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Event Planning Intern

Society for Neuroscience • Washington, DC

Posted 1 month ago

Job Snapshot

Travel - Negligible
Degree - 4 Year Degree
Not for Profit - Charitable

Job Description

The Society for Neuroscience (SfN) is searching for an Intern in their Meeting Operations department. The Intern would have an opportunity to gain practical, hands-on experience in meeting planning for a successful city-wide meeting. This is an exciting opportunity to learn behind-the-scenes skills and to assist in the planning for SfN's Annual Meeting, Neuroscience 2019.

Project(s)/Scope of Work:

  • Reservations Collect vendor reservation information, proof reservations, confirm billing, send confirmations, and manage changes.
  • Hotel Pickup Review and update hotel benchmarking report on a weekly basis. 
  • Resumes Assist with the proofing and change review process to help create an event
  • Financials Collect W9s from vendors, enter Order Requests, request master bills, complete credit authorizations, and assist with the reconciliation of invoices.
  • Exhibits & Registration Be introduced to exhibits and registration. Assist with data management and reporting.

Skills/Knowledge Intern Will Gain:

  • Room Block Management
  • Resume Creation
  • Financial Management

Job Requirements

Education and Experience:

  • Completed at least two (2) years of college and coursework in event planning or hospitality.
  • Good with PC computers and Microsoft Office suite.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Patience and flexibility to handle changing situations.
  • Must be detail-oriented and possess good organizational skills.
  • Highly analytical, logical, and good problem solver.

If this is you and you are eager to make meaningful contributions to a highly relevant and important mission, please submit a cover letter and a copy of your resume for consideration.  Applications without cover letters will not be considered.

The Society for Neuroscience is wholly dedicated to recruiting, developing, and retaining a diverse group of talented people.  We are committed to provide equal opportunities to all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other protected criteria, in accordance with applicable law and we welcome Veteran applicants.

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