Destination DC
  • Convention Sales
  • Washington, DC, USA
  • Unpaid Internship
  • Seasonal

Excellent work environment

Destination DC, the official Convention and Tourism Corporation for the nation's capital, is currently seeking an intern to assist the organization's International Convention Sales department.


Duties/Responsibilities Include:

  • Research potential new business via web and other provided resources
  • Provide support for any events the team is hosting or co-sponsoring
  • Produce invitations, presentations, and other materials using a template
  • Compile and enter data in CRM database for incoming RFPs and monitor responses
  • Research specific industry assets in the DC area to include in proposals
  • Assist with sourcing leads/RFPs
  • Make and proof bid books for various proposals
  • Organize site itineraries for client visits
  • Create Ambassador Circle prospective member profile sheets
  • Maintain accurate records of prospective Ambassador Circle members

 Experience, competencies, education:

  • Knowledgeable in hospitality
  • Knowledgeable about Washington, DC preferred
  • International interest and/or experience
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) is required
  • Experience with CRM database systems preferred


  • Commitment of one semester is required
  • Candidates must be able to commit at least 15-20 hours per week to the position.


  • This is an unpaid position. Destination DC will work with the intern to complete the paperwork necessary to obtain school credit.

 To apply:

Please visit to submit a cover letter and resume. Questions may be directed to Tara Miller at (202)/ 789-7062.

About Destination DC: Destination DC, the lead destination marketing organization for the nation's capital, is a private, non-profit membership organization of nearly 1,000 businesses committed to marketing the area as a premier global convention, tourism and special events destination with a special emphasis on the arts, cultural and historic communities.

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