Turf Internship

Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Diversity, equity, and inclusion (DE&I) are integral to who we are as an organization. We believe that our workforce should reflect the vast diversity of the communities we serve and that diverse voices should be elevated and intentionally integrated into our work. We welcome individuals from non-traditional backgrounds, historically marginalized, or underrepresented groups to apply and join our team. Even if you feel as if you do not meet 100% of the qualifications, we still strongly encourage you to apply.

The Pirates Why
The Pittsburgh Pirates are a storied franchise in Major League Baseball who are reinventing themselves on every level. Boldly and relentlessly pursuing excellence by:

  • purposefully developing a player and people-centered culture;
  • deeply connecting with our fans, partners, and colleagues;
  • passionately creating lifetime memories for generations of families and friends; and
  • meaningfully impacting our communities and the game of baseball.

At the Pirates, we believe in the power of a diverse workforce and strive to create an inclusive culture centered in Passion, Innovation, Respect, Accountability, Teamwork, Empathy, and Service.

Job Summary
The Pittsburgh Pirates Field Operations department is hiring interns for the 2024 season at PNC Park. Located on Pittsburgh’s North Shore, PNC Park is a premier destination hosting an extensive array of sporting and outside events. Through a partnership with the Pittsburgh Steelers and Oakmont Country Club, interns will have the option to gain experience in the MLB, NFL and at a golf course frequented by the PGA tour.



  1. Assist with game day preparation of PNC Park including field preparation, batting practice, and pre-game set-up.
  2. Assist with non-game day field preparation including fertilization, aerification, and sodding.
  3. Receive hands-on experience with spraying, irrigation maintenance, laser grading, and general field upkeep/construction.
  4. Set-up of additional events such as concerts and corporate events.
  5. All other duties as assigned by Supervisor.



  1. Authorized to work lawfully in the United States.
  2. Currently enrolled or recent graduate of a 2 or 4-year Turf/Horticulture program.
  3. Flexible schedule and available to work long hours, holidays, and weekends.
  4. Ability to work in a physically demanding and fast-paced environment.
  5. Have a strong interest in sports turf and a willingness to embrace new methods.
  6. Conduct oneself in a professional manner and adhere to all Pittsburgh Pirates employee policies.
  7. Respect the privacy of all executives, players, and staff of the Pittsburgh Pirates.

To apply for this job please visit www.appone.com.