BHM Internship – What Do I Need To Know?

BHM Internship

1. What is an internship?

It is a management integrated specialty course to introduce the students to direct industry work experience via the industrial training program (6 months paid internship)

2. How much do I get paid?

The Minimum wage in BC is $15.65/hr.

3. Can I work in any industry or place of my choice?

No, you cannot work in any place of your choice. The industry you are working in has to be from the hospitality industry and ensure that they train you in the guidelines provided by Acsenda. You need to get prior approval from the Director, and faculty of BHM.

4. Why should I do an internship?

It is a mandatory course for all BHM students in order to complete their BHM degree. It provides the opportunity to apply the knowledge and skills gained in college in a professional setting.

5. Is there any time frame for my internship?

The Bachelor of Hospitality Management (BHM) Program offers quarterly basis internship programs such as January, April, June, and September each year. The required length of the BHM program internship is for 6 months, a minimum of 540 (+/-) hours 18 (+/-) weeks to a maximum of 720 (+/-) hours 24 (+/-) weeks worked, not including holidays. But students should not collect more than 800 hours.

Preparation Time Starting Time Finishing Time
October January June
January April September
April June December
June October March

6. Do I need to have permission to work full-time for 6 months as part of the completion of the Bachelor of Hospitality Management (BHM) Program?

Yes, according to the Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC), all internship students must submit their co-op permit to the Acse