MYSF TRAINING PROGRAM
Every year more than 24 million new and returning visitors come to San Francisco from all over the world. You may be the first person they meet. The impression you make and excellent service you offer will make an important difference to their visit. You are vitally important. We want our visitors to have a wonderful experience and return again and again. MYSF is designed to empower tourism employees by providing current destination knowledge about San Francisco.
- San Francisco Travel and Learn iT! teamed up to create a compelling interactive program with insider tips and tricks to help visitors enjoy the most popular attractions in San Francisco
- MYSF Insider – E-mails with tourism industry updates giving you the inside scoop on what’s coming up, and invitations to tourism industry professional’s special offers
- Thirty days of additional career development trainings on the Learn iT! online learning portal
- Employer accepted certification in tourism and destination expertise
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Click here to get started: Learn iT! Anytime - MYSF Tourism Certificate
The full training video is available free of charge with registration; the enrollment fee is charged at the time you decide to take the exam and become certified.
Enrollment Fee: $19.95
Bring MYSF Tourism Industry Certificate Training to your business, LearniT! also offers private on-site instructor led training with interactive activities. This training is recommended for those who want "expert" level certification.
Enrollment Fee: (10+ students minimum, $75/student)
Upcoming MYSF FAM Events:
The MYSF program is more than just an online class, it's a community. We host a wide variety of events that are exclusive to MYSF graduates, where attendees can continue to learn with first-hand experience about San Francisco.
For more information, please visit our Events Page.
MYSF Student Volunteers:
Attention all hospitality, recreation, parks, tourism, or culinary program students!
We want friendly, outgoing, and knowledgeable students to participate in the upcoming MYSF Fisherman’s Wharf Event + live certification class for volunteer hours.
Here's how to apply: Please send us a photo along with a caption, taken by you of your favorite San Francisco tourist destination to firstname.lastname@example.org by April 9 to qualify.
Additional Resources for MYSF Participants:
Dive deeper into San Francisco’s 19 neighborhoods; here are additional resources to discover subjects not covered in our training:
Resources referenced in training:
Additional Resources for Tourism Industry Job Seekers:
The Office of Economic and Workforce Development (OEWD) has teamed up with local hospitality industry employers, unions, and workforce education, training and service providers to coordinate the Hospitality Initiative.
The Hospitality Initiative offers a broad range of services to job seekers that are responsive to the workforce development needs of this industry. Check out their website here for more resources presented by the City of San Francisco to help you find employment in the hospitality industry: