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The primary role of an Activity Host intern is to assist the Cruise Director on a daily basis to create a fun and entertaining environment for our guests. The position will concentrate primarily on developing microphone skills and crowd management while providing a basic foundation of office and management knowledge.

The activity host intern’s job responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following activities:
  • Host, assist and observe basic non-revenue and revenue generating activities.
  • Socialize with guests at different events throughout the ship.
  • Perform alongside other entertainment team members as assigned.
  • Be a reliable source of contact and information for our guests.
  • Assist with show watch and crowd control.
  • Demonstrate commitment to Carnival Service Values.
  • Maintain a friendly and positive guest service/hospitality while on and off duty.
  • Communicate with others and work in a team or independently.
  • Ensure uniform policy, the Carnival Look and good hygiene is being followed at all times.
  • Actively participate in assigned activities including, but not limited to trainings, drills, safety briefings, “Port Manning”, meetings and performances, as required.
  • Possess an enthusiastic attitude and approach.
  • Applicable experience as an emcee or host for weddings, hotels, resorts, cruise ships, and similar venues is preferred.
  • The ability to interact effectively and make connections with people of different age groups.
  • The ability to extend beyond a host into an entertainer.
  • The motivation to go above and beyond for our guests.
  • The ability to cross-promote activities and events.
  • Natural ability to communicate with others and work in a team or independently.
  • Demonstrate a clean and professional appearance.
  • Fluent proficiency in English.
  • Strong improvisational skills.
  • Strong microphone skills.
  • Be open to flexible working hours; starting early mornings, up to 10 hours a day.
  • Be able to adapt to the immediate or unforeseen challenges in the industry.
  • Be able to work in a fast paced environment.
  • Applicable theatre background/knowledge is preferred.
  • Be able to execute basic office and management tasks.
  • Computer proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook.
  • Paid internship, fixed monthly salary, paid bi-weekly.
  • Room and board included at no additional cost to the student.
  • All travel expenses from and to your nearest major airport are covered by Carnival Cruise Line (CCL).
  • Cost of the Seafarer's Fitness Medical Examination (SFME) and background screening will be reimbursed by CCL.
  • Professional and personal development opportunities offered through the crew training center on ship.
  • Be currently enrolled and attending an accredited college/university in the United States
  • Have a minimum cumulative 3.0 cumulative GPA out of a 4.0 scale
  • Be at least a second semester junior returning to school or a graduating senior earning academic credit
  • Be at least 21 years of age or older by the start of the internship program
  • Be able to obtain a valid USA passport by the internship offer date (We do not sponsor visas for this program)
  • Be able to commit to the full term dates of the internship program
  • Pass all of Carnival Cruise Line’s pre-employment background and medical requirements
  • Have involvement in extracurricular activities that preferably demonstrate event hosting, microphone skills or stage experience within the past two years
Round I:
  • Resume outlining previous employment, education and hosting related experience in PDF or Word Doc format.
  • Promotional photo.
Round II:
  • Academic transcript (either an official or unofficial version)
  • Two letters of recommendation (PDF or Word Doc format):
    • Faculty reference; must be within your field of study.
    • Supervisor reference; past or present for a position of relative experience.
After Acceptance
  • Cleared Fingerprint Background Check
  • Valid US Passport


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