Ready. Set. Suntern.

Summer’s hottest travel gig is back. Days Inn by Wyndham has searched for an aspiring photographer and adventure-seeker looking to reclaim summer ‘21 with sun-soaked experiences outside of the living room. During a two week-long internship, our Suntern will explore some of America’s most desirable locations and capture the moments along the way.

Meet Our Suntern

Travel enthusiast, Kate Goodwin, is ready to hit the road as the Days Inn Suntern. As a Lehigh University senior majoring in photography, she is more passionate than ever before to capture the beauty of this country and share it with others. She’ll be seizing the days as she explores the west coast from Bend and San Francisco down to Santa Monica and San Diego.

The Ask

This year’s “Suntern” is tasked with packing their bags for a customizable, two week-long dream job exploring some of America’s most desirable locations and inspiring other travelers with the ultimate gap year “hot list” of the top ways to Seize the Days®.

Putting their photography skills to the test, they’ll be snapping photos along the way, earning some major photo cred. Their unique photo and video content will be featured on the brand’s website––along with our social media channels.

The Perks

  • A $10,000 payday.
  • Paid hotel accommodations for two weeks at Days Inn locations in the U.S., plus ground transportation.
  • A $250 daily travel stipend to explore sunny destination(s) to the fullest.
  • Capture as many photos as their camera roll will hold.
  • Photos and hot list featured on the brand’s website and social channels.
  • Wyndham Rewards Diamond level membership status. That means early check-in, late check-out, and more. Visit to learn how your status with Days Inn’s award-winning guest loyalty program can also get you free nights.
  • A glowing recommendation from a Days Inn by Wyndham executive upon successful completion of the Sunternship.

Follow Kate’s Sun-Soaked Adventure

The West Coast just got a whole lot brighter with our Suntern Kate’s two-week trip. From shredding on the Deschutes River in Oregon to aquatic encounters in Monterey, California, see how Kate’s epic travels inspire us all to Seize the Days at Days Inn.

Terms & Conditions

Open to U.S. residents only. Applicants must be 21 years or older and have a valid U.S. federal or state government issued identification. Wyndham Hotels & Resorts is contracting with a third-party vendor, Citizen Relations Inc., to execute Days Inn’s Suntern program. Your information is subject to the Citizen Relations’ Privacy Notice. Click here to apply by email. By applying, I agree that I have read and accept the terms herein by Wyndham Hotels & Resorts. Please note that being the chosen nominee will result in an independent contractor-arrangement with Citizen Relations Inc. and does not constitute employment by Wyndham Hotels & Resorts or any of its affiliates. Chosen nominee will be required to sign an independent contractor agreement provided by Citizen Relations Inc. and is subject to all terms and conditions contained therein, including, without limitation, social media obligations and responsibility for any and all taxes payable in connection with payments received. To the extent chosen individual does not agree to the terms of the independent contractor agreement, then another applicant will be chosen.

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