Park Operations Business Intern

Busch Gardens Williamsburg

Job Description: Selected candidates are placed in a position within the Park Operations department in either the Ride Operations or Guest Arrival department. Interns will be required to participate in the following developmental activities:

  • Attend seminars held by various departments within the park, including Culinary Operations, Design & Engineering, Finance, Human Resources, Marketing, Merchandise, and Park Operations
  • Park tours with members of the Park Operations leadership team
  • Planned meeting sessions with members of the park’s senior leadership team
  • Complete an Internship project where interns work with leaders throughout the park on an assignment designed to improve the park and its operations
  • Complete an evaluation process throughout the entire internship period designed to help selected candidates gain real job experience and develop/improve their performance during the entire length of the internship
  • Interns will have the experience of front-line involvement, overseeing a team of employees and providing guidance and direction to their team as they interact with thousands of guests daily

Daily Responsibilities: Interns will be expected to perform the following responsibilities on a daily basis:

  • Oversee and coordinate the daily activities of all assigned locations
  • Monitor all assigned locations to ensure safety, Five-Star Service, and cleanliness
  • Assist with the training of new Team Members and ensuring they have the proper training documentation
  • Maintain safety standards for both Team Members and guests
  • Oversee and coordinate daily assignments for all Team Members to include employee scheduling, rotation schedules and break schedules
  • Monitor budgeted labor and location supplies
  • Coach and counsel Team Members on their performance
  • Complete all tasks assigned by park leadership in a timely manner

Requirements and Competencies

  • Must be currently pursuing a college degree
  • Commit to working through the 2019 peak operating season (mid May– mid August)
  • Flexible availability (schedules include nights, weekend and holidays)
  • Excellent human relations and communication skills
  • Previous leadership or theme park experience is a plus

Locations and positions will be based upon applicant qualifications and availability. Leadership positions are limited and promotional opportunities may be available through the summer. This is a paid internship and can be used for credits based on the requirements of your College or University. Please see your school for requirements.

More Information

Busch Gardens Williamsburg

Williamsburg, VA


Starting Rate: $8.85 / hour


3/17/2019 11:59 PM ET