INTERNSHIP - CORPORATE COMMUNICATIONS, MGM Resorts International Operations, Las Vegas, NV
The MGM Resorts Internship Program is a paid 12-week commitment which runs May 18, 2011 – August 12, 2011.
It is the primary responsibility of the Intern to work within their assigned property departments to include: daily operations, special projects, and the opportunity to learn directly from senior management through various forums.
All duties are to be performed in accordance with departmental, property and MGM Resorts corporate policies, practices and procedures. Successful candidates may be eligible for placement in a property position (depending upon business need and candidate skill level) after the training period.
The Corporate Communications internship is available to students who wish to further their education/training in this area.
•Junior or Senior undergraduate student (graduation date of August 2011, December 2011(mid-year) or May 2012); must be attending an accredited four-year college/university. •GPA 3.0 or above, based on a 4.0 scale (Fall 2010 semester or Cumulative GPA).
•Able to earn academic credit for participation in Internship.
•Work a minimum of 40 hours per week.
•Committed to participate in the entire 12-week program.
•Participate in courses recommended by the MGM Resorts University, and provide own transportation to and from work.
•Will be required to submit a complete application packet (online application, official transcript, letter of introduction outlining three areas of interest, resume, letters of recommendation) at time of interview.
•Candidates must possess intermediate knowledge of the following computer software programs: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.
•Ability to deliver exceptional guest service and work independently.
•Possess effective decision-making and listening abilities with strong judgment skills.
•Excellent organizational skills to function reasonably under time constraints and within established deadlines.
•Possess attention to detail, ability to maintain confidentiality of sensitive information, and establish and maintain an effective professional working relationship with employees. •Prolonged walking, standing and bending, manual dexterity to access the computer via computer keyboard and operate office equipment, work indoors, with occasional cold or warm temperatures, being exposed to such environmental conditions as CRT fatigue.
•Ability to remain seated before a computer monitor for extended periods of time.
•Must be able to communicate effectively in English, in both written and oral forms.
•Must have interpersonal skills to deal effectively with all business contacts.
•Maintain a professional, neat and well-groomed appearance, adhering to MGM Resorts International standards.
•Work varied shifts, including weekends and holidays.
•High School diploma or equivalent is required.
•Proof of eligibility to work in the United States.