Dual seasonal internship opportunity

Camden Yards and Rolling Road Golf Club are offering a unique dual turf internship opportunity. This internship is a 12-week program, six weeks at Camden Yards and six weeks at Rolling Road Golf Club that will offer candidates a unique experience within both the sports field and golf course areas of the turf industry. Commuting is convenient with only 11 miles between properties. Candidates that are ready to gain experience in multiple areas of the turf industry and are ready to take their next step should apply.  

Interested applicants should send a cover letter and resume to Nicole Sherry, nsherry@orioles.com and Chris Fernandes, cfernandes@rollingroadgc.com

Camden Yards

Home field to the Baltimore Orioles, Oriole Park at Camden Yards (OPACY) is an iconic ballpark that forever changed baseball. Built in 1992, Camden Yards is located in the inner harbor area of downtown Baltimore. OPACY is host to 81 home games in a regular season, as well as many extra events and concerts. This is a great opportunity to gain experience in all aspects of sports field management. The internship portion with the Baltimore Orioles will consist of the following:

  • Daily field preparations/set up
  • Agronomic practices: sodding, aeration, topdressing, verticuting, sweeping
  • Equipment operation
  • Small engine repair and maintenance
  • Irrigation maintenance and repair
  • Chemical and fertilizer applications
  • Data collection
  • Field construction projects
  • Maintaining Kentucky bluegrass in a transition zone
  • Water management
  • Benefits include uniforms, meal benefit and parking

Rolling Road Golf Club (RRGC) was originally built in 1919 and designed by two-time British Open winner, inductee into the Worlds Golf Hall of Fame and internationally acclaimed golf course architect, Willie Park Jr.  The golf course is set on 89 acres of rolling terrain in Catonsville, Md. Currently the Golf Club is involved in a Master Plan to bring back the original charm from the early 1900s. 

The RRGC portion of the internship will cover:

  • Daily course setup
  • Cultural practices
  • Calibration of sprayers and fertilizer equipment
  • Chemical and fertilizer applications
  • Water management in the Mid-Atlantic
  • Irrigation upkeep and repairs
  • Equipment operation
  • Working closely with superintendent and assistant superintendent
  • Leading small crews on golf course projects
  • Working with equipment manager
  • Benefits include potential for future position, golf privileges, uniforms, and meals at employee cost.

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