About Event Planning Internships

Understanding the world of business in a global context is essential for professional success, and a business internship abroad is the best way to both expand your horizons, and give you the essential skills to transition into the business world. Event planning internship roles are diverse and will be tailored to your background and future goals. During your international internship, your tasks could include client relations, accounts administration, and database maintenance. They may also include compiling financial projections or filing and photocopying of office documents. As with all our internships, we encourage employers to keep "administrative tasks" to a minimum. Peruse our worldwide options for a better idea of specific opportunities.

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Featured Internships

Event Planning & Management

Event Planning & Management

This is a unique opportunity for interns looking to gain experience in international event planning. This organization specializes in corporate events, social events, festivals, and excursions. They even have an “extreme” division which includes skydiving events and whitewater rafting! As an intern, you will assist with researching, planning, and proposing events to clientele. Once the client decides on a location and/or event, the selected intern will then work to make arrangements and see the event through.

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Corporate Event Planning Internship

Corporate Event Planning Internship

This event-planning firm offers tailor-made solutions for corporate travelers. They assist clients throughout facilitating trade shows, organizing corporate events, and finding the best accommodation and venues. Their clients are international companies from all over the world. Interns can expect to gain experience in: seasonal projects, which includes trade shows, sales campaigns, client bookings, event bookings, client services, social media, marketing campaigns and outreach.

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Event Planning & Communications for a Cultural Consultancy Firm

Event Planning & Communications for a Cultural Consultancy Firm

Interns with this company experience an up and coming niche of consultancy and event management. Working with this cultural communication consultancy interns will participate in research, organizing client events and preparing written materials that cover a wide array of topics. With a mission to assist organizations in better understanding the world around them and fostering deeper relationships with their audiences, interns can expect to gain insight into the very core of internationalization and communication.

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Event Planning in City Centre

Event Planning in City Center

This competitive position is with an extremely successful communications company in the micro-publishing world. Their core products are specialty magazines designed for interest groups (brides, cyclists, etc.) or targeted demographic groups. For event planning internships, students work on conferences, conventions, trade shows, and lifestyle events. Their modern office building is in City Centre with an extremely professional and friendly staff will also add to a truly phenomenal work experience. Tasks may include: Assist with planning and scheduling of upcoming events. Coordinate logistics with vendors and aid on event days. Assist Director of Events with vendor communication and billing. Other tasks assigned as necessary.

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Event Management at a Local University

Event Management at a Local University

This placement is with the conference and events department at a local university. The intern would be working directly with the event management team. Tasks may include assisting with the preparation for up and coming events, liaising with clients regarding events, meet and greet clients each day on arrival and assisting the Events Manager with reports and post event invoicing.

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Creative and Cultural Intersection Event Planning

Creative and Cultural Intersection Event Planning

The mission of this organization focuses on the intersection between the creative and cultural industries and economic regeneration. They support individuals as well as small businesses and organizations by researching, developing and disseminating innovative solutions for living, working and sustaining creativity in an urban environment. As a direct assistant to event development, this role includes supporting with logistics, making guest packs, disseminating information on the ground, answering inquiries by phone and email, managing bookings and lists, keeping track of petty cash, preparing the Creative Networking engagement (supplies, boards, cards), prepping the space and supporting logistics on the day of major events.

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Event Planning for a Milan Events Organization

Event Planning for a Milan Events Organization

This company is a non-profit cultural organization that aims at promoting the city of Milan as a place of cultural and business excellence. The intern will assist in planning events, visiting suppliers, other companies, and partners, writing articles to promote events, and participating in meetings.

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Event Planning at NGO

Event Planning at NGO

This international NGO is looking for an event planning intern. Interns will be involved with assisting with the planning, coordination and promotion of events. Responsibilities will include conducting research for prospective meeting location/sites/venues, including meeting and exhibit space, lodging, food and beverages, telecommunications, audio-visual requirements, transportation, security, and any other event necessities. The intern will assist with management/tracking/documentation of event communications and in updating events through a detailed calendar, maintaining and updating timelines, and participating in some negotiations. The intern will also research and summarize marketing and advertising opportunities to promote the assigned event(s).

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Event Planning for an Established Milan Firm

Event Planning for an Established Milan Firm

This is a company that specializes in the communication and planning of quality events throughout the Milan area. With a combined industry experience of over a decade interns will benefit from hands-on event planning tasks and responsibilities. In addition, interns will be able to see an event side of Milan that many never see.

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Event Planning for the Leading Global Business Law Firm

Event Planning for the Leading Global Business Law Firm

This is a global law firm with 4,200 lawyers around the world positioning to help companies with the legal needs around the world. Through practical and innovative legal solutions the company helps the clients succeed. The intern will have tasks for event planning: assisting in invites for the event, mailing and calling, contacting suppliers, visiting the location.

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Event Planning & Development for historic NGO

Event Planning & Development for historic NGO

This organization is a 117-year-old non-sectarian nonprofit organization offering environmental education and leadership training to motivated and underserved New York City public school students. Their mission is to encourage the positive educational and developmental growth of New York City’s youth through stimulating educational and challenging outdoor programs. They are currently seeking an intern to support all efforts to make their benefit a success. The intern can expect to: help to procure items for the silent and live auctions, help to organize events and communications for the Junior Committee., research and follow up on opportunities for on individual and institutional giving, write thank you letters and other donor correspondence, maintain donor contact information, including expansion and clean up of our mailing lists, track donations coming into the organization, be part of our migration to the SalesForce platform, research, writing, database maintenance and other general administrative duties.

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Event Planning & Matchmaking

Event Planning & Matchmaking

With almost 2,000 successful marriages, this matchmaker is continuously acknowledged for doing the job they were born to do. Featured in over 100 specials worldwide on love, dating, and relationships including Dr. Phil, The Today Show, 60 Minutes, CNN, The O’Reilly Factor and many others, this individual possesses a vast amount of expertise in their industry. Intern responsibilities will revolve around organizing and ensuring high attendance rates at weekly "Meet and Greet" events, performing data collection and analysis on potential/present clients and supporting the project management of various charity events and love based seminars.

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Celebrity and Event Management

Celebrity and Event Management

This placement is with one of Australia‘s premier publicity, celebrity management, and events organizations. This publicity firm works with celebrity clients and A-list politicians while they are in Australia. Events interns will work on PR, event planning and event management. Specific responsibilities will depend on visiting clients at that time.

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Music and Entertainment Management

Music and Entertainment Management

As a trendy entertainment management agency, this firm started out as a music management company and now also has a event management division for entertainment industry clients as well as a large-scale annual film festival. This position will focus on artist and talent management for the company's clientele as well as event planning and management and will touch upon marketing, PR and general business as well. This includes festival preparation and other events and projects as assigned. Interns will be welcomed into a dynamic office environment located on Sydney's coolest street and will have the opportunity to attend fun events for free!

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Marketing & Event Management With A Community Focus

Marketing & Event Management With A Community Focus

This company specializes on events and activities that take place at Sydney's gorgeous beaches. The company is focused on four core areas: retail leasing, destination marketing and promotions, event staging and on-site management, so internship tasks can vary greatly. The opportunity exists to execute a high level of strategic planning by taking an individual project from start to finish. Interns will arrive at work via ferry and gain an intimate knowledge of the Sydney beach scene.

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Outside the Box Event Planning

Outside the Box Event Planning

This event management company has created a truly unique atmosphere for interns. The key pillars of this firm are to create relationships between people, establish synergy and empathy, and create special events for their clients. Events range from corporate meetings to weddings. Event planning interns will have a hand in planning, marketing, and the managing of events.

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Event Planning for an Extraordinary Firm

Event Planning for an Extraordinary Firm

This firm creates extraordinary events and is a leading company in the field of planning and the organization of events, conferences, and the handling of public relations and communication. Founded in Florence in 2009, the agency has established itself thanks to its ability to achieve high-level initiatives in the most prestigious and challenging locations. The ideal candidate will have prior study in communication, marketing and event planning. The intern will be a very proactive and positive person with the ability to think on the fly and contribute from day one.

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Plan Culinary Trips through Italy

Plan Culinary Trips through Italy

This event planner organizes events that deal with culinary tourism and trips throughout Italy. The intern should have prior study in marketing and/or event planning and communication. Graphic design skills are desirable. Interns should not be shy and should be flexible and communicative. An interest in food helps.

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Cross-Cultural Event Planning Internship

Cross-Cultural Event Planning Internship

Founded in 1873, the mission of this international organization is to promote Franco-British trade and to assist companies in developing their activities on both sides of the Channel. As a fully integrated member of the team, this intern role blends event planning with international relations. The chosen intern will be assigned to the communication and events department to assist in the preparation of events, layout of documents for presentation and daily administrative management.

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Lead Generation for an Events Sourcing Business

Lead Generation for an Events Sourcing Business

This Parisian event planning agency is seeking an independent, lively, and enthusiastic candidate to join their international lead generation team. The intern can expect to be responsible for the following tasks: client relationship management, the processing of incoming business leads, follow up with clients, qualifying existing leads, developing and maintaining prospect lists in database, continuous tracking of prospective and current clients’ data, and assisting clients in personalized venue searches. There is the possibility for the event management intern to be involved in the searching database, making match of venue and planner, and assisting with lead detection and generation.

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Dynamic Event Planning Internship

Dynamic Event Planning Internship

This company serves as a dynamic, fast-paced, event planning company in Paris. Interns wishing to hit the ground running in their new home will find this internship well suited to them. In the heart of the city, they plan events throughout the entirety of Paris. Interns here would play an integral part in the success of said events.

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High-End Wedding and Event Planning

High-End Wedding and Event Planning

This internship is with a full-service wedding and event planning firm specializing in the design and production of tailor-made wedding and event experiences. Their wedding planning service helps support brides to ensure that the process leading up to the day and wedding day itself is enjoyable, stress-free and seamless. The intern will support all aspects of services provided from sourcing suppliers to on the day coordination. Tasks may include: preparing proposals, generating leads, meeting with clients, researching and booking vendors/venues, networking and brainstorming on creative ideas.

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Multi-Venue Management

Multi-Venue Management

This cool, trendy company owns five venues in London all with a different lifestyle emphasis (punk, Latin, etc.) and hosts interns at both their main office and at individual venues. Interns will assist with the promotion of various events, for example on Facebook and other social networking sites, occasionally work at the events, maintain the master database and perform administrative tasks as needed. Dedicated interns may also have opportunity to organize, promote and host their own event.

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Wedding and Event Planning

Wedding and Event Planning

This internship is with a full-service wedding and event planning firm specializing in the design and production of tailor-made wedding and event experiences. Their wedding planning service helps support brides to ensure that the process leading up to the day and wedding day itself is enjoyable, stress-free and seamless. The intern will support all aspects of services provided from sourcing suppliers to on the day coordination. Tasks may include: preparing proposals, generating leads, meeting with clients, researching and booking vendors/venues, networking, brainstorming on creative ideas, communicating directly with clients and vendors, reviewing contracts, creating timelines, day of coordination, setup and breakdown, and more!

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Event Executive Internship

Event Executive Internship

The Event Executive will be responsible for coordinating events, managing client relationships through day-to-day contact with the client, assisting with prospecting, ensuring clients receive superior customer service, and renewing client accounts. This individual will be assisting the Event Manager in managing all aspects of campaigns in accordance with the objectives of clients and the revenue goal.

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Corporate Event Planning Internship

Corporate Event Planning Internship

This event-planning firm offers tailor-made solutions for corporate travelers. They assist clients throughout facilitating trade shows, organizing corporate events, and finding the best accommodation and venues. Their clients are international companies from all over the world. Interns can expect to gain experience in: seasonal projects, which includes trade shows, sales campaigns, client bookings, event bookings, client services, social media, marketing campaigns and outreach.

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Event planning

Event planning

This competitive position is with an extremely successful communications company. Their core products are specialty magazines designed for interest groups (brides, cyclists, etc.) or targeted demographic groups. For event planning internships, students work on conferences, conventions, trade shows, and lifestyle events. Their modern office building is in City Centre with an extremely professional and friendly staff will also add to a truly phenomenal work experience. Tasks may include: Assist with planning and scheduling of upcoming events. Coordinate logistics with vendors and aid on event days. Assist Director of Events with vendor communication and billing. Other tasks assigned as necessary.

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