Internship Convention & Meeting Services

American Academy of Pediatrics

The American Academy of Pediatrics is the nation’s leading advocacy organization for children’s healthcare, headquartered in Itasca, IL.

Position Details

Internship Convention & Meeting Services
Northern Illinois
Itasca, IL

What the intern expects to learn from this assignment:

The intern will be able to learn about all elements that are part of putting together a citywide conference. Excellent opportunity for those looking to learn more about the hospitality industry.

What major projects or activities the intern will be involved with:

  • Creation/updating National Conference meeting specification sheets to include menu planning, audio visual needs, updating edits. 
  • Working with AAP Section Managers on their individual education programs and committee meetings. 
  • Assist registration team to register attendees for National Conference. 
  • Update AAP Staff Travel Packet. 
  • Meeting logistics assistance for in-house, in person, and/or virtual meetings. 
  • Assist with National Conference hotel block. 
  • Work with outside vendors to execute staff orders 
  • Organize materials and supplies for shipping. 
  • Track staff travel information. 
  • General event and conference support as needed. 
  • General department filing and administrative duties. 
  • Other duties as assigned.

Skills Needed:

  • Detail oriented 
  • Ability to collaborate
  • Time management
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office/Adobe
  • Ability to work on multiple projects at one time
  • Excellent customer service skills


  • Approximate dates to be 6/1 – 9/15, 3 days a week ( 2 days in the office), 7.5 hours each day

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