Summer 2024 Hospitality Internship

Settlers Hospitality Group


Settlers Hospitality Group, Hawley, PA / Lake Wallenpaupack, Pocono Mountain Region, PA- a collection of boutique restaurants, catering, and experience. Our commitment to excellent guest services is what drives us, and we are dedicated to hiring outstanding individuals who share our passion for ensuring our guests have an exceptional experience while staying with us. We are currently looking for a hardworking and motivated students to join our hospitality team as an intern.

Practice applying your hospitality skills with a successful hospitality group! This business has excelled in the Pocono hospitality region for 40+ years. Join Settlers Hospitality Group’s team of hospitality professionals as they create and deliver high-quality restaurant and hotel experiences to hundreds of guests across multiple boutique hotels and restaurants. 

The Hospitality Intern will work directly with a team of Directors of Food and Beverage and Directors of Hotel Operations across multi-concept restaurants and hotels. They will be exposed to professional restaurants that include farm to table, small plate, contemporary casual, high-end catering, and pastry. The intern will gain an understanding of how to develop packages aligned to property vision, how to manage labor and cost of goods, and how to partner across departments to ensure a superlative guest experience. This exciting opportunity provides Hospitality Interns the opportunity to learn how to work with a team of hospitality professionals to crafting experiences that match the concept design of multiple boutique hospitality experiences.

This opportunity is a traditional (semester-long), part-time internship. Housing is available to interns throughout their internship if needed.  


  • Summer 2024, start date can be flexible ot accommodate college coursework)
  • 8-12 hours per week (can be more if candidate is interested)
  • $15/hour
  • This opportunity will be in-person/on-site

**Requirement before applying: Students are required to check with their college/university career development office to find out if any additional requirements need to be met for the internship, on the part of the student and/or the business host


  • Culinary or Hospitality coursework of any collegiate level
  • Experience in hospitality is a plus but not required
  • Strong teamwork skills
  • Positive, professional, outgoing personality with a hands-on attitude
  • Microsoft, Office Suite, and proficient computer and internet skills
  • Interest in boutique hospitality experiences
  • Valid driver’s license and reliable transportation
  • Passion for food, beverage, tourism, and hospitality
  • Commitment to developing NEPA hospitality and tourism is a plus but not required
  • Basic or higher-level computer skills 
  • Math and English skills
  • Current RAMP certificate a plus
  • This position requires the ability to lift 50lbs or more
  • Able to bend, kneel, squat, stand, and lift heavy objects as needed
  • Able to work a flexible schedule, which may include working days, evenings, weekends, and holidays


  • Develop innovative packages and specials in collaboration with Directors of Food and Beverage or Directors of Hotel Operations
  • Work with the Settlers Hospitality team to plan and execute special events
  • Shape a positive staff culture in partnership with department heads and managers
  • Exposure to managing quality control, supply and labor costs, and ordering 
  • Support opening and development of new projects within the hospitality group
  • Some traditional hospitality planning, execution, practice and insight will be included!

*Be sure to note in your cover letter why you think you would be a great fit for the Settlers Hospitality Team and for this internship.*

This internship opportunity is supported by the Greater Scranton Chamber of Commerce’s Small Business Internship Fund. Students interested in participating in the Small Business Internship Fund must meet at least one of the following criteria:

  • Be a resident of Lackawanna County currently enrolled in a college or university
  • Be a currently enrolled student of a Lackawanna County college or university
  • Be a currently enrolled student of a Chamber member college or university: Clarks Summit University, Fortis Institute, Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine, Johnson College, Keystone College, Lackawanna College, Luzerne County Community College, Marywood University, Misericordia University, Penn State Scranton, The University of Scranton, Wilkes University.

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

Type: Hospitality
Deadline: 03/30/2024

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