Vision Hospitality Immersion Program


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MARCH 23, 2018

Vision Hospitality Group and the UTC College of Business are hosting a week-long Hospitality Immersion Program for students interested in exploring careers in hotel management, development, event management, operations and other areas of the hospitality industry. Chattanooga-based Vision Hospitality Group owns and manages select- and full-service hotels affiliated with the Hilton, Marriott and InterContinental brands around the United States. Their properties consistently rank in the top tiers for guest service and quality.

  • The hospitality industry offers career paths for a variety of majors including management, marketing, communications, human resources, accounting and more. Students who are selected to participate in this program will gain first-hand experience at some of Chattanooga's best properties, will make valuable connections in the hospitality industry and will receive a certificate following completion of the program.  

    During the Hospitality Immersion Program participants will:
  • Stay in Vision Hospitality properties
  • Participate in immersive experiences in Operations, Food & Beverage, Sales & Events, and Construction & Development
  • Have the opportunity to work on an interest-related project with other UTC students
  • Have networking opportunities with hospitality industry leaders

Students who complete the program are also encouraged to sign up for MGT 4999, an elective course that will provide additional insight into the hotel/hospitality industry.

This program is FREE for participating students, but there are a limited number of spaces available. The application form is available as fillable PDF. Click on the Apply Now! button and open the file using Adobe Acrobat. Complete the application and save it to your computer. Then, email the form to LaDonna Spruill in the UTC College of Business office:


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Program Details

  • The Vision Hospitality Immersion Program is open to UTC students regardless of major. Housing, transportation and materials provided by the program.

  • Program is open to all UTC students with an interest in hospitality.


  • Students who apply will complete an interview with Vision Hospitality & be notified of their acceptance to the

    program by April 13.

  • Students who complete the program will gain valuable experience and receive a certificate of completion.