Summer 2020 Vagabond Cruise Recreation Internship

Resort Intern Connection - Hilton Head Island, SC

Full-time | Internship

Company: Vagabond Cruise

Location: Hilton Head Island, South Carolina

Vagabond Cruise is Hilton Head Island’s original sightseeing and excursion cruise operator, located under the iconic Harbour Town Lighthouse in the beautiful Sea Pines Resort since 1968. Each year Vagabond Cruise sees over 50,000 passengers on its five unique cruising vessels: The Spirit of Harbour Town, The Vagabond, the America’s Cup racing yacht Stars & Stripes, the shrimp boat Tammy Jane & The Mystique.

Throughout the year Vagabond Cruise also hosts many corporate functions, special events, rehearsal dinners and weddings. Vagabond Cruise strives to meet the needs of their customers while focusing on preserving the beauty of the Low Country and its future. From dolphins to dinner, Savannah to sailing, Vagabond has the cruise for you!

About The Internship:

The Vagabond Cruise Recreation Internship is comprised of three focus areas:

  • The point of sale Reservation Office
  • The Vagabond Cruise Corporate Office
  • As a USCG-approved crew member on all vessels

While in the Corporate Office you will learn skills pertaining to Marketing and Public Relations. You will see the ins and outs of operating a small business in the commercial recreation field. You will also have the opportunity to work with clients on special events and charters.

The point of sale Reservation Office is located in Harbour Town, right below the Harbour Town Lighthouse and is truly a “classroom with a view." This is the first point of contact for customers and the most important position. Here you will be answering phone calls, greeting customers, managing cruises and handing reports.

As part of your internship at Vagabond Cruise you will also be a crew member and a part of the USCG Maritime Consortium. You will be able to log sea time aboard the vessels as an active crew member. Aboard the vessels you will be trained in all safety aspects concerning passengers and the preparation of the vessel. You will also maintain the concessions and reporting aboard each boat.

A Qualified Intern Is:

  • Someone who is currently pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in a related field.
  • Someone who is outgoing and energetic.
  • Someone who has experience with POS software.CPR certification is preferred, but not required.
  • Knowledge about boating is preferred, but not required.
  • Must be able to provide your own transportation to work.

Internship Compensation:

Housing will be provided on Hilton Head Island.$290 stipend will be paid weekly, minus housing expenses and taxes.Gratuity is shared between crew members aboard all vessels.A priceless educational experience within Commercial Recreation.

Final Notes:

At Vagabond Cruise we are looking for only the best candidates to fill our internship positions. Make sure when filling out your application to show us who you are and why you should be selected for Vagabond Cruise. We look forward to meeting you!

Date Range: May 30th, 2020 through September 5th, 2020

Job Types: Full-time, Internship

Additional Compensation:

  • Tips
  • Commission

Internship Compensation:

  • College Credit
  • Pay