Learn English, earn a Professional Certificate in Hospitality and Tourism Management and land a 12-month paid internship!

Don’t miss this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to advance your career in the hospitality and tourism industry!

Now you can study ESL at Columbia West College in fabulous Los Angeles and Hospitality and Tourism Management at Vatel/CIBU in sunny San Diego, PLUS land the paid internship of your dreams!

CWC Tuition: Depends upon length of study. Please see tuition chart for details.

Vatel/CIBU Tuition:

  • $11,750 Hospitality and Tourism Management certificate program
  • 12-month paid OPT

2016 Start Dates

  • February 1st, 2016
  • August 29th, 2016

About CWC:

Located in Los Angeles, CWC provides outstanding English language instruction, experienced and dedicated teachers, warm and helpful staff, great student services, partnerships with higher education institutions, an ethnically diverse student population and all the other benefits you’re looking for in a great language school! Whatever your goals may be, we want to support you every step of the way on your journey to success!


Vatel is the leading group in hospitality and management education, with 30 schools worldwide. CIBU is one of the few nationally accredited, private business universities in the US. Together, their mission is to educate the next generation of hospitality managers for the world’s largest and most vibrant industry. They achieve their mission through a commitment to excellence in teaching, strong collaborations with hospitality industry leaders, incorporation of practical experience and valuable international exposure.

Full List of Program Benefits:

  1. Standard ESL or Business English program, and one (1) ESL Program Certificate of Completion (upon successful completion of program requirements). Students will achieve sufficient English proficiency to qualify for the Hospitality and Tourism Management Certificate program.

  2. Nine (9) month Hospitality and Tourism Management program, and one (1) Hospitality and Tourism Management Program Certificate of Completion (upon successful completion of program requirements). Students will learn the principles of hotel and tourism management, with an emphasis on customer service best practices and professional conduct.

  3. Unique 10-week Career Development course included as part of the Hospitality and Tourism Management program. Students will acquire crucial, lifelong job search skills, such as creating a resume, networking and giving a successful interview.

  4. Internship Placement Assistance:

Option A. With the assistance and guidance of Career Development course instructors, students can find the perfect internship using the skills learned in their Career Development course


Option B. Students can take advantage of the internship placement assistance offered by Vatel through ITN (www.internationaltrainee.com), the #1 placement organization for the luxury Hotel & Restaurant Industry in the US. Through ITN, students can apply to be placed at one of Vatel’s 4- or 5-star partner establishments.

  1. Twelve (12) month paid Hospitality or Tourism internship, and one (1) Hospitality or Tourism Internship Certificate of Completion (upon successful completion of internship). Students will gain real life experience through paid optional practical training.

  2. Housing/accommodations assistance during education program components.
Program taught in:
  • English

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