You will “learn by doing” through our strong emphasis on experiential learning. A summer internship (ADHM 496 Field Experience) will provide you with not only a hands-on learning experience, but also the opportunity to create a connection with hospitality employers. After reaching junior standing (60 credits) you are required to complete 240 hours of internship at a hospitality or tourism organization of your choice, with approval from the internship coordinator. 

The Possibilities are Endless

Our students have secured internships in a wide variety of hospitality and tourism operations and locations. The possibilities are endless! Below are just some examples.


Local Fargo, Moorhead, and West Fargo:
  • NDSU Harry D. McGovern Alumni Center
  • Element by Westin
  • Fargo-Moorhead Convention and Visitor’s Bureau
  • Mexican Village
  • Fargo Park District
  • Fargo-Moorhead Redhawks
Regional and beyond:
  • Medora
  • Cannon River Winery and Vineyard
  • Fair Hills Resort
  • Valleyfair Family Amusement Park
  • Minneapolis Event Centers
  • Hyatt Regency at The Arch (Missouri)
  • Walt Disney Company (Florida)
  • Life's 2 Short Events (Colorado)
  • Stonyridge Vineyard (New Zealand)
  • Hamilton Island Weddings (Australia)
Hannah’s Internship Experience

During the summer of 2018, I had the opportunity to partake in an internship with Olympic Hills Golf Club located in Eden Prairie, MN. While searching for internships, I wasn’t sure how I would find the right internship for me and I didn’t imagine that I would end up at Olympic Hills.

Learn more about Hannah's Internship Experience ⇒



Alishia’s Internship Experience

I did my internship at Sanford Hospital on North Broadway as a Learning Development Specialist in the foodservice department. I learned how to properly perform safety and sanitation procedures that a non-commercial kitchen setting needs to follow.

Learn more about Alishia's Internship Experience ⇒



Explore Internship Experiences

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Learn how to succeed in a dynamic industry!

Hospitality and Event Management
Jeongdoo Park
Associate Professor/Program Coordinator of Hospitality and Event Management 
E. Morrow Lebedeff Hall 304
Fargo, ND 58108-6050
Phone: 701-231-8224
Fax: 701-231-5273

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