As a paid employee, this position is part of the CU Conference Services (CUCS) team during the spring and summer months, working under the supervision of the Conference Manager, as well as working with all other CUCS professional staff, clients, and conference groups.
The Conference Services Intern is responsible for the day-to-day planning and implementation of 10-15 assigned summer conferences. The successful candidate will gain experience in planning and coordinating logistics, budget and contract management, conference implementation, communications, teamwork, and customer service. This position is based in the CU Conference Services office and is integral to the leadership, support, and coordination of summer conferences. Listed below are four categories and learning outcomes students will experience during their time within CU Conference Services.
Communication and Teamwork Skills
Critical Thinking and Logical Problem Solving
Preferred Qualifications & Skills
The Conference Services Intern earns $16.53 per hour. These hours are not to exceed 50 hours over a two-week pay period during the spring semester and 80 hours over a two-week pay period during the summer. Hours will flex from week to week based on conference and office needs. The schedule for this position will not allow for more than four consecutive vacation days during the summer. Time off requests are subject to supervisor approval and based on conference needs and staff availability. Due to the nature of the work, some early mornings, evenings, and weekend shifts will be required.
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First preference will be given to applications received by Dec.1, 2021. We anticipate this position to start in Jan. 2022. Position open until filled.
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