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College Intern - Resort Operations

Hyatt Vacation Ownership

7812 Palm Parkway
Orlando, FL 32836

Management Company

Tiempo Completo

Our Company

Find your place and have fun along the way.

As you prepare to set out in your professional life, connect with a growing company that puts people first and knows how to have fun.  And fun just happens to be our business at Hyatt Vacation Ownership.

We offer a range of purposeful internships and Management Development Programs (MDPs) for college students. Develop important skills, gain valuable experience, and get your foot in the door with a unique brand in a robust industry that offers lots of opportunity. We’re growing quickly, making this the perfect place to start your career. And as we evolve, we need talented team members who evolve along with us.  Oh, and you’ll have a blast, too.

Internship Program

Our College Internship Program is an immersion experience offering interns hands-on work exposure in one of the departments at our beautiful Hyatt Vacation Ownership resorts. The program cultivates knowledge, skills and abilities through learning and performing operational duties along with supplemental learning activities such as eLearning, and job shadowing. Interns will also participate in virtual meetings with company leaders and work on-site specific projects.

  • Immersion program offering participants work experience in one specific department with cross training in one additional department.

  • Three-to-six-month program.

  • Comprehensive onboarding.

  • Participating in operational duties within assigned department.

  • eLearning opportunities.

  • Virtual Meetings with site and company leaders.

  • Networking with company-wide interns.

  • Innovation Project.

Successful College Interns will be given a high level of consideration when applying for future career opportunities with Hyatt Vacation Ownership.  

Internship Locations

The College Internship Program is offered at select locations in the following 4 regions: East, Florida, West and Hawaii.

This are the locations offering internships for Winter and Summer seasons:

  • East Region

    • Branson, MO

  • Florida Region

    • Bonita Springs, FL

  • Hawaii Region

    • Lahaina, HI

  • West Region

    • Escondido, CA

    • Sedona, AZ

    • Incline Village, NV

    • Breckenridge, CO

*Housing accommodations and relocation are the student's responsibility.  

Internship Positions

  • Housekeeping

    • The housekeeping department is one of the most important components to the resort operation and gaining the skillset in this department will certainly set interns up for success on their career journey into hospitality management.

    • Interns will initially learn the process of villa cleaning and the role of house aids so that they can progress into room inspections and room assignments, in addition to overview of leadership tasks such as property inspections, inventory, and supply ordering. Interns will have the opportunity to collaborate with other departments, learning more about the front desk, safety and security, and engineering.

  • Food & Beverage

    • Interns will be exposed to both front and back of house while rotating between all food outlets based on location, property size and scope of offerings which may include pool bar, marketplace, and on-site restaurant.

    • Interns will learn the responsibilities encompassed of a server, food prep/cook, expeditor, bar and an overview of leadership tasks such as par levels, alcohol handling, inventory, and ordering. Food and Beverage partners with recreation for themed events, holidays, and property celebrations.

  • Front Office

    • Interns will learn and perform the duties of a Front Office Agent, checking the guests in and out, assisting with guest questions, learning the daily operational duties, and resolving issues that arise. At the front desk you will learn the difference between ownership and nightly reservations, pre-arrival process, room location, and rewards program.

    • Interns will learn what is encompassed in the areas of guest relations, shuttle, bell services, and concierge. Interns will have the opportunity to collaborate with other departments, learning more about housekeeping, safety and security, and engineering.

  • Recreation/Activities

    • Interns will promote the resorts recreation activities and facilities to both children and adults (e.g., trivia contests, pool and outdoor games, and educational programs from food/beverage tastings to local storytelling). Interns will work directly with guests as they build memorable experiences at the site.

    • Interns will be able to learn what is encompassed in the areas of activities planning/organizing, coordinating/executing, promoting a fun environment, health & fitness, childcare, and an overview of leadership tasks.

  • Safety & Security

    • Interns will be able to learn what is encompassed in the areas of guest relations, loss prevention, safety, investigations, theft/fraud, complaints, and an overview of the leadership tasks.

    • Interns will learn and conduct property “walks”, oversee the safety at the pool areas, resolve lock issues, assist in managing parking areas, and service lost & found.

Internship Program Requirements

  • Fully availability during weekends and holidays.

  • Candidate should be pursuing a college degree at any level (Freshmen, Sophomore, Junior or Senior).

  • It is preferred that the candidate is actively pursuing a degree in Hospitality or Business Management.

  • Candidates who have an undecided major may also be considered.

Internship Perks

  • Discounts and perks at Hyatt Vacation Ownership brands for associates, friends, and family.

  • Holiday pay! Eligible to receive holiday pay when working recognized company holiday.

  • Competitive Pay! (Wages vary by location)

For Internships in California, the wage range is $17.00 - $18.50/hour depending on location and department.

For Internships in Colorado, the wage range is $20.00 - $21.00/hour depending on location and department.


Publicado 30 De Noviembre De 2023

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Enjoy the serenity of a shimmering lake from your own private balcony. Experience the exhilaration of skiing down a mountain topped with fresh powder snow. Listen to crashing waves as soft ocean breezes drift through your window. These are the vacation memories that will never leave you. As a Hyatt Vacation owner, make them yours when you choose the destination and season that fit your lifestyle.


Are you motivated and passionate? Do you have a sense of fun? Are you enthusiastic about serving others and applying your individual creativity at work every day? Whether you are looking for a specific job, an opportunity in a particular destination, or a global career that spans across countries and continents – at Hyatt you are always ‘more than welcome’.

And we touch many lives. There are more than 95,000 Hyatt colleagues in 500-plus properties on six continents; we serve millions of guests annually; and we work with hundreds of hotel owners, managers, suppliers, and community partners. Through our vast network of relationships, we believe we have an opportunity to make a real difference.

Our values - Respect, Integrity, Humility, Empathy, Creativity and Fun - are our guiding principles and they have shaped our culture over the years. By joining Hyatt, you will have a unique opportunity to experience ‘authentic hospitality’ as one of our colleagues. You will continue to learn new skills and acquire additional knowledge, and develop in your career to fulfill your personal and professional goals.

As a colleague of the Hyatt team, not only will you receive outstanding rewards and recognition,  you will also be a part of a larger family. Your team will support your well-being and you will be part of a collaborative work environment. Together we live our purpose "We care for people so they can be their best". 

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