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October 3, 2013

HOF intern program taking applications

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Cooperstown Crier

---- — The regular season is over, but students from all over the country are focusing on baseball dreams in the summer of 2014 as the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum begins accepting applications for next year’s class at the Frank and Peggy Steele Internship Program for Leadership Development.

Applications for the Class of 2014 will be accepted starting today and continuing through Jan. 31, 2014. 

The Steele Internship Program 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 licensing and sales, membership, multimedia, photo archives, programming, public relations, research, special events and technical services.

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, 2014.

Now in its 14th year, the Frank and Peggy Steele Internship Program has welcomed nearly 300 interns in its first 13 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.