Conference & Event Services Intern

Support the planning and execution of great large-scale events!

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The Conference & Event Services (CES) office focuses on marketing the University event resources and coordinating large-scale events that use multiple venues and services on campus such as residence hall accommodations, meeting rooms, special event space, catering and parking. The CES office acts as the central point of contact for both internal and external clients, providing accurate information and handling requests for conferences, camps, meetings and events.  CES also assists the University by recruiting and hosting youth camps and conferences during the summer months, which is a great opportunity to seek out potential new student enrollment opportunities.

The Conference & Event Services intern supports this work by assisting with contracts, the creation and testing of registration systems, and answering client questions.

Position Details

  • Work Hours: 8 am - 4:30 pm
  • Hours per Week: Up to 20 during the academic year, up to 40 in summer
  • Hourly Rate: Starting at $13.50 (to be increased by September 26)

Responsibilities

CES is seeking a student assistant to help in a variety of areas, including but not limited to:

Requirements

Required Qualifications

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently. Must be able to meet deadlines.
  • Attention to detail and good customer service skills.
  • Accurate data entry, excellent organizational skills.
  • Must be at least 19 years of age and have a valid Driver’s License with clean driving record (no moving violations in the last 2 years). 
  • Successful completion of a background check required.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in planning events.
  • Familiarity with UMN venues.
  • Preferred applicants are able to commit to a minimum of one year of employment with the department.
  • Experience working with Housing & Residential Life also preferred.