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 Spring of 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 catering and concessions teams for games and outside events.
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 internship positions that HomePlate Catering and Hospitality will be offering experience in all of the following areas for the Spring of 2020:
Operations, HR & Scheduling, Accounting:
Work with the management team with ballpark cleanup, setup and preparation for the season, startup of equipment, hiring of new team members, orientation and training of new and returning team members, purchasing and warehousing of food and beverage products, sales and labor forecasting, general accounting duties including AP and daily sales reports and other duties assigned. Microsoft Office and Quickbooks knowledge is preferred, but not required
All majors are welcome to apply as candidates will get a broad amount of experience in all of the areas listed above at the ballpark. Any hospitality experience is a plus, but not required.
Compensation: $11/hour 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: (February 2020 – June 2020) Interns are expected to begin their internship in late February or early March and stay until one week before the end of their semester ends or until the end of the baseball season if you are a graduating senior. It is expected that interns will work a full work schedule during the spring and work ALL of the Somerset Patriots home games during the intership.
No Phone Calls Please
Please Note: Candidates MUST live within commuting distance or have housing in the Bridgewater area for the entire duration of the internship. 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 October through December 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.