• NASCAR Diversity Internship Program - Public Relations

    Job Locations US-NC-Charlotte | US-FL-Daytona Beach
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    Job Description

    NASCAR Diversity Internship Program - Public Relations:


    NASCAR (National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing) 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 sport, NASCAR encourages innovation and creativity on and off the track.


    The NASCAR Diversity Internship Program (NDIP) is a 10-week, paid summer internship from May 18 - July 31, 2020.  NDIP seeks diverse undergraduate and graduate college students with high academic standing at elite institutions. NASCAR Diversity Interns contribute to the complex motorsports workforce; learn from leading sports executives in weekly Lunch and Learns; and network with industry professionals. 


    What will I be doing?

    Perform communications duties as necessary, including writing media pitches and other documents, audio editing, website content management, media list creation, research and media outreach.


    Responsibilities include:

    • Assist in the creation of media pitches, lists and communications plans.
    • Duties will include writing race recaps, press releases and news stories. Staffing media events internally and externally, assist in market outreach and basic copy editing.

    Skills I need to be successful in this role…

    Major or Area of Study: Communications, Journalism or Public Relations

    Courses: Reporting, Writing, Public Relations, and/or Broadcast Journalism

    Other Qualifications: AP Style, able to meet deadlines and able to write across all platforms

    Computer skills: Microsoft Office



    • Be a member of one or more of the following races/ethnic minority classifications: Black or African American, American Indian or Alaska Native, Asian, Latino or Hispanic, Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
    • Be currently enrolled in, or be considered a recent graduate of an undergraduate or graduate degree program who has not graduated before fall semester 2019
    • Be a U.S. citizen or eligible to work in the U.S.
    • Be at least in their sophomore year of college
    • Have a minimum cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
    • Be willing to relocate to Florida, North Carolina or various locations across the United States

    Selection Process:

    • Students only need to submit ONE application to be considered for all internship positions
    • Application Period for Summer 2020: September 16, 2019 - December 2, 2019
    • Target timeline for final offers: March 2020
    • Interviews will take place on a rolling basis throughout and beyond the application period
    • Students selected for an internship will receive an official offer letter


    *Temporary visas will not be issued for this internship program


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