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Hotel Operations Intern (Summer 2023)

Posted November 24, 2022

Renaissance Des Moines Savery Hotel
Des Moines, IA
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About This Job

Schulte Companies

is seeking a dynamic, service-oriented Hospitality Intern to join our team and provide support to our fast-growing hotel portfolio! SchulteCompanies Hospitality Internship Program is a 10-12 week hands-on learning and development program designed to help you build a foundational set of hospitality skills and general business acumen that will set you up for success beyond your internship!

Schulte Companies

is an organization whose success is rooted in its service culture. Our mission is to exude hospitality, be respectful and authentic, prioritize the needs of our internal and external stakeholders above our own, and continuously strive to make a positive impact in all we do. We are passionate hoteliers, eager to add like-minded people to our rapidly growing team!

What’s In It For You?

When you join Schulte Companies Internship Program, you will be part of a team committed to an inclusive, employee-focused workplace that is invested in your development. We want you to feel engaged, empowered, and excited to grow with us. After all, we believe our greatest and most valuable asset is our people! Schulte Companies provides a rewarding, fun and flexible work environment, exciting perks, a robust benefit package and an atmosphere designed to encourage and promote career growth within the company.

Our Company

Schulte Companies is a leading third-party management company with deep, multi-generational experience in all facets of the hospitality industry. We are a diverse team of innovative hoteliers and restauranteurs operating more than 200 locations across 38 states and 3 countries. Our portfolio includes a wide array of reputable brands like Marriott, Hilton, IHG and Hyatt as well as many unique, independent, boutique and lifestyle properties and restaurants.

Hospitality Internship Program Includes

Ten to twelve week structured Internship in hotel operations disciplines including, but not limited to Front Office, Housekeeping, F&B, Sales and more!

Opportunity to gain real-life experience in the hospitality industry through hands on training in hotel industry

Professional development and targeted growth opportunities through frequent feedback and coaching

Virtual meetings with leadership team and hospitality interns throughout portfolio

Designed for Sophomore, Junior or Senior college students

If you’re selected, you will select your arrival and departure dates between January and May (Winter 2023 Internship) or May and August (Summer 2023 Internship) as part of the acceptance process.


Health & Well Being

Free telehealth visits for all associates and access to our Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

Daily Pay

Work today, get paid today!


Access to a network of mentors to assist you as you progress your career

Leadership Development Opportunities

Mentorship, coaching and cross training

Career Opportunities

Upon completion of Internship Program, interns will be considered for future internships and full-time career opportunities

Unlimited Referral Bonuses

Hotel Discounts

Additional Responsibilities

Hospitality Intern’s will work closely with the General/Operations Managers handling the day-to-day responsibilities of key frontline roles such as Room Attendant, Front Desk, F&B Server and more.

Learn the operational workings of each department through hands on practical experience, observation of team members, participation in meetings, asking questions, and special department projects

Spend a minimum of 10-12 weeks rotating between various departments, executing and observing day-to-day work in assigned departments

Meet regularly with your property coach/mentor to discuss your progress and learning opportunities

Actively identify new areas for learning and takes advantage of learning opportunities

Comply with company policies and procedures of each department in satisfactory manner

Education And Experience

Currently enrolled in college, pursuing degree in Hospitality Business or equivalent

Desire to be on a career path to a Hospitality Leadership role

Knowledge, Skills And Abilities

Proficiency in the Microsoft Office suite, including Excel, PowerPoint, and Word

Excellent analytical and creative thinking skills

Self-motivated mentality

Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills

Strong written and verbal communication skills

Ability to multi-task and balance priorities and multiple products to hit timelines

Must be flexible to work extended hours due to business requirements, including nights, weekends and holidays

Additional Perks/Benefits

Work Today, Get Paid Today With Daily Pay!

Track your daily income with updates after every shift you work

Transfer your earnings instantly or next day

Automatically save a portion of your paycheck

In addition to Daily Pay, Schulte Companies offers a robust selection of perks/benefits that include, but aren’t limited to: Paid Time Off, Unlimited Referral Bonuses, Growth and Career Opportunities, Hotel Discounts, 401K, Health/Dental/Vision Insurance, Short-Term/Long-Term Disability, Flexible Spending Accounts, Health Savings Account, Pet Insurance, Dependent Tuition Benefits, EAP Program, Marketplace Discounts at various retailers such as Disney, Apple, AT&T, Verizon and more, and a flexible and fun working environment!

  • Schulte Companies is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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About this Employer

Renaissance Des Moines Savery Hotel

401 Locust Street
Des Moines, IA 50309

(515) 244-2151

209 Room Hotel

Our Hotel 

Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the Renaissance Savery Hotel stands as an elegant architectural landmark in the heart of downtown Des Moines. A modern touch is being added to the space with time valued accents to acknowledge the history of the building. Recently renovated hotel including a full transformation of the guest rooms and reconfiguration of the bathrooms.  The event space got a full facelift as well as the new restaurant addition, Scopri.  The Club Lounge has been expanded to accommodate our guests with state-of-the-art equipment.