The Georgia Tech Athletic Hospitality (GTAH) Internship is designed for individuals interested in athletic event management and hospitality to gain a hands-on experience. Interpersonal, communication, organization, leadership, and multitasking skills are required and should be further developed throughout the internship. This experience will allow the intern an opportunity to work in the related industry in his/her future career.
The Hospitality Intern plays a vital role in the success of the hospitality program by supporting the Hospitality Manager and Assistant Manager. The intern contributes to the success of Georgia Tech Athletics' football, men's basketball and baseball premium seating operations and gameday management. Interns work closely with donors, GT Athletic Department Staff, and GTAH gameday staff.
Interns must be flexible with scheduling and willing to work extended hours on week nights and weekends. Ideal candidates must be available to work Friday-Sunday during football gameweeks and men's basketball and baseball home games. In addition, interns will have some administrative tasks in preparatin for gamedays.
The position will require a commitment to all six home football games and most mens' basketball and baseball games. Office hours range from 5-15 hours depending on workload. In-office days vary week to week based on need.
Experience in Event Management, Hospitality, Sport Management and/or Customer Service field is preferred.
Fall Internships are from July 15, 2022-December 15, 2022 & Spring Internships are from December 15, 2023-May 15, 2023.This is a paid position with a current rate of $12/hr.
Roles & Responsibilities
Assist in training FANgineers
Social media (live gameday presence and occasional graphic creation)
Uniform Management - in season
Work alongside another game-day intern for each home game
Manage 1/2 of all designated premium areas and respective FANgineers and lead suite stocking within Bobby Dodd Stadium
Oversee all FANgineers on game-week
Pre-stock West Suites post-game-day
Rotating with another gameday intern to cover all home games
Managing designated premium areas within McCamish Pavilion
Oversee all FANgineers on game-day
Pre-game prep and set-up
Special Events in Bobby Dodd Stadium (optional):
Assist GTAH Managers with event week preparation for premium areas
Manage 1/2 of all designated premium areas and respective FANgineers within Bobby Dodd Stadium
- Oversee all FANgineers on event-week
Assist GTAH Managers in flipping all premium areas back to gameday set up
Any additional expectations, duties and conduct will be communicated at the time of hire and throughout the internship as your skills grow.
- Undergraduate college degree preferred (or in progress - at least a 3rd year)
- Experience working in the Event Management, Hospitality or Customer Service field
- Experience in managing peers and having strong leadership skills while leading by example
- Strong communications skills (oral and written)
- Ability to think quickly and solve problems under pressure
- Outstanding organizational skills
- Attention to detail
- Team player mentality
- Dependable and dedicated work ethic
- Availability to work nights and weekends
- Ability to work all Friday Suite Stockings (6-8 hours), all Saturday Football home games (10-12 hours) & some Sunday re-stocks as needed (3-6 hours)
Each academic year, there are two internship positions with the current intern having the opportunity to return.
Those interested in becoming a Gameday Intern for the next academic semester must complete the online application. After completing the application, please send your resume and cover letter to Day Prescott ([email protected]).
The online application will open in May 2022 and close once all positions are filled. The hiring manager will contact you after your application has been reviewed. Interviews will begin in June 2022 and will be on a rolling basis as applications are submitted. Offer letters will be sent by end of June 2022. Mandatory training will be held in-person in July 2022 (details following signed offer letter).