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2024 Summer Food, Beverage and Events Intern (Culinary)

About the Opportunity

Building on a lifetime of public service, President Clinton established the Clinton Foundation on the simple belief that everyone deserves a chance to succeed, everyone has a responsibility to act, and we all do better when we work together. For nearly two decades, those values have energized the work of the Foundation in overcoming complex challenges and improving the lives of people across the United States and around the world.

As an operating foundation, we work on issues directly or with strategic partners from the business, government, and nonprofit sectors to create economic opportunity, improve public health, and inspire civic engagement and service. Our programs are designed to make a real difference today while serving as proven models for tomorrow. The goal of every effort is to use available resources to get better results faster – at the lowest possible cost.

The Food, Beverage and Events Intern will be tasked with such as answering and making informative phone calls, scheduling appointments, creating invoices, general office duties, and basic client correspondence. They will be asked to conduct research on new event trends and associated costs, both locally and nationally, as well as compilations of data into reliable working documents for department use.  The position is part of a busy team that produces multiple high-profile events each year along with multiple ancillary events throughout the year. These events may include but are not limited to, public events, staff holiday festivities, and other events.

This Summer internship is onsite and will start May 28,2024, and ends on August 2,2024.

Core Responsibilities

In this role you will/are:

    • Maintains inventory levels and advises supervisor of low inventory items; Assists in receiving items and taking inventory as required.
    • Maintain a clean workspace at all times.
    • Complies with all policies and standards/procedures applicable to the position, including attendance, time, quality control, and other standards.
    • Wash dishes, glassware, flatware, pots, pans, using dishwasher or by hand.
    • Maintain Kitchen work areas, equipment, or utensils in clean and orderly condition. Place clean dishes, utensils, or cooking equipment in storage area.
    • Clean food preparation areas, facilities, or equipment.
    • Sort and remove trash, placing it in designated pickup areas.
    • Sweep or scrub floors, clean food preparation areas, facilities, or equipment.
    • Stock supplies, such as food, in serving stations, refrigerators, store supplies or goods in kitchens or storage areas.
    • Receive and store supplies or goods in kitchen or storage areas.
    • Load or unload trucks that deliver or pick up food or supplies.
    • Transfer supplies or equipment between storage and work areas, by hand or using hand trucks, move equipment, supplies or food to required locations.
    • Assists Line Cooks when needed with line prep (slicing meats, building food items, punching fries, etc…) also help on hot line when restaurant is busy.

Minimum Qualifications

What we’re looking for:

  • Previous event/hospitality experience preferred.
  • Proficient in Word, Excel and Power Point.
  • Strong customer relations skills.

This summer internship is onsite and will start May 30, 2023, and ends August 8, 2023.

About the Clinton Presidential Center

The Clinton Presidential Center offers a unique perspective of the work – past, present, and future – of the 42nd President of the United States William Jefferson Clinton. Through year-round educational and cultural opportunities for visitors of all ages, it reflects President Clinton’s lifetime commitment to advancing opportunity for everybody, instilling responsibility throughout our society, and cultivating a sense of community within our great nation.

The Clinton Center is home to the Clinton Presidential Library and Museum, the Little Rock offices of the Clinton Foundation, the University of Arkansas Clinton School of Public Service, and is a managing partner of the Presidential Leadership Scholars program. The Clinton Center is located in a 29-acre city park along the Arkansas River and is also home to the Clinton Museum store and the award-winning restaurant 42 bar and table.

Learn more at,, and @ClintonCenter on Twitter and Instagram.


Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

The Clinton Foundation maintains a strong policy of equal opportunity in employment. It is our objective to recruit, hire, and retain the most qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic or status protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. Our equal employment philosophy applies to all aspects of employment, including recruitment, compensation, benefits, training, promotions, transfers, job benefits, and terminations.