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Stanford’s Department of Athletics, Physical Education and Recreation:
Stanford’s Department of Athletics, Physical Education and Recreation (“DAPER”) is the premier intercollegiate athletics program in the country. We are the proud Home of Champions! We lead the nation with 128 NCAA championship titles, won the Women’s Capital One Cup four of the last five years, and have brought home the Learfield Director’s Cup for 25 straight years. We also support the university’s physical education, recreation and wellness initiatives. Our dedicated staff embody a culture of excellence, embrace our mission of scholar-athleticism and exemplify a relentless championship spirit. Our actions and staff are guided by the core tenets of the DAPER culture, “The DAPER Way,” which are: Embrace Scholar-Athleticism, Pursue and Revere Excellence, Lead with Courage, and Work Cohesively.
Are you ready to inspire champions? If yes, then this may be the right opportunity for you! 
Stanford Athletics is seeking a highly motivated individual to serve as Sports Turf Intern on the Facilities team. Reporting to the Director, Sports Turf, this role will provide assistance to the turf operation department in providing quality safe, and aesthetically pleasing surfaces. This is a seasonal position from March- August. College students who are in the Turf Science or agronomy field that are looking for an internship or work after graduation encouraged to apply. 
Your responsibilities include:
  • Provide assistance in turf operation, assisting in football, baseball, softball, soccer, etc. 
  • Aid in preparing all fields within operation
  • Assist in implementing cultural practices, I.E aeration, fertilization and IPM
  •  Provide assistance in chemical applications 
  • Perform other related tasks as assigned 
  • Help paint, setup fields, build mounds, and infield skin management 
To be successful in this role, you will
  • Be pursuing a degree in Turf Science or other related field 
  •  Have strong communication, attention to detail, and ability to work in team environment 

DAPER’s Integrity:
This position, along with all DAPER coaches and staff, is responsible for the integrity of Stanford’s intercollegiate athletics program and for the reputation of Stanford University. This position is responsible for ensuring that his/her/their involvement with Athletics Department activities maintains the integrity of the University’s reputation and does not negatively impact the relationship between the University and its faculty, staff, students and alumni. Additionally, this position must comply with University policies and procedures, NCAA and Pac-12 rules and regulations.