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Summer Internship - Recreation

Posted April 29, 2021

Resort at Squaw Creek
Olympic Valley, CA

About This Job


A luxury California resort in an idyllic mountain setting, Resort at Squaw Creek rests at the base of Squaw Valley, which is the site of the 1960 Winter Olympics, and is just minutes from North Lake Tahoe.

Our AAA Four-Diamond resort offers ski-in/ski-out access to Squaw Valley | Alpine Meadows. Squaw Creek's dramatic lobby, with its floor-to-ceiling windows, overlooks a cascading waterfall and the breathtaking Sierra Nevada Mountains. 405 luxurious resort rooms and suites, complete with resort-style kitchenettes, fireplaces and LED flat-screen TVs, comfort guests with a "mountain meets modern" ambiance at our resort in Squaw Creek.

We are thrilled to offer a paid internship opportunity this summer at Resort at Squaw Creek! We welcome you to explore the hospitality field in Recreation as you obtain hands on experience in all the various departments within the Recreation team! Interns can expect to rotate throughout many positions with our Recreation teams, including Outdoor Activities, Familiy Programming, Corporate Recreation Programs, Holiday Programs, and more! Get to know the unique personalities of each our departments and discover where you can be your best and create a memorable experience for our guests!

This position is responsible for assisting and providing support to the recreation department by arranging, executing, and observing all indoor and outdoor activities and ensuring they are done so in a safe manner. Using a creative assortment of methods, assist in the promotion of recreation operations and activities to internal and external sources.

During the course of the internship, our Recreation Intern will create, complete, and present a special project related to what they have learned with the team.

Hyatt associates work in an environment that demands exceptional performance yet reaps great rewards.    Hyatt has the best to offer in hospitality careers:  Whether it's career opportunities, job enrichment or a supportive work environment, if you are ready for this challenge, then we are ready for you.

Due to COVID-19 cleanliness protocols, this role may call for new duties to ensure safety and cleanliness of frequent touch points and all colleagues must adhere to our COVID-19 prevention plan: wearing mask, temperature check and cleaning/disinfecting areas outside department.

Hyatt is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.


  • Continuous authorization to work in the US

  • A true desire to satisfy the need of others

  • Strong communication skills

  • Team-oriented

  • Flexible scheduling preferred to include evenings, holidays and weekends

  • Must be willing to work in the outdoor elements throughout scheduled shifts

  • Current First Aid/CPR certification preferred

  • Previous customer service, hospitality, special events,or childcare experience preferred


Why to work at Resort at Squaw Creek?

50% discounted meals at property food service areas

12 Free Room Nights at any Hyatt Globally

Medical Dental and Vision Insurance

Retirement Savings Plan

Excellent training and professional development

Opportunities to work around the world with Hyatt Hotels and Resorts

Discount Ski Pass

Complimentary Golf

Enjoy vending meal set-up in our colleague dining hall


Our Vales: Respect | Integrity | Empathy | Humility | Creativity | Fun




About this Employer

Resort at Squaw Creek

400 Squaw Creek Road
Olympic Valley, CA 96146

(530) 583-6300

405 Room Resort

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Our Resort

Resort at Squaw Creek rests at the base of Squaw Valley ski area, just minutes from local attractions. Featuring Lake Tahoe, California lodging in an idyllic mountain setting, this Squaw Valley hotel and resort offers ski-in/ski-out access to the mountain and 405 luxurious resort rooms and suites that welcome guests with a "mountain meets modern" ambiance. A year-round mecca of Lake Tahoe activities, the resort boasts a championship golf course, cross-country ski center, fly fishing center, ice-skating rink, heated swimming pools, water slide, and scenic hiking and biking trails. Whether you're seeking an exciting family vacation or looking for a world-class corporate conference destination, Resort at Squaw Creek provides everything you need to create cherished memories.