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The Rochester Red Wings internship program provides a great opportunity for students to immerse themselves in a professional sports organization. Available to college Sophomores, Juniors and Seniors, Red Wings interns will have the opportunity to become directly involved with the team's front office and gain hands on experience and training in various aspects of Minor League Baseball including sales, ticket operations, customer service, media relations, reporting, stadium operations and many other areas of a full service sports and entertainment venue. The interns train and work directly with front office staff to gain experience and knowledge of the entire Red Wings operation.

Red Wings internships are full-time commitments, working both during the week and weekends during the season. Most internships positions start between January and April and last until the end of the season. The Red Wings are looking for dedicated individuals who are enthusiastic and possess a skill set to create a positive, professional and fun-filled environment for our fans, staff and sponsors.

This experience *_must be for college credit *_and all interns must be enrolled in school. The internship is an unpaid position, though the Red Wings will provide each intern with a credit reimbursement of up to $750 or $400 (based on approved paperwork through your school). During certain times of the program, interns may be asked to complete "labor related tasks" to support the team. In these instances, interns will receive a minimum wage ($13.20) during that time.

AVAILABLE INTERNSHIPS

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Interns in the Groups Sales Department will receive a well-rounded experience within all areas of ticket sales, including group sales, hospitality events & flex ticket packs. This internship requires strong communication skills, along with attention to detail. All interns learn alongside full-time staff members, and are included in departmental objectives that reach organizational goals. Group sales interns will be trained to regularly make contact with potential clients via phone calls and email correspondence.

Group Sales interns will be expected to work games alongside the Game Day Promotions Team.

This position runs from January - September

Available spots: 2

To apply, email resume and cover letter to Eric Friedman, at [email protected].

Interns in the Video Production department will learn video production skills and job related experiences relating to video editing, photo manipulation, motion graphics, and camera operation.

Candidates must be present for all home games with some additional time required when the team is on the road. Internship runs from March/April until the end of season or until candidate needs to return to school.

Applicants should be Film, Television, Media, Graphic Design or Animation majors with proficiency in Adobe products, such as Photoshop, Premiere, and After Effects.

This internship runs from March - September

Available spots: 4

To apply, email resume and cover letter to Director of Video Production, John Blotzer, at [email protected].

This position will assist the Director of Communications, Nate Rowan, in all aspects of the department. Learning experiences will include but not be limited to: production of team publications, writing press releases, postgame website stories, feature stories, updating statistical information and handling media requests. Other duties may be assigned by other departments, as needed.

Students should be pursuing a degree in Sports Management, Communications, Journalism, Public Relations or a related field. Applicants are required to have a strong writing background, strong communications skills and knowledge of baseball rules. Students must be proficient using Microsoft Office (Word, Excel). Basic Adobe inDesign and Photoshop experience a plus.

The position has a start date of March 21, 2022 and will run through September 21**.** Students will help at all 72 home games and most weekdays when the team is on the road. Applicants will be expected to be available for the entire season.

Full-Time Internships Available: 1

To apply, please email Director of Communications, Nate Rowan with a cover letter and resume attached to [email protected].

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This position will assist the Director of Communications, Nate Rowan, in all aspects of the department. Learning experiences will include but not be limited to: production of team publications, writing press releases, updating statistical information and handling media requests. Other duties may be assigned by other departments, as needed.

Students should be pursuing a degree in Sports Management, Communications, Journalism, Public Relations or a related field. Applicants are required to have a strong writing background, strong communications skills and knowledge of baseball rules. Students must be proficient using Microsoft Office (Word, Excel). Basic Adobe inDesign and Photoshop experience a plus.

The position has a start date of February 1, 2022 and will run through April 30 (ending date flexible). Students will play an important role in the production of the media guide and yearbook.

To apply, please email Director of Communications, Nate Rowan with a cover letter and resume attached to [email protected].

Interns will learn how to handle all of the details related to our in-game entertainment including executing between-inning contests, coordinating sponsor nights, running the Kids Zone, player and mascot appearances, ballpark operations and game day activities.

Game Day Promo Interns must be available for every Red Wings home game from their start date to their end date.

This position has a start date of April with an end date at the conclusion of the season (or until the student returns to school).

Available spots: 8

To apply, email resume and cover letter to Promotions Manager, Tim Doohan, at [email protected].

The Frontier Field playing surface is a sand-based Kentucky bluegrass field that hosts 72 Minor League Baseball games, high school baseball games, scout sleepovers, kids' camps, batting practices as well as other special events. The events are hosted throughout the year including non-game days.

Job Description
Interns will learn and be responsible for the following: mowing, repairing mound and plate areas, assisting with infield skin maintenance, sodding, aerating and topdressing, tarp pulls and preparing field during inclement weather, set up and tear down of batting practice and special events.

Preferred Qualifications
• Currently enrolled or recent graduate of a 2 or 4 year turf program
• Able to work long hours, nights, weekends, and holidays
• Able to lift at least 50 lbs. with ease
• Able to operate necessary turf equipment with training
• Highly motivated individuals interested in working in baseball long term

This position runs from April - September

To apply, email resume, cover letter and references to Head Groundskeeper, Gene Buonomo, at [email protected].

The internship consists of writing game recaps and feature stories for RedWingsBaseball.com. The intern must have real-world journalism experience either through their school newspaper or a previous internship. Strong writing skills and baseball knowledge required. The position will work with Director of Communications, Nate Rowan, and Promotions Manager, Tim Doohan, during home and road games.

Available Spots: 2

To apply, please email Director of Communications, Nate Rowan with a cover letter, resume and writing samples attached to [email protected].

Our internship program alumni have landed jobs in sports throughout the country including:

Albuquerque Isotopes

Atlanta Braves

Augusta GreenJackets

Boston Red Sox

Buffalo Bills

Houston Astros

Indianapolis Colts

Miami Marlins

New Orleans Pelicans

New Orleans Saints

New York Mets

New York Yankees

Orlando Magic

Pittsburgh Pirates

Sacramento River Cats

Scranton/WB RailRiders

Syracuse Mets

Tiger Woods Foundation

Tampa Bay Buccaneers