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Columbia Country Club

7900 CONNECTICUT AVE
Chevy Chase, MD 20815


Age of Club Number of Members Average Age of Members Club Ownership
124 1500 58 Member-Owned
Gross Dollar Volume Annual Dues Volume Annual Food Sales Annual Beverage Sales
$23,000,000.00 $10,200,000.00 $4,000,000.00 $170,000.00

Golf Facilities

  • 18 hole course, par 72, designed by Walter Travis
The golf course is widely recognized as a Walter Travis design. Walter J. Travis, a pioneer in golf course architecture, and a legend in golf in the early decades of the 20th century, certainly laid claim to the design as his own. Herbert Barker and Columbia Founding Member Dr. Walter S. Harban, both close associates of Travis, are often noted as the official designers. The Club has hosted three national golf championships - the 1921 United States Open, the 2003 United States Junior Amateur Championship and the 2021 United States Girls' Junior Championship.

Tennis Facilities

  • 11 outdoor Har-Tru courts
  • 3 indoor Har-Tru courts
Tennis has a long and venerable history at Columbia; as a member of the Centenary Tennis Club, all Columbia members automatically become members of the Association of Centenary Tennis Clubs, an Association comprised of 66 tennis clubs all with roots going back more than 100 years. Columbia is also a Founding Club Member of the International Tennis Hall of Fame Club Affiliate Program. The Club has hosted numerous notable events in tennis including the Mid Atlantic & US National Boys Clay Championships.

Swimming Facilities

  • 2 Outdoor
  • 1 Indoor
Services include a full complement of social activities such as movie nights, bingo and themed pool parties along with full swim and dive instruction and classes. The pool dining facility consists of a full bar and full à la carte menu showcasing favorite poolside treats and snacks.

Other Athletic Facilities

Fitness Center, Duck Pin Bowling Alley, Two Fitness Studios, Four Paddle Tennis Courts, Pilates Reformer Studio, Indoor Pool, Outdoor Pool, Ice Rink.

Dining Facilities

  • 2 Casual Dining Room that seats 200
  • 1 Member's Grill that seats 75
  • 1 9th Hole that seats 12
  • 1 Snack Bar that seats 50
  • 1 Ballroom that seats 300
  • 1 Private Function Room that seats 75
  • 1 Private Function Room that seats 75
  • 1 Private Function Room that seats 50
The Club maintains multiple restaurants, providing a variety of dining experiences for its members, as well as host personalized private functions for members and their guests. The essence of Columbia is not defined by the dining rooms or the athletic facilities, but by the tradition, excellence and camaraderie of the membership that has become known as the Spirit of Columbia.

Special Club Features

Established more than 120 years ago, Columbia Country Club is a private, member-owned club located in Chevy Chase, Maryland, formerly known as Columbia Golf Club. Since its inception, Columbia Country Club has grown and offers a full range of athletic, social and recreational facilities.

Club is open 7 days per week, 12 months per year.

Job Details

Date Posted

3/27/2022

Job Title

Intern

Brief Job Description

Columbia Country Club has a proven track record of supporting students throughout their career developments. We are excited to offer a wide variety of Internship opportunities to students in their different stages of their careers. Each intern will be assigned a mentor that will ensure their development and success.

Food and Beverage Rotational Intern:

This internship is ideal for an individual looking to build their foundational food and beverage skills in the club industry. This intern will gain experience in our Columbia Room, Terrace Room, Banquets and Club Events in various roles such as Server Assistant, Ala Carte Server, Banquet Server, and Cocktail Server.

This internship will allow this intern to participate in a supervisory internship in the future.

Dining Room Supervisory Intern:

This intern will gain experience leading our team of service professionals in our Columbia Room, Terrace Room and Grill Room. While supervising the three dining rooms with an average of 150-300 covers nightly, this intern will be responsible for leading the team to their greatest potential, conduct pre-shift meetings, and exceed member expectations of service and quality.

This internship is ideal for someone who has previously completed a club internship or has Food and Beverage experience.

Beverage Rotational:

The Beverage Rotational Intern will concentrate on the nuance of bartending, ranging from causal to fine dining and events. This intern will experience many areas of the club and will have exposure to managing a beverage operation.  

This internship will allow this intern to participate in a supervisory internship in the future.

Banquet Supervisory Intern: 

This intern will gain experience leading our team of service professionals executing our banquet and club events. With 2,363 annual events ranging from 5-2,100 attendees, this intern will be responsible for leading the team to their greatest potential, conduct pre-shift meetings, and exceed member expectations of service and quality.

This internship is ideal for someone who has previously completed a club internship or has Food and Beverage experience.

The Market Supervisory Intern:

This intern is responsible for managing the Market – our Pool Side quick service food operation. She/he will manage the operation with emphasis on the quality of service offered to members of the club.  This intern will learn how to manage their own fast-paced, casual restaurant.

This internship is ideal for someone who has previously completed a club internship or has Food and Beverage experience.

Youth Programming Management Intern: 

This Intern is responsible for supervising and running the activities for our younger members. She/he will be taught to manage the children’s activities offered at the club, with emphasis on the program’s quality of service. Youth Management covers Camp Columbia, Kid City, and Jr. Night Outs. The ability to have fun with the children and be creative with the activities offered, is a requirement for the person in this position.

Candidate Qualifications

  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
  • Demonstrates transferable skills such as problem-solving, teamwork, guest service and effective communication.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook. Jonas point of sale software knowledge preferred, but not required.
  • TIPS Alcohol Awareness and CPR/AED certifications preferred, but not required.
  • Able to meet the physical demands and responsibilities of the position. He/she will, while regularly performing the essential functions of the job, be standing, sitting and lifting/moving items or objects over 50 pounds and sometimes lift/move items up to 100 pounds.

Educational Requirements

  • Candidates should be actively pursuing a degree in hospitality management.
  • CMAA involvement is preferred, not required.

Date Position Available

5/1/2022

Other Benefits

  • Monthly housing allowance.
  • Invitation to local CMAA events through the NCCMA chapter.
  • Great work environment, daily meals and uniforms.
  • Internships could lead to a postgraduate, full-time opportunity with the Club.
  • Competitive hourly wage.

Please send resumes to:

John Ofrecio
Clubhouse Manager
7900 Connecticut Ave
Chevy Chase, MD 20815
PHONE: 301-951-5014
jofrecio@columbiacc.org

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