College Programs

Get on the Resort Management Fast Track with the LEAD Program!

The LEAD Program (Leadership Experience & Accelerated Development) for Resort Operations Management is a two-part, paid summer internship designed for full-time sophomore and junior-year college students pursuing a career in resort management.

Summer 1 | LEAD Program

Hands-on training in all aspects of resort ops, including Guest Services, Food & Beverage, Resort Maintenance, Housekeeping, Resort Activities and Resort Security. Upon successful completion of Summer 1, interns will be invited to participate in our Summer 2 program.

Summer 2 | LEAD Program

Returning interns will train with resort ops teams in supervisory role focusing on a specific discipline. If the internship is successfully completed, the supervisory role can lead to a full-time leadership position at a Bluegreen resort.

Summer 1 and Summer 2 are full-time programs that are both approximately 11 weeks in duration, and will require you to work a 40-hour week.

The LEAD internship program will operate at several resorts and applicants may choose to apply for any of the following locations.

Bluegreen Club la Pension | New Orleans, LA
Bluegreen Club 36 | Las Vegas, NV
Shenandoah Crossing | Gordonsville, VA
The Fountains | Orlando, FL
Christmas Mountain Village | Wisconsin Dells, WI
Harbour Lights | Myrtle Beach, SC
Cibola Vista Resort and Spa | Peoria, AZ
Mountain Run at Boyne | Boyne Falls, MI
Daytona SeaBreeze | Daytona Beach, FL
Bluegreen Wilderness Club at Big Cedar® | Branson, MO

Internship Requirements:

  • You must be a currently-enrolled college student in sophomore or junior year of study
    in a hospitality major or minor.
  • No hotel or resort experienced required, but work or campus leadership experience
    strongly preferred. Strong verbal and written communication required.
  • Must be flexible for entire summer scheduling for a full-time position, all shifts.

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