Internship Positions Available

Development - Membership 

Four positions available for undergraduate students

The membership interns are part of the development department, primarily focused on helping to increase enrollment in the Hall of Fame membership program. Interns will staff the ticket booth and the membership and museum services desk – assisting visitors with any needs or questions they may have as well as selling memberships and providing Hall of Fame levels of customer service. Ideal candidates possess the following skill set: good verbal communication, high energy, great attention to detail, well organized, flexible disposition, customer service focused and are ready to have fun. Majors in business administration, marketing, sports management or non-profit management preferred. 

Education - Public Programs

Three positions available for undergraduate students

Working in the Education Department, the public programs interns serve to enhance the visitor experience. Interns will develop and present programs in the museum on a daily basis, including Artifact Spotlight programs, costumed museum theater performances, and hands-on activities and demonstrations. In addition to these responsibilities, each intern will head up an individual project over the course of the summer, including the planning of major events such as the All-Star Gala. Interns must be adept at, or exhibit a learning enthusiasm for giving presentations, speaking publicly and evaluating program results. This position requires energy, zeal, creativity and eagerness to work with families in a fun and engaging manner. The ideal candidate will offer experience in museum work, teaching, drama or historical interpretation. Majors in history, museum studies or education preferred.

Library - Manuscript Archives and Technical Services

One position available for undergraduate or graduate student

The intern will gain experience and knowledge in the processing and organizing of various types of archival material in the Manuscript Archives and Technical Services departments. The specific duties of this internship may include the physical arrangement of material (sort, folder, box, label), inventorying and describing of materials, and creating a collection finding aid. The candidate should be detailed-oriented, have good organization skills and good penmanship.

Library - Photo Archive 

One position available for a graduate student

The Photo Archive intern will primarily be responsible for researching, describing, and digitizing photographic collections. Projects include inventorying, creating finding aids, cataloguing photographs on the on-line catalog, and scanning images. Interns will have an opportunity to develop specific projects based on their particular research interests or team/player loyalties. Interns may also assist in answering image research inquiries and processing photo orders. 

Library - Research

Two positions available for graduate students

The research department interns will assist in the day-to-day operations of a major specialized library. They will assist patrons by providing research material and answering questions that come in person, by letter, fax, phone and e-mail. Interns will retrieve and re-shelve library material. Interns will also complete a variety of other tasks including, but not limited to, fact-checking and document conservation.

Multimedia Production

One position available for undergraduate or graduate student

The selected intern will assist in the storytelling operations of the Hall of Fame and Museum during the Summer of 2014. He/she will assist in coverage of our major summer events such as the Hall of Fame Classic, Induction Weekend, the 75th Anniversary Celebration and more. The Multimedia Intern will write, produce, shoot and edit content for the Hall of Fame’s social media outlets as well as complete stories/videos assigned by the multimedia staff. Experience with writing for video, proper operation of digital cameras, an eye for great video, and an ear for great stories and non-linear editing experience (such as Final Cut Pro, Adobe Creative Suite) preferred.

Public Relations

One position available for an undergraduate student

The Public Relations intern will assist the Communications department with daily responsibilities and media relations. Responsibilities include: producing copy for our web site and magazine; assisting in research for publications; aiding in event plan execution; editing press releases; assembling press kits; fulfilling donation requests; updating email lists; assembling media credentials; assembling monthly clipping packets; producing Inside Pitch stories; and assisting with Club Content. Candidates must possess some or all of the following qualities: enjoyment of baseball, high energy level, flexible disposition, reliability, good writing and organizational skills, basic computer proficiency.

Sales and Licensing

One position available for an undergraduate student

The Sales and Licensing Intern will participate in the planning, development, and implementation methods for reaching potential licensing partners. Additional responsibilities will include: update and maintain recordkeeping system and procedures for existing licensing agreements, reviewing agreement terms, royalty payouts, product approval, and proper use of the NBHOF mark. Manage existing NBHOF licensing agreements – review and understand business relationship for each. Intern will also work to identify potential groups/facility renters who might visit the area and the NBHOF. Help shape the marketing plan and outreach for the department.

Special Events

One position available for an undergraduate student

The Special Events Intern is involved in the daily planning, execution and follow-up of Hall of Fame Weekend 2014. Daily responsibilities will support the logistics, operations and hospitality functions of the event weekend. Duties will include event planning and on-site management, travel and accommodation coordination, hospitality management, database entry, VIP communication and vendor relations. On-site management of events is required.