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Internships at the Highlands

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It's more than an INTERNSHIP...It's an EXPERIENCE!

Completing an internship at The Highlands at Harbor Springs will not only expand your knowledge of the hospitality-resort industry it will also provide you with the necessary real world experience you will need in your selected career path. Within our five major divisions, including golf & retail, ski & waterpark, lodging & spa, food & beverage, and administrative offices we are able to offer a large variety of exciting opportunities that will benefit you and your future in the hospitality industry.

When completing an internship with BOYNE, students are provided with opportunities that go beyond Michigan as we are part of the second largest privately owned resort network in North America. Our interns are exposed to numerous opportunities to network and secure full-time employment post-graduation!

Let us be your classroom and your playground!

When you aren't learning from our talented teams of professionals we simply ask that you remember one thing...Play as hard as you work! While being compensated for your dedication to the success of BOYNE, you'll also have the opportunity to immerse yourself in the lifestyle BOYNE strives to create for its guests by enjoying all of the activities offered at the resorts.

What are you up for?

Golfing on championship courses, zigzagging or zipping your way through The Highlands' miles of mountain bike trails and ziplines, or maybe it's just relaxing your body & mind in one of our spas. There is something for everyone at BOYNE. Why not work where you love to play and live the lifestyle we promote! Located in northern Michigan, we are also surrounded by the beautiful Great Lakes and filled with an abundance of local arts, festivals and community events for all to enjoy!

Types of Internships Offered

Specific Internship opportunities vary each season and are available on an "as needed" basis.

  • Lodging
  • Housekeeping
  • Front Desk/Night Audit
  • Culinary
  • Food and Beverage
  • Outdoor Recreation
  • Golf Professional Management
  • Turf Management
  • Events

We also offer a number of seasonal opportunities that provide strong educational experiences however may not be listed as internships. You may want to consider these positions by viewing our complete list of openings at boyne.com/employment [link to: boyne.com/employment] (select the resort of interest).


Most internship opportunities are considered to be full time in which hours are based on business flow.

Compensation and Benefits

All internships completed with BOYNE are paid. As with any opportunity with BOYNE, compensation will vary based on knowledge and experience.

Boyne offers an adventurous entertainment package including discounts on: season golf/ski/waterpark passes, meals, spa/salon services, retail, bike rentals, snowsports rentals/lessons, trail rides and tennis. Additional benefits include Friends & Family vouchers, referral bonuses and service recognition programs/awards. Team members are entitled to participate in benefits and incentives when eligible.


Interns need to arrange housing prior to their arrival whether it is through employee housing or on their own. BOYNE offers limited housing on a temporary basis to individuals 18 years of age or older when available. We can also assist you with your search by providing you with a list of local housing options and resources available.