College Internship- Finance, Palm Desert, CA in Nationwide at Marriott Vacations Worldwide

Date Posted: 1/24/2023

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Job Description

Are you ready to grow your dream career while making others' vacation dreams come true? Marriott Vacations Worldwide is a world premier organization for Vacation Ownership with resorts at destinations around the globe. Join our team and help deliver unforgettable experiences that make vacation dreams come true.

Our Company

Marriott Vacations Worldwide offers flexible vacation programs, giving customers the ability to choose the style of vacationing that suits their needs, year after year. Each vacation ownership product provides access to a variety of usage options — from an internal collection and an external exchange network of resorts; to hotels around the world; cruises, adventure travel, guided tours and more.

Our Culture

  • We are devoted to the personal development of associates.
  • Our business is built on establishing long-lasting relationships with our customers.
  • We hold ourselves to the highest moral and ethical standards.
  • We champion innovation.
  • “We” always supersedes “me.”
  • A strong focus on our responsibility of environmental sustainability and community involvement.

Program Description

Offered at our resort locations in Palm Desert, CA the Finance College Internship Program is designed to last 3-6 months depending upon the participant's availability and the needs of the department.  The participants should expect to work a full-time schedule in this program with flexibility for part-time schedules based on participants course schedule.  All College Internships are paid at an hourly wage. 

The Finance College Internship Program also offers:

  • Immersion program offering participants work experience in one specific department
  • Exposure to work directly related to the analysis of company financials including budgeting and forecasting
  • Exposure to work directly related to the financial activities of the company with a focus on accounting tasks relating to general ledger maintenance
  • Comprehensive onboarding
  • Participating in operational duties within assigned department
  • eLearning opportunities
  • Virtual Meetings with site and company leaders

The Finance Corporate College Internship Program is available in the following departments/areas:

  • Working knowledge about inventory policies of the company and inventory management process.
  • Good understanding about cash management policies.
  • Budgeting process
  • Learn internal and external financial reporting.
  • Knowledge about Accrual policies and process utilized by the company.
  • Working knowledge of Account Reconciliation and processing Journal Entries.
  • Analyze financial trends.
  • Reconcile payment/receipt trail to vendors/customers

Participants will also learn components of what drives Guest Satisfaction and Associate Engagement on site will have opportunities to contribute to these important matters. Interns will be introduced to and have the opportunity to demonstrate the company's values and core beliefs.

Successful College Interns will be given a high level of consideration when applying for future career opportunities with Marriott Vacation Club. 

Job Requirements


  • Candidate should be enrolled in an accredited college or university and pursuing the following degree/majors:  Finance, Accounting, Taxation, Economics, Business Management, Risk Management or related major/minor.
  • It is preferred that the candidate has completed junior level course work
  • Candidates who have an undecided major may also be considered.


  • Past Interns who are interested in completing an additional internship will be considered first. Previous performance rating will be taken into consideration.
  • Ability to navigate MS Office, Outlook and Excel

Standards of Dress & Grooming

  • Finance and Accounting Corporate Interns must adhere to Marriott Vacations Worldwide Corporation Policy HR-EMP-19 Standards of Appearance.
  • Non-uniformed interns should dress with good business taste and in clothing appropriate to their jobs. Good business taste does not include ripped blue jeans, shorts, spandex pants, tank tops, midriffs, halter tops, or other generally recognized casual sportswear. Dress or skirt length should be no shorter than four inches above the knee. All interns must wear proper undergarments.

Internship Perks

  • Discounts and perks at Marriott International and Marriott Vacations Worldwide brands for associates, friends, and family.
  • Competitive Pay! (Wages vary by location)

For Internships in California, the wage range is $17.00 - $21.00/hour depending on location and department.


Marriott Vacations Worldwide is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture.

Marriott Vacations Worldwide is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture


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