Posted January 10, 2022Kalahari Resort & Conventions - Round Rock
To be accepted into the Kalahari College Programs, applicants must meet the following requirements.
This track offers on-the-job training, exciting guest interaction, mentoring relationships with regular coaching, and an opportunity to connect and build life-long relationships with hospitality leaders and peers. There is a select number of spots available in this program. This internship is front-line work, mixed with learning various supervisory roles. This experience does not rotate between different areas, but you may be asked to help in other areas as business volumes vary.
One or more of these criteria must apply, to be eligible:
We view this experience as a chance for you to showcase your talents and to make a positive difference. Successful interns will be strongly considered to remain with the company after graduation.
We accept approximately 3-8 Advanced Hospitality interns per property. Since the Advanced Hospitality Program began in 2011, 31 students have selected Kalahari Resorts & Conventions as their post-graduation employer of choice.
Below are the different Advanced Hospitality internship departments available:
Assist our managerial team with the daily operations of running America’s Largest Waterpark Resorts. After successfully learning our software systems, SOPs and showing continued growth, each Advanced Hospitality Front Office intern will be given a variety of supervisory tasks to further your education.
If you’re interested in learning systems, working in multiple concepts, scratch cooking and finding out how Kalahari feeds the masses – down to an intimate dinner – that this is for you! Previous cooking experience is necessary.
DRY PARK OPERATIONS, INDOOR THEME PARK (Wisconsin & Texas)
Can you believe that we operate an indoor play space of 125,000 sq. ft. that features so much, including a six-story Ferris wheel?! Advanced Hospitality Dry Park Operations interns will learn how to operate attractions, then assist in the supervision of our amazing ride attendants and daily activities.
FOOD & BEVERAGE
All Kalahari properties have multiple concepts, from coffee and scratch-pastry shop, sit-down restaurants, a beverage operation, to a full-service convention center. As a Food & Beverage Intern you will gain the unforgettable experience of being part of our front-of-the-house teams in either: Double Cut Grill & Liquor Bar, Sortino’s, Cinco Nino’s, Wisconsin Brew Pub or Ivory Coast.
CONSTRUCTION/DEVELOPMENTOne intern will get the chance to work at the corporate headquarters, diving into and assisting with potential or ongoing construction projects. This intern will need to have organizational skills and significant knowledge in spreadsheet development/editing. Some construction knowledge is required.
HUMAN RESOURCESHuman Resources carry the voice of the associates, acts as business partner to achieve company goals, and continuously promotes diversity and inclusion in our company's culture. A HR intern’s duties can include: HRIS projects, applicant tracking, file management, uniform management, and international student program administration.
MARKETINGIt takes talented associates to develop, produce and measure marketing initiatives. Among other duties, the selected intern would gain experience dealing with digital/social media and print distribution. Having an advanced knowledge of InDesign is a requirement.
RETAILJoin this program that includes a mix of Retail and kid’s activities at Kalahari. This opportunity will include a behind-the-scenes experience of creating guest memories and understanding what it takes to operate multiple retail outlets.
Begin a new career, a #BeyondExpectations #KalahariCareer!
Kalahari Resorts & Conventions is the leader and employer-of-choice in the waterpark resort industry. Current locations include Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin (2000), Sandusky, Ohio (2005), Pocono Manor, Pennsylvania (2015) Round Rock, Texas (2020). With America’s largest waterparks, some of the most dynamic & busiest convention center spaces in the country, signature restaurants and well-appointed rooms, we’re the leader in play, stay, meet and eat.
We promise to deliver products and services beyond expectations.