Get Involved

Today's Students,
Tomorrow's Workforce

Get involved and help us in building the future of the industry.

Become a Mentor

Schools look for local business leaders in their community to give them real-world career advice.

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Host a Field Trip

Provide an inside look for students in your community.


Be a Guest Speaker in the classroom

Come talk about your career and tell our students about what you wish someone told you as a teenager.

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Host an intern

Students must complete 400 hours of work experience to earn their certification.


Make a Contribution

The RIHEF is a 501 (c) 3 non-profit corporation and contributors are tax deductible.

Please consider participating in this exciting RI Hospitality ProStart Competition! Join us and help our Winning Team Travel to the National Competition.

A contribution of just $350 will help cover the expenses necessary to send them to Nationals! These lifetime experiences offer opportunities for the students to earn scholarships to post-secondary institutions. Since the RI Hospitality Association Education Foundation is a 501 (c) (3) nonprofit foundation any donation you would like to contribute would be appreciated and tax-deductible.