Fieldtrip Efteling aftermovie

The 2nd of March, the second year NHTV students went on a fieldtrip to the Efteling to get more information on internship possibilities. 2 of our editors were present to report. Take a look at the aftermovie to get an impression of the fieldtrip at the Efteling: Fieldtrip Efteling 2-3-2016 from LeisureAcademy on Vimeo. Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter and Instagram!   *Our apologies for the audio … Continue reading Fieldtrip Efteling aftermovie

My Internship at Efteling

“Hi everyone, my name is Mireille van Berkum. Until now, my internship has been a crazy rollercoaster ride. Maybe that sounds a little bit cliché, however the first weeks of my internship was not what I had expected. Six weeks into my internship at Beekse Bergen, I had to stop due to unfortunate events. This resulted into finding myself a new internship. During this period … Continue reading My Internship at Efteling

Plopsaland de Panne update

Read about Danielle’s experience at Plopsaland de Panne: “Three months have passed, I am halfway there. It is better than I would expected at first. I was somewhat resistant in the beginning, as you might imagine, because it turned out to be a bit difficult after a month or so. Being away from my family, not studying anymore…. However, everything has changed. Instead of travelling … Continue reading Plopsaland de Panne update

Dubai Entertainment Amusement & Leisure Show

“Hello everyone, my name is Romesh Popelier. Currently I’m doing my internship. Next to my study at NHTV I’m studying Mechanical Engineering in Eindhoven to reach my dreamjob in the theme park industry as a ride engineer. At the Euro Attractions Show in Gothenburg last year I spoke with Jeroen Nijpels of JN Entertainment & Leisure Consultancy. Jeroen’s company represents different suppliers in the industry. … Continue reading Dubai Entertainment Amusement & Leisure Show

Year 2 placement: Plopsaland De Panne

I am Daniëlle, a second year student of Attractions & Theme Park Management. My placement is at Plopsaland De Panne, which is located in the south of Belgium near the coast. It helps that the same language is spoken, global companies are to be found here as well and that things, such as transportation, work pretty much the same. This makes it easier to get … Continue reading Year 2 placement: Plopsaland De Panne

2nd years report: First week at Walt Disney World

Do you know that moment when you feel so many different emotions at the same time? That was how this first week here in Orlando felt like. It was a crazy week – but certainly not the last crazy week – a lot of sight-seeing, meeting new people, learning and understanding things, and most importantly fun. On Monday we checked in at Vista Way, a … Continue reading 2nd years report: First week at Walt Disney World

Looking back, The Disney Internship

For me, doing my internship at the Walt Disney World Resort was a dream come true. The combination of living in the States, following collegiate courses and working in one of the four Disney theme parks made it to a once in a lifetime experience. The second years just started their program and I want to show you how it was for me, one year … Continue reading Looking back, The Disney Internship