Amusement Park Entertainment and Events Intern
If you want to learn entertainment and event operations, management skills and business leadership, this is your opportunity! This position offers many demanding challenges in a fun and engaging atmosphere. The intern will assist the supervisor and director in managing the Entertainment department. The position involves many aspects of theme park operations, from personnel management to day-to-day processes and office administration. The chosen candidate will be able to develop leadership, communication, and management skills by collaborating with department management, leadership, employees, and guests.
The unique nature of a theme park offers experience in areas applicable to any business and valuable experience in a fun and rewarding industry.
Roles & Responsibilities:
- Assist with planning and executing special events, character meet & greets, shows and concerts.
- Perform administrative responsibilities, including budget tracking, maintaining punch lists, work orders, production calendars & timelines.
- Work closely with HR to ensure staffing needs are met. Assist with team member onboarding and training.
- Ensure accurate time records are maintained for in/out punches, breaks, and disputes.
- Ensure team member schedules are completed on time and meet all scheduling and budget guidelines. Approve time off, shift trades and switch requests.
- Proficient with Microsoft 365 applications, including Excel, Word Teams, SharePoint and OneDrive
- Must be self-motivated, detail-oriented, collaborate and work independently
- Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and effectively manage stress
- Confident when troubleshooting and problem solving
- Fast, intuitive learner with excellent listening skills
- Able to stand and walk for extended periods
- Effective verbal and written communication skills
- Able to work outside in all summer weather conditions
- Independent, resourceful worker
- Lift and carry up to 50lbs
Business Management; Hospitality Management; Event Management; General Business; Finance; Management; Marketing; any major that deals with people or leadership.
April/May–August/September 2024. Weekends only April-May, full time between Spring and Fall semesters, and optional weekends only after the Fall semester begins. Flexible dates are available.
- Competitive pay rate, plus bonuses
- Season-end bonus program
- Housing available
- Uniforms provided
- 45-50 hours a week during park season, no time-and-a-half
- Must be able to commit to working a flexible schedule, including nights, weekends, and holidays
- Students selected for this position will work 500-700 hours during the spring and summer
- Free admission to park on days off and access to friends & family tickets