Global Choices offers a wide variety of programmes for students, young professionals and other participants from the UK and internationally.
~ Hundreds of work placements are waiting for you!

Wednesday, June 20, 2007

Spain, Italy, Greece, Canada or Australia: still available possibilities for this summer!

If you are dreaming of going to Spain, Italy or Greece this summer but have a limited budget – our Work & Travel programmes are for you! By participating in any of them you will earn money, gain work experience and enjoy their lifestyle.

If your planned destination is beyond Europe… how does Australia or Canada sound to you? Our Working Holiday programmes will give you a complete peace of mind before leaving!

Tuesday, June 12, 2007

Hotel jobs in Italy – positions in hospitality and catering

Work and Travel Italy

The paid work placements in Italy are all in 3* - 5* hotels and rural accommodation, Global Choices can arrange work placements in the following locations in Italy: Gallipoli, Santa Maria di Leuca, Costa de Salento, etc.

Participants may occupy jobs in different departments. A work placement in hotel Reception is only possible if the participant has an excellent knowledge of Italian language plus previous work experience. Most common types of Jobs: Kitchen assistant, Room maid, Waiter, Bar staff, Reception, Animator...

Employer provides accommodation: Hotel room (usually shared) with full board.

The minimum contract is for 4 weeks, the maximum is 6 months (contracts may be extended).

The minimum guaranteed wage is between € 200 and € 400 per month, depending upon the establishment, experience and the type of employment. Normal working hours are between 38 and 40 per week. However, specific working hours depend on the region and season.

Monday, June 04, 2007

Internships in Canada

Internship Training Programme in Canada is to enhance the skills and knowledge of qualified trainees in their field through participation in a structured programme.We offer basic kinds of internships, designed to meet the various visa requirements and all fields of interest.
Programme summary. Have a look at our available positions:

Type One : Hospitality and Tourism Internship
Available positions: housekeeping, banquets, events, front desk, guest services, marketing, accounting.Interns would work for 6-12 month terms at a hotel, starting in a night-auditor role and circulate throughout the hotel to experience each of the different departments and roles.Interns for this position must have at least one year of experience at a hotel or resort or be recent graduates of a hotel management course. Interns are paid approximately $10 - $15 per hour and receive subsidized accommodation at the hotel or resort for $7 - $10 per day.

Type Two : IT Internship
This internship may be paid or unpaid and it is open to French, German, and Swiss internship visa-holders and to Working Holiday Visa Holders from other countries. Internships are available in Vancouver for ASP.Net Developers, Database Administrators, Java Developers, Software Developers, and Web Application Developers. Interns may work at major IT firms (ex. Electronic Arts), small and medium-sized IT firms and within the IT departments of major hotels or manufacturers. If paid, interns typically receive a stipend of $200 - $400 per week. To be paid, interns are required to have a minimum of 1 year’s related experience. If they do not have experience, or their skills are not applicable in Canada they may still be eligible to participate in an unpaid internship.

Type Three: Professional Internship
Our core business – professional internships are available in dozens of different professions. With more than 300 corporate partners in Vancouver and Toronto Global Choices can offer internships in architecture, biomedicine, biotechnology, events planning, marketing, industrial design, graphic design, international trade, construction, law, environmental advocacy, hospitality, accounting, financial services, investments, and more. Internships are from 4 weeks to 6 months.