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Durham Careers in Hospitality A DCVB and Durham Public Schools Partnership.

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1 Durham Careers in Hospitality A DCVB and Durham Public Schools Partnership

2 Mission Durham Careers In Hospitality is a workforce partnership between the Durham Convention & Visitors Bureau, Durham Public Schools and representatives of visitor-related businesses and organizations for the purpose of generating: Career awareness with elementary students Career exploration with middle school students Career experience with high school students Interest in higher education opportunities like the NCCU Hospitality Degree Program.

3 Did You Know? One-third of all Durham Public School students express interest in a career in hospitality Durham has the most nationally acclaimed restaurants per capita in the State Durham has the highest proportion of 3 and 4 diamond lodging guest rooms in the state Durham has nationally recognized visitor features, museums, ball teams, festivals, historic sites Durham has many retail stores first in the state Durham draws highest proportion of visitors through the airport

4 Task Force of Visitor-Related Organizations Culinary Arts Destination Marketing & Management Entertainment Lodging Meeting & Event Planning & Production Retail Transportation Durham Public Schools Teachers & Counselors

5 Initial Participating Schools Northern High School Carrington Middle SchoolEno Valley Elementary

6 Careers Lodging Marketing General Management Culinary Arts Auditor/Accountant Training Rooms and Inventory Management Banquets and Events Guest Services Security Engineering/Grounds Keeping Information Technology Culinary Arts Marketing General Management Accounting Chef Training and Human Resources Food Preparation and Production Customer Services Wait Staff Off Site Catering

7 Retail General Management Marketing (including Sales) Merchandising and Display Purchasing/Buying Mall Management Training and Human Resources Engineering/Grounds Keeping Culinary Arts Security Accounting Careers Entertainment Sports Management Food Preparation and Production Guest Services Facility Management General Management Training and Human Resources Theme Park Management Accounting Special Event Production Marketing Museum Exhibit Curation Engineering/Grounds Keeping Information Technology

8 Careers Transportation General Management Marketing Booking and Packaging Itinerary/Product Development Dispatching/Trafficking Training and Human Resources Customer Services Food Preparation and Production Car Rental Management Pilot/Engineer/Driver Information Technology Accounting Corporate Travel Management Meeting & Event Planning & Production Event Planning and Production Culinary Arts Shipping/Transportation Facility Management Exhibit Design Training and Human Resources Marketing (Attendance Promotion) General Management Information Technology Accounting Association Management

9 Other Services Teachers Consultants Purveyors Association Management Careers Destination Marketing & Management General Management Marketing (including Sales) Financial Management Community Relations Training and Human Resources Publications/Graphic Design Internet and Information Technology Convention and Event Services Customer Service Wordsmithing Product Development

10 Carrington Middle School at Washington Duke Inn & Golf Club

11 Eno Valley Elementary at The Durham Civic Center and Durham Marriott at the Civic Center

12 Northern High School at Northgate Mall

13 Carrington Middle School Food Prep

14 Carrington Middle School at Durham Bulls Athletic Park

15 Inaugural Awards and Recognition Reception at Northern High School

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