Employment Opportunities

IHLA Marketing & Events Internship Fall 2019

Duties & Responsibilities
The intern will primarily be responsible for assisting the Director of Education & Communications with the following:

Marketing & Social Media


-IHLA Educational Foundation Seminars
-Stars of the Industry: Central Illinois Regional, Chicagoland Regional, & State Luncheons


The Intern will report to the Director of Education & Communications and assist the Events Director as needed.

The Intern should be able to work at least 15-20 hours per week from the IHLA office for a minimum of 12 weeks.

Start Date: Monday 9/3/19 | End Date: Friday 11/26/19 
Ideal Schedule: Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and/or Fridays | 10:00am – 5:00pm

Qualifications and Experience

$13.00 / Hour 

IHLA’s Internship Program offers students a hands-on opportunity to learn about marketing, event planning, program management, and fundraising. It provides students with the opportunity to increase their hospitality industry knowledge and attend networking events with key players in the industry. It also provides an in-depth view of how associations operate and satisfies course credit in applicable cases.

To apply, please send a resume AND COVER LETTER to Karrie Teel at KTeel@IllinoisHotels.org by August 12, 2019. Those who do not submit a cover letter will not be considered. Candidates will be reviewed on a rolling basis, and those qualified will be scheduled for a phone or in person interview.