The mission of the Washington Wild Things’ internship program is to educate its participants in all aspects of operating a professional sports organization, by observation and getting real hands-on experience. Interns learn how to work in a professional environment that requires a high energy level, the ability to perform under pressure and the utilization of essential time management skills. The Washington Wild Things strive to successfully prepare interns to compete for positions in the professional sports industry.
The Washington Wild Things, a professional baseball team in the Frontier League, are seeking six (6) individuals for an internship in the Baseball Operations Department during the Summer 2023. The Baseball Operations Department Intern will work directly with the General Manager. Each intern will work be on a rotating schedule of filling roles for home games, assist with developmental leagues, as well as expected to gain experience of event/facility management through the operation of youth baseball tournaments at the venue.
THIS INTERNSHIP IS UNPAID, BUT INTERNS WILL HAVE THE OPPORTUNITY ASSIST THE ORGANIZATION IN OTHER MANNERS TO GENERATE FINANCES IF AVAILABLE.
* Internship must be used for college credit and is unpaid *
Reports to: General Manager
The Wild Things are looking for an outgoing, go getter personality to handle multiple responsibilities. The successful candidate will learn all aspects of running a Baseball Operations Department, such as: roster management, salary cap allotment, contract handlings, baseball operations, player evaluation, event operation, stadium operation. An understanding of the sport is preferred but being a high school/college baseball player is not a requirement.
- Report to Executive Office when scheduled
- Help with;
- Roster Updates
- Field Preparation
- Gameday Operations
- Developmental League Operations
- Youth Baseball Relations
- Youth Baseball Tournaments
- Event Management
- Player Evaluation
- Understand the salary cap
- Roster rules
- Player relations/assistance
- College Baseball Project
- Video as necessary
- Other duties as assigned
- Ability to multitask and work in fast-paced environments
- Available for an average 20 hours per week (May-August)
- Willingness to listen, learn and receive constructive feedback
- Strong time-management skills
- Ability to utilize Microsoft Office
- Must be willing to work weekends
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, gender identity, marital or veteran status, or any other protected class.