Special Events Interns

Philadelphia Intl AirportPhiladelphia, PA

2 months ago


Job Title

Special Events Intern

Job Location

PHL Airport

Job Overview

  • We are seeking a motivated and enthusiastic individual to join our team as a Special Events Intern.
  • In this role, you will have the opportunity to gain hands-on experience in event planning and execution, working closely with our team to ensure successful events at PHL Airport.
  • This internship is a great opportunity for individuals interested in the event management industry and offers valuable networking and professional development opportunities.


  • Competitive hourly rate


  • Assist in the planning and coordination of special events at PHL Airport, including but not limited to conferences, trade shows, and promotional events
  • Collaborate with event team members to develop event timelines, budgets, and logistical plans
  • Coordinate with vendors and suppliers to ensure smooth event execution
  • Assist with event setup, including arranging furniture, setting up equipment, and preparing event materials
  • Provide on-site support during events, including greeting guests, managing registrations, and addressing any issues or concerns that may arise
  • Assist with post-event activities, such as gathering feedback, compiling event summaries, and evaluating success metrics


  • Must be currently enrolled in a college or university program
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work well in a fast-paced and dynamic team environment
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Must be detail-oriented and have a strong attention to detail
  • Flexibility to work evenings and weekends, as needed

We're excited for you to apply!

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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
Estimated Monthly Living Expenses

For Philadelphia, PA | $3,803/mo

  • Housing/Rent$1,742

  • Miscellaneous$942

  • Food$497

  • Transportation$314

  • Utilities$308


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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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