Resort Activities Intern - R.I.S.E. Program - De Soto - job 854446

Holiday Inn Club Vacations

Date: 06/11/2021

City: De Soto, Missouri

Employment type: Full-time

Holiday Inn Club Vacations Incorporated looks for individuals who excel in their role and are committed to delivering an exceptional experience for our guests, owners, and team members. We look for individuals who are passionate in life and bring those qualities to work every day. Do you instill confidence, trust, and respect, encourage success and build relationships? We're looking for people like this to join our friendly, engaged, professional team.

To prepare and develop tomorrow's leaders, the Resort Industry Student Experience (RISE) internship program provides the structure and resources to harness, teach, and grow talented students into successful career professionals through an immersive, holistic, and dynamic learning experience in the hospitality industry.

All internships will consist of hands on work, observations, special projects, leadership development, training, feedback and evaluations. Students will have the opportunity to form connections with both their peers and industry leaders who are in roles in both their own department and others.

Internships are approximately three to six months long. At the completion of the internship there may be the opportunity for seasonal, full- or part-time employment, however placement is not guaranteed.

As a Resort Activities Intern within the Resort Industry Student Experience program, you will be responsible for ensuring guest satisfaction, and maintaining service standards, cash control accountabilities and cleanliness of all associated areas including activity center, arcade, guest events and all outdoor amenities. Perform quick service food attendant duties.


  • Executing all resort activities and events (to include birthday parties). Prepare food and provide beverages to guests. Sells tickets using cash and credit card machine for the waterpark and register guests.

  • Consistent cleaning of activity center, arcade, amenities including but not limited to dusting, vacuuming, hosing off decks, pick up trash, sanitizing, window washing, scrubbing tiles, empty and re-bag trash bins.

  • Performs other tasks as assigned.

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee in this position. It is not intended to give all details or a step-by-step account of the way each procedure or task is performed. The incumbent is expected to perform other duties necessary for the effective operation of the department.


  • Student pursuing a degree in Sports and Recreation Management, Communications, Business, Event Management, Hospitality Management or other relevant area of study

  • Experience working in hospitality, food & beverage, hotel operations or related area is a plus

  • Strong organizational skills

  • Ability to do research, gather content and organize information

  • Proficiency in prioritizing and organizing assignments

  • Ability to meet deadlines and work with internal team members while maintaining a self-directed approach to ongoing projects

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Strong interpersonal skills, work ethic, and professional demeanor

  • Demonstrated commitment to customer service

  • Able to demonstrate flexibility and adaptability in the workplace

  • Ability to collaborate with a diverse population

  • Able to demonstrate a positive attitude

  • Effectively communicate in English – bilingual is a plus


  • Enrolled in college/university courses or has graduated within the last six months

  • Preferred GPA of 3.0 or higher and be in current good standing with the college/university

  • Must be able to secure housing in the location of the internship for the duration of the internship. Some but not all resorts, will be able to provide housing options.

  • Must be able to pass a background check.

  • Must be able to complete entire program without interruptions

International Students

To be eligible, you must be currently enrolled in a college/university in the United States and possess unrestricted US work authorization. Typically, this means international students must be studying on an F-1 or J-1 visa. Please contact your international student advisor if you have questions regarding your eligibility before you apply.


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