Exclusive Opportunity for Summer Internship at Baseball Hall of Fame

Applications for 2010 Steele Program Due January 31

December 9, 2009


COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. – The National Baseball Hall of Fame & Museum is now accepting applications for the 2010 Frank and Peggy Steele Internship Program for Youth Leadership Development. This summer-long internship offers meaningful, hands-on training in numerous professional careers as well as the chance to learn and work in the company of baseball’s best-known personalities during the annual Hall of Fame Weekend and Induction Ceremony, held in Cooperstown each summer. For more information on the specific internship positions available in 2010, please visit education.baseballhalloffame.org.

The 2009 Frank and Peggy Steele Internship Class. (Milo Stewart Jr./National Baseball Hall fo Fame Library)

To be considered for the program, students must have completed at least their sophomore year and be enrolled in a bachelor's or master's degree program at a college or university during the internship, or have just graduated in May. All Steele interns receive a bi-weekly stipend during the 10 weeks of the program and access to affordable student housing. If fulfilling an academic requirement, college credit may also be awarded. 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 complete applications will be reviewed for acceptance into the program. The application deadline is January 31, 2010.

The Frank & Peggy Steele Internship Program also welcomes applicants for the Ozzie Smith Diversity Scholarship. Students of ethnically and culturally diverse backgrounds pursuing a four year bachelor’s or master’s degree are eligible for a scholarship. If interested, please attach a one-page statement of interest with your cover letter and resume. Please contact education@baseballhalloffame.org with any questions.

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 the day after Labor Day until Memorial Day Weekend. Ticket prices are $16.50 for adults (13 and over), $11 for seniors (65 and over) and for those holding current memberships in the VFW, Disabled American Veterans, American Legion and AMVets organizations, and $6 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.

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