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Internship Program

GET REAL-WORLD EXPERIENCE THAT LASTS A LIFETIME

The Festival Festival is searching for energetic people to help us plan, market and implement our eight-day event, the National Cherry Festival and/or the Iceman Cometh Challenge. We are proud to offer several different lengths of internship for the Festival Foundation, including 30 week internships, 15 week internships and 3 week internships.

30 WEEK INTERNSHIPS

The Festival Foundation, Event Planning Internship provides knowledge and education on the process of event planning in several events including a 5k race, Leapin’ Leprechaun (LL5K), an eight-day festival, National Cherry Festival (NCF) and the Iceman Cometh Challenge (the largest one day point to point Mountain Bike race in the US).Interns work on projects and in areas including but not limited to sales, marketing, operations, logistics, volunteer management, ticketing, and social media under the close supervision of the Festival Foundation staff. The Festival Foundation works with universities in order to meet their respective requirements for students looking to receive credit for their internship.

For a link to the full internship description, please click here.

Applications for 15 & 30 week internships are being accepted until positions are filled. Please email resume and cover letter to internship@cherryfestival.org.

3 WEEK INTERNSHIPS

These shorter internships are a great lead in to learning about the National Cherry Festival’s ins and outs and prepare the student for a possible 15 or 30-week internship in the future years. These interns are engrossed in various aspects of the Festival. For more information, please click here. The projected dates of this internship are June 21, 2023 to July 12, 2022. Applications for this position are opened until filled.

To apply for a 3- week internship, please send cover letter and resume to internship@cherryfestival.org.
REGARDLESS OF THE POSITION YOU APPLY FOR, WE’D LIKE TO SEE THE FOLLOWING QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Strong organization and communication skills (both written and oral)
  • Proficiency with MS Office, Internet and Email
  • Competency in operating general office equipment
  • The ability to work well with others or alone
  • Motivated and detail oriented
  • Positive attitude and good sense of humor (We like to have fun!)
  • A desire for achievement, and a willingness to go above and beyond the call of duty to make it happen
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