Summer Conference Intern

Penn State University

University Park Campus
Campus City:
University Park, PA
Date Announced:
Date Closing:
open until filled
Job Number:
Work Unit:
Outreach and Online Education
Conferences and Institutes
Full/Part Time:


Penn State Conferences and Institutes seeks a conference intern to help coordinate logistical planning of non-credit educational programs. The Conference Intern, with supervision of a program manager, will work with faculty to help develop, market, and deliver educational programs to a variety of audiences including adults and youth. In addition, the Intern will cover some aspects of certain conferences such as registrations, poster sessions, exhibits, receptions, and dinners. The Conference Intern will work closely with the entire Conferences and Institutes team to ensure compliance with all University policies. A successful candidate for this position should be knowledgeable about event or program management. A history of successful execution of small to medium size events would be beneficial. The abilities to communicate clearly and quickly identify solutions to problems are critical to success. Flexibility and teamwork are valued. Preference will be given to a junior or senior, but experienced sophomores will be considered. The Intern must be pursuing a degree in an event management or related major. Work experience field is preferred. This position runs May through the second week of August. Hours range from 15-20 per week. Additional hours may be required during conference delivery. Some weekend and evening work is required during programs. This is a paid internship paid at the minimum wage rate.

These salary bands have been established to provide salary guidelines for staff positions.

Salary Band Minimum Midpoint Maximum
A $16,584 $24,456 $32,328
B $18,240 $26,904 $35,556
C $19,728 $29,592 $39,456
D $21,708 $32,568 $43,416
E $24,312 $36,468 $48,612
F $27,228 $40,848 $54,456
G $30,012 $45,744 $61,500
H $34,188 $52,140 $70,080
I $38,988 $59,424 $79,908
J $43,716 $67,740 $91,812
K $50,712 $78,600 $106,488
L $58,836 $91,176 $123,528
M $68,232 $105,756 $143,292
N $80,508 $124,788 $169,068
O $93,492 $147,252 $201,024
P $110,340 $173,760 $237,192
Q $126,396 $199,056 $271,728
R $151,668 $238,872 $326,088