Mascot and Photography Internships Still Available
The Hyannis Athletic Association is thrilled to include a number of talented, motivated student interns among its volunteer ranks each summer. Volunteer interns with the Hyannis Harbor Hawks receive valuable experience in a wide variety of fields while enjoying a fun and relaxed atmosphere. Alumni of the Hyannis Harbor Hawks internship program have found exciting employment opportunities open to them in the fields of broadcasting, sports information, marketing, public relations, and management.
Students interested in a volunteer internship with the Hyannis Harbor Hawks should contact intern coordinator Laurie Pfeifer at interns(at)harborhawks.org. Prospective volunteer interns should expect to provide a résumé, references, and other samples as deemed necessary by the desired position within the organization. All interns are expected to provide their own housing and work arrangements for the summer. School credit may be earned upon mutual agreement between the student, the school, and the Harbor Hawks organization.
All volunteer interns are expected to attend all home games and assist in gameday setup and operations. This includes setting up tables at entry gates, putting up and taking down banners, and any other duties as assigned. Volunteer interns are expected to arrive at McKeon Park at least one-and-a-half hours before game time.
The following are some of the positions that volunteer interns may hold during the season:
Mascot Intern – Serves as team mascot at home games and special team/league events.
Team Photography Intern – Works with team media staff taking photos of games for Web site and team publications.
Writing Intern – Works with team media staff to create nightly game stories for Web site.
MLB Scouting Intern – Works with league office as on-site liaison for MLB scouts, providing lineup, weather and scheduling information via Twitter.
Database Manager – Works with team president to develop membership, clinic and alumni databases.
Promotion Assistant – Works with team to develop and implement programs promoting the team in the community.