2019 Summer Internships

Posted on Nov 20, 2018 by Western & Southern Open

Cincinnati, OH 45201
Leisure & Sport
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Full-Time
Description: The Western & Southern Open is offering full time summer internships to highly motivated top-notch students. This is a 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. Although Interns will be assigned to a specific department, they will be able to explore other aspects of the business through joint projects, participation in the staff mentor-ship program, and various networking events. These internships are hourly paid positions with interns working a minimum of 37.5 hours per week. Hours will increase as we approach the demands of the tournament and based on the individual needs of the internship area. Location: Tournament Office positions will start their internship in our downtown Cincinnati office and move to the tournament site in Mason, Ohio in early July. The Facilities & Operations interns will spend their entire internship at the tournament site in Mason, OH. Dates: Internships begin and end based on the individual needs of each position. The tournament has internship openings that begin anywhere from mid-May through mid-June. Ending dates will vary, but all candidates must be able to stay through the end of the tournament, August 18. Some internships 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. Independent thinker, problem solver and attention to detail are qualities we look for in our candidates. Solid computer and communication skills are required. Strong desire to learn the inner workings of a large professional tournament, work hard and be a team member are essential. Candidates must be available to work through at least August 18 (final day of event) to be considered for these internships. In-person interview in our corporate office required for all final candidates. Travel expenses are the responsibility of the candidate. Internship Areas of Interest - Individual internships and duration: Tournament Office (Downtown & Mason location):
  • Administration ------------------------------------------------------June - August
  • Credentials ----------------------------------------------------------- June - August
  • Communications & Design -------------------------------------- June - August
  • Finance / Inventory Control ------------------------------------- July 1 - August
  • Partnership Activation / Special Events ---------------------- June - August
  • Ticketing (2) ----------------------------------------------------------- mid-May - August
  • Tournament Director Assistant --------------------------------- July - August
  • Travel & Hospitality Services ------------------------------------ June - August
  • Volunteer Services / Special Events (2) ----------------------- mid-May - August Facilities & Operations (Mason location):
  • Communications & Grounds ------------------------------------- mid-May - August
  • Court Management (3) --------------------------------------------- mid-May - August
  • Dispatch ----------------------------------------------------------------- mid-May- August
  • Public Space & Security -------------------------------------------- mid-May - August
  • Player Security, Quality Control and Assessment -------- mid-May - August
  • Tournament Logistics ----------------------------------------------- mid-May - August **Ending dates will be determined with your supervisor. 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 and suggestions. General Hours: Prior to July 27th ▪ 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). Saturday, July 27th ▪ All interns 8 am - 1 pm (Volunteer Kick Off) July 29 - August 18 ▪ Hours vary depending upon the day and responsibilities of the position. These will be determined by your supervisor. Application Process: This is a highly competitive internship. Please be sure to represent yourself in the best possible way by submitting a cover letter, resume and providing answers to all questions asked. All applications will be received through TeamWork Online, 2019 Western & Southern Open - Summer Internships. Applications deadline - December 5, 2018. ▪ Applicant review and preliminary phone interviews - Nov. / Dec. ▪ In-person interview in our corporate office required for all final candidates. Travel expenses are the responsibility of the candidate. ▪ Offers made mid-January
  • Reference: 561323587

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