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Conference and Events Services

  • An internship in Conference and Events Services builds on students’ educational and professional backgrounds with hands-on experience planning meetings, conferences, and events at the Center.

Overview

The Conference and Events Services Office supports Carter Center programs and departments by planning and executing conferences, media events, and social events to meet Center objectives. The Events Office works with every program and department at The Carter Center, in addition to working with outside clients to execute high-level, high-profile events. The department also markets Carter Center facilities to outside organizations, assists external clients with planning, and executes their events within The Carter Center facilities.

The Conference and Events Services intern will work in an open and instructive environment with tailored assignments to suit each intern's educational and professional goals. Tasks may include marketing for prospective clients, setting up for events, and communicating with current clients. Prospective interns must be detailed oriented, deadline conscious, and professional.

Number of Interns per Semester: 1

Applicant Preferences

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Attention to detail
  • Appreciation of critical path and thorough follow-through
  • Background, either academically or experientially, in the hospitality industry, (i.e. catering, hotel, or conference centers), marketing, or management are preferred

Typical Projects

  • Accompany staff on site visits
  • Work with external event sponsors
  • Assist Events staff in executing events
  • Generate Events-specific social media content
  • Attend pre-conference planning meetings
  • Maintain Events' files, as well as client and financial databases
  • Update and disseminate event information to The Carter Center as a whole
  • Coordinate with an internal department to facilitate meetings and conferences

Interested in applying for an internship in our Conference and Events Services OfficeCheck out the application deadlines >

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Application Deadlines

Internships

FALL (late August – early December)
Deadline: June 15


SPRING (mid-January – early May)
Deadline: Oct. 15


SUMMER (mid-May – mid-August) 
Deadline: March 1

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