Windy City Thunderbolts Intern
Employer: Windy City Thunderbolts
Job Title: Promotions Intern
Major: Sport Management
Received Credit: Yes
Description of the Organization
The Windy City ThunderBolts are a professional minor league baseball team based out of Crestwood, Illinois and a member of the Frontier League, a MLB Partner League, since 1999. They play at Ozinga Field located in Crestwood, Illinois.
Description of the Tasks/Projects Completed
As a promotions intern, I assisted with the set up and execution of all on-field promotions, including selecting the contestants to participant in them. I also updated the game script for the announcer before every game.
Skills/Knowledge Gained Through The Experience
promotions brainstorming and set up, customer service, composing the script for a game announcer, and problem solving
Favorite Part of the Experience
My favorite part of this internship was helping create memories for fans through our promotions, learning more about baseball, and being able to see the best firework show every weekend.
How the Experience Influenced Future Career Goals
This experience has helped me realize my passion for being involved in sports marketing, and it has influenced me to search for more jobs that allow me to get experience in this field.