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NASCAR Diversity Internship Program - Business Development

NASCAR Diversity Internship Program - Business Development

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NASCAR Diversity Internship –Business Development



The National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR) seeks the exceptional, the talented and the driven to contribute to its success as one of North America’s premier sports. Offering opportunities in various areas across the corporation, NASCAR encourages innovation and creativity on and off the track.


The NASCAR Diversity Internship Program (NDIP) is a 10-week, paid summer internship that targets diverse college students. NASCAR Diversity Interns contribute to the complex motorsports workforce; learn from leading NASCAR executives in weekly Lunch and Learns; and network with industry professionals.


Many participants secure full-time employment within NASCAR and the motorsports industry upon completion of the program.


NDIP Dates: May - August 2018

*Rolling internship start and end dates may apply


What I will be doing…

As a member of the NASCAR Sales Team, provide a positive and customer service centric demeanor at all times. Assist in category and sponsorship trend research to inform sales strategy. Assist in top sponsorship prospect research, gathering contact and company information. Create and maintain active prospect list. When necessary, participate in phone calls and/or meetings with top prospects. Assist in the conceptualization, development and construction of sponsorship pitches. Support sales team in developing and delivering high-quality race-day experiences for top prospects.


Skills I need to bring to this role…

Major or area of study: Finance, Management, Hospitality or (Sports) Marketing 

Prior course work desired: Courses requiring financial analysis, marketing analysis and/or management theory 

Prior experience desired: Internships within sports and/or hospitality industry; internships within field of marketing

Other specifics: Positive, outgoing demeanor. Can-do attitude. Experience in customer service, sales or hospitality.



Who’s Eligible?

At the time of application, all candidates must:


  • Be currently enrolled in, or be considered a recent graduate of, an undergraduate or graduate degree program
  • Be at least in their sophomore year of college and not more than one semester past their graduation
  • Have a minimum cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
  • We are seeking multicultural candidates for this role
  • Please note that NASCAR does not sponsor work visas for these internship positions


Special Instruction:  An unofficial transcript must be uploaded along with your cover letter during the application process. 


Application Info:

Application opens: October 13, 2017

Application closes: January 12, 2018


*Please note that we will be conducting rolling interviews. Students are strongly encouraged to apply as soon as possible.*