In with the New!

Today The Travel Academy was fortunate to meet its newest group of 120-hour students. As always when a new a class begins, President Curt Armstrong gave some words of congratulations, encouragement, and wisdom. Following speeches from the instructors, the students were led on a building tour by Miss Sheila. After the tour, the students introduced … Read more

Cruise jobs? Yes, please.

On Tuesday of next week, some 20 students from The Travel Academy will be visiting our friends from a major international cruise line for an informational presentation and recruitment session at the Radisson Hotel- Mall of America in Bloomington, MN. Networking and career opportunities such as these abound at The Travel Academy, and we are … Read more

Follow Me and Follow Up

As career development is an important part of The Travel Academy’s curriculum, it’s only fitting that a blog post should focus on the importance of the all-important “follow up.” So great! You’ve submitted your application and resume. You’ve been selected to have a face-to-face interview. You’ve gone to your interview and knocked the hiring manager’s … Read more

GoJet ’em!

It was another exciting recruitment day here at The Travel Academy. Today we were visited by the good people from GoJet Airlines. Once again, both the recruiters and the students were happy to meet one another. After listening to an informative presentation about GoJet’s background and policies, students were called in for individual interviews with … Read more

Some Like it Hotline

Yesterday we learned a little about the over-abundance of job information online and the frustration in can cause job seekers. Luckily we also learned that there are helpful sites that sift through all of the garbage and give you nothing but excellent and promising employment leads. One of these sites belongs to The Travel Academy … Read more

Caribbean Day in a Blizzard!

Travel Academy student and staff held their very own Caribbean Day potluck party on Friday, February 21st- which also happened to be one of the snowiest days this winter (so far). However, that certainly didn’t stop the festivities. Many students brought dishes and food to share- some home-cooked and others store-bought, and all of them … Read more

No More Weak Links

Travel Academy students were given a lesson about LinkedIn (a professional social networking platform) today during Miss Julie’s career development class. During the lesson, they heard about the importance of having a sharp, clean, and professional LinkedIn profile, and then some. Students saw the profile creation process- the very nitty-gritty of transferring pictures, editing functions, … Read more

Cruise Ship School Success

Congratulations to Dalton P, Oklahoma, received a job offer for a restaurant steward position with Norwegian Cruise Lines (NCL). Currently NCL is sailing the Hawaiian Islands. Dalton would be joining fellow Travel Academy graduates currently working on-board the ship. Dalton is a 2012 graduate of The Travel Academy and has previously been an Admissions Representative … Read more

More Job Offers

Congratulations Siara! She was offered a flight attendant position and a cruise line position before graduation! Like Jasmin, Siara, also received flight attendant schooling and cruise line training to prepare for an exciting career in the travel industry. See Siara’s experience below! “My experience at The Travel Academy has been way better than I ever could … Read more

Double Job Offers

Congratulations to Jasmin D, California. She accepted a flight attendant position with Mesa Air Group and with American Cruise Lines for a steward position. Jasmin received both flight attendant training and cruise line school to prepare for an exciting future in the travel industry. “Words cannot explain my overall experience at The Travel Academy. My … Read more