Internship Food & Beverage Conrad Dublin at Hilton

Duration
Placement (5-9 Months)
Region
Dublin 2 Republic of Ireland
Review Date
Salary
Less than £ 10,000
Roles
Customer Service English Food and Drink Leisure and Hospitality

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6.1/10

The Role
6.2
Organisation
4.8

Socialising

7.8

The Role

Role Description

6 months internship in the F&B Department in the Conrad Dublin. Working in the Restaurant Breakfast and lunch and Room Service.

1. To what extent did you enjoy your work placement or internship?

I enjoyed to develop my skills in the F&B department and to improve and develop myself.

5/10

2. To what extent did you feel valued by your colleagues?

Very much! They gave me a training in the begining and explain a lot. They helped me if I had a question or if I didn't know something.

9/10

3. To what extent were you given support and guidance by management/your supervisor(s)?

My mentor in the hotel helped me a lot to make my assignments of school. My supervisors helped me to work in the F&B and gave many advice.

7/10

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

It depenced each day of course because it is a hotel. But normally it was a good balance of working hard and working less.

7/10

5. How much responsibility were you given during your placement?

Not a lot because I was a trainee. I thought that was unfortunate. If I had been given more responsibility I had to learn more and I like that.

2/10

6. To what extent did/will the skills you developed, and training you received, assist you in your degree studies and beyond?

I developed a lot of skills and I am proud of that. I can use that hole my life. But I would like to had more training during my internship to learn more. Because I had only 2 trainings.

7/10

The Organisation

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

Mostly of the time they were very serious but sometimes there was time for a joke.

4/10

8. How well organised was the overall work placement or internship set up?

For school, we had to made a lot of assignments and they helped me with that. But the hotel didn't made a trainings plan for me and I worked 6 months a lot on the same place in the F&B so I didn't had many variaton.

4/10

9. In terms of personal training and development, to what extent did the company or firm invest in you?

To develop my F&B skills and myself.

7/10

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

  • Flexi Time
  • Subsidised Canteen
  • Company Parties/Events
  • Staff Sales/Staff Shop
5/10

11. How appealing are future employment prospects within the organisation?

I think I don't want to work in the abroad in the future and this was only for 6 months as a trainee.

4/10

Social

12. Was there a good social scene amongst any fellow placement students/colleagues?

Yes, there were 4 other students in the hotel in the F&B department and the colleagues were very nice to us. We also were a part of the team.

10/10

13. What was the cost of living and socialising in the area you worked in?

It was expensive to hire an appartment because it was in the city centre.

4/10

14. What was the Nightlife like in the area you worked?

Awesome! There were a lot of differents pubs and clubs to have a great night.

10/10

15. Were there many opportunities to get involved in activities outside of work?

Yes there were a lot of opportunities if you wanted.

7/10