15193 Olive Blvd
The Butterfly House, a division of the Missouri Botanical Garden, is looking for interns in their Special Events Department. Qualified candidates will possess a professional, service-oriented attitude, enthusiastically performing a wide variety of tasks, including: client interaction, project preparation and staffing during both business hours and after-hours events. A Special Events Intern is energetic, flexible, punctual, and dependable.
Primary Responsibilities: provide efficient special events support, assist special events staff with weddings and receptions, maintain client correspondence and perform clerical work. A special events intern must be able to work Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays including evenings (as late as 10 pm) as this is when most events occur. Ideal candidates must have the ability to perform physically demanding tasks in all weather conditions.
Interns should be working towards or have recently completed a degree in Event Planning or related field with at least a 3.0 GPA. If the internship is for college credit, the number of hours is set by the college. However, the Butterfly House requires interns to contribute a minimum of 140 hours per internship. Interns are required to work a minimum of one four (4) hour shift per week and not to exceed sixteen (16) hours per week.