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Internships

Want to have a fun, hands-on introduction to the world of working in sports? Then join the Akron Racers team as an intern! There are a variety of interesting and exciting opportunities available, so apply now!  

The following internships are available for the Summer 2018 season. Summer interns will be expected to report to work in early May 2018 and work through the conclusion of the home schedule (approx. Aug 19).  Evening and weekend work will be required and all interns must have local housing. The application deadline for summer internships is March 16, 2018 

Food/Beverage - Food/Beverage interns will work closely with the Concession Manager to ensure all aspects of food and beverage preparation and distribution are successful at Firestone Stadium and surrounding fields. Duties include assisting with inventory control on all concession supplies and assist with the coordination and operation of all concession stands and picnic areas. Interns will also research and implement new ideas including food items, stands and pricing, and work with the front office to reach revenue and customer service goals.
 
Amateur Events - Amateur Event intern will assist the Amateur Event Director with the following duties: complete set-up & tear down of sites including dragging & lining fields, scheduling staff, managing of Vaughn Rd. and Diamond Crystal fields.  Must be able to work Friday nights and weekends.  This internship also involves promoting all amateur events and learning how to manage an event from start to finish.  
 
 

Application: To apply for an internship with the Akron Racers, please email a resume, cover letter and contact information for two references to Laura Wheeler at laurawheeler@akronracers.us. 

In your cover letter, please answer the following:

1. What do you hope to gain out of an internship with the Akron Racers?

2. Why do you believe an internship with the Akron Racers in the department you’re applying for will help your personal and career goals?

3. Do you have local housing or the ability to secure it for the length of the internship?

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