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2020 WESTERN & SOUTHERN OPEN SUMMER INTERNSHIP with Cincinnati Tennis LLC in Cincinnati · OH

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Internship: Internship
 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:  All internships will take place at the Lindner Family Tennis Center located in Mason, OH (5460 Courseview Dr, 45040).

 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 late-June.  Ending dates will vary, but all candidates must be able to stay through the end of the tournament, August 23. 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 23 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 duration: 
Tournament Office      
  • Administration & Special Projects ----------------------------------------- mid-June - August. 
  • Finance / Inventory Control (2) **------------------------------------------ mid-July - mid-Sept. ·         
  • Credentials (2) --------------------------------------------------------------------- July – August ·        
  • Marketing & Design ------------------------------------------------------------- mid-June - August ·         
  • Travel & Hospitality Services-------------------------------------------------- June – August ·         
  • Partnership Activation / Special Events (2) ----------------------------- June - August ·         
  • Ticketing (2) ------------------------------------------------------------------------ June - August ·         
  • Volunteer Services / Special Events (2) ---------------------------------- June – August
Facilities & Operations**         
  • 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 
**Finance and Facilities internships 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 August 3rd  
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).

August 3rd - August 23rd  Hours vary depending upon the day and responsibilities of the position. These will be determined by your supervisor.

 Application Process:   All applicants should submit their application, resume, cover letter and answer qualifying questions through TWOL. Application Deadline – December 10, 2019.  Final candidates will be required to travel to Cincinnati (at their own expense) for a personal interview to take place in our corporate offices located in downtown Cincinnati, OH (Jan. 2 – Jan. 24, 2020).
Compensation:  Hourly plus OT

Additional Information:  Detailed job descriptions for each position are posted on the Western & Southern Open web site www.wsopen.com . Click GET INVOLVED  to view the detailed job descriptions.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Job Questions:

  1. How did you hear about this job?

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

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

  4. Can you provide your own transportation during this internship?

  5. YES / NO - Are you a US Citizen?

  6. Does your 2020 Fall semester/quarter begin after August 23, 2020?

  7. From the list of internships above, please rank your top 3 positions in order of preference (list them exactly as shown above).

  8. Will this internship be used to fulfill any college requirement?