Tourism and Hospitality Workforce Resources

Whether you’re in the tourism and hospitality industry and are looking for good employees, or if you’re a potential employee looking for a great job opportunity, there are resources available to you.

Hospitality Minnesota Job Bank

Looking for a new job at a restaurant, hotel, motel, inn, resort, campground, tourism organization or hospitality industry supplier?
Or
Looking for employees for your restaurant, hotel, motel, inn, resort, campground, tourism organization or hospitality industry supplier?
Then the Hospitality Minnesota Job Bank is a good place to start.

http://web.hospitalitymn.org/jobbank

Minnesota Works (A unit of Department of Employment and Economic Development)

Another good source for finding a job or employee is the Minnesota Works program that’s part of the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED).
https://www.minnesotaworks.net/ 

International Student Work Programs

Minnesota resorts, hotels and restaurants have been employing international student workers during the peak summer season for more than 25 years. There are two State Department approved programs which provide students a J-1 Visa to work lawfully in the United States. The most popular option is the Summer Student Work Travel program which allows up to four months of work during the peak summer season for full time international students. You can learn about this program here:
http://j1visa.state.gov/programs/summer-work-travel

There are several sponsoring organizations that can provide assistance.
Spirit Cultural Exchange                 Oak Park, IL                        www.spiritexchange.com
Intrax USA                                          San Francisco, CA             www.intraxinc.com
Camp Counselors USA                   San Mateo, CA                  www.ccusa.com