KK&W believes that the private club industry offers the best opportunities for hospitality students for many reasons (see Why Clubs are Cool), and we are dedicated to building the future of the industry through our educational outreach. This endeavor includes assisting and educating hospitality students by providing our time, insights, and assistance in pursuing a successful and fulfilling career in private club management.

We enjoy working with hospitality, culinary and agronomy students and CMAA student chapter members, so contact us if you would like us to present topics such as:

  • What clubs are looking for in hospitality graduates
  • Why clubs are cool
  • Preparing for the interview
  • Getting the most from your internship experience
  • Writing compelling resumes and cover letters
  • Writing your own personal strategic plan

Become acquainted with the most rewarding segment of the hospitality industry – private club management. By joining a student CMAA chapter, you learn about the club management profession and further your professional development in hospitality through participation in meetings, events, practical experiences, internships, education and conferences, as well as networking with peers and managers. Take your hospitality education to the next level, experience an important segment of the industry, strengthen your leadership skills and take advantage of internships by joining your school’s CMAA chapter.

Auburn University
Buffalo State College
California State Polytechnic University
Cornell University
East Carolina University
Fairleigh Dickinson University
Florida Gulf Coast University
Florida State University
Georgia State University
Indiana University of Pennsylvania
Iowa State University
James Madison University
Johnson & Wales University, CO
Johnson & Wales University, FL
Johnson & Wales University, NC
Johnson & Wales University, RI
Kansas State University
Kent State University
Methodist University
Michigan State University
Niagara University


Northern Arizona University
Ohio University
Oklahoma State University
San Francisco State University
University of Central Florida
University of Delaware
University of Hawaii
University of Houston
University of Maryland Eastern Shore
University of Massachusetts
University of Missouri, Columbia
University of Nebraska – Lincoln
University of New Hampshire
University of North Texas
University of San Francisco
University of South Carolina
University of Wisconsin – Stout
Virginia Tech University
Western Carolina University
Widener University

The links below provide useful information about the private club industry as well as internship information:

Why Clubs Are Cool!

Useful Hospitality Student Links

Career Development