Summer 2023 Hospitality or Culinary Internship (College)

Settlers Hospitality Group

Settlers Hospitality Group, Hawley, PA

Settlers Hospitality Group, a collection of boutique restaurants, catering, and experiences. Our commitment to excellent guest services is what drives us, and we are dedicated to hiring outstanding individuals who share our passion for ensuring our guests have an exceptional experience while staying with us. We are currently looking for a hardworking and motivated students to join our hospitality or culinary team as an intern.

Practice applying your hospitality or culinary skills with a successful hospitality group! This business has excelled in the Pocono hospitality region for 40+ years. Join Settlers Hospitality Group’s team of hospitality professionals as they create and deliver high-quality restaurant and hotel experiences to hundreds of guests across multiple boutique hotels and restaurants.

The Hospitality or Culinary Intern will work directly with a team of Executive Chefs, Directors of Hotel Operations, and Directors of Food and Beverage/Catering across multi-concept hotels and restaurants that include farm to table, small plate, contemporary casual, high-end catering, and pastry. The intern will gain an understanding of how to develop products aligned to property vision, how to manage labor and cost of goods, and how to partner across departments to ensure a superlative guest experience. This exciting opportunity provides Hospitality and Culinary Interns the opportunity to learn how to work with a team of hospitality professionals to crafting experiences that match the concept design of multiple boutique hospitality experiences.

This opportunity is a traditional (semester-long), part-time internship. Housing is available to interns throughout their internship if needed.


  • Summer 2023, May start date (start date can be flexible)
  • 24+ hours per week (can be more if candidate is interested)
  • $15/hour
  • This opportunity will be in-person/on-site

**Requirement before applying: Students are required to check with their college/university career development office to find out if any additional requirements need to be met for the internship, on the part of the student and/or the small business host


  • Culinary or Hospitality coursework of any collegiate level
  • Experience in hospitality or culinary arts is a plus but not required
  • Strong teamwork skills
  • Positive, professional, outgoing personality with a hands-on attitude
  • Microsoft, Office Suite, and proficient computer and internet skills
  • Interest in boutique hospitality experiences
  • Passion for food, beverage, tourism, and hospitality
  • Commitment to developing NEPA hospitality and tourism is a plus but not required
  • Basic or other level service or kitchen skills (kitchen, safety, knife)
  • Current RAMP or Safe Food Handler certificate a plus
  • This position requires the ability to lift 50lbs or more
  • Able to bend, kneel, squat, stand, and lift heavy objects as needed
  • Able to work a flexible schedule, which may include working days, evenings, weekends, and holidays


  • Develop innovative specials or menu items in collaboration with Department Heads
  • Work with the Settlers Hospitality team to plan and execute special events
  • Shape a positive staff culture in partnership with Department Heads
  • Exposure to managing quality control, cost of goods, and ordering
  • Support opening and development of new projects within the hospitality group
  • Traditional food preparation or service/execution practice and insight will be included!

***Be sure to note in your cover letter why you think you would be a great fit for the Settlers Hospitality Team and this internship.***

Type: Hospitality or Culinary
Deadline: 04/24/2023

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