What Advice do Hospitality Professionals have for SHA students?

On Friday, September 30, industry leaders in hospitality from Boston and beyond joined us for the SHA Fall 2022 Career Fair. Students networked with employers and learned about internships and job opportunities in all sectors of hospitality including hotels, restaurants, events, tourism, marketing, real estate, consulting, and more. We asked these employers the important question, […]

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Alumni Weekend 2020

In recent events, another successful alumni weekend passed this year. From September 29th to October 4th, alumni from all over the world and of all different ages attended and spoke at several events. Several awards were celebrated to those alumni who have progressed in their careers as BU has prepared them for. The weekend took […]

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HCareers.com: Dr. Suzanne Bagnera shares tips for landing a hospitality internship

How to land a great hospitality internship, HCareers.com Students at the BU School of Hospitality Administration are required to complete two 400-hour hospitality internships. How do they land these summer or part-time experiences? Our Marriott Career Center is a strong resource that provides career counseling and on-campus recruiting. But, where else can students turn to […]

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HCareers.com: BU Hospitality Faculty Share Must-Have Personality Traits for a Hospitality Career

In a recent article on HCareers.com, Dr. Suzanne Bagnera and Dr. Mike Oshins shared must-have personality traits for a career in hospitality. Flexibility and a service attitude are just a few of the winning characteristics needed to be a successful leader and colleague in the dynamic hospitality industry. Attitude: “You need to have the right attitude for […]

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Professor Lanz Uncovers the Needs and Wants from Hospitality Internships

At the School of Hospitality Administration, work experience in the hospitality industry is a priority. Students are required to complete at lease two 400-hour work experiences and one international experience. These priceless internships and part-time roles not only enhance what is taught in the classroom but prepare students for real-life moments that cannot be replicated […]

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May Chow (SHA ’07) Voted Asia’s Best Female Chef 2017

Our very own @littlebaomay is officially Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants Best Female Chef of 2017! We cannot be more proud! #Asias50Best #LittleBao A photo posted by Littlebaohk (@littlebaohk) on Dec 13, 2016 at 2:29am PST Today it was announced that May Chow (SHA ’07) was voted Asia’s Best Female Chef 2017. The award is presented […]

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“Be Willing to Take Risks” A Conversation with Alumni, Adolfo Fastlicht (SHA ’89)

Adolfo Faslicht (SHA ’89) is the CEO of The Lot, a lifestyle entertainment company in La Jolla, California. The Lot is a multi-cinema complex with casual upscale dining, bar, and cafe. He shares his memories of coming to BU, how he developed his current company, and advice for SHA students. In 2016, he was named Alumni of […]

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Infographic: How BU Hospitality Students Spend Summer Around the World

Summer break is a coveted time for any college student. Beach vacations, relaxing time by the pool with friends, family reunions, and time to take a breather from a full-time course-load. Despite the three-months of vacation, School of Hospitality Administration (SHA) students don’t waste one second of it. In between their downtime, SHA students are […]


Taj Hotels Internship Program Launches for Second Year

In summer 2015, five School of Hospitality Administration students spent eight weeks as interns for the Taj Hotels Resorts and Palaces in India. The students, ranging from freshmen to juniors, rotated positions between the accommodations, food and beverage, and front office departments, observing the five-star customer service practices of the Taj Mahal Palace Resort and […]

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