START Hospitality Program
(Skills, Tasks, And Results Training), is a one-year classroom and internship curriculum for students over 18 years of age with special needs. The program provides students the real world knowledge and skills for a long-term career in the Hospitality Industry. Workplace and independent capabilities are built in through focused reading, writing and math skills development. This nationally recognized program is a collaboration by the American Hotel & Lodging Institute, the NH Lodging and Restaurant Association, the Learning Center and Great Bay Community College.
Typical Job Opportunities
Job prospects are excellent in this high-growth industry. The importance of finding good employees is a high priority. Annual median wages in 2010 were $18,130 for food and beverage servers; $29,990 for information clerks; and $19,300 for housekeeping positions.
(Source: US Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics)
Still not sure?
Learn more about the START Hospitality Program program by contacting the Business and Training Center.