Who We Are: We’re the Traverse City Pit Spitters, the premier Northwoods League franchise playing at Turtle Creek Stadium, in Traverse City Michigan. The Traverse City Pit Spitters are in the FUN business and our mission is to provide affordable family entertainment that strengthens the Northern Michigan Community. We create memorable experiences by offering a fun, friendly and inclusive environment. We are a Championship Organization and we pride ourselves on our stellar customer service and our dedication to providing friendly faces, open minds, and our time and energy to our fans
Why we want you: You’re a College or University Junior or Senior, within 3 semesters of graduating. You need an internship for academic credit, and you’re pursuing a degree in Sports or Event Management, Business, or a related field. You work hard and play nice, and appreciate a good joke.
Why you want to work here: The Pit Spitters internship program is designed to provide an extensive hands-on career development training and job shadow program for those navigating the selection of appropriate careers. We provide internship positions that are meaningful and compatible with education and aspirations. We work very hard but we don’t take ourselves too seriously. Plus, you also get a monthly stipend, free baseball tickets & food, a free health club membership, and opportunities to get discounted or free tickets to various shows and events in Michigan. We’re also pretty great people to work with.
What you’ll do: With this multifaceted, hands-on internship, you will learn and gain exposure to all aspects of stadium operations and team operations associated with Turtle Creek Stadium and the Traverse City Pit Spitters. These aspects include stadium upkeep, turf maintenance, gameday and parking operations, special events planning and execution, experience in the day-to-day operation of team logistics, and how a collegiate clubhouse operates. You’ll also gather valuable insight in most other departments while working under the mentorship of other departmental managers in the front office.
What you need: You need solid availability no later than May 6 through August 20th – you’ll be working full-time, including evenings, weekends and holidays. Non-event days are generally M-F 9:00 a.m. to 5 p.m. Event days, the day generally begins at 8:30 a.m. and ends after the event. You need a valid driver’s license and a great attitude.
Let’s do this: If you’re ready to apply, we look forward to getting to know you. Submit your resume and drop us a cover letter letting us know why you’d be a good fit. We’ll be in touch!