Our RISE Internship Program
With our RISE (Resort Industry Student Experience) Internship Program, students can gain valuable experience and start an upward journey in the vacation ownership industry through a variety of fun and exciting internship opportunities with Holiday Inn Club Vacations.
A Look Inside Your Journey
The RISE Internship Program provides the structure and resources to teach and develop talented students into successful career professionals through an immersive, holistic and dynamic learning experience in the hospitality industry.
In addition to real-life work experience, interns have opportunities for classroom training, leadership training, networking events and social events with other interns. They also have access to leaders, mentors and other resources for professional development.
Find Internship Destinations
Internships may vary each semester depending on needs, but new opportunities are springing up all the time. Below is a list of areas where we typically offer internships:
Cape Canaveral, FL
De Soto, MO
Las Vegas, NV
Myrtle Beach, SC
Orlando, FL Corporate Campus
South Lee, MA
Areas of Talent
(See current listings for specific locations.)
Data Science and Analytics
Food & Beverage
Research & Insights
Rooms Division/Front Desk
Sales & Marketing
RISE Internship Experience
Interested in interning with us? Watch the video and hear a couple of past internship participants speak about their experience. Each internship opportunity will look a little different based on the role and location, but this is a great glimpse into what you can expect in our RISE program.
Our Commitment to Diversity
We are committed to fostering a diverse culture in every aspect of what we do from our RISE Internship Program to full-time career paths. We all come from different backgrounds and experiences, and we love that. It’s what makes us stronger, more caring and more creative. And that’s why you’ll see us at a wide range of job fairs, so we can give everyone the chance they deserve.
Time to Participate
Feel free to search all our current openings, and make note of the timeline below, so you won’t miss out on your next big opportunity. As a note, the RISE timeline aims to follow the traditional college semester. For guidance, please see the below breakdown:
Summer - internship starts in late May and ends in early August
Fall - internship starts in early September and ends in early December
Winter - internship starts in late January and ends in late April
“I sincerely believe my time as a RISE intern has allowed me to unlock the doors to success and let me be the best version of myself, and I will forever be grateful for my experience.”
Front Desk Orange Lake Resort Intern, now working in our IT Department
“Interning at Holiday Inn Club Vacations gave me the opportunity to both develop as a professional and to gain real-world experience. I truly enjoyed the culture, the servant leadership style and being part of the RISE program!”
Accounting Intern, University of Central Florida
“My RISE internship led to greater connections, personal growth and a permanent role within the company. Anyone looking to gain experience and improve themselves should apply to join the RISE Program family.”
Legal Intern, now full-time in our Legal Department