If you’re interested in healthy living and holistic approaches to wellness, the spa industry may be right for you. Learn about day-to-day spa operations, and develop skills to oversee massage and skin therapists, nutritionists and other health and wellness specialists while ensuring that clients feel pampered in a relaxed atmosphere.
Why Great Bay?
Portsmouth is a premier tourism destination which offers us direct access to a wide range of real-world experiences. From behind-the-scenes tours of hotels to participating in local events, you’ll not only gain valuable experience, but begin to develop your own professional network connecting you to a variety of job possibilities.
- Hotels and resorts
- Cruise ships and recreation facilities
- Full-service spas and medical spas
- Wellness and fitness centers
- Salons and day spas
- Hotel/Restaurant Management Certificate
- Event and Meeting Planning Certificate
Choose to do an internship close to home, over the summer or away at Disney for the semester! Internships provide many valuable benefits including the opportunity to:
- “Test drive” your new career to ensure it’s the one for you before you graduate
- Build confidence in your skills and build a great resume
- Gain hands-on experience in the field while you earn college credit
- Develop your professional network prior to graduation
- Transition to a permanent job after graduation
Save time and money by maximizing your Great Bay transfer credits at the following institutions:
- University of New Hampshire (3.5 GPA or better earns a $10,000 scholarship)
- Southern New Hampshire University
- Granite State College