Student Work Experience Program
Designed over 30 years ago, and unique to our four Fairmont Mountain Resorts; Whistler, Banff, Lake Louise and Jasper. This program is offered to any students currently enrolled in a Hospitality, Tourism, Recreation, or Culinary post graduate program. Our intention with providing this program is to offer students the ability to work in their industry for a seasonal placement while they are on break from school. They can gain valuable work experience, adventure, and learn as we host many different events for our SWEP participants throughout their placement.
Grow Your Career – Opportunities to return after your co-op in a Full-time capacity, often in an elevated role
Hands-on Experience – 4-6 month internship/co-op at large scale, luxury hotels
SWEP Specific Activities – LinkedIn Learning Sessions, Wine Knowledge & Cocktail Basics, Guest Speakers, Welcome Activities, Graduation Party.
Build Your Network – Work and grow with like-minded hospitality professionals
Summer 2024 Update
We are in the process of creating our SWEP Positions for the 2024 season!
Please check back for updates at the end of October 2023.