Summer Internships: Keswick Hall

Interested in a summer internship? Check out these great opportunities at Keswick Hall Hotel at Monticello below!


Activities Assistant – Full Time – Starting at $10-$12/Hour Based on Experience

Knowledge and understanding of Keswick history as well as the following activities is required: Archery, volleyball, badminton, bocce ball, croquet, horseshoes and other indoor and outdoor activities. Duties will include participating in the daily “Stand-Up” meeting with Department Managers. The Coordinator will be required to generate participation in activities by circulating between the Hall, Club and Tennis & Aquatics Centre to offer the services to all Hall guests and Club members. Will be involved in organizing the activities through instruction and guidance to the participants. Qualified candidate must be very articulate, poised and comfortable discussing activities with guests and members on a daily basis. Prior experience and true interest in these types of activities is preferred.

Porter – Full Time & Part Time – Start at minimum wage but make GREAT tips!

Candidate will provide a positive first and last impression to guests as they arrive and depart the hotel by assisting with luggage, explaining in-room amenities and promoting all hotel facilities: restaurants, pools, recreational activities as well as local places of interest. Candidate must be friendly, articulate, well-groomed, have good communication and organizational skills with a willingness to learn. Candidates must possess strong customer relations skills, a positive attitude, and be willing to work in a team atmosphere.

Night Audit – Full Time – Start in the $14 Range – Great hours if you plan on continuing your education!

Ideal candidate for this position works well with minimal supervision, is well organized and has great attention to detail with strong numeric and analytical skills. Candidates should have a basic understanding of hotel operating systems, such as Epitome as well as above average computer literacy. Qualified candidates must possess a clean, neat appearance, have a friendly demeanor and be comfortable interacting with others. Must be proficient in English with a clear speaking voice and be able to work the night shift from 10:30 pm to 7am.

Front Desk Agent – Part Time with the Potential for Full Time – Start in the $12-$13 Range – A great place to start in the company!

The ideal candidate for this position works well under pressure; is well organized and able to multi-task comfortably. Candidates should have a basic understanding of hotel operating systems. Excellent communication skills required, plus sincerity in exceeding guest’s expectations. Qualified candidates must possess a clean, neat appearance, have a friendly demeanor and be comfortable interacting with others. Must be proficient in English with a clear speaking voice and be able to work varying hours.

Banquet Servers – On Call and AM Servers – Start in the $16 Range

The server is responsible for all aspects of food and beverage service to include, taking reservations, table service, setting and bussing tables, and the assurance that food served is well prepared, and is served in a timely manner. Qualified candidates will possess a solid work history in fine dining and have full weekend availability also.

Riverstone Inc. offers great full-time benefits including employee rates (and the potential to move between locations) at our highly accredited sister properties:

If interested, send your resume to the postings on the following Charlottesville Craigslist page:

Summer Internships: Spinnaker Resorts, Hilton Head Island

Description and Compensation

Spinnaker Resorts is looking for paid interns to work a summer long Activities Program at Spinnaker Resorts on beautiful Hilton Head Island, SC.  Get paid to play! And enjoy free housing near the beach, pool and tennis. Spinnaker is a Gold Crown Resort on a pristine island environment with parks, beaches, shopping and nightlife. To learn more about Hilton Head Island, check out .  Please note the length of the internship is Mid-May through Mid-August!

Minimum Qualifications

1. College student in Recreation, Leisure, Hospitality and Tourism Management, Health Studies, Sports, or Activities Program.

2.    Full time, Summer of 2012

3.   Provide own transportation to Hilton Head and daily to work.

4.   Must be eligible for an internship and sign an internship contract.

Basic Responsibilities

Assist Activities’ Coordinators in the day to day operations of a summer-long activities’ program at Spinnaker Resorts.  Interns must have excellent communication skills and a great attitude. The Activities’ Program is a 40 hour a week program encompassing a 5 day work week, overtime may be needed.  This is more than an internship! This is a busy program which will provide the intern with numerous opportunities for personal and professional growth.  Student Interns will learn to be a Director of Recreation and will also plan and promote new programs for the guests. Students will learn aspects of sales and marketing and also management. Previous interns get preference when year-round jobs become available.

Contact Info 

Please e-mail a resume and cover letter indicating why you would like this internship and special qualifications you might possess (arts and crafts talents, fitness (bike rides, pool aerobics), resort background, etc.) Also please mention your availability for work this summer (when your summer vacation begins and when it ends.) We prefer interns who can work Mid-May through Mid-August.

Contact:  Liza Chapman, Activities Director, Southwind Management
Email: or call 843-384-2203
DEADLINE: when filled

2012 Hospitality Student Conference


Please join JMU PCMA for the 2012 Hospitality Student Conference! JMU PCMA held the Conference for the first time last year and we are excited to be hosting it again this year. Students from both JMU and local universities will join on JMU’s campus with hospitality professionals for a day filled with networking and educational breakout sessions. It is PCMA’s goal that the Conference will serve as a great opportunity for you all to learn about the many facets of event planning within the Hospitality industry.

Date: Sunday, April 1st, 2012
Time: 10:00am-5:00pm
Location: JMU Festival Conference & Student Center
Registration Fee: only $10!

ANYONE is welcome to attend! PCMA is offering a diversified range of topics to meet a variety of different interests. Topics were designed for BOTH Hospitality and Sport and Recreation Majors to benefit from and enjoy!

There will be great food, great breakout session topics, and great guest speakers!

There will also be Registration Days to make it really easy and convenient for you to turn in your registration forms and fees. Members of the PCMA Hospitality Student Conference Council will be in the Godwin Study Lounge on Wednesday, March 21st, and Thursday March 22nd during the following times to answer any questions you have and to collect your registration forms.

Wednesday, March 21st:

Thursday, March 22nd:

PCMA will have forms available so no worries if you don’t already have one filled out!

For more details, please refer to:
-The attached registration form
-PCMA’s website,
-PCMA’s Facebook page, ‘2012 Hospitality Student Conference’

Volunteer Opportunity: Madipalooza


Do you need volunteer hours for class or an organization you are a part of? Madipalooza is looking for your help! Madipalooza is the second annual “Festival on the Festival” to gather students in campus wide spring festival to celebrate the end of the year. This year it will be April 14th from 1pm-7pm on the Festival Lawn. There will be lots of free food and awesome things todo. You can choose to volunteer for Commons days before the event (April 2-5 and April 9-12) or you can help out the day of in 2 hour increments. You you would like to volunteer the day of we ask that you attend one of the two training sessions on 4/13 5pm-6pm or 4/14 10am-11am. If you volunteer the day of you will receive a free t-shit as well as being able to attend the event. If you are interested click HERE to sign up!


Come out in your cocktail best and mingle & dance with other HTM & HSRM students at the Semi-Formal hosted by P.C.M.A. this Friday, March 16th! This event is FREE! Dates are welcome to attend. The event will be held in the Highlands Room of Festival from 7:00-9:00 PM! See you there!

Business Fashion Show


Join PCMA in Godwin 354 this Tuesday at 6:30 PM for a professional fashion show! Bring your friends and come watch members strut their stuff, modeling professional business attire, business casual attire, and “what not to wear” ensembles. This is a free event and a great opportunity to prepare for your summer internship interviews!

Volunteers needed!!

Volunteer Opportunity: Madicon

JMU’s Science Fiction Fantasy Guild is looking for volunteers for their annual convention. As they celebrate their 21st year, Madicon continues to provide various outlets of science fiction authors, gaming, live-action role-playing, and concerts to the Harrisonburg community and the surrounding areas. If you are back in the Harrisonburg area March 8-11, this is a great opportunity to help your fellow Dukes. Students will assist with registration, setting up, taking down, art rooms, vendor rooms, and LAN/console spaces, and miscellaneous duties. Students will also be able to see how a small convention can be managed entirely by students.

If you are interested in either volunteering or attending, contact the Danita Hodges ( or visit!

Summer Internships: Bethesda Country Club


Bethesda Country Club of Bethesda, MD is offering three great opportunities for summer internships!

1. Junior Food & Beverage Internship: 12 weeks – an overview internship where you will gain knowledge and understanding of the major facilities in the club’s food and beverage experience including the Cabana, stewarding/culinary, restaurants, and clubhouse operations

2. Senior Food & Beverage Internship: 12 weeks – an in-depth internship where you will gain knowledge and understanding of managing club food and beverage operations – designed for a student who has previous industry experience – will be responsible for the day to day operations of the Cabana food and beverage service and work directly with the Director of Restaurants

3. Club Operations Internship: 10 weeks – an in-depth internship where you will gain knowledge and understanding of the major facilities of the club member experience including the pool, golf, tennis, and clubhouse operations

For additional details and questions, please contact Peter Lovelace, Director of Operations at