Part-Time Intern - Alexandria, VA

Freeman Expositions, LLC - Alexandria, VA3.7

30+ days ago
We’re a global company of thinkers, designers, and doers. Freeman partners with our clients to build a connection with their customers by creating brand experiences that are seamless, innovative, and immersive. From strategy, creative, and digital to logistics and event technology, our teams place the client at the center, helping them connect to people in meaningful and personal ways. What makes us unique is our collaborative culture, intuitive knowledge, global perspective, and personalized approach developed from our 90-year legacy as an industry leader. Freeman connects people to a universe of opportunities that create a spark, build understanding, and inspire action.

About Freeman

www.freeman.com

Freeman is the world’s leading brand experience company. We help our clients design, plan, and deliver immersive experiences for their most important audiences. Through comprehensive solutions, including strategy, creative, logistics, digital solutions, and event technology, Freeman helps increase engagement and drive business results. What makes us different is our collaborative culture, intuitive knowledge, global perspective, and personalized approach, gained from our 90 years as an industry leader. Freeman is a family-owned company with 90+ locations worldwide, and over 7,000 employees, 2,000 of whom are located outside of the U.S.

Our Purpose

To connect people in meaningful ways.

Our Mission

Transform, grow, and extend the world of live engagements

Our Values

Values are principles that tell the world who we are and what we stand for. Integrity, empathy, enthusiasm, innovation and performance excellence have become a distinct part of our culture. These values have made us successful in the past and will guide us into the future.

Freeman by the Numbers

70 offices in North America
21 offices in Asia & Australia
4 offices in the United Kingdom
86 strategic partners worldwide
17,000 events per year
300,000 exhibiting clients
5,000 expositions
12,500 corporate and special events
7,000 full-time employees
30,000 part-time employees
67% of the Trade Show Executive Gold 100*
55% of TSNN’s Top 250 U.S. Trade Shows**
75% of our shows are 200 booths or less
Highest D&B rating

SUMMARY

As an intern, you’ll actively participate and learn strategy, creative and digital as well as logistics and event technology with our experienced teams to put the client at the center and help them connect people in meaningful, personal, and measurable ways. Interns work alongside experienced teams through brainstorming sessions, onsite projects and in-house collaboration to develop and deploy custom projects for internal and external clients. Your responsibility will be rotate through each of our departments and divisions to get a feel for the company and how it is leading the brand experience landscape. These include but are not limited to:

Expo
Business Development
Client Solutions
Warehouse Operations
Show site Operations
Floorplan design
Creative and design
Detail
Graphics
Structure systems
Install and dismantle
Exhibitor Services
Exhibitor Sales
Freight

Audio Visual
Business Development
Client Solutions
Warehouse Operations
Show site Operations
Lighting and sound design
General Session design
Meeting room design
Technology solutions
Presentation Management

FXP
Creative
Strategy
Agency work
Corporate clients and events
Attendee research

Digital Services and Event Technology
Virtual Reality
Augmented Reality
Second Screen Technology
And many more

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Participates in supervised meetings with customers, clients and other employees of the organization.
Participates in a rotation of some or all departments noted above.
Collaborates with team members to achieve learning goals.
Executes high quality professional day-to-day execution of engagements and special projects.
Performs quantitative and qualitative analysis.
Possess research skills.
Think creatively and contribute your perspective to your team.
Perform other duties as assigned.

DC AREA OFFICE LOCATIONS

675 N. Washington St, #200

Alexandria, VA 22314

703-739-6620

9900 Business Parkway

Lanham, MD 20706

301-918-7900

REQUIREMENTS

Enrolled in a recognized university/college in an event management program and in alignment with the school’s internship program requirements
Proficiency in MS Office
Must be able to work in the Alexandria, VA, Washington, DC and Lanham, MD areas for the duration of the internship.
Strong desire to absorb the many facets of our business.
Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills
Must be a team player with excellent customer service skills
Ability to demonstrate dependability and integrity
Highly motivated and interested in learning
Most importantly, embodies our company values of integrity, empathy, enthusiasm, innovation and performance excellence
High School Diploma or GED

WORK SCHEDULE:
Must have availabiltiy during business hours (Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.) and also evenings and/or weekends if required.

Freeman is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, veteran status or any other protected status. Freeman will consider, for employment, qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

Equal Employment Opportunity Poster (English) * (Español) * Employee Polygraph Protection Act

The Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act * Pay Transparency Policy

In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendment Act, if you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation in order to apply for a position with Freeman, please e-mail Careers@freemanco.com.