Ready. Set. Suntern.

Calling all wanderlust seekers! Summer’s hottest travel gig is back. Days Inn by Wyndham is searching 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 desireable locations and capture the moments along the way. 

The Ask

This year’s “Suntern” will be 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 your photography skills to the test, you’ll be snapping photos along the way, earning some major photo cred. Your 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, allowing you to explore your sunny destination(s) to the fullest.
  • Capture as many photos as your 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.

Who We’re Looking For

We’re seeking an adventure-driven, social media-savvy storyteller and aspiring photographer to travel across the U.S. for two weeks in August 2021. If you’re ready to pack your bags and live out your ultimate cross-country bucket list, you might
just fit the bill.

*Must be a U.S. resident with a valid federal or state-issued ID and 21 years or older to be considered.

How to Apply

Submit an original sun-filled photo, as well as a 300-word entry describing your domestic dream itinerary and why we should send you on it this summer. The deadline to apply is June 1, 2021 . We'll assess applicants' photography and storytelling skills and select the brightest person for the job.

Apply now by emailing

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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