Internships at Carowinds!

Carowinds offers a unique atmosphere in which you can gain valuable hands-on experience in your chosen field. Many seasonal jobs can be modified to meet internship requirements at your school. Most internships are paid and are available to current college students. Some internships may require some evenings, weekends, and five to six days per week during the summer.

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.

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.
  • Flexible scheduling that will work with your school schedule
  • Travel Pay*
  • Great management experience
  • Resume enhancement
  • Ability to network with numerous industry professionals
  • Unlimited use of the park for yourself when not scheduled to work
  • Option to participate in Employee Funded Group Benefit Plan*
  • Associate parties scheduled throughout the season, with food, music, and rides
  • All interns who complete the internship and continue to work for the Park for at least 30 days after the completion of the program will receive complementary tickets to Carowinds for the 2015 Season.
* Note: If applicable, travel pay is only available to qualifying interns commuting more than 75 miles one way. Ability to participate in Employee Funded Group Benefit Plan is only available for paid interns.
All Interns that participate in the program will be offered housing for the duration of their summer position. Depending on certain restrictions all interns that decide to move into housing will need to meet the following criteria.
  • 100 USD housing deposit
  • Travel time of more than 30 miles from the park
  • 18 years of age
  • Hired and placed in an active internship
All Interns will be placed with one other intern in a apartment style living situation. As a reminder housing is not required to participate in the program but just an option. Please contact the Employment Office for more information regarding housing.

Carwoinds Employment Office
14523 Carowinds Blvd.
Charlotte, NC 28273
P: 704-587-9006

* Requirements and information subject to change at any time.