The New York Yankees Double-A Affiliate, Somerset Patriots are looking for qualified individuals to fill internship positions during the 2022 season.
Program Description: Members of the Internship Program will be exposed to all facets of a Minor League Baseball organization and will gain practical, in-depth experience the Public Relations Department. Members will also gain valuable experience from a season long learning project that covers various aspects of sport management, including grass roots marketing, theme night creation and execution, ballpark entertainment, sales, video production, and business presentations. Help with resumes and interviewing will also be covered. Prospective candidates will be asked to note their preferred choice of position when applying, however, the Patriots will ultimately decide the position to offer you that best suits your skills and our needs. Ideal candidates will be juniors or seniors in college or recent college graduates; however, freshman and sophomores are also welcome to apply.
Compensation: $750/month and college credit can also be earned if applicable to the student.
Time Frame/Work Schedule: (May 2022 – September 2022) Interns are expected to begin their internship as soon as they are done with classes for the spring semester and stay until one week before school starts the following year. Graduated seniors are expected to stay until the season has concluded. Recent college graduates are expected to work from the beginning of the season (April) until the season has concluded. Hours are full time. Interns are required to work the same amount of days and hours as the full time Front Office Staff. There are 70+ home games, additional outside events, and regular non-game day office hours that you will be required to work. This includes nights, weekends and holidays. Interns will be required to sign a document indicating their start/end dates prior to acceptance of the position. No vacations will be permitted during the season.
Digital Content Internship (1 Position Available)
Reports to the Vice President of Communications & Media Relations, Director of Broadcasting/Media Relations and Digital Content Assistant. This individual will assist in the team’s digital communications and content creation efforts as a part of the overall internship class. He/she will work directly with the Digital Content Assistant to help build out the team’s strategy on social media, produce captivating and timely content, design unique graphics, shoot/edit video, and author engaging copy on a daily basis. This includes work on game days as one of the primary photographers and videographers. He/she will be tasked with making TD Bank Ballpark their own, utilizing every inch of the ballpark - along with approved access to the players - to produce striking content. The ideal candidate will have experience in social media management, graphic design, and video production. We are looking for a candidate that loves content creation, has a strong desire to work in sports, and has the ability to handle all aspects of the production process, from conception to capture and production to distribution.
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.