Hammock Beach Golf Resort & Spa Provides Valuable First-Hand Experience; Shares Best Practices in Gaining Talent Through Hospitality Program Internship


Hammock Beach Golf Resort & Spa, an oceanfront luxury resort just south of St. Augustine, announces its internship program with Florida State University’s Dedman School of Hospitality as a successful way to gain hospitality talent while providing hands-on experience for driven students.

Presenting a 13-week, paid internship with on-the-job training including all aspects of food, beverage and catering sales, Hammock Beach  Golf Resort & Spa tasks resort leadership with providing guidance and education. Assigned a project to complete throughout the duration of the summer, the Hammock Beach interns gain invaluable insight into what his or her hospitality career could look like in the future.

“Our goal is to provide a summer internship program that is rich in experiences in a positive and productive environment, with the ultimate goal to bring seasoned interns into full-time positions at our resort after the conclusion of their senior year at Florida State University,” says Managing Director, Carlton Grant.

The resort’s relationship with Florida State’s Dedman School of Hospitality, which ranks fourth in the nation and 13th globally, provides access to interested hospitality students to learn the resort’s service standards. “Our team enjoys traveling to Tallahassee’s Florida State University twice a year to recruit top talent in the hospitality industry,” says Grant. This partnership is beneficial for both hospitality students at Florida State University and for our team at Hammock Beach.” Hammock Beach Golf Resort & Spa extends along a mile of unspoiled, private cinnamon sand beach along the Atlantic Coast in Palm Coast Florida. The grand resort designed with a nostalgic, Old Florida ambiance presents an exceptional choice of culinary offerings, legendary golf – including the Jack Nicklaus-designed oceanfront golf course and the Tom Watson-designed Conservatory Course – additional resort play of tennis and pickleball and yacht harbor for boating excursions and wellness, fitness and spa selections, all among nine swimming pools with countless activities. The resort boasts
coastal elegance among its 285 guest-rooms and suites, spacious condominiums, signature homes and well-appointed public areas offering unparalleled views of the Atlantic Ocean.

For more information about Hammock Beach Golf Resort & Spa, visit hammockbeach.com or call (877)
586-0180. To follow along on social media, visit Facebook at @HammockBeachResort, Instagram at
@HammockBeach or X at @HammockResort

By Krys DeWind

Krys DeWind has been a Flagler County resident since 2016. She is active in her community and is always looking for ways to better it. She has a community first attitude which is one of the central founding ideals of the Flagler County Buzz.

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