The Minnesota Vikings are giving out students a chance to work with them as turf interns in Eagan, Minnesota. The students who have a bachelor’s degree in management or related experience can apply for the program.
The interns are being hired for a full-time program. The internship includes all aspects of professional football field maintenance. The responsibilities of Interns will include sodding, mowing, overseeding, irrigation management, fertilization, etc.
Through participating in this internship, interns will get to work with a professional football team and gain experience and soft skills. This internship is an excellent opportunity for anyone who is willing to start a career in the sports industry.
The Minnesota Vikings is an American football team located in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The team joined the National Football League in 1960 and now competes in the National Football Conferences (NFC) North Division. It also plays home games at U.S Bank Stadium in Downtown.
This internship will occur in Eagan, Minnesota.
This internship program will start in June 2020 will run through December or January of 2021.
The interns will receive various benefits listed below:
- Explore your classroom theory to the practical world
- Test career objectives realistically
- Develop professional work habits
- Improve interpersonal relations
- Work in a fun and supportive environment
Interns must have the following skills and experience:
- Must have a bachelor’s degree in Turfgrass Management preferred or related experience
- Must be able to work for long hours including evenings, weekends and holidays in an outdoor environment
- Must include excellent communication skills
- Must be able to work by your own
- Must be able to lift minimum 50 lbs and also operate heavy machinery
- Must be able to stand, frequent lifting (up to 50 pounds), walking, bending, digging, squatting daily.
- Must require the ability to operate a variety of small machinery
- Must be able to perform outdoor duties depending on the season, working in all weather conditions.
How to Apply:
Applicants must submit their application online.
Open until filled.