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Event Planning Assistant Intern (UNPAID)

Unpaid Internship13 - 15 hrs/wk

3 months ago


Intern will provide sales and planning support and will be the direct assistant for the Director of the Elite Event Co. Additional responsibilities may include social media management, client relationship management, and any ad hoc tasks assigned by members of the event coordination team. Intern will gain valuable experience in learning the foundations of the event planning world, develop professional communication skills and collaborative teamwork experience.

Required graduation year

2019 - 2026


Eligible candidates should be at least 18 years of age and have completed one year of college (32 credit hours). Candidates should major in hospitality management, event planning, sales, marketing, public relations, and communication or related areas. Previous experience in event planning or coordination is preferred, but not required.

About The SLMG Brand Management Group

The SLMG Cooperative Education Consortium (SLMG CO-OP) allows students and recent graduates to apply and exercise their theoretical knowledge and skills developed in college in a contemporary work environment. This is accomplished through strategic partnerships with established companies, small businesses, emerging brands, and accredited colleges/universities that provide opportunities for program participants to actively contribute to real projects and initiatives that align with their chosen career field. In short, interning here at SLMG gets you real work experience by working on real projects, with coaching and mentorship built in. You also get to put your natural talent to use and that stuff you learned in class. How awesome is that?
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Skills you'll need for this internship

    event management
    event planning
    public relations
    social media
    hospitality management


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What happens after you send in your application?

The SLMG Brand Management Group has not provided an expected interview date. Due to the volume of applications, The SLMG Brand Management Group has indicated that they will not follow up unless you are selected for an interview.

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People who completed this type of internship end up in the following types of jobs

Top majors

That get hired for this type of internship

  • Communication14%

  • Management Science11%

  • Marketing11%

  • Business Administration Management And Operations8%

  • Tourism And Travel Services Marketing Operations5%

  • 259 other majors48%

People who did this kind of internship end up at the following companies

  • Marriott
  • Walt Disney World
  • Target
  • Nordstrom
  • Enterprise Rent-A-Car


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Other essential interview questions:

  • How do you stay organized and prioritize tasks?
  • Tell me about a time when you had to deal with a last-minute change when planning an event.
  • What’s your experience with social media?
  • Where do you see yourself in five years?
  • How do you stay on budget for an event?
  • How do you stay aware of industry trends?
  • Do you prefer to work independently or on a team?
  • How do you measure the success of an event?
  • Tell me about a time when you had to deal with a difficult or angry client.
  • What event planning tools have you used?

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