NEW DOORS OPEN UP FOR SUMMER teacher at Mackay’s Northern Beaches High School thought it was a good opportunity and put my name forward,” she says. “I was always active in the classroom in hospitality class and at lunchtime I would volunteer my time in th
SUMMER Seden went straight from her school-based hospitality traineeship to a full-time job as a food and beverage attendant and was named Employee of the Quarter. Seden, 16, undertook a year of training at ibis Mackay Hotel via the Johnathan Thurston Academy.
Thurston and the ibis Mackay team launched the JT School-Based Traineeship program last year to help indigenous school kids get work experience and kickstart their employment journey. “My hospitality email questions to firstname.lastname@example.org