by Hunter R. Slaton | September 01, 2009

The following are internship contacts within hospitality schools found in universities in the top 10 convention cities in the United States.

Georgia State University
Cecil B. Day School of Hospitality (within the J. Mack Robinson College of Business)
Contact: Robinson Career Management Center; Franklin Middlebrooks, recruiting coordinator
(404) 413-7157;

Kendall College
The Les Roches School of Hospitality Management
Contact: Career Services Department
(312) 752-2012;

University of North Texas School of Merchandising and Hospitality Management
Contact: Dee Wilson, internship coordinator
(940) 369-7270;

University of Denver
School for Hotel, Restaurant and Tourism Management (within the Daniels College of Business)
Contact: Jill Hartman, assistant director for external relations
(303) 871-4266;

Las Vegas

University of Nevada Las Vegas
William F. Harrah College of
Hotel Administration
Contact: Bob Boughner Career Services Center; Bobbie Barnes, director
(702) 895-5553;

New Orleans
University of New Orleans
Lester E. Kabacoff School of Hotel, Restaurant and Tourism Administration (within the College of Business Administration)
Contact: LIFE Internship Program; Tresa Banks-Lewis, internship coordinator
(504) 280-7080;

University of Central Florida
Rosen College of Hospitality Management
Contact: Experiential Learning Department
Faculty coordinators:
Shara Lee, (407) 903-8018
Thomas Barr, (407) 903-8017

San Diego
San Diego State University
School of Hospitality &  Tourism Management
Contact: J. Willard and Alice S. Marriott
Foundation Student Center for Professional Development; Brian Blake, director
(619) 594-4454;

San Francisco
San Francisco State University

College of Business, Hospitality and Tourism Management Department
Contact: Career Services Department
(415) 338-1764;

Washington, D.C.
George Washington University
Department of Tourism & Hospitality Management (within the School of Businesss)
Contact: Jackson Lassiter, administrative manager
(202) 994-4530;