We are pleased to announce the 2022 AHF Conference Internship Program!

AHF will be accepting nominations for week-long internships in conjunction with our Annual Conference in Scottsdale, Arizona at the Westin Kierland Resort & Spa, August 8-11, 2022. Recipients would be expected to travel to Scottsdale, and work the conference. AHF will also feature you in S.O. Connected, AHF’s published quarterly magazine after the event. This is a great way to get on the radar of future employers while gaining valuable unique work experience for your resume. 

AHF intern opportunities are an excellent way to gain real-world experience at a complex national association conference. During your time on-site at the conference you will participate in the management and running of AHF’s national conference, have the opportunity to visit sessions and network with future employers.

AHF will award up to three students with internships.

What is included? 

  • Free conference registration (worth $689)
  • $600 stipend to be used for other expenses 

Internship Expectations

Duties may include but are not limited to: assist with registration and the fundraising event, attend board of directors meetings, observe and assist staff and association leaders,  assist with the Annual Culinary Competition, assist AHF with social media promotion and onsite communications, helping with tasks as needed.

*AHF student membership is required for recipients. There is no cost for student membership. If you are not currently a member of the association, you must join upon acceptance in the internship program; to become a free student member click HERE.

Process & Deadlines:

  1. Complete application
  2. Submit application and required documents by March 31, 2022 (everything must be complete and submitted by 5 p.m. EST)
  3. Recipients will be notified by AHF Headquarters by April 15, 2022 at the latest.
  4. Recipients must register for AHF Annual Conference before the early bird deadline.
  5. Additional materials and schedules will be sent to recipients before their departure for Scottsdale.
  6. Attend conference Monday, August 8 – Thursday, August 11, 2022
  7. Expense reports and receipts for reimbursement due by September 1, 2022