels
Location: Australia, Queensland, Hayman Island

Hotel: InterContinental - Hayman Island Resort (HISHA)

Job number: EMEAA33977

About Us

IHG Hotels & Resorts is one of the world’s leading hotel companies with around 350,000 colleagues working across more than 100 countries. As part of the IHG team, our people help our guests create amazing memories and deliver our purpose of providing True Hospitality for Good.

The InterContinental Hayman Island Resort will immerse you in the wonders of the Whitsundays, working in a five-star luxury environment which offers amazing career growth opportunities, professional training & development and provides a one-of-a-kind experience living and working in a tropical island paradise.

Your day to day

If you're looking for the best place to do an internship/industry placement, IHG Academy's Internship program is designed to give you unrivalled exposure and insight into the hospitality industry.

From day one, you'll be hands-on, learning the ropes within a five-star luxury resort in one of the world's largest hotel companies. At InterContinental Hayman Island Resort, you'll be guided and supported all the way by our outstanding leaders, whilst enjoying a one-of-a-kind experience of living and working on a remote island. Best of all, you'll leave with the knowledge that working at IHG can launch you into a career full of global possibilities.

We have a variety of placement opportunities throughout the resort including Front Office, Food & Beverage, Housekeeping, Activities, Spa & Retail, Culinary & more. Please head to our Hayman Careers website for details on specific positions.

What we need from you

We're looking for extraordinary talent with ambition to grow their career with IHG. You'll be energetic and committed with a flair for connecting with others.

You'll need to be studying at an approved institution and depending on your course requirements and your area of interest, you‘ll either focus on a specific role, or rotate between departments. You'll be assigned a dedicated mentor and have the opportunity to be involved in a project making a direct impact to the hotel's performance.

Through your employment you may have the opportunity to experience other IHG Hotels & Resorts, and on successful completion of your internship/industry placement, opening up a world of opportunity to embark on your new career.

What we offer

  • World class Staff Facilities including excellent Subsidised Accommodation with dedicated facilities including a pool, beach area, two gyms, bar, buffet diner, laundry, movie room, corner store and sports fields


  • An exciting and ever-changing Staff Activities Calendar filled with an abundance of recreational activities such as tennis, yoga, meditation, hikes, markets, crafts and much more.


  • Extensive Career Development opportunities with dedicated onsite trainers and an abundance of professional development including multi-hire programs, skills training, and optional courses.


  • IHG Australia’s myBenefits program including paid birthday leave, wellbeing hub, employee room rates, service recognition celebrations & myPerks platform with an extensive list of lifestyle and retail discounts from over 400 of Australia and New Zealand’s most popular retailers.

How to Apply

Please visit Careers - InterContinental Hayman Island for further information regarding living and working on Hayman Island including accommodation types, facilities, and FAQ’s.

We also invite you to learn more by following our social channels: Facebook via @ICHIRcareers and Instagram via @ihg_australia_careers

We are proud to be IHG and we know you will be too.

Don't quite meet every single requirement, but still believe you'd be a great fit for the job? We'll never know unless you hit the 'Apply' button. Start your journey with us today and let's #GoFurtherTogether.

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