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Rotational Hotel Summer Internship Full-Time Seasonal

Posted April 30, 2021

Courtyard by Marriott Lake Placid
Lake Placid, NY
Be A Part of Our Passionate & Committed Team!

About This Job

Come Join the Waterford Hotel Group Team in Lake Placid, NY!

Waterford Hotel Group is continuously looking to meet the best and brightest talent that the hospitality industry has to offer. Waterford is dedicated to the growth and development of our Associates and we welcome you to discover a culture where your contributions are recognized and celebrated. If you want to be part of a team that embraces collaboration with a focus on continuous improvement and you think you have what it takes to “wow” our customers, we invite you to explore a career with Waterford Hotel Group.

Workplace Safety in the era of COVID-19

Associate and guest safety continues to be our top priority. We strictly follow social distancing guidelines. Our staff are supplied with all necessary Personal Protective Equipment, our cleaning products and methods follow CDC guidelines, and we precisely adhere to all state orders.

The ideal candidate for this position

Are you look for a Rotational Summer Hotel Internship (Summer 2021) to satisfy your educational requirements? We are currently seeking enthusiastic hospitality students who want to experience a busy summer season and rotate through each department in the hotel.

What you will be doing

This internship will focus on Company Culture, Guest Services, Housekeeping and Food and Beverage.

You will take part in our orientation program for both your hotel brand and for the Waterford Hotel Group Management company. The orientation will provide a full overview of the hotel & Waterford Hotel Group history and the policies and procedures specific to the property.

You will train as a Guest Service Agent and build a solid foundation in guest interactions, brand specific computer programs and property knowledge.  You will learn the operations of the front desk including specific brand standards, the reservations system, Point of Sale system, guidelines for interacting with guests and handling conflict.

The Intern will train in the banquets department working to successfully execute both social and corporate functions from reading Banquet Event Orders to setting rooms to serving.  You will also work in the food and beverage outlet and the kitchen and learn the Point of Sale system and menu.

The Intern will be trained in all aspects of the Housekeeping department including: how to properly clean a room to brand standards, provide a constant supply of clean linens, inspect rooms, conduct department inventory, order supplies, properly handle all cleaning chemicals and administrative duties.

Job Requirements

  • To be considered for an internship, you must be a current college/university student and receive college credit.
  • Capable of 12-14 week commitment.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule including Weekends and holidays
  • Attention to detail
  • Previous hotel experience a plus, but not required
  • You must be able to pass a thorough background check as well as be drug free
  • Housing may be available


We offer our eligible Associates a number of benefits to enhance their health and well-being:

  • Group insurance, including medical, dental, vision and company-paid life insurance
  • Paid time off including vacation days, personal days and holidays
  • Company-matched 401(k) plan
  • Voluntary benefits including short term disability, accident, life and critical illness
  • Life enrichment benefits including educational assistance, hotel discounts, travel assistance and more

For more information, please visit our website at


compensation: Competitive


About this Employer

Courtyard by Marriott Lake Placid

5920 Cascade Road
Lake Placid, NY 12946

(518) 523-2900

96 Room Hotel

Our Hotel

Our modern hotel immerses you in lodge-style décor with rustic features. Reconnect with nature while visiting the waters of Lake Placid, the Adirondacks Mountains and Whiteface Mountain during your stay. We are also minutes from various Olympic sites such as Lake Placid Olympic Center. Following an adventurous day, transition to our well appointed rooms and suites. We offer complimentary Wi-Fi, plush bedding and living areas. Some of our rooms even offer a hot tub and fireplace. After a relaxing night, have a delicious breakfast with your favorite Starbucks® coffee at The Bistro, or grab a quick snack at our 24-hour Market. During downtime, be sure to take a dip in our impressive indoor pool which includes two whirlpools and a waterfall. When you have to get back to business, host a productive meeting in our event room with AV equipment.