Tobago Hospitality & Tourism Institute’s partnerships with several educational institutions, organizations and businesses, both locally and internationally, means students have a world of opportunities for internships and further education.


We recognize the importance of applying the skills taught in the classroom in the real world. Students will be placed in positions which best match their interests and field of study after they have completed the course work. Through our internships, students get first-hand experience in their desired career choices at:

  • Magdalena Grand Beach & Golf Resort, Tobago
  • Mount Irvine Bay Resort, Tobago
  • Tropikist Beach Hotel, Tobago
  • Blue Waters Inn, Tobago
  • Crown Point Beach Hotel, Tobago
  • International Work Experience Agency, Trinidad & Tobago, internship opportunities in the USA
  • Sandals Resorts anywhere in the Caribbean
  • Centre for International Career Development (CICD), internship opportunities worldwide


Tobago Hospitality & Tourism Institute students have the opportunity to apply for academic pathways to pursue further education in undergraduate and postgraduate programmes at several local and international institutions:

  • Institute of Tourism and Hotel Management (TOURISMUSSCHULEN SALZBURG), Germany
  • University of the West Indies St. Augustine, Trinidad
  • Business and Hotel Management School, Switzerland
  • Johnson & Wales University, USA

Frequently Asked Questions

Students are expected to perform tasks related to their particular field of study and job placement. See performance assessment forms below for more information. 

Students must complete all course work then apply for Internship.

Three hundred and twenty hours usually completed over a 3-month period.  Some internships opportunities can be extended to 6 months or more.

Some institutions pay a stipend and some do not. The THTI does not mandate any payments to the Interns.

Since the inception of the programme

Locally – Magdalena, Starfish, Stone Haven, Tropikist, Crown Point Beach Hotel, Blue Waters Inn

Caribbean – Various Sandals Resorts

Internationally – Business Hotel Management School (BHMS) Luzern, Switzerland. 

The students produce a reflection piece as part of their Internship report

To apply for internships, please contact the Student Services Department.

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