Tourism & Events Management - George Mason University

Tourism & Events Management - George Mason University Tourism and Events Management at George Mason University delivers one of the most dynamic, cutting-edge professional preparation curriculums in the country

Tourism and Events Management (TEM) at George Mason University is built on scholarship and research excellence, and delivers one of the most dynamic, cutting-edge professional preparation curriculum in the country. World-class faculty and dedicated students from diverse backgrounds engage in learning, service, and research activities to build a firm foundation leading to successful careers in a variety of settings. Specializations are available in destination marketing, hospitality, event management, wedding planning, and meetings and conventions. Studying tourism and events management in Northern Virginia and the capital region affords ideal opportunities for unique fieldwork experiences, career networking, and outstanding guest instruction. TEM students can pursue studies in one of three concentrations:

Events Management: Planning, implementation and evaluation of events ranging from social gatherings such as weddings to major conferences, festivals and mega-events. Hospitality Management: Planning, operation and sales pertaining to hotels, resorts and restaurants. Tourism Management: Planning, presentation and interpretation of cultural sites, built environments and public spaces for sustainable tourism purposes.

04/07/2021
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03/30/2021
New Study Launched to Explore Gender Inequality in Meetings and Events

https://www.tsnn.com/news/new-study-launched-explore-gender-inequality-meetings-and-events?fbclid=IwAR23m0lNORwLcn50-83NLinFeFeXVrVW46Km--mF1vvkqqWquPaKB-DgT_M

While a faculty member at East Carolina University, Dr. Alleah Crawford taught courses in event management. She joined the Association for Women in Events as a board member to build connections for her students. The association may no longer exist, and Crawford is now professor and associate dean fo...

Congratulation to Helen Bircher who won the Career Social Scholarship for TEM today. Woohoo!!!!
03/30/2021

Congratulation to Helen Bircher who won the Career Social Scholarship for TEM today. Woohoo!!!!

Dr. Sue Slocum and Professor Kevin Dunayer are offering a breakout mentoring session at the Career Social on Monday. We ...
03/26/2021

Dr. Sue Slocum and Professor Kevin Dunayer are offering a breakout mentoring session at the Career Social on Monday. We will offer advice on job opportunities, industry trends, graduate school, courses, and any other topic you bring to the session

If you are looking for a practicum or internship site, or if you are graduating this year, the Career Social is a must! ...
03/16/2021

If you are looking for a practicum or internship site, or if you are graduating this year, the Career Social is a must! You are required to preregister for this online event.

You can't win if you don't apply!!
03/15/2021

You can't win if you don't apply!!

02/26/2021
Don't forget to sign up for the Career Fair by February 17th!!
02/16/2021

Don't forget to sign up for the Career Fair by February 17th!!

02/10/2021
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02/08/2021

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Fulbright Scholar Event - Dare to Shine - Women Leaders in Hospitality partner with the Castell@College on Jan 29, 2021 ...
01/28/2021
Welcome! You are invited to join a meeting: [email protected] - NCCU session . After registering, you will receive a confirmation email about joining the meeting.

Fulbright Scholar Event - Dare to Shine - Women Leaders in Hospitality partner with the [email protected] on Jan 29, 2021 from 1:30PM to 2:15PM. Registration is free but required. Please see the flyer for your reference https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZYlcOGorjIuHtHKrh5HeaCo81XKjBGWLB5A

Welcome! You are invited to join a meeting: [email protected] - NCCU session . After registering, you will receive a confirmation email about joining the meeting.

01/27/2021
The Vendry: Event Pros Start Here

Mason now has joined Vendry and students can open an account (its free), watch podcasts, and better network with the event industry.

Vendry is the Fastest Growing Network of Event Professionals

We built The Vendry to provide event professionals with a free platform where they can showcase their work, connect with industry peers, stay up-to-date with industry news, and leverage our marketplace to find the best agencies, venues, and vendors for their events.

https://www.thevendry.co/join/gmu

A professional network and marketplace built for the events industry.

Applications for this year’s Virginia Restaurant, Lodging & Travel Association Education Foundation (VRLTAEF) scholarshi...
01/15/2021
National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation - Scholarship

Applications for this year’s Virginia Restaurant, Lodging & Travel Association Education Foundation (VRLTAEF) scholarship are now being accepted. The VRLTAEF application is due by May 1, 2021. For more information please go to:

https://www.vrlta.org/scholarships.html

As a reminder, the NRAEF application closes on March 15 and no late applications will be accepted. ProStart students receive special consideration on their NRAEF Scholarship Application, which is entirely online:

https://chooserestaurants.org/scholarships

2021 Scholarship applications are open now. Apply today! We’ve given over $23 million in culinary arts and restaurant management scholarships. You have the passion. We have the cash.

12/07/2020

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TEM majors are encouraged to join our student organization, Pi Sigma Epsilon. The student club provides opportunities for social events and professional development activities. Members can serve in different leadership positions and support the club in volunteer projects and in making Mason an even better place for future TEM majors.

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The mission of the Tourism and Events Management (TEM) degree program is to advance interdisciplinary study that promotes ethical leadership, prepares career-ready graduates, and builds collaborative relationships via innovative instructional modes specific to tourism, events, and hospitality management. Studying tourism and events management in Northern Virginia and the capital region affords ideal opportunities for unique fieldwork experiences, career networking, and outstanding guest instruction. TEM students can pursue studies in one of three concentrations: Events Management: Planning, implementation and evaluation of events ranging from social gatherings such as weddings to major conferences, festivals and mega-events. Hospitality Management: Planning, operation and sales pertaining to hotels, resorts and restaurants. Tourism Management: Planning, presentation and interpretation of cultural sites, built environments and public spaces for sustainable tourism purposes.

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For all of you who know our esteemed Professor Kevin Dunayer, you may like this interview he did with Forbes Russia https://cvpa.gmu.edu/news/585411
Hey everyone. If there's anyone who has done a study abroad class with GMU - can you please fill out this survey for a student in Research Methods? It only takes 2 minutes (all multiple choice). I would reallyyy appreciate it! Thank you!
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SOCIAL MEDIA INTERN! The Signature C.E.O Conference is looking for a Social Media intern to handle its Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter accounts. Must be familiar with utilizing Hootsuite. Email us - [email protected]
Hi there - I am a graduate of the Tourism and Events Management Program at George Mason University and now the Director of Events at the Northern Virginia Chamber of Commerce. I am hiring an events manager to join our team. If you or know of any one interested, please apply or share the link below. Thank you!
A local event hosted by Association for Women in Events on salary negotiation!
Event Professionals join us at The Signature C.E.O Conference for a dynamic 2-days to network with industry peers and master the business of events!
Hello fellow TEM students! Looking for a summer events internship? Well look no further because Events Extraordinaire in Falls Church is the place for you! I am currently completing my 400 hour internship here and it has been a great experience so far! You get so much hands on work with actual events, as well as administrative work. If you want a well rounded internship or practicum from a professional who runs her own company, email Carin at [email protected] Feel free to message me if you want the official intern ad, which Tina has also sent out! She can offer any hours you need for practicum or 490.
On the job hunt! If anyone knows of openings for an event planner, please let me know an I can send you my resume. Thanks!