Wintergreen Resort

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Great Summer Internship

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  • Career Opportunities
Former Intern - Golf Intern in Wintergreen, VA
Former Intern - Golf Intern in Wintergreen, VA

I worked at Wintergreen Resort as an intern (Less than a year)

Recommends
Recommends

Pros

It's a beautiful place to be for the summer, especially when surrounded by dozens of other wonderful interns your age! I met so many people from countries all over the world, and made lifelong friends. The perks of being an employee, free golf, discounted meals & access to the pool are great! I highly recommend a summer internship there!

Cons

The apartments aren't free unfortunately, but they are relatively clean and very close to work. The rules are strict sometimes and you have to be really careful about drinking since you are living on property.

Advice to Management

Keep treating the interns with respect and they will do just fine!

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  1. Helpful (1)

    Management does same thing over and over and expect a different result

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Wintergreen Resort full-time (More than 3 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Recreation Benefits, OK health Benefits, beautiful scenery

    Cons

    Salaries for majority below area average while other way above
    Wear and tear on car driving up and down mountain daily
    Lodging below par
    Restaurants expensive for service and quality of food
    Too concerned about bottom line profits to care about guests and employee satisfaction and same management for to many years

    Advice to Management

    Actions speak louder than words!!! For years the GM Hank Thiess has stated transparency is the most important part of the company but his actions say otherwise. In the event of any news that all associates should be informed about have all been learned from the news media. Then over a week later each time finally management says something and we also learn they knew days before the media knew. Respect your associates and not always try to cover yourself only with media relations.

  2. Helpful (1)

    No one notices the hard work and effort you put in and hate change.

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Wintergreen Resort

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Free skiing
    Discounts in the stores and restaurants
    Decent benefits

    Cons

    Same senior leadership for 10+ years (it's not working)
    Fight tooth and nail against change
    Everything is outdated
    Customer service is nonexistent in upper management
    Employee appreciation is also through the window
    Too concerned about bottom line profits to care about guests and employee satisfaction
    Horrendous pay

    Advice to Management

    Clean house. It's not working. That's what other resorts do when they go bankrupt and get bought out, they clean house of all upper management. Stop placing the blame on everything else and start looking at yourselves.

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