Students interested in getting a behind-the-scenes look at the hospitality industry can apply to The Classic Center’s Hospitality Careers Academy that will take place July 24-July 28, 2022. HCA is a week-long program open to students in 9th through 12th grade from all over the state of Georgia who are interested in pursuing a career in the hospitality and tourism industry. The HCA Application Deadline is March 7, 2022, by 5 p.m.
HCA provides opportunities for attendees to get hands-on learning when it comes to planning an event. Students will gain experience in hospitality, marketing, event planning, stage production, and more. HCA students will have the opportunity to listen to guest speakers in the hospitality and tourism industry, participate in job shadowing and industry tours, and take part in team building and leadership activities- all while working towards a finishing capstone project for The Classic Center Cultural Foundation’s Celebration of the Arts event.
HCA requires acceptance through a competitive application process that includes a completed application, an essay question, 3 recommendations, school transcripts and a personal interview. The HCA $550 registration fee includes week-long accommodations, meals for the week, and training from industry professionals. The $550 fee is not due until the student is accepted into the program. Applications can be found at ClassicCenter.com/HCA.