The Granite State’s hospitality workforce makes possible the countless experiences that bring millions of people to New Hampshire each year. ApprenticeshipNH works with employers to address their workforce needs and develop programs that align with the 20+ available career tracks in NH’s seven community colleges.

With opportunities in every corner of the state, there’s a role in hospitality for anyone who would like to be part of a vibrant restaurant and nightlife scene, outdoor recreation community, or work in many other tourism and service-related jobs. The Granite State’s hospitality workforce makes possible the countless experiences that bring millions of people to New Hampshire each year.

Registered Apprenticeship ensures that on day one, employees will be successful on-the-job.

Well-paying careers

for Apprentices

Hospitality and tourism encompass many different types of businesses, from restaurants and hotels to arts, sports and entertainment and recreation. Locals and visitors alike depend on this industry for building strong communities, enhancing cultural connections and serving the public interest. Through our NH hospitality apprenticeship program, you’ll hone your skills in business, customer relations, event planning or train as a chef or baker.

Management and supervisory-level hospitality workers in New Hampshire can make:

$25 - $40 per hour

A pipeline of skilled, productive workers

for Employers

Registered Apprenticeships are developing a new generation of workers to help our nation succeed in the 21st Century economy.

Having a skilled workforce is critical for the growth of healthcare businesses. Registered apprenticeship is a proven way to:

  • Increase productivity
  • Boost employee retention
  • Improve company culture
  • Ensure knowledge transfer from experienced professionals

For every dollar spent on apprenticeship,

employers get approximately $1.50 ROI.

“We chose to develop this program as an important way for us not only to invest in our community and give career-seekers an opportunity to advance in the hospitality industry, but also because we saw it as an innovative way for us to respond to our hiring gaps. It’s more important than ever for us to be creative about how we hire and retain employees.”

- Dan Fraser, owner and chief operating officer, Great NH Restaurants

Professions in hospitality

Banquet/event manager
Buildings and grounds supervisor
Facilities manager
Hotel associate

Hotel, motel and resort desk clerk
Housekeeping director
Lodging manager
Pastry chef
Recreation assistant
Restaurant manager

Types of companies hiring hospitality employees

Amusement centers, theme parks and attractions
Athletic teams and sports organizations
Bed and breakfast facilities
Catering companies
Conference centers and banquet facilities
Convention centers
Country clubs
Cruise companies
Fitness facilities
Large corporations

Park systems
Recreation centers
RV parks
Special event and festival organizations
Sporting clubs
State, federal and local government tourism offices
Trade and professional associations
Visitor bureaus

These New Hampshire hospitality companies are seeing the benefits of apprenticeship