Oak View Group

Event Management Intern | Durham Convention Center

Location US-NC-Durham
Job ID
Location Name
Durham Convention Center
Event Management / Sales
Intern Part-Time

Oak View Group

Oak View Group is the global leader in venue development, management, and premium hospitality services for the live event industry.  Offering an unmatched, 360-degree solution set for a collection of world-class owned venues and a client roster that includes the most influential, highest attended arenas, convention centers, music festivals, performing arts centers, and cultural institutions on the planet.


More information at OakViewGroup.com, and follow OVG on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and LinkedIn


The Event Management Intern will receive hands on experience in the Venue Management industry by working in the Event Services and Food Services departments. The Events and Food Services Departments are responsible for coordination, design, execution and completion of various events held at the Durham Convention Center. The internship will consist of approximately 24+ hours a week with days and times varying depending on the event schedule.


This role will pay an hourly wage of $16 to $18.00. 


For PT roles: Benefits: 401(k) savings plan and 401(k) matching.


Job expires 6/30/2024


  • ­­­­Support Managers in coordinating various types of events, including but not limited to, conventions, meetings, banquets and special events.
  • Observe the actions of management in therunning and coordination of event and food and beverage services including scheduling, deployment for events and supervisingShadow various managers and directors to learn about their roles while providing them support

Complete special projects as assigned by management

  • Count and report on inventory as directed by management
  • Attend departmental and building meetings as needed
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Must be a college student, graduate student or recent college graduate
  • Recommended for Sport Management, Management, or Hospitality Majors
  • Must have a 3.0 or higher cumulative GPA
  • Financial compensation is available, but housing and transportation are the responsibility of the selected candidate
  • Availability to work 24+ hours a week, including evenings and weekends
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office products
  • Communicate clearly and concisely in the English language, both orally and in writing is required
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule
  • Must possess strong organizational skills, attention to detail and the ability to function and meet strict deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • Must demonstrate a positive, professional and customer-focused attitude
  • Ability to stand and walk for long periods of time

Strengthened by our Differences. United to Make a Difference.

At OVG, we understand that to continue positively disrupting the sports and live entertainment industry, we need a diverse team to help us do it. We also believe that inclusivity drives innovation, strengthens our people, improves our service, and raises our excellence. Our success is rooted in creating environments that reflect and celebrate the diverse communities in which we operate and serve, and this is the reason we are committed to amplifying voices from all different backgrounds.


Oak View Group is committed to equal employment opportunity. We will not discriminate against employees or applicants for employment on any legally recognized basis (“protected class”) including, but not limited to veteran status, uniform service member status, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information or any other protected class under federal, state, or local law.


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