This paid work experience (May to mid-September) is monitored by the College and evaluation is completed by the employer and program instructors. Experiential learning is effective because it provides students with opportunities to acquire supervisory skills and competencies that are applicable to their future careers. This approach recognizes that a supervisor requires significant practice of the principles and skills learned during study and looks to the tourism and hospitality industry to provide an environment in which this practice can take place. This work term gives students an opportunity to apply and extend academic knowledge while employed with qualified tourism and hospitality employers throughout B.C., Canada and the world.