USTA/ATP/WTA Tennis Jobs


Western & Southern Open
Mason, OH
Internship: Internship

Note: this job is closed to new applications.

Description:   Rare internship opportunity to assist in running one of the world’s premier professional men’s and women’s tennis events.  Each intern is given enormous responsibility which offers great preparation and experience for future endeavors.
Location:   Tournament Office positions will start their internship in the tournament office in downtown Cincinnati and then move to the tournament site in Mason, Ohio in mid-July.  The Facilities Operations interns will spend their entire internship at the tournament site in Mason.  
Dates:  Internships begin and end based on the individual needs of each position.  The tournament has intern openings that begin anywhere from mid-May through June 11.  Ending dates will vary, but all candidates must be able to stay through the end of the tournament, August 19. Some positions can, if the student is available extend into September.  
Qualifications:    Willingness, with a smile, to do whatever it takes to run the very best tournament possible.  Strong computer and communication skills are required. Looking for independent thinker and problem solvers for all positions.  Strong desire to learn and work hard.  You must be able to work through August 19 to be considered for any of these internships.  In-person interview in our corporate office required for all final candidates.
Internship Areas of Interest:    Individual internships and their durations:

Tournament Office (Downtown & Mason location):

  •  Administration ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- June – August
  • Credentials ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------June - August 
  •  Finance / Inventory Control ---------------------------------------------------------------- July 16 – August 24
  •  Housing ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ mid-June – August
  • Partnership Activation / Special Events -------------------------------------------------------- June – August
  • Ticketing (2) -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- mid-May – August
  • Volunteer Services / Special Events (2) --------------------------------------------------- mid-May – August

Facilities & Operations (Mason location):

  • Public Space & Security ----------------------------------------------------------------------- mid-May – August
  • Player Security, Quality Control and Assessment -------------------------------------- mid-May – August
  • Tournament Logistics -------------------------------------------------------------------------- mid-May – August
  • Communications & Grounds ------------------------------------------------------------------ mid-May - August
  • Court Management (3) ------------------------------------------------------------------------- mid-May – August
  • Dispatch ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ mid-May – August     

**Facilities internship ending dates can extend into September based on availability of student.

Each intern is required to provide a detailed wrap-up report on his/her experience with appropriate recommendations for the following year.

General Hours:    

Prior to July 30

  • Tournament Office hours are generally 8:30 am – 5 pm, Monday – Friday (in addition to occasional nights and weekends).
  • Facility Operations hours are generally 8 am – 4:30 pm Monday-Friday (in addition to occasional nights and weekends).

July 30 - August 19

  • Hours vary depending upon the day and responsibilities of the position. These will be determined by your supervisor.

Application Process:   All applicants must submit their application, resume, cover letter and answer qualifying questions through TeamWork Online. Application Deadline – November 30, 2017.   Final candidates will be required to travel to Cincinnati (at their own expense) for a personal interview (Dec./Jan.)
Compensation:    $1450.00 per month 
Additional Information:   For detailed job descriptions for each position listed above  CLICK HERE or visit the tournament website and select GET INVOLVED tab.

Job Questions:

  1. How did you hear about this job?

  2. Do you have local housing in or near Cincinnati?

  3. If no, would you be able to secure housing for the duration of the internship?

  4. Do you have a clear and valid driver's license?

  5. Do you have your own transportation?

  6. Are you a US Citizen?

  7. If no, do you have a ssn?

  8. Does your Fall 2018 semester begin after 8/19/2018?

  9. Do you plan to use this internship for college credit or to fulfill a college requirement?

  10. If selected as a final candidate would you be able to travel to Cincinnati (at the candidates expense) for an interview?

  11. From the internships listed above, please rank your top 4 positions.