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Paid internship available for aspiring event planner

Areas of Study , Coursework , Marketing Stories | Jan 23, 2012 |

Are you interested in a career in event planning or event management?

Strengthen your résumé with a paid position as the Event Planning Intern for the Gabelli School of Business. All Gabelli students are eligible to apply for this position, which will be part-time and paid hourly. Hours will vary in quantity and schedule from week to week, depending on needs.

Positions available: 1
Application deadline: February 1, 2012


About the position:

The Gabelli administration is thrilled to announce a brand-new internship that is ideal for a current student who seeks hands-on work experience in the event-design industry. He or she will work directly with the school’s event manager, Angela Giovine (GSB ’04, GBA ’05), an entrepreneur who owns several other businesses in addition to her work at Fordham.

Internship responsibilities will include, but not be limited to:

  • Helping to design and execute Gabelli-sponsored student events on the Rose Hill campus and occasionally in other venues
  • Maintaining the Gabelli events calendar
  • Helping to plan and implement promotional campaigns to increase attendance at student events, using varied approaches such as social media, fliers/posters and direct e-mail
  • Assisting with planning functions such as room reservations, recruitment of speakers and presenters, and banquet/catering orders
  • Working on scene during events, including space setup and tear-down, on-site troubleshooting, audio-visual program assistance, and responding to guests’ needs

Benefits to your career:

For students who hope to work in the world of event planning and management, this internship offers a chance to:

  • Contribute creatively to program and event development
  • Learn to analyze and meet the needs of Gabelli students
  • Understand how to work as part of a team in a fast-paced industry
  • Develop your skills through actual experience


Application procedure:

Please send a résumé and cover letter to Angela Giovine at agiovine@limeevents.net no later than February 1, 2012. We regret that we can only respond to students who are being considered for interviews.

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