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Intern, Ballpark Operations (Spring 2022) 

EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. 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.  

The Pirates Why

The Pittsburgh Pirates are a storied franchise in Major League Baseball who are reinventing themselves on every level. Boldly and relentlessly pursuing excellence by:

  • purposefully developing a player and people-centered culture;
  • deeply connecting with our fans, partners, and colleagues;
  • passionately creating lifetime memories for generations of families and friends; and
  • meaningfully impacting our communities and the game of baseball.

At the Pirates, we believe in the power of a diverse workforce and strive to create an inclusive culture centered in Passion, Innovation, Respect, Accountability, Teamwork, Empathy, and Service.

Job Summary

The Ballpark Operations Intern will learn daily back-of-the-house operations of the ballpark through observing the Director of PNC Park Operations, Manager of Guest Experience, Manager of PNC Park Security, Manager of Ballpark Maintenance, and Operations Administrator on both non-game days and game days. The intern will participate in game-related duties to gain a full understanding of the successful execution of back-of-the-house and front-line procedures, as well as the staffing necessary to operate a professional sports facility.



  • Coordinate with Human Resources in preparing for game day employee interviews and call-backs for new hires.
  • Conduct inventories in the following areas, as necessary: game day staff uniforms; radios and accessories, including labeling and assisting with distribution; various signage throughout the ballpark; storage areas; equipment and others.
  • Prepare monthly game day employee schedules; enter staffing requests into scheduling software.
  • Organize and maintain necessary supplies in-game day manager’s office.
  • Perform ballpark walk-through’s, conduct checklists for various maintenance and cleaning-related issues.
  • Assist Director and Managers with daily game day staff briefings.
  • Attend Homestand Meetings, Supplemental Event Meetings, and other sessions in the areas listed above, as necessary.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Director or Managers.


  • Maintain daily log and photo library of all ballpark repair projects while in-progress.
  • Maintain accurate equipment and delivery inventory; order miscellaneous equipment, as necessary.
  • Assist in counting promotional items upon delivery to the ballpark and inventory items returned from the entrance gates. Create and maintain spreadsheets for each promotion and distribution to gates.
  • Assist with mailroom duties, as necessary.
Position Requirements


  • Candidates must be enrolled in an accredited institution and be junior, senior, or graduate level.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft applications and adaptability to new software.


  • Candidates majoring in event/facilities management or sports management or related field.
  • Customer service experience helpful.
Location Pittsburgh, PA  
Full-Time/Part-Time Part-Time  
Shift Various Shifts  

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