Project Management Intern- Spring 2020 in Orlando, FL at Holiday Inn Club Vacations

Date Posted: 10/7/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Holiday Inn Club Vacations look for individuals who excel in their role, and are committed to delivering an exceptional experience for our guests, owners, and team members.  We look for individuals who are passionate in life and bring those qualities to work every day. Do you instill confidence, trust, and respect, encourage success and build relationships?  We’re looking for people like this to join our friendly, engaged, professional team.

 

To prepare and develop tomorrow’s leaders, the Resort Industry Student Experience (RISE) internship program provides the structure and resources to harness, teach, and grow talented students into successful career professionals through an immersive, holistic, and dynamic learning experience in the hospitality industry.

 

All internships will consist of hands on work, observations, special projects, leadership development, training, feedback and evaluations. Students will have the opportunity to form connections with both their peers and industry leaders who are in roles in both their own department and others.

 

Internships are approximately three months long with the potential opportunity for a second internship, full or part time employment, however placement is not guaranteed.

 

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

This experience is a 3 month long internship which will provide the opportunity to learn about Project Management and Information Technology in the Hospitality and Timeshare industry. The Project Intern will work on projects that will give hands-on experience with IT tools, project management/agile methodology, business analysis, process improvement, quality assurance and change management.

 

The Project Intern will regularly assist the Project Manager in leading and implementing Corporate Programs/Projects, with the potential to independently run smaller projects as directed. Under guidance of the PMO, the Project Intern will also initiate and contribute to the development of new processes within various areas of the business, as well as, the Strategic Program Management department.  The project intern will be responsible for project support and documentation and will gain detailed knowledge of the project life cycle.  To ensure the timely completion of projects, the Project Intern will support the tracking and status of all project deliverables.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND TASKS

  • Support project managers in managing schedules and milestones; ensuring that statuses are received from team members in a timely manner and assists with documentations and project deliverables
  • Supports the introduction, review and delivery of new processes. Assists with the creation of wireframes, mockups, layouts etc. and coordinate aspects of user testing and other work as assigned.
  • Participate in meetings, trainings, and networking events with the Academy of Learning and Development. This includes a team project to be presented to leadership at the conclusion of the internship

Job Requirements

  • Student pursuing a degree in Communications, Business, IT, or other relevant area of study
  • Ideal candidate would have an interest in learning and working on technical/web design projects, as well as business analysis and requirements gathering
  • Experience using Smartsheet is a plus
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to do research, gather content and organize information
  • Proficiency in prioritizing and organizing assignments
  • Ability to meet deadlines and work with internal team members while maintaining a self-directed approach to ongoing projects

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills, work ethic, and professional demeanor
  • Demonstrated commitment to customer service
  • Able to demonstrate flexibility and adaptability in the workplace
  • Ability to collaborate with a diverse population
  • Able to demonstrate a positive attitude
  • Proficient in Microsoft Visio, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook


QUALIFICATIONS

  • Enrolled in college/university courses within 6 months of the start of the internship (recent graduates may apply)
  • Preferred GPA of 3.0 or higher and be in current good standing with the college/university
  • Must be able to secure housing in the location of the internship for the duration of the internship
  • Must be able to pass and complete a background check
  • Must be able to complete entire program without interruptions

International Students   

To be eligible, you must be currently enrolled in a college/university in the United States and possess unrestricted US work authorization. Typically, this means international students must be studying on an F-1 or J-1 visa. Please contact your international student advisor if you have questions regarding your eligibility before you apply.