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Events Summer Internship

Moonrise Hotel F&B St. Louis, MO
  • $10.00 Hourly
  • Temporary / Seasonal
  • Employer Very Likely to Respond

Moonrise Hotel is hosting a Summer Hospitality Internship for Events. 

What the Internship consists of:

  • 12 weeks at Moonrise Hotel in Events starting on Tuesday 5/28 (the day after Memorial Day) and ending on Friday 8/18
  • Time will be spent rotating through each department in order to train in specific jobs and shadow the Food & Beverage and Sales/Catering management team.
  • A general overview of your time at Moonrise will be as follows:
  • Week One: Introduction to Hotel and other Interns.  Culture Training with Interns and recent New Hires on Thursday May 30th, followed by a luncheon.  This week will be spent in the Administrative Office learning from the General Manager or Assistant General Manager, Accounting Manager, and Manager of Human Resources.  Business casual attire. 
  • Week Two:   This week you will spend time shadowing the Sales Managers in their office.  You will learn how the Sales Managers contract, coordinate and negotiate for large groups to stay at the hotel in group blocks and learn about Corporate Negotiated Accounts (aka BT) an industry standard in all hotel sales offices.  Business casual attire. 
  • Week Three: Catering/Banquets.  During this week you will shadow the Catering Managers and learn how they sell our event spaces, food & beverage offerings, and function room setups.  You will also shadow the Banquets Manager to see how event are then executed.   All black business casual attire. 
  • Week Four: Front Desk and Reservations.  This week you will learn how to use our POS system (Opera), how to check guests in/out, how to deal with guest requests/complaints, for to make/cancel reservations and everything else Front Desk related.  You will be shadowing the Assistant General Manager and Senior Reservationist.  All black business casual attire. 
  • Week Five: Food & Beverage Morning/Afternoon.  During this week you will shadow the Director of Food & Beverage, Assistant Director of Food & Beverage, and Executive Chef to understand the ins and outs of how Food & Beverage Management functions at a hotel.  This week will mainly focus on breakfast service in the kitchen and dining room, room service, product ordering for F&B, and overall management.  Business casual attire. 
  • Week Six: Food & Beverage Evening.  You will continue to learn from the three managers from the week before but this week will mainly focus on dinner and bar service.  Business casual attire. 
  • Week Seven:   This week you will continue to spend time shadowing the Sales Managers in their office.  You will learn how the Sales Managers contract, coordinate and negotiate for large groups to stay at the hotel in group blocks and learn about Corporate Negotiated Accounts (aka BT) an industry standard in all hotel sales offices.  Business casual attire. 
  • Week Eight: Catering/Banquets.  During this week you will continue to shadow the Catering Managers and learn how they sell our event spaces, food & beverage offerings, and function room setups.  You will also shadow the Banquets Manager to see how event are then executed.   All black business casual attire. 
  • Week Nine: Food & Beverage Morning/Afternoon.  During this week you will continue to shadow the Director of Food & Beverage, Assistant Director of Food & Beverage, and Executive Chef to understand the ins and outs of how Food & Beverage Management functions at a hotel.  This week will mainly focus on breakfast service in the kitchen and dining room, room service, product ordering for F&B, and overall management.  Business casual attire. 
  • Week Ten: Food & Beverage Evening.  You will continue to learn from the three managers from the week before but this week will mainly focus on dinner and bar service.  Business casual attire. 
  • Week Eleven: Administrative Office.  More time in the office learning from the General Manager, Assistant General Manager, Accounting Manager, and Manager of Human Resources.  Use this week to ask questions about what you’ve learned thus far and see what else upper management can add on to what you have learned from each department.  Business casual attire. 
  • Week Eleven: What are you interested in?  Is there a department you’d like to learn more about or spend more time in?  We will ask you this during week eleven and then, based our observations, see where you as an individual should spend your final week in order to gain the most from this experience.  Attire dependent upon department placement. 

Please note that some weekends will be required.  Specifically weeks three, four, five, six, eight, nine and ten.  Potentially on week twelve depending on where you are placed. 

All required dress attire is listed at the end of each week.  More details will be provided in our Associate Manual.  We are paid Bi-Weekly and on these Fridays, associates are allowed to wear dark jeans for Pay Day Jean Day. 

Candidates must be enrolled in a Hospitality Program at an accredited university.

Interns are paid at a rate of $10 per hour. No tips can be accepted when assisting and learning from a tipped employee.  This program should be able to be used for credit at your University.  Please just let us know if there is any paperwork required on our in or if we need to speak to your professor in order for you to receive credit.

All employees, including interns, are provided a free meal per shift.  Meals are offered from 12pm-2pm for lunch and 4pm-6pm for dinner in the employee cafeteria. 

Housing is not offered for interns by Moonrise Hotel.  You will have to look into living expenses and housing on your own.  We are located near Washington University so there are plenty of student housing options to look into. 

The Moonrise Hotel in St. Louis, Missouri, blends cool modern design and quirky sophistication to create a truly unique boutique hotel experience. Located in The Loop- one of St. Louis' most vibrant shopping, dining and entertainment districts- the hotel offers guest a wide array of leisure activities.

We are a family of people who care about one another. From our guests, to our co-workers, to our community we put people’s needs first. We ASPIRE to help others and improve ourselves by being present, having a positive and respectful attitude, being honest and keeping our word, providing exciting service, and most importantly having fun!

ASPIRE:  To have great ambition and rise above the rest.

  • Attitude: A way of thinking or feeling which is usually reflected in one’s behavior. Be positive!
  • Satisfaction: Fulfillment of one’s wants, needs, or expectations. We always want to exceed guest’s expectations
  • Present: Fulfillment of one’s wants, needs, or expectations.
  • Integrity: The quality of being honest and having strong moral principles.
  • Respect: Admire someone deeply as a result of their abilities, qualities, or achievements.
  • Excitement: A state of increased energy or activity.  Have fun!

TOP REASONS TO INTERN FOR US:

  • We've got a great product to sell!
  • We have fun at work, but get the job done.
  • We are independently minded and we hire people that are the same way.
  • We take the competition seriously, but not ourselves.
  • We are lively, enthusiastic, and fast moving
  • We do what we say we are going to do and we are who we say we are.
  • We're colorful, quirky, and stylish!
  • We do not give you scripts, we like your free spirit, but we're professional.
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