The rapidly expanding East London office of CWT Meetings & Events is looking for applicants keen to break into the events industry to take on a year-long internship. The successful candidate will spend their time working alongside the marketing, sales, account management and supplier management teams, gaining valuable experience and making excellent industry contacts.
They will be following in successful footsteps; two previous interns have gone on to accept full time positions at the company.
Ian Cummings, managing director, CWT Meetings & Events UK & Ireland said, “The success of the scheme speaks for itself. We’ve recruited talented people and created valuable learning opportunities while awarding a fair living wage to ensure our interns deliver great results and have fun during their time with us.”
Fiona Newson, now a meetings planner at CWT Meetings & Events UK & Ireland, took part in a placement during her studies. After gaining her degree, Fiona rejoined the team full time. She commented, “By working with EMEA and UK teams, I quickly learned a lot about the company and met many different people within the industry.”
Alex Boatwright, also a meetings planner at CWT Meetings & Events UK & Ireland completed an internship in 2012 before joining the venue finding team full time. Alex said, “I learned new skills and dealt with many different challenges which helped put my university knowledge into practice.”
Izzy Dickinson, currently interning with CWT Meetings & Events, commented, “My knowledge and confidence have grown, and I hope to use the skills that I have learned here to complete my final year at university.”