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South Shore Yacht Club

2300 E Nock Street
Milwaukee, WI 53207

This club uses CMAA's General Manager/Chief Operating Officer Concept.
Age of Club Number of Members Average Age of Members Club Ownership
111 700 64 Member-Owned
Gross Dollar Volume Annual Dues Volume Annual Food Sales Annual Beverage Sales
$2,000,000.00 $500,000.00 $500,000.00 $500,000.00

Golf Facilities

Golf facilities unspecified

Tennis Facilities

Tennis facilities unspecified

Swimming Facilities

Swimming facilities unspecified

Other Athletic Facilities

Dining Facilities

  • 1 Lounge/Bar that seats 100
  • 2 Formal Dining Room that seats 120
  • 1 Outdoor Dining that seats 700
Lakeside Lounge: Views of the Marina, Casual Dining; Commodores' Cove & Lily E Bar: Views of the Marina, Formal Dining and Banquets; Outdoor Dining: 100 Person Event Tent and Additional Open Air Seating Adjacent to Marina

Special Club Features

South Shore Yacht Club (SSYC) offers a unique experience in the heart of Milwaukee's most vibrant neighborhood. SSYC is a dynamic community that celebrates inclusivity, camaraderie, and a love for the water. Whether you're passionate about sailing, power boating, or simply enjoy the scenic beauty of Lake Michigan, SSYC welcomes individuals from all backgrounds.

SSYC is proud of our renowned junior sailing program, social, and competitive events, including the prestigious Queen's Cup® Race.

Club is open 6 days per week, 12 months per year.

Job Details

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Brief Job Description

South Shore Yacht Club (SSYC) is seeking highly motivated students eager to gain hands-on experience in hospitality. Our internship program offers a rotational-based learning environment, pairing interns with experienced managers as mentors. Participants will receive training in membership, food & beverage, accounting, marketing, and sail race operations.

As a smaller club, SSYC accepts a maximum of 2 interns per summer, ensuring a personalized experience tailored to individual interests. This internship is designed to cultivate future leaders in the private club industry, offering immersive learning experiences that will shape the next generation of club professionals. The more you invest in this internship, the more you will gain from it.

Join us at South Shore Yacht Club and embark on a rewarding journey to develop your skills and pave the way for a successful career in the private club industry.

Candidate Qualifications

Position Title: Intern

Requirements: Applicant must be currently enrolled in a 4-year hospitality program or a comparable program.

Program Length: May – August, following the undergraduate break schedule.


  • $16/hr
  • Hourly performance-based incentive pay
  • 1 meal per shift
  • FREE Housing in the SSYC neighborhood

Transportation: Bicycle provided.

Scheduling and Availability: Applicants must have open availability and commit to full-time hours (35+ hours/week) for the duration of the internship.

Uniform Requirements: Interns must provide their own non-slip shoes, black work pants/shorts, khaki work pants/shorts, and business casual attire. Polo shirts will be provided for the different outlets, along with one foul weather jacket.

Rotational Program: Interns will rotate through departments to receive comprehensive training, including:

  • F&B - Dining, Events, Banquets, Kitchen
  • Waterfront
  • Junior School
  • Sail Race

Management Exposure: Interns will shadow their mentor managers week to week, wearing business casual attire or Club provided uniforms, to learn about their day-to-day tasks and responsibilities. They will spend time with various managers, including the Member Services Manager, Food and Beverage Manager, Controller, Executive Chef, and General Manager. Interns will also have weekly one-on-one meetings with the General Manager to gain insights from an industry leader.

Local Badger Chapter: SSYC will sponsor attendance in all applicable chapter events.

Educational Requirements

Date Position Available


Other Benefits

Please send resumes to:

Laura Jerominski
Member Services Manager
2300 E Nock Street
Milwaukee, WI 53207
PHONE: 414-481-2331
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