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2020 Corvallis Knights Internships

Purpose:

Our internship program exists to expose students to the sports business world through a wide range of pre-season projects and summer assignments that require teamwork, critical thinking, creativity, enthusiasm and commitment. The program is in place to create an environment for students to improve their business acumen while gaining practical experience and networking opportunities.

Roles Available:

  • Box Office Operations & Ticket Sales
  • Hospitality & Concessions Operations
  • Merchandise Operations & Sales
  • Promotions & In-Game Entertainment
  • Community Events & Youth Programs
  • Social Media & Marketing
  • Live Stream Video Production
  • Stadium DJ & Video Board Operator
  • Merchandise Operations & Sales
  • Stadium Operations & Kid Zone Management

Details:

We are currently offering internships beginning in January 2020 and continuing through the end of August 2020. In addition to weekly office hours, interns are expected to participate in staff meetings and community events, both pre-season and in-season. The season includes a minimum of 32 home games, plus additional events at the stadium. Attendance at these events is mandatory. While each internship has a focus area, we are a small organization and everyone wears multiple hats. Flexibility and collaboration are key parts of our program.

Wages:

All internships are unpaid and must tie the experience to the intern’s formal education program by integrated coursework or the receipt of academic credit.

Application Deadline:

Applications will be accepted until all roles are filled, so please do not hesitate to apply if you are interested.

Click here to apply for one of our 2020 internships.

Food & Beverage Seasonal Positions

Check back in spring of 2020 for open roles including alcohol servers, cashiers, food preparation, hospitality, etc. Prior food service experience is helpful but not required. Must be 16 or older. Questions contact Jennifer at f&[email protected]vallisknights.com.

WORKING FOR THE CORVALLIS KNIGHTS

Before applying for a position, please take a brief moment to review our core values and expectations. We are an equal opportunity employer, and we are looking for attitude over aptitude. The traits of a Knight are as follows: a passionate, enthusiastic, hard-working, flexible, talented and tough critical thinker.

Attendance at all games and events is required for all interns and staff. Individuals should plan to have team-related commitments through the end of August. Job postings for concessions and hospitality staff will be posted in the spring.

Knights Alumni

We are incredibly proud of the individuals who have been a part of our rich history. We are truly a Knights Family and we remain connected with many of our former interns, staff and players. Former Knights interns have gone on to work for:

  • Nike
  • Adidas
  • New York Yankees
  • Portland Trail Blazers
  • Portland Timbers
  • San Diego Padres
  • Texas Rangers
  • NBA League Office
  • Sports Illustrated
  • JetBlue Airways Headquarters
  • University of Oregon Athletic Department
  • Fred Meyer Headquarters
  • Nocking Point Winery
  • Reser’s Fine Foods
  • Van Vleet Meats

Additional Team Info

If you receive an interview, please come prepared by arriving on-time, in business attire and with at least 2 copies of your resume. It is in your best interest to do research on the team and the West Coast League and to come with relevant questions about the organization and the roles you applied for. When applying for a position, you will be asked for 3 references. These references may be contacted in the event that you are under serious consideration for a position.

We are a drug-free workplace. Consuming drugs or alcohol at the office or stadium, or showing up under the influence of drugs or alcohol, is strictly forbidden and will result in immediate termination. Business attire is expected in our office. Khakis, team-issued shirts and Nike shoes are expected on game days and at community events. While representing the team publicly, you are expected to maintain appropriate grooming and personal hygiene.

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

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