Learn the basics of the hospitality industry, taught by university-level staff and endorsed by top employers in the region.

hospitality and tourism management

Earn industry credentials, learn the hospitality industry, and work with a dedicated job developer connected to employers in South Central CT.

  • Credentials include CT Hospitality Awareness, TIPS Certified Alcohol and ServSafe Credentials.


Classes meet August 7 – August 16, WEEKDAYS ONLY, 9:30 AM – 2:30 PM, at the University of New Haven, 300 Boston Post Road, West Haven, CT.

  • Lunch, uniforms and transportation to employer sites is provided!
  • This training is offered FREE OF CHARGE to those accepted.
  • CT Residency required, preference to those living in South Central CT.
  • Age 18+ and high school diploma or GED required.
  • There is no charge for students, but you must attend an information session and be screened for a good fit. 


CLICK HERE to register for an Information Session at the New Haven American Job Center, 560 Ella T. Grasso Blvd., New Haven, CT 06519 on one of the following dates:



  • Tuesday, July 23, 2019, 2pm -4pm
  • Thursday, July 25, 2019, 10am- 12pm


Please Contact Juliana Castillo with any Questions

(203) 238-3688 x 302


Success Story

Myra Graham was hired as a full-time front desk clerk by Courtyard Marriott just days after completing training through the Hospitality Careers Initiative in 2018. She’s coming up on her 1 year anniversary! “It makes my day to show up to work every day knowing that I’m doing something that I love to do,” she said.


A Workforce Alliance Partnership with…

University of New Haven