Baseball Hall of Fame Internship Program Provides Opportunity of a Lifetime for Youth Development

Applications for 2013 Class of Frank and Peggy Steele Interns Due January 31

January 22, 2013

(COOPERSTOWN, NY) – The chance to spend the summer in Cooperstown is every baseball fan’s dream. For college students aspiring to land a once-in-a-lifetime summer experience in the National Baseball Hall of Fame’s 2013 internship program, less than two weeks remain before applications are due January 31. 

The 2013 Frank and Peggy Steele Internship Program for Youth Leadership Development will provide students the chance to join the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum team in a 10-week summer internship, offering meaningful, hands-on training in numerous professional career fields for those who are chosen from the hundreds of applications received in Cooperstown each year. 

To be considered for the program, students must be enrolled in a bachelor’s or master’s degree program at a college or university, having completed at least their sophomore year of studies. Fifteen intern positions are available in such fields as curatorial, licensing and sales, membership, photo archives, programming, public relations, research and special events. 

All applications must be completed online at www.baseballhall.org/intern. In order to complete an application, candidates must attach a cover letter and resume to the online application. Only completed applications will be reviewed for acceptance into the program. Applications must be received no later than Jan. 31, 2013. 

Now in its 13th year, the Frank and Peggy Steele Internship Program has welcomed nearly 300 interns in its first 12 years, equipping college students with the knowledge and experience necessary to work in their field of study. For full details on the program, please visit www.baseballhall.org/intern. 

The National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum is open seven days a week year round, with the exception of Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s Day. The Museum observes regular hours of 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. from Labor Day until Memorial Day Weekend. Ticket prices are $19.50 for adults (13 and over), $12 for seniors (65 and over) and for those holding current memberships in the VFW, Disabled American Veterans, American Legion and AMVets organizations, and $7 for juniors (ages 7-12). Members are always admitted free of charge and there is no charge for children 6 years of age or younger.  For more information, visit our Web site at baseballhall.org or call 888-HALL-OF-FAME (888-425-5633) or 607-547-7200.