Summer Internship - Recreation- ResortQuest, Northwest Florida
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Summer 2013 Internship!

May 20, 2013- August 11, 2013 (12 weeks)

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Come have fun on the beach this summer with

ResortQuest By Wyndham Vacation Rentals in Northwest Florida

, while working for school credit!

ResortQuest Northwest Florida

is a large real estate and vacation rental management company. Our territory in Northwest Florida runs along the Emerald Coast from Gulf Shores, Alabama to Panama City Beach, Florida where we manage approximately 3000 vacation rental units. The vacation rental units that we manage are primarily beach houses and condominiums, with the majority of those units actually located on the beach. Our busy season is from Memorial Day to Labor Day and our internship program runs for 12 weeks in the summer and is flexible to accommodate your school schedule.

Internship Objectives:
We want your internship experience with

ResortQuest Northwest Florida

to be a beneficial, educational experience! We will support you in attaining school credit for your time with us. Our goal is to share with you an overall operational understanding of our property management business, with an emphasis on commercial recreation, in a resort setting; specifically with recreational programming for our guests and their children with an emphasis on our KIDS CLUB!



Do I have what it takes?

We are seeking enthusiastic, energetic, customer service driven, college students, majoring in hospitality, to join

ResortQuest Northwest Florida

for an exciting and educational summer internship! We will first consider seniors and then juniors, who are currently enrolled in a college or university hospitality program. A minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 and previous customer service experience is preferred.

Is this a paid internship?

YES. We pay $10/hr! This is a paid internship opportunity. Expect to work at least 40 hours a week. The ability to work a flexible schedule is required. In the hospitality industry evenings, weekends and holiday work is required. Any school coursework is expected to be completed on your own time. Paychecks are issued bi-weekly, however, your first paycheck my take three weeks to be issued, please plan your finances accordingly.

Will ResortQuest Northwest Florida help to secure housing?

YES. For non-local interns, we understand that affordable housing is often difficult or impossible to obtain if you were to try to secure it yourself. We will assist in securing student paid, shared, furnished accommodations. Each student will pay per month for housing, which will be automatically deducted from your paycheck. A housing agreement will be in place which will require a deposit which is refundable unless the housing agreement is breached.

Will I need to provide my own transportation?

YES. All housing options will be offsite and transportation is NOT provided by

ResortQuest Northwest Florida

and will be the responsibility of the student. Your work location may not be within walking or riding distance from your housing location.

Additional Requirements:
Registered for college credit for internship

Seeking a degree in Recreation or related field

CPR Certification (must be valid for the entire internship)

Mandatory start date of May 20

Earliest end date is August 12th (extensions may be provided.

You will have to arrange your own housing as ResortQuest sponsored housing will end August 12th.)

Students are required to work +/- 40 hrs/wk and must be able to work a flexible schedule which may include: nights, weekends, holidays, overtime and on-call. Thusly, no time off will be allowed for trips/travel, weddings, family reunions, etc.


Hotel/Resort Operations

Primary Location

United States of America- Florida-Destin

Other Locations

United States of America- Florida-Fort Walton Beach, United States of America- Florida-Panama City Beach, United States of America- Florida-Miramar Beach

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Oct 1, 2012, 6:04:27 PM

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