Christell Miranda Lopez, a senior in the Academy of Hospitality and Tourism at Columbia Heights Educational Campus, is interning at the AC Hotel Washington DC Downtown. She says her experience has been fascinating.
“I really appreciate that everyone is so welcoming. I love being part of the AC Hotel family and it's my pleasure to work with them. This internship motivates me to work hard to be part of the hospitality industry after I graduate.”
Christell’s mentor is Martha Valenzuela, Director of Sales at the hotel. Martha highly recommends the program to any employer.
“It has been a rewarding experience for all of us. We embrace the partnership with AEF in developing new talent with an interest in hospitality to showcase the many career opportunities our hotel has to offer new candidates. We love helping young people build themselves within our industry."