Event Planning Interns

Children And Families Of IowaFairfield, IA

a month ago


Job Title

Event Planning Internship

Job Location

Fairfield, Iowa

Job Overview

Cambridge Investment Research, Inc. is offering an exciting Event Planning Internship for college students. As an intern, you will have the opportunity to gain practical knowledge and insight into the financial services industry. You will work alongside industry professionals to coordinate various corporate events, both in person and virtually. This internship may require occasional travel to events.


  • $16-18 per hour


As the Event Planning Intern, you will:

  • Help plan the Summer Party for Cambridge home office staff
  • Coordinate company lunches and assist with regional events
  • Handle logistics and event day details for virtual webinars
  • Create Cvent registration sites for upcoming events
  • Research ideas for giveaways and innovative concepts for company events
  • Contribute to the planning aspects of our annual national conference
  • Provide positive customer service through email and phone inquiries
  • Collaborate with team members, present ideas at meetings, and interact with leadership
  • May be required to travel to events during the internship


Students studying event planning, event management, hospitality management, communications, marketing, business administration, public relations, or a similar major will likely be the most successful in this role.

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Career Paths

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 Fairfield, IA | $3,023/mo

  • Housing/Rent$1,063

  • Miscellaneous$845

  • Food$457

  • Utilities$342

  • Transportation$316


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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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