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A Real-Life Work Experience for College Students
Louisville Tourism is charged with the task of marketing Louisville as a premier destination for conventions, trade shows, corporate meetings, large events, and leisure travel. The Bureau offers enthusiastic, creative and highly-motivated college students the opportunity to be part of an exciting internship program designed to train the next generation of destination management professionals with the skills necessary to become an exceptional leader in Louisville’s tourism industry.
Depending on the concentration of the department the intern is assigned to, Louisville Tourism interns can have the opportunity to enhance or develop strong skills in the following areas:
Applicants must be reliable, resourceful individuals with an enthusiastic interest in promoting Louisville as a destination, as well as meet the following requirements to be eligible:
Compensation & Duration
Interns receive an hourly rate of pay. The duration varies based on the needs each department. Interns are considered part-time, eligible to work up to 23 hours per week within the LCVB office hours. Participation in activities/events beyond normal office hours may be required. In addition, interns receive a reimbursement for any mileage incurred. College credit is also available (when applicable).
Intern opportunities are ongoing, and applications are accepted year-round. Submit resume and cover letter to Melissa Sparks, firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include what time frame you are interested in, earliest start date, and a brief description of your interest and what goals you are looking to accomplish during this experience.