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www.Visitportland.com
207-772-5800 | info@visitportland.com

Internship Program

Are you looking for an internship that will give you an experience that will really help you in the work world?


ORGANIZATION PROFILE

Visit Portland is a membership-driven, not-for-profit destination marketing organization. Our mission is to stimulate the economic vitality of Greater Portland by soliciting and servicing conventions, meetings, groups, and visitors and by promoting Greater Portland as a preferred destination. The Bureau is committed to is to providing visitors with a quality experience, second to none, by fulfilling the recreational, cultural, social and spiritual expectations of the traveling public.

CONCENTRATIONS

Marketing & Sales (Adverting, New Media, Event, Convention & Meetings)

Writing & Communications (Print, Digital)

Graphic Design (Print, Digital)

New Media (Website, Email, Social Media)

Hospitality & Tourism (Visitor Information, Convention, Membership, Advertising, Event)


HOW TO APPLY

Intern opportunities are ongoing. Applications are accepted year-round.

Submit resume and cover letter to Robert Witkowski at robert@visitportland.com

(Subject: INTERN + name) In your cover letter, please include what time frame you are interested in, earliest start date, and a brief description of your interest and what goals you are looking to accomplish during this experience. No phone calls or employment service vendors.


INTERNSHIP RESPONSIBILITIES

We want high-energy, goal-orientated individuals to promote Greater Portland-one of the premier tourism destinations in the world! We are seeking adaptive personalities with the ability to contribute to ongoing, time-sensitive projects using initiative directly impacting the economic vitality of the Greater Portland region.

Applicants must be reliable and resourceful individuals with an enthusiastic interest and/or knowledge of metropolitan Portland. Candidates will demonstrating proficiency in relevant programs, and the ability to work within a collaborative team environment promoting tourism to our area. Through our internship program, interns will experience all aspects of a DMO to assure familiarity with and sensitivity toward - activities and events, visitors, and business that comprise the organization's membership.

 

OUR INTERNSHIP OFFERS

  • Opportunity to have a direct national impact on the economic development of Greater Portland
  • Ambassador Pass (complimentary admission to over 40 area attractions for experience and familiarity)
  • Parking Pass in the Old Port
  • Downtown waterfront location for work and play
  • Real-world, multifaceted experience(s)
  • Networking opportunities
  • Fun, exciting work environment
  • Experience in planning, preparation and participation of major and minor events
  • Familiarity with Chicago and AP styles as well as online writing (blogging, social media, etc.)
  • Enhancing confidence along with project-management, time-management, and relationship-building skills
  • Unique opportunity to experience metropolitan area and tourism inside and out.
  • Addition of professional portfolio & CV projects.
  • Strong professional references and contacts
  • College credits (when applicable)


REQUIREMENTS

  • Valid ID and proof of citizenship
  • Interpersonal communication (verbal and written)
  • Climbing stairs
  • Light lifting
  • Frequent walking and standing
  • Possible driving
  • Computer work (typing, mouse work) and other repetitive activities

Internships are non-paying positions, but as you will be the face of Visit Portland, your resourcefulness and initiative will afford you the responsibilities, experience, and knowledge that will provide invaluable credentials for your professional career.

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