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Interns 2020

Mardi Gras, Inc offers an internship program to all individuals over the age of 21 during the months of December through March.

A background in business administration, hospitality management, or marketing, and an interest in event management is preferred.

Interns are given major responsibilities crucial to the success and coordination of all events. Work days are Monday through Friday with a 25-30-hour work week, generally between the hours of 9am till 5pm. Interns will be asked to work some evenings, as well as all weekend events. This time includes the holiday season (not office holidays) and ends two to three weeks after the Grand Parade Day. See event calendar at

Interns assist the staff with:

  • Event management, including set up and breakdown of all events.
  • Marketing and sales
  • Communication with Soulard residents, Soulard bars and restaurants, and event attendees
  • Address residential concerns
  • Answering all phone calls and general emails


  • Good writing, communication and people skills.
  • Ability to multitask in high a volume office setting.
  • Confident decision-making skills.
  • Prior experience in events or management preferred and helpful.
  • Computer skills using Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Powerpoint) and Google Drive (Google Docs, Google Sheets).


To apply, please submit the following to

  • Resume
  • Letter of interest (please explain how your skill set and experience make you an ideal candidate for an internship with MGI).


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