Western & Southern Open Tennis Tournament - Internship

Job #23223



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.


All internships will take place at the Lindner Family Tennis Center (tournament site) located in Mason, OH (5460 Courseview Dr, 45040).


Internships begin and end based on the individual needs of each position. The tournament has intern 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, Sunday, August 21. Some positions can, if the student is available, extend into September/October.

Internship Areas of Interest:

Individual internships and their durations:

Tournament Office
  • Administration & Special Projects ------------------------------ mid-June – August
  • Credentials (2) ------------------------------------------------------- mid-June - August
  • Finance / Inventory Control (2) **------------------------------ July – August
  • Partnership Activation / Special Events ----------------------- mid-June – August
  • Premium Sales ------------------------------------------------------ mid-June - August
  • Ticketing (2) --------------------------------------------------------- June – August
  • Travel & Hospitality Services ----------------------------------- mid-June - August
  • Volunteer Management / Special Events (2) --------------- June - August
Facilities & Operations **
  • Public Space & Security ------------------------------------------- mid-May – August
  • Player Security, Quality Control & Assessment ------------- mid-May - August
  • Tournament Logistics ---------------------------------------------- mid-May - August
  • Communications & Grounds ------------------------------------- mid-May - August
  • Court Management (3) -------------------------------------------- mid-May - August
  • Operations 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.

Additional Information:

General Hours:

Prior to August 1st
  • 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 1st - August 21st
  • Hours vary depending upon the day and responsibilities of the position. These will be determined by your supervisor.
  • Overtime hours will be required during this timeframe.

Application Process:

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.

Application Deadline – November 19th.


Hourly plus OT


Qualifications: Willingness, with a smile, to do whatever it takes to run the very best tournament possible. Strong computer and communication skills required. Looking for independent thinkers and problem solvers for all positions. Strong desire to lead, learn and work hard. You must be able to work through August 21 to be considered for any of these internships. Interviews will be conducted using Google Meets (video conference).