HomePlate Catering and Hospitality, The official hospitality provider for the Somerset Patriots Baseball Team in Bridgewater, NJ has opened up various Internship positions for the 2020 Season. An internship with HomePlate Catering and Hospitality will allow candidates to learn several different aspects of running Concessions and Catering for a large multi-purpose facility. Interns will have their hands in every aspect of the organization, learning first-hand what it takes to run a large-scale, professional operation. This will include everything from product costs and sales forecasting to scheduling, leading and running entire concessions teams for games and outside events.
Prospective candidates will be asked to note their preferred choice of position when applying, however, HomePlate Catering and Hospitality will help determine a position that best suits your skills. Ideally, candidates will be college students that are interested in learning management and operating skills related to the facility and hospitality industry. Hours are full time and include nights, weekends, and holidays. There are 72 home games from May through September along with several other events during road trips that candidates will be required to work.
The HomePlate Catering and Hospitality offices for the Somerset Patriots are located at TD Bank Ballpark in Bridgewater, NJ and service the Somerset Patriots Baseball Team of the Independent Atlantic League of Professional Baseball. (http://www.somersetpatriots.com)
The available positions HomePlate Catering and Hospitality will be offering for 2020 are as follows:
Hospitality Operations Intern (10 positions available)
Work with the Operations and Catering Managers to assist in the management of the concessions and catering areas. Duties include but are not limited to receiving and distributing all product orders; monitoring sales and daily sales reports; maintaining a receiving log; oversee all group areas and team members; scheduling game day team members; ensuring all food is prepared to both company and safety standards; contacting clients; sales forecasting; event planning. On off days interns will be responsible for the cleaning, up keep, and preparation of all areas for the next home stand and to comply with all health department standards. Interns will also get the opportunity to forecast sales and labor as well as assist with the completion of schedules and other HR duties.
Other General Duties for all interns include:
Scheduling, product cost analysis, purchasing and sales forecasting, seek new revenue streams, and other duties as required by management
Compensation: $11/hour (depending on experience) and college credit can also be earned if applicable to the student. Some positions can lead to full-time positions during the internship or to positions within the company at the completion of the internship.
Time Frame: (April 2020 – September 2020) Interns are expected to begin their internship in early April or as soon as they are done with classes for the spring semester and stay until one week before school starts the following school year or until the end of the season if you are a graduating senior. It is expected that interns will work a full work schedule during the summer and work ALL of the Somerset Patriots home games.
No Phone Calls Please
Please Note: Candidates MUST live within commuting distance or have housing in the Bridgewater area for the entire summer. Please be sure when applying to attach cover letters and resumes to be considered for an interview.
Intern Candidate’s resumes will be reviewed once submitted to the site. Most interviews will take place from November through January and will be done on site at TD Bank Ballpark in Bridgewater, NJ. If you are contacted for an interview, you will be asked to provide some dates and times that you have breaks in classes that will allow you to come to TD Bank Ballpark for an interview.