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2014 / 2015 Internship Program - Humana Challenge (Rancho Mirage, CA)

2014/2015 Humana Challenge Internship Program

Humana Challenge Overview
Humana, the Clinton Foundation and the PGA TOUR share a commitment to take on today’s health concerns through the Humana Challenge pro-am PGA TOUR event. In support of this effort, the tournament aims to raise awareness by challenging participating pros, amateurs, celebrities, volunteers, spectators, and millions of viewers around the country to take an active role in their own well-being. During the past 55 years, the tournament has generated more than $52.5 million to the Eisenhower Medical Center and surrounding Coachella Valley nonprofit organizations.

Program Overview
The Humana Challenge internship program allows students the opportunity to gain valuable work experience and the opportunity to play an important role in the execution of a PGA TOUR event. Interns become an extension of the full time staff at the Humana Challenge and are given the chance to learn the inner workings of a major sporting event through hands on experience.

Eligibility Requirements
All candidates must receive academic credit to be eligible. Exact schedule is somewhat flexible and based upon the student’s availability. As the tournament nears, a 7-day work-week will be required. Each position will require overtime.


Operations Intern
Dates: October 1, 2014 – January 31, 2015
• Assist in preparing all paperwork and submitting for Temporary Use Permit, Encroachment Permit, Building Permit, and all other necessary permits for the event
• Assist in reviewing and making changes to orders with multiple vendors including, scaffolding, tents, furniture, golf carts, radios, trailers, televisions, bathrooms, signage, etc.
• Assist with layout and mapping of all structures
• Coordinate set-up of operations compound and overseeing movement of equipment from warehouse facility to the tournament site
• Assist with supervising build vendors
• Support seasonal operations staff
• Assist with general golf tournament course set-up

Special Events Intern
Dates: October 1, 2014 – January 31, 2015
• Assist in the planning and on-site management  of various special events including the Humana Well-Being Walk & Healthy Fun Fair, Humana Day at the Certified Farmers’ Market, Executive Women's Day, Humana Challenge Kick-off Breakfast, The First Tee Master Class Tour, Pro Jock Par-3 Challenge, Junior Golf Clinic, and Volunteer Appreciation Party
• Assist in creating all in-house marketing pieces in conjunction with the special events, i.e.: invitations and fliers
• Assist in the planning, coordination, and on-site management of the Theme Days
• Assist in the coordination of the National Anthem and other military outreach initiatives as needed

Ticketing/Credentials Intern
Dates: October 1, 2014 – January 31, 2015
• Responsible for credential and ticket distribution system
• Manage all ticket promotions
• Responsible for all credential/ticket fulfillment (corporate partners, sponsors, vendors, etc.)
• Responsible for the development of credential log and tracking distribution
• Responsible for inventory, tracking, and on-site fulfillment of tickets, parking passes, and credentials
• Manage all ticket outlets
• Support Volunteer Admissions Leader in the box office during tournament week

Tournament Services Intern
Dates: October 1, 2014 – January 31, 2015
• Assist in the planning, coordination, and on-site management of the Theme Days
• Coordinate and help execute amateur guest events
• Oversee and manage the Honorary Observer program
• Assist in the organization and on-site coordination of the Monday and Wednesday Pro-Ams
• Assist with hotel and transportation management
• Assist with the Concierge Program, which provides VIP services to pro golfers, amateurs, and special guests
• Assist Tournament Services Manager in daily administrative needs

*Roles may vary according to the interns availability and event needs.

Note: When you apply for this job online, you will be required to answer the following questions:

1. YES/NO Are you currently enrolled in a college or university?
2. YES/NO Would you be able to recieve academic credit by participating in this internship program?
3. YES/NO Do you live or would you be able to relocate to the Rancho Mirage area for the duration of the internship?
4. Please rank the position(s) you are most interested in.

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