University Relations

Learn. Train. Grow Happy.

When we look to the future, we like what we see. Because we see people like you leading the way. It takes energetic, can-do people—promising students and new graduates like you—to help Drury Hotels grow and shine. With our Manager in Training programs and internships, bright, energetic hospitality students and graduates receive valuable experience with an award-winning company.

There’s so much more you can achieve with your knowledge and talent. Let’s go.

Manager in Training Program

These specialized, hands-on work and training programs foster the skills, experience and avenues you need to develop as a leader and excel in a hospitality career. Full-time college seniors and recent college graduates with a hospitality or business degree and prior work and leadership experience may pursue one of two Drury Sales Academy tracks.

  • Sales Manager in Training
  • Hotel Operations Manager in Training
Manager in Training Brochure


Here’s your chance to gain hands-on hospitality experience and get your foot in the door for a position upon graduation. During your summer internship, you and your mentor will rotate through each department—Housekeeping, Front of House, and Food and Beverage—and perform every job in the hotel.

  • Excellent communication skills and attention to detail in interacting with guests and team members
  • Must provide own housing and transportation
  • This program accommodates most hotel management curriculum and credit requirements