2020 WESTERN & SOUTHERN OPEN SUMMER INTERNSHIPS

Western & Southern Open Tennis Tournament - Internship

Job #18003

Description

Description:
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.

Location:
Most internships will take place at the tournament site in Mason, OH (5460 Courseview Dr, 45040). A few Tournament Office positions will start in our corporate offices in downtown Cincinnati (250 E. 5th Street, 45202) and then move to the tournament site by early June.

Dates:
Internships begin and end based on the individual needs of each position. The tournament has intern openings that begin anywhere from mid-May through late- June.  Ending dates will vary, but all candidates must be able to stay through the end of the tournament,  August 23. Some positions can, if the student is available extend into September.

Internship Areas of Interest: Individual internships and their durations:

Tournament Office (Downtown & Mason location):
  • Administration & Special Projects ------------------------------ mid-June - August
  • Finance / Inventory Control (2) **------------------------------ mid-July - mid-Sept.
  • Credentials (2) ------------------------------------------------------ July – August
  • Marketing & Design ----------------------------------------------- mid-June - August
  • Travel & Hospitality Services------------------------------------- June – August
  • Partnership Activation / Special Events (2) ------------------ June - August
  • Ticketing (2) ---------------------------------------------------------- June - August
  • Volunteer Services / Special Events (2) ------------------------ June – August
  Facilities & Operations **(Mason location):
  • Public Space & Security -------------------------------------------- mid-May - August
  • Player Security, Quality Control and Assessment ----------- mid-May - August
  • Tournament Logistics ---------------------------------------------- mid-May - August
  • Communications & Grounds ------------------------------------- mid-May - August
  • Court Management (3) -------------------------------------------- mid-May - August
  • Dispatch --------------------------------------------------------------- mid-May - August
** Finance and Facilities internships 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 for the following year.

General Hours:
Prior to August 3rd
  • 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).
August 3rd - August 23rd
  • Hours vary depending upon the day and responsibilities of the position. These will be determined by your supervisor.
  This is a highly competitive internship. Be sure to represent yourself in the best possible way by submitting a cover letter, resume and providing answers to all questions asked.

Applications deadline - December 10, 2019. 

Requirements

Qualifications:
  • Willingness, with a smile, to do whatever it takes to run the very best  tournament possible.
  • Strong computer and communication skills are required.
  • Looking for independent thinker and problem solvers for all positions.
  • Strong desire to learn and work hard.
  • You must be able to work through August 23 to be considered for any of these internships.
  • In-person interview in our corporate office required for all final candidates.

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