2019 Fond du Lac Dock Spiders Internships
The Dock Spiders, located in Fond du Lac, Wisconsin (between Green Bay and Milwaukee), are a member of the Northwoods League, one of the most prestigious summer collegiate baseball leagues in the country. The Dock Spiders recently won the 2018 Northwoods League championship in just their second year, and the city of Fond du Lac and surrounding areas are proud to call the Dock Spiders their own. The Dock Spiders are owned by the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers, a highly respected team in Minor League Baseball and the Single ‘A’ affiliate of the Milwaukee Brewers.
It is our goal to provide you with hands-on experience and knowledge useful in competing for jobs in the baseball industry. We will also work with you to fulfill requirements for college credit if necessary. Qualifications are based on ability, desire, work ethic and a commitment to make the most of the experience. Our season begins in Mid-May and continues through Mid-August. Fond du Lac Dock Spiders interns receive a salary of $1,500 for the summer and are expected to maintain a very challenging schedule throughout the internship. Interns are expected to be at all home games along with working normal business hours. Our 2019 internship positions are listed below.
Grounds/Stadium Operations Intern
-Perform and oversee all aspects of field maintenance including: edging, trimming, weed management, and irrigation.
-Maintain playing surface for all games held at Herr Baker Field, including both Dock Spiders and non-baseball events.
-Basic knowledge of small engines and ability to operate small landscape equipment.
-Preparation of the field on all game days including chalking and dragging the infield.
-Schedule, train and manage bat boys
-Setup of batting practice and communicate with both teams’ managers regarding pre-game activities
-Perform other facility and maintenance duties throughout the ballpark as needed.
-May be required to attend player/mascot/organization appearances in the community.
-Responsibilities will also include assisting other departments when requested or needed.