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VisitErie Internships

VisitErie offers college students a valuable opportunity to gain hands-on experience in the tourism, marketing and hospitality industries. Internships are offered on a semester-by-semester basis in the fields of Marketing and Convention Sales. VisitErie internships are unpaid, but can be redeemed for college credit based on campus requirements.

Interns work a fixed schedule of 15-25 hours per week, depending on credit requirements and the student’s schedule. Selected interns must be able to complete their hours between Monday and Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. All VisitErie employees and interns are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and show proof of vaccination.

Due to the nature of our work, VisitErie works with many different community partners. VisitErie’s goal is to provide interns with a well-rounded experience, including the opportunity to see as much as possible, and meet the community partners who may expand your view of the hospitality industry.

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Convention Sales Intern

An internship with VisitErie’s Convention Sales Department offers college students an exciting opportunity to work alongside sales staff on a range of real-world tasks, including sales, research, marketing and event management. Responsibilities include assisting the Director of Convention Sales and Services in the development of effective sales strategies to promote Erie as a premier conference destination, researching and analyzing data on VisitErie’s target markets and assisting in prospecting.

Marketing and Social Media Intern

VisitErie’s Marketing and Social Media Intern will gain hands-on experience in the tourism and hospitality industry, assisting the Director of Marketing and Research on a variety of projects. Responsibilities include coordinating with staff to contribute to an organizational content calendar, creating and scheduling social media content as directed, and assisting in research and execution of a variety of VisitErie marketing and promotional objectives.

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