The Meetings and Events intern will gain experience in event planning in a variety of forms, specifically through working on Americans for the Arts national events. Depending on the applicable semester, interns will work on events such as the National Arts Awards, Annual Convention, National Arts Marketing Project Conference and Arts Advocacy Day. Depending on the semester, the intern may also have the opportunity to work with staff during an event for onsite logistical experience.
As a result of the internship experience, the intern will gain a knowledge base that may be applied to a career in the meetings and events field. Applicable skills may include knowledge of vendor or site selection process, event logistics and onsite coordination, as well as technical computer skills such as Microsoft Excel and data entry.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: