Special Events Internship

Special Events Internship

Lake Forest College seeks an intern to assist the College staff plan and coordinate special events and activities that take place on the campus.  This is a unique opportunity for students pursuing a career in  hospitality, hotel management and/or public relations.  

 

This internship will last for one year (from June 1, 2014 – May 31, 2015).  The successful candidate will work up to 24-26 hours per week, with the majority of the hours scheduled from Wednesday through Sunday. 

 

This is a  paid internship that can include on campus housing for the duration of position.

 

Qualifications include:

 

  • Active pursuit of a post high school degree in hotel management, public relations, hospitality management, marketing management or a related field
  • Completion at  least one year of post high school education in hotel management, public relations, hospitality management, marketing management or related field
  • Must be able to think strategically; identify issues and offer creative, reasonable solutions
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills required
  • Strong computer skills including Microsoft Word and Excel required
  • Strong organizational, project management and communication skills required
  • Prior event and meeting planning experience helpful

 

Please send a resume, cover letter and three references via email to stepek@lakeforest.edu.