MANAGEMENT TRAINEE PROGRAMME History


We would like to introduce you to all the management trainees who have ever taken part in and successfully completed our unique programme. Get to know the management positions of tomorrow and be inspired.
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Michelle Lichter

23 years, Braunschweig - Germany

Why a trainee programme of all things?
"During my trainee programme I hope to improve my theoretical knowledge from my bachelor studies and also my practical know-how.
Working in this industry will expand my knowledge in the hotel business. Understanding the big picture of this business and work effective."

What are you aiming to be at DORMERO?
"With all that experience I am ready to take more responsibility. My personal goal is to become Hotel Manager. But basically I am looking forward to show my assets and find my way with DORMERO."

What do you enjoy most?
"Working with people, diversified tasks and the combination of creative thinking and structural procedure. I think it is really exciting to work in all departments at a hotel to understand every job from every point of view."

Do you have a favourite hotel, if so which one?
"At this point I can say DORMERO Hotel Berlin. It was love at first sight. I love the facility, the ambience and the architecture – it is"

Maximilian Marten

24 years, Hanover - Germany

Why a trainee programme of all things?
„Because you will never get a greater chance to make career in such a shorttimeframe and learn so much. Not only technical themes, but also personal things.“

When did you start at DORMERO?
„Since 2015 as reception agent in Hanover and since mid 2016 as trainee.“

What are you aiming to be at DORMERO?
„Hotel Manager.“

What do you enjoy most?
„The direct contact and entertainment withand for the guest.“

Do you have a favourite hotel, if so which one?
„Hanover, where everything began.“

Philipp Al Shamaa

26 years, Chemnitz, city of Karl Marx - Germany

Why a trainee programme of all things?
„For me a trainee programme is the best way to get substantialy and professionaly prepaired for my business future. For that you need a company ith strong perspectives, like DORMERO.“

What are you aiming to be at DORMERO?
„My communicative artery, as well as my urge to take over responsibility are strong indicators, which will hopefully guide me into the right position. Identification and reliability are very important to me. Only when you love your work, you will do it best.“

What do you enjoy most?
„I enjoy most getting to know every member of this company and the different structures on all levels and in all departments of DORMERO. I am very happy and curious of my new duties and challenges.“

Do you have a favourite hotel, if so which one?
„Unfortunately until now I only know the DORMERO Hotel Berlin Ku'Damm, which impressed me in a positive way. It has an incredible beautiful interior, a complex architecture and a nice team. But I am very happy to get to know the other 11 hotels.“

Anne Wetzenstein

25 years, Meiningen - Germany

Why a trainee programme of all things?
„The programme offers an huge diversity and I have the opportunity to learn a lot of different things within a very short time.“
How did you come across DORMERO?
„Years ago I was a guest at the DORMERO Hotel Hanover and enjoyed the stay. A friend of mine told me about the trainee programme at the company and I knew that this is the challenge I have always been looked for.“

What are you aiming to be at DORMERO?
„I am interested in the convention sales department.“

Which task don't you like at all??
„Following the motto: „In the middle of a difficulty lies opportunity.“ (A. Einstein)“

Phillip Claas Schega-Emmerich

27 years, Gifhorn - Germany

Why a trainee programme of all things?
“I completed two courses in gastronomy and have been able to gain a lot of practical experience already. The programme offers me an opportunity as the perfect path into management.”

What are you aiming to be at DORMERO?
“My aim is to be Hotel Manager.”

What do you enjoy most?
“Lots of travelling and gaining new experiences is the bee’s knees for me.”

Which tasks don’t you like at all?”
“I can’t stay in my office chair for eight hours, I have the urge to be very active.”

Do you have a favourite hotel, if so which one?
“The DORMERO Hotel Stuttgart is my absolute favourite.”

Sarah Behrens

28 years, Braunschweig - Germany

Why a trainee programme of all things?
“I was given the opportunity to learn a great deal in theory and practice within a very short time. And from every single one of the employees in the company.”

How did you come across DORMERO?
“Right back at you: How can you not come across DORMERO somewhere at some time or other?”

What are you aiming to be at DORMERO?
“The position of F&B Cost Controller would be my dream job.”

What do you enjoy most?
“Working with young, cool, exceptional, sometimes a bit mad people who have the same goal.”

Do you have a favourite hotel, if so which one?
“The DORMERO Hotel Kelheim is the most beautiful hotel for me personally. It exudes a very special rustic and at the same time modern charm.”

Konstantin Faßbender

24 years, Wuppertal - Germany

Why a trainee programme of all things?
“Trainee programmes are a very good introduction to the practical world of work after a course that is rather heavily weighted with theory. Particularly in the hotel industry.”

How did you come across DORMERO?
“Through word-of-mouth and the Internet.”

What are you aiming to be at DORMERO?
“I am aiming for the position of Hotel Manager.”

What do you enjoy most?
“Being able to gain new helpful experiences every day, especially in F&B, is the best thing for me.”

Which tasks don’t you like at all?”
“As you often have to commute between the hotels and head office as a trainee and you’re often on the road, being in a traffic jam is really not very nice at all. I also don’t like the accounting work that much.”

Janine Petit

26 Jahre, Saarland - Deutschland

Warum ausgerechnet ein Trainee Programm?
"Ein Trainee Programm ist ein guter Weg um, praktische Erfahrungen in Führungspositionen zu erlangen, die Branche detailliert kennen zu lernen, das in Ausbildung und Studium erlernte anzuwenden und heraus zu finden in welchem Bereich/ Abteilung der Hotellerie die eigenen Stärken liegen."

Was macht dir am meisten Spaß?
"Am meisten Spaß macht mir die Arbeit am Gast und im F&B Bereich. Aber auch im Sales fühle ich mich sehr wohl, da es eine sehr abwechslungsreiche und lebendige Abteilung mit tollen Kollegen ist."

Welche Aufgaben magst du so gar nicht?
"Am wenigsten mag ich die Arbeit am Front-Office, da mir dort die Bewegung fehlt und die Arbeit zu eintönig ist."

Hast du ein Lieblingshotel, wenn ja welches?
"Mein Lieblingshotel ist auf jeden Fall das DORMERO Hotel Stuttgart, da es ein sehr großes, vielseitiges, besonderes und abwechslungsreiches Haus ist, indem niemals Langeweile eintritt.

Vanessa Kämper

23 years , Hattingen - Germany

Why a trainee programme of all things?
“I wanted to definitely get an in-depth insight after studying and get my first practical experiences. Today I think that the trainee programme is the perfect transition from studying into professional life.”

What are you aiming to be at DORMERO?
“Hotel Manager.”

What do you enjoy most?
“Travelling and working in different teams is what I enjoy most. This variety and the challenges associated with that are very appealing to me.”

Do you have a favourite hotel, if so which one?
“Every DORMERO hotel has its own unique charm but I would nevertheless say that I feel like the DORMERO Hotel Berlin Ku'damm is like a second home to me.

Nico Piepenschneider

26 years, Braunschweig - Deutschland

Why a trainee programme of all things?
“During the trainee programme you are taught a huge amount of knowledge and gain vast experience in a condensed form that can be combined superbly with a theoretical course of study.”

What are you aiming to be at DORMERO?
“The position of Marketing Manager most appeals to me.”

What do you enjoy most?
“During your time as a trainee you get to know lots of different people which enriches you on a personal level.”

Which tasks don’t you like at all?”
“I don’t like the work in the banqueting area much.”

Do you have a favourite hotel, if so which one?
“I like the DORMERO Hotel Stuttgart and DORMERO Schlosshotel Reichenschwand best."

Jelena Marczinzik

29 years, Bad Malente / Gremsmühlen - Germany

Why a trainee programm of all things?
„With my bachelor and master degree I acquired a theoretical basis. Now with the traineeship I would like to extend my practical knowledge and to get some insights into all departments of the hotel business.“

What are you aiming to be at DORMERO?
„My plans for the future are to take over a responsible position and make an active contribution to the positive development of the DORMERO Hotel AG.“

What do you enjoy most?
„I enjoy most having contact and working with so many different personalities. Of course almost everyone who works in the gastronomy mention that. But I always try to imagine into the guest’s situation and make them feel well treated, comfortable and welcomed. Finally when I am on vacation, I want to be treated the same way. I always keep that in my mind.“