The Orioles internship program is intended to provide valuable and practical educational experiences for the student. This experience is gained by watching and performing tasks while under the close supervision of an Internship Mentor. All internships are unpaid and must count toward academic credit. In addition, the student is not entitled to a job with the Orioles at the conclusion of the internship.
Students seeking an internship should meet the following criteria:
HOW TO APPLY
Interested students can apply by sending their resumes along with a cover letter via mail, fax, or e-mail to:
333 West Camden Street
Baltimore, MD 21201
Included in the cover letter should be area of interest and dates of availability. For planning needs, Fall term is September - December; Spring term is February - May; Summer term is June - August.
Due to the high volume of resumes we receive we regret that we will only be able to respond to those students in whom we have an interest.
WE ARE CURRENTLY SEEKING INTERNS FOR THE FOLLOWING POSITIONS:
Corporate Sales and Sponsorship - (Fall Term, Spring Term, Summer Term)
The intern will be exposed to contracts and proposals for sponsorship accounts. Providing fulfillment duties for existing accounts and creating new proposals are just two of the many experiences the intern will learn. The intern may also assist with promotions and game day events related to servicing of sponsor contracts. Under the direction of the Internship Mentor, the intern will also perform research and work on special assignments as needed.
Ballpark Operations - (Fall Term, Spring Term, Summer Term)
This intern will experience and learn skills related to venue management. They will actively learn by helping to oversee a staff of approximately 200 event staff employees. The intern will also, under the direction of the Internship Mentor, be introduced to the maintenance aspect of venue management. This may include assisting the department by maintaining a variety of reports/logs that pertain to the safe and efficient operation of the ballpark.
Sales & Fan Services - (Fall Term, Spring Term, Summer Term)
The intern will learn and develop skills related to the management of ticket sales, as well as, Customer Service management. Working closely with the Internship Mentor, the intern will learn skills related to sales, ticketing, organization, and problem solving. The intern will also complete special projects utilizing such skills as research and report presentation.
Productions - (Fall Term, Spring Term, Summer Term)
Under the direct supervisor of the internship mentor, the productions intern will be able to enjoy hands-on learning on some the most advance editing and production equipment on the market today. This internship may also include operating video cameras, editing, and other production learning opportunities. The intern must have some prior classroom experience using Final Cut Pro equipment.
Public Relations - (Fall Term, Spring Term, Summer Term)
The intern will learn and develop skills in effectively dealing with the media and public by working in the public relations office. Research and statistical skills will be honed in this internship opportunity. Prior experience with a sports team or college sports information office is preferred, but not required. The applicant must be willing to work nights and weekends during the season.
Publishing - (Fall Term, Spring Term, Summer Term)
An internship in publishing will give the student valuable learning experience in creative project design. The intern will work closely with all departments to produce layouts for a wide range of projects. Candidates must demonstrate proficiency in Mac OS X, Adobe InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, and also have some page-design experience. Applicants should also be detail-oriented, able to handle multiple projects, and well-organized.
Photography - (Summer Term)
The Team Photographer will mentor the intern by demonstrating techniques related to live action photography and editing photographs. The internship also provides exciting hands-on learning opportunities to shoot game action and candid photography during Orioles home games. Candidates should demonstrate proficiency in Mac OS X, Adobe Photoshop, Photo Mechanic, or a similar program, and have completed two years of coursework in a photography program. The applicant must be willing to work nights and weekends.
If you enjoy being surrounded by baseball, these seasonal positions may be for you. All positions require strong interpersonal communication skills and a willingness to assist fans in a polite, friendly manner. Every employee is expected to have a basic knowledge of Oriole Park at Camden Yards and be able to locate areas within the ballpark. Some positions require standing for long periods of time and exposure to all types of weather. Applicants must be able to work long hours, including days, nights, weekends, and holidays. Candidates must have some experience working with people in a customer-service capacity.
Ball girls and ball boys serve as ambassadors for the Orioles team. They participate in pre-game ceremonies as well as some pre and postgame ballpark events. During the game, they are expected to field foul ground balls cleanly, and engage the crowd with spirited cheers, conversation, and other promotional activities. Applicants must be available to work a majority of home Orioles games. The rate of pay is $8.00 per hour. Learn more »
Out-going, knowledgeable baseball fans are needed to become Ballpark Tour Guides for Oriole Park at Camden Yards. Guides take fans on a 75- minute walking tour of the ballpark, providing statistical and historical information along the way that encompasses the entire Camden Yards neighborhood. The rate of pay is $8.00 per hour. All applicants must be available between the hours of 10 am and 3 pm between the months of February and October.
Our Guides have the following qualifications:
Out-going and fan-friendly individuals are needed to become members of our Event Staff. Our Event Staff members greet fans entering the ballpark, assist fans in scanning tickets for entry to the park, provide directional information to fans regarding seating, concessions, emergencies, and maintain an up-beat, family atmosphere so that all fans can enjoy the game. The rate of pay is $8.00 per hour. Applicants must be available for the majority of home games for the Orioles 2013 schedule.
Our Event Staff have the following qualifications:
The representatives provide the highest level of customer service to Orioles fans via incoming calls to our main phone queue. Our representatives are able to sell group tickets and season ticket plans. In addition, they are able to answer fan questions related to general team policies. Each representative is responsible for keeping fans aware of various ticket opportunities that become available. A strong work ethic and desire to grow business is necessary to become successful in this opportunity. A portion of this opportunity will involve making out-bound sales calls. You must enjoy speaking on the phone and the challenge of problem solving. A flexible schedule is required, as well as working evenings and weekends during our 2013 season. The rate of pay is $8.00 per hour.
Our Representatives have the following qualifications:
Within our Box Office, staff members sell individual game tickets on both game and non-game days. The responsibility of the ticket seller is to provide a smooth transaction for each customer, ensuring the customer is aware of all available tickets and promotions. Each seller is expected to understand the seating layout of the ballpark and prices, including discounts. They must balance their bank at the completion of each shift. Applicants must be available to work the majority of home Oriole games. The rate of pay is $8.00 per hour.
Our Ticket Sellers have the following qualifications:
If you have a true desire to serve fans, this position may be for you. We are scouting for individuals who can provide the highest level of customer service to join our Fan Assistance team. The rate of pay is $8.00 per hour. Team members should have a flexible schedule that includes working at least 80% of our home games.
Our Fan Assistance Representatives have the following qualifications:
The Baltimore Orioles Career Introductory Program is designed to gain experience and insight into the promotional aspect of game day operations for a Major League Baseball team.[ Back to top ]