The Host Society is pleased to currently be benefiting from assistance provided by 10 enthusiastic interns! One of the priorities of the Games team is to encourage and train the next generation.
The work being carried out by the interns is providing a valuable contribution to this major project. They are playing an active role in the management of the Games’ various services, including human resources, communications, sports, information technology, venue management, and marketing.
Eager to learn, the interns are becoming fully committed, thriving in a diversified environment, tapping into their potential, and delivering in a professional manner. The interns are experiencing different aspects of work with a great deal of openness and are therefore bringing lots of versatility and new ideas to the organization. “Being at the heart of the large Games family, the interns are sharing tangible, positive energy, as well as exemplary, dynamic attitudes,” said Marie-Josée Bernard, Human Resources Manager.
Two interns describe their experience!
Samuel Ladouceur Nappert – Intern– Human resources and communications
“My internship is incredible; I couldn’t have wished for a better experience.” As his knowledge develops in a friendly environment, he realizes that the work at Games House is truly in sync with the idea of enjoyment. “When I see that people are having fun at work, it motivates me to participate and offer my best so that the Canada Games are a success,” he explains. His role within the Games team has helped him learn more about the Sherbrooke community and allowed him to improve the way he carries out, manages, and analyzes his work. “This experience can only benefit me and help me become a better recreologist,” Samuel noted.
Laura Pomerleau – Intern – Marketing
Every morning, Laura experiences a real sense of pleasure at the idea of going to work at Games House. “The team is incredible, I’m learning lots, and my work is really motivating.” The Canada Games are close to her heart and she really hopes they are a success. Her network is growing and her marketing and events experience is expanding at full steam. “I couldn’t ask for better experience in my field,” she said enthusiastically.
The Host Society hopes that the interns can put their knowledge to good use within other organizations in the region to enhance the community’s development. Over the coming year, other interns will have the opportunity to enjoy rich experiences as part of the Games team.