Category Archives: The Staff

My Internship Experience – Liv Meline

My experience working at Fair Hills Resort was far better than what I expected out of an internship. During the summer of 2019, I worked as the events coordinator intern for Fair Hills Resort and as the public relations intern for Wildflower Golf Course. From the amazing staff to living on the lake throughout my […]


Internship Experience – Summer 2019

Summer 2019 gave us a fabulous crew of interns that worked throughout a variety of departments at Fair Hills! One of our Front Desk Interns, Lauren Montgomery, hailing from Greenwood, Indiana shares her perspective of a summer internship with us. Read below: My summer as a Fair Hills Front Desk intern was one I will […]


The 10 Best Resort Activities during Family Season – Casey’s Favorites

Despite being trapped in the depths of my first (rather startling) Minnesota winter, nothing warms me up more than getting excited about another upcoming summer of family fun and plentiful resort activities. Soon the ice on Pelican Lake will thaw, the sun will shine warmer and warmer, and our lovely families will return again to […]


Office Answers – Thanksgiving 2018 Edition

Thanksgiving reminds us to focus on the good, recognizing and feeling truly thankful for all the things that make our lives so wonderful. Some of the members of our winter office staff gave their answers to this question: What’s the one experience for which you are most grateful for this year? (Besides, of course, another fabulous season […]


Top 10 Highlights of Summer 2018

This past summer gave us another round of exciting and entertaining memories from guests and staff alike. Here are 10 of our favorite stories of the summer: 1. 2018 was the year of staff weddings! We love when those Fair Hills romances turn into lifelong love. This summer, we had TWO staff “I do’s.” First, […]


My Internship Experience- Shelby Singer

Being in the first group of summer staff to arrive, my first impression when driving into Fair Hills and walking into the lobby was ‘what am I getting myself into’. The lobby was in shambles with the newly laid carpet leaving everything out of order. As the weeks went on, more summer staff arrived, and the […]


My Internship Experience- Casey Picillo

“Life begins at the end of your comfort zone.” – a quote from author Neale Donald Walsch, a Pinterest favorite, and the perfect way to summarize my experience here at Fair Hills Resort. Before accepting this recreation internship position, I had found myself stuck in a rut back home in Indiana. I lived at home, […]


A Melting Pot

One of the many things that make Fair Hills unique is its diversity of staff. Each year, it’s fun to get to learn about the various places that they are from — learning bits of language, tasting traditional food and hearing about childhood memories, favorite music and more. Throughout my 10 years as a guest, I’ve met […]


Summer Employment

Do you or someone you know need a job this summer? Fair Hills is currently accepting applications for the 2014 season. Waitrons, housekeepers, recreation directors, grounds crew, tennis instructor, and waterski instructors are just some of the employment opportunities this summer. Work on beautiful Pelican Lake for the summer with staff from around the world. […]


World Food Championship in Las Vegas

Whew! We’re back from Viva Las Vegas! On Wednesday, Cheryl arrived in Vegas and joined the rest of the competitors in the entire World Food Championship for a welcome reception! The rest of the Fair Hills crew joined Cheryl on Wednesday. On Thursday, Cheryl had her ingredient check, a US Foods marketing meeting, and a dinner […]