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Summer 2023 Internship - Johnstown Mill Rats (Johnstown · PA)

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The Johnstown Mill Rats are a summer collegiate baseball team located in Johnstown Pennsylvania. The Mill Rats are a member of the Prospect League, one of the nations premier summer collegiate baseball leagues with teams stretching across midwestern America. The Mill Rats play at the historical Point Stadium in downtown Johnstown, which has been home to a number of organizations throughout its life, spanning back to 1925. The 2023 baseball season will be the 3rd in Mill Rats history, and is set to begin in early June 2023.
The Mill Rats are seeking interns for the summer of 2023 to assist with preparations and execution of the 2023 Mill Rats season. This internship will provide interns with hands-on experience in the sports industry, and the foundation to jumpstart your professional sports career. Students who intern with the Johnstown Mill Rats immediately become part of the staff, learning the different aspects of stadium operations, fan assistance, ticket sales and marketing in a fast-paced environment. We help our interns succeed in their educational and career objectives by preparing for and learning from actual situations our staff encounters at the ballpark which are discussed and experienced daily
All interns will be getting experience in multiple different departments. These departments include Sales, Marketing, Facility Operations, Gameday Operations, and other departments as needed.
  • Assist ticket sales department with outgoing and incoming phone calls
  • Build relationships with local customers and utilize the sales process to find the right deal for them
  • Learn how business to business sales differs from ticket sales and experience meetings with potential clients
  • Assist with planning and execution of theme nights and events at the ballpark
  • Utilize social media to expand outreach in the community
  • Produce new ways to alert the community of the events at the stadium, and execute on existing marketing strategies
Facility Operations
  • Prepare Stadium for events on gamedays
  • Assist management as necessary with maintenance of stadium and offices
Gameday Operations
  • Assist the staff with multiple pregame tasks as necessary
  • Perform a variety of roles on game days, which will rotate throughout the season, and provide an exceptional in game experience for fans. Roles include the following:
    • Box office representative
    • On field hosts
    • Press box manager
    • Scoreboard operator
    • Soundboard operator
    • Merchandise sales
    • Other roles as assigned
This internship is only available for college-level students, both undergrad and graduate, who are looking for an UNPAID COLLEGE CREDIT INTERNSHIP. Interns will work up to 30 hours a week between approximately May 22nd and August 4th of 2023. While not required, the following skills will be taken into consideration during candidacy:
  • Prior experience in the sports industry
  • Prior experience with graphic design or creative platforms
  • Friendly and professional telephone manner and clear verbal and written communication
  • Proficiency in Google applications including Docs and Sheets 
  • CRM experience
  • Recommendations from former colleagues or professors
  • Ability to lift a reasonable amount of weight (50lbs)

The Johnstown Mill Rats 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.