Internships at Carowinds!

Carowinds is offering internship placements for the summer of 2017 in variety of departments and positions throughout the park. We are looking for rising high school seniors and college students! If you are intrested in participating in the internship program please email Carowinds Human Resources Office at


Placements go fast so do not be the last to apply and miss an opportunity to work at the park that brings the Carolinas together!


Internship Information

Interested applicants may apply online or in person at Carowinds’ Employment Office. In addition to a completed application, applicants must also submit a cover letter and resume in the office or e-mail a copy to All applicants must be at least 18 years of age.

After you have submitted your resume please go to and apply online. Applications will be distributed to the appropriate Park departments for review. All departments will evaluate their staffing needs and schedule interviews accordingly.
Interns must be willing to work an average of 20 to 45 hours per week, and be able to work weekends, holidays, flexible schedule (to include days, shifts, hours), overtime when required. Spring and Fall interns must be willing to work at least 20 hours per week. Summer interns must be willing to work an average of 20 to 45 hours per week.
Each learning institution provides set guidelines by which academic credit is awarded. Interns are responsible for notifying management of the credit requirements at the onset of the program, as well as responsible for tracking the completion of all assignments, communication, and paperwork warranted. Park Management will aid interns in completing necessary requirements to receive academic credit for time worked.
  • 4 FREE admission tickets for family and friends
  • 20% off in-park merchandise and food purchases
  • 20% off single day admission
  • Associate events and trips
  • FREE admissions and parking at all Cedar Fair parks
  • Additional perks and discounts from local businesses in the surrounding area
* Note: If applicable, travel pay is only available to qualifying interns commuting more than 75 miles one way. 
 Carowinds offers several entry level and high level positions at the park. Listed below are the positions available for Spring/Summer 2017.

Culinary Internship
  • Position: Culinary Lead
  • Program Time Frame: Spring 03/24/2017 - 06/11/2017, Summer 05/20/2017 - 07/29/2017, Fall 07/30/2017 - 10/31/17

Marketing Internship
  • Positions: Public Relations, Promotions, Social Media, and Inside Sales
  • Program Time Frame: 03/24/2017 11/01/2017

Merchandise Internship
  • Position: Visual Merchandising
  • Program Time Frame: 03/24/2017 - 11/01/2017
Security Internship
  • Position: Associate, Team Lead, Supervisor, Area Supervisor, Front gate Screener
  • Program Time Frame: 03/24/2017 through 12/30/2017

If you have any questions or concerns please contact us at 704-587-9006 or email us at