Have you ever want to coordinate your own charity fundraiser, fashion event or music festival? Event planning internships are a fantastic starting point for a career in event management. With the increasingly global nature of business, the demand for event managers is on the rise, in fact, The United States Labor Department projects that the number of meeting planner jobs will jump 16% over the next decade. By completing one of our event planning internships in the global capital of your choice, you’ll learn how to coordinate and execute exciting events.
Event planning internships allow you to explore your creative and organizational side. You’ll also focus on nailing the necessary details to direct large fashion or sports events, or even conferences, for a client.
If you possess a strong interest in building client relations and have the ability to produce the visualizations and concept developments needed for large parties and conventions, then Absolute Internship’s event planning program will suit you perfectly. We offer excellent opportunities for those pursuing events planning internships.
By completing an event planning internship through our program, your responsibilities will expose you to the beginning stages of theme development, all the way to booking speakers and arranging décor, coordinating event support and even security. You may also take part in team planning meetings that focus on establishing the budget and schedule of the event. Throughout your time abroad on the program, you may be involved in researching celebrity guest speakers, drafting letters to celebrity/VIP guests, and working closely with events managers to organize, record, and track progress.
Absolute Internship recommends that potential internship candidates possess excellent written and verbal communication skills, along with the ability to work independently for our competitive event planning internships abroad.
Event planning internships are available in all our program destinations. However, our top programs for event planning internships are: London, Madrid, Hong Kong, Shanghai and Singapore. Check out our intern blog to read about how it’s like to take part of Absolute Internship as an intern in event planning.