| Cornell's New Hospitality Apprenticeship Program–Build your future with us!!|
Cornell Dining, the area's largest employer of food service professionals is looking for bright, passionate, service driven individuals to take part in our 1st annual Hospitality Apprenticeship Program (HAP). This unique experience is perfectly designed to assist recent graduates, or new career seekers, build the skills and knowledge necessary to join our award winning team and build a future with Cornell Dining!
A little about us...
- We strive to be #1 and are consistently ranked in the top ten for best campus food among all colleges and universities.
- We care about food; where it comes from, how it's prepared and where it's going. We buy 26% of all our products locally/regionally, prepare them in our top of the line kitchens and compost or recycle 90% of all the waste generate by our services.
- We're all about food and service! We passionately serve over 30,000 students, staff and faculty on the Ithaca campus each day. We offer everything from all-you-care to eat establishments to convenience stores, from comfortable cafés to high-end catering.
What is the Hospitality Apprenticeship Program anyway?
Cornell Dining understands that we could not do what we do without the dedication of our talented and passionate food service professionals. We are looking to build the future of our organization with an entry level apprenticeship program designed to equip our prospective employees with the tools and experience to become strong, committed members of our food service team.
The basics of the program include:
- Six weeks of training with our culinary leaders and professional management teams beginning July 2016 and ending mid-August 2016. The apprenticeship will consists mainly of hands-on culinary and customer service work accompanied by minimal classroom time.
- Apprenticeship will be held 4 days a week for approximately 6 hours a day. Attendance is required.
- Each apprentice will be paid $11/hour for all hours logged as part of the apprenticeship program and have access to a meal each day at one of our food service establishments.
What's in it for me?
Graduates of the Apprenticeship Program will be offered placement in Cornell Dining's Rotational Program. The Rotational Program will allow prospective food service professionals to continue to grow their skills through various experiential learning assignments at either a full-time or part-time schedule. Rotations could be in any of our establishments including but not limited to; all-you-care to eat, cafes, retail units, convenience stores, catering and the bakery. Students placed in the Rotational Program will be rewarded with a $12/hr wage and will be eligible for Cornell benefits. The Rotational Program will begin mid-August 2016 and run through the academic year. Successful graduates of this program will continue their career with Cornell Dining through a regular ongoing position.
What previous experience do I need?
Our basic requirements are a HS diploma or equivalent, an interest in food and customer service and the ability to continue with Cornell Dining for at least one year after completing the Apprenticeship Program.
Additionally, applicants should have reliable transportation (either public or private), present a mature demeanor and professional appearance, meet the physical requirements for the job including; lift 30lbs regularly and up to 50lbs occasionally, reach over your head, stand for long periods of time, squat and bend frequently and participate in repetitive motion such as chopping, stirring and mixing.
I'm in, how do I apply?
Just click the "apply" button to indicate your interest. Questions about the application process should be directed to Matthew Johnson, Administrative Manager for Cornell Dining at firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications for this second round of applications should be received between May 10th and June 17th.
University Job Title:Temp Serv Labor
Level:No Grade - Hourly
Pay Rate Type:Hourly
Contact Name:Dan Sweeney
Number of Openings:25
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