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Introductory Sales Department Internship - Summer 2023

Temporary Part-time

Hourly Rate, Hotel Discounts, Internship program to satisify course requirements

Posted March 2, 2023

Marriott Winston-Salem
Winston Salem, NC
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Looking for that summer internship? Come join to most active events team in Winston Salem and learn under the best.


Paid Summer Internship with Hourly Rate

About This Job

Who this job will appeal to

The Winston Salem Marriott Downtown & Benton Convention Center is looking for qualified candidates for its Sales Department Internships. The Sales Internship program offers the opportunity to gain in-depth knowledge and first-hand practical experience in many aspects of hotel sales & events. 

The ideal candidate for this position

  • Currently enrolled in College or University with a Major in Hospitality & Tourism , Business Management or related major.
  • GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • A commitment to 120-hour introductory internship.
  • All candidates must pass a criminal and financial background check.

What you will be doing

  • Rotate through the sales, catering and events departments of the property to gain an understanding of how each department contributes to the success of the hotel
  • Develop skills and leadership under the guidance of the Department Head, Directors and General Manager through hands-on work.
  • Learn the operational workings of department by training through the basic job responsibilities in each department.
  • Have strong communication skills in English, both written and verbal essential
  • Ability to work in a multi-tasking, fast paced environment
  • Demonstrate strong customer service skills and be detailed orientated
  • Ability to learn various operations systems.

Who you will be working with

  • Interaction with the Sales, Catering, Event Managers and Banquet Operation Team. Additional time set up for Director of Sales and Marketing


  • Our interns are hired as hourly employees. Rate of pay is $14.00 per hour. Travel Benefits throughout the Marriott & Starwood Portfolio. After conclusion of internship a successful candidate will be offered a position within the hotel to continue their employment. 


  • 12 Week internship committing 10 hours per week to your internship. Daily schedule will vary based on department needs. Will work around class and school commitments.
  • Start date is tentatively June 2023. Decision date May 25, 2023. One candidate will be selected to fill this role. 
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About this Employer

Marriott Winston-Salem

425 North Cherry Street
Winston Salem, NC 27101

(336) 725-3500

319 Room Hotel

Our Hotel

Our redesigned hotel features sleek decor in the Twin City Quarter. Located in the heart of downtown, the hotel is connected to the Benton Convention Center. As an associate, you will appreciate the renovated work environment, attentive leadership, and high-energy atmosphere.

Our Guests Love

Number of Rooms: 319
Event Space Square Footage: 15,000
Dining: Butcher & Bull
Amenities: Fitness center
Points of Interest: Benton Convention Center, Twin City Quarter

Our Associates Love

  • Amazing opportunities for career advancement across HVMG
  • Flexible full-time and part-time schedules
  • Up to 40% earned wages paid BEFORE payday with PayActive
  • Paid Time Off (PTO) and Paid Holidays
  • Full Healthcare Benefits (including medical, dental, and vision coverage)
  • 401k Retirement Plan with a guaranteed 4% match and no vesting
  • Hotel and Food & Beverage Discounts and Perks

Careers at HVMG

HVMG is a successful and experienced hotel management company. Over the 20 years since our founding, we've worked with more than 100 hotels in 23 states, from premium branded properties to independent boutiques and resorts.

We are consistently listed among the top management companies in the hotel business, have won multiple Top Workplace awards, and most importantly, are obsessed with putting our associates first.

Our Be Excellent culture is more than just words on a website -- we live and breathe it. As one associate said in an anonymous survey, "This is the best management company I've ever worked for. They walk the talk from the corporate office to the field."

We believe that the hotel business is one of the few industries in which successful career paths can start anywhere on the org chart. You control your destiny, and, if our executives are any indication, today's dishwasher can be tomorrow's Senior Vice President.

HVMG participates in the E-Verify program in certain locations, as required by law.