Special Events and Operations Internship Fall

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Work to prepare for and carry out WaterFire, focusing on special events, receptions, performers and operations-related tasks. Partake in a variety of activities including clerical and administrative tasks, assist with event planning and coordination. Assist with set up and breakdown of event venues; work with volunteers to complete tasks and projects, conduct research directed toward event-related artwork and performance.


WaterFire is a seasonal event, and responsibilities will vary accordingly per the discretion of WaterFire Providence administration.
• Set-up, decorating and management of reception spaces
• Set-up and management of performance areas and stages
• Shopping and materials research
• Park cleanup
• Volunteer management
• Event site breakdown
• Correspond with vendors, performers and affiliates


Must be a confident manager and capable delegator.
Must have sound communication skills and be a great listener.
Must be responsible and have a strong sense of professionalism.
Must have genuine interest in art, culture and community, and WaterFire.
Must have a sense of humor.
Must possess a valid Driver’s License.
Must be competent in Microsoft Office, and have general computer and Internet knowledge.

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