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Sustainability & Warehouse Internship | Palm Beach County Convention Center

  • Internship
    Off-cycle Internship
  • Sustainability
  • West Palm Beach

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  • You: Current college student with strong communication skills, ability to prioritize tasks, and experience in customer service/food and beverage industry preferred. Proficient in Microsoft Office, open to coaching, and maintain professionalism and integrity. Forklift and food service certification a plus.
  • You will assist in implementing sustainability initiatives, manage warehouse inventory, process purchase orders, organize storage areas, optimize inventory travel paths, and maintain records. Frequent physical activity required.


  • Current College Student
  • Ability to prioritize tasks in the most productive and/or appropriate manner.
  • Demonstrated ability to follow instructions and work in a team setting.
  • Must have strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Previous experience in a customer service-based industry is preferred.
  • Previous experience within a food and beverage related field is preferred.
  • Willingness to learn and open to coaching.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, and Excel).
  • Proficient in Canva preferred
  • High level of demonstrated professionalism, integrity, and ability to maintain sensitive information.
  • Forklift certification a plus
  • Food Service certification a plus


  • Under the direct supervision of the Food & Beverage Management Team, the candidate will....
  • Assist with brainstorming, coordinating and facilitating Sustainability initiatives at The Palm Beach County Convention Center that promote local environmental, energy, economic, and social sustainability within the F&B department.
  • Assist with brainstorming and planning future sustainability initiatives to implement as a part of the building’s upcoming expansion plans.
  • Assist in training all F&B staff and creating a “buy-in” culture for our sustainability programs and efforts.
  • Responsible for ensuring that the Purchase Order system is adhered to for all orders received at the warehouse; verify proper specification, size, quantity, etc. of goods received; supervise proper labeling, dating and stocking of supplies.
  • Assist the Office Manager with processing Purchase Orders and invoices.
  • Maintaining and managing sanitation and organizational systems of all warehouse storage areas.
  • Assist in developing new blueprints for optimized storage across all F&B storage spaces (Dry Goods Warehouse, Pantries, Equipment Shelving, etc.)
  • Assist in optimizing new inventory travel paths for Culinary and FOH to decrease waste.
  • Assist with record keeping as needed.
  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned.
  • Frequent bending, lifting 15-20 pounds, exposure to multiple external elements, extensive walking through the building, exposure to loud noises, and standing for long periods of time.


What are the main responsibilities of the Sustainability & Warehouse Internship at the Palm Beach County Convention Center?

The main responsibilities include assisting with sustainability initiatives, training staff on sustainability programs, managing warehouse inventory, processing purchase orders and invoices, maintaining warehouse organization, and optimizing storage and inventory travel paths.

What qualifications are required for this internship?

Qualifications include being a current college student, having the ability to prioritize tasks, strong communication skills, previous customer service or food and beverage industry experience, proficiency in Microsoft Office, willingness to learn and open to coaching, and professionalism and integrity.

Are there any certifications that would be beneficial for this internship?

Having a forklift certification or food service certification would be a plus for this internship.

What physical requirements are associated with this internship?

Physical requirements include frequent bending, lifting 15-20 pounds, exposure to external elements, walking through the building, exposure to loud noises, and standing for long periods of time.

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We are here to be a POSITIVE DISRUPTION to business as usual in the sports and live entertainment, and hospitality industries.