Tourism & Business Internship



The Mansfield/Richland County Convention & Visitors Bureau is an independent, not-for-profit organization created to promote travel and tourism to the area.  The Bureau is committed to promoting the area’s facilities, attractions and events as a destination for visitors, resulting in increased business activity and the improved quality of life for Richland County. 

Job Description:

The candidate will have the chance to work in a fun and fast paced Convention & Visitors Bureau learning many facets of the tourism industry.  Intern will assist in such projects, but not limited to:

  • Learn different areas of the tourism industry including day-to-day operations and policies/procedures (front desk operations, member services, marketing and sales)
  • Assist with the planning, preparation and participation of special events and projects
  • Fulfill information requests and assist visitors with information needs
  • Update and maintain websites and databases
  • Conduct light research and/or cost analysis
  • Assist with other duties as needed


  • Major in Business, Marketing, Economics, Tourism, Travel, or Hospitality
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Possess a professional attitude with good phone etiquette
  • Team player, resourceful, proactive and detail oriented
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel (Access and PowerPoint a plus)

Internships Available:  One or more Internships available any time throughout the year.

Number of Weeks:  Flexible (based on school schedule/projects or school requirements).

Hours: Prefer a minimum of 10 hours per week (flexible hours and days).

Pay:  Unpaid

Interested candidates should submit a resume to:

 Mail to:          Mansfield & Richland County CVB
ATTN:  Amber Dobbins
                       124 North Main Street
                       Mansfield, Ohio 44902

Phone:           419-525-1300 x.27

Fax:                419-524-7722

or E-mail:


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