Philadelphia Phillies Grounds Crew

2018 Summer Grounds Internship Program
Contact Info
Mike Boekholder
Head Groundskeeper
(215) 218-5470
The Phillies
One Citizens Bank Way
Philadelphia, PA 19148
United States
Degree Not Required

2018 Summer Grounds
Internship Program
Looking for an interesting summer
internship, one that allows you to get
involved in all aspects of daily maintenance
of a Major League playing field? Consider
joining the Philadelphia Phillies Grounds
Crew! Your summer will be spent helping
maintain Citizens Bank ParkÔ!
Internship Benefits
► Competitive wages w/ overtime
► Limited number of interns (you’ll be one of two
or three)
► Assistance with locating housing is available.
► Uniforms are provided – we supply you with
everything from shirts and pants to shoes.
► Meals during games are complementary. Onsite
lunch is available daily.
► Flexible start and finish dates – we encourage
applicants that can work all season and fall
The Program
Interns can expect to work on all aspect of field care under the supervision of a first-class staff.
From learning the proper way to repair a mound, to executing extra events such as concerts, to
performing basic and advanced turf care practices, this internship covers it all! Every intern will
be involved in all day-to-day maintenance including pre-game field preparation, fertilizing,
spraying, aerating, topdressing, infield grooming, mowing, and equipment maintenance. You’ll be
working out of one of the most state-of-the-art maintenance facilities in all of professional sports
with some of the finest equipment available, all the while helping to care for a new for 2018
Kentucky Bluegrass playing surface with DuraEdge Professional infield mix!
This is truly an internship program, not just a summer job! You will be provided with a detailed
reference guide that outlines all aspects of field care throughout the summer. You will have close,
personal contact with the grounds staff at all times and will benefit from their years of experience
and expertise. You will also spend time working at the Phillies Urban Youth Complex, a four field
youth sports facility located nearby the ballpark. This program is open to current students of two
and four year turf or horticulture/agriculture programs.
To Apply
Submit a current resume, cover letter and reference list (including contact phone numbers) to the
address listed below. DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS IS FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 3, 2017. Please
note that we will offer positions to qualified applicants as we receive them – we DO NOT wait until
the closing of this position to begin our hiring process.
Mike Boekholder, Head Groundskeeper
The Phillies
One Citizens Bank Way
Philadelphia, PA 19148 - (215) 218-5470 (fax)

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