Found December 27, 2012 on Fangraphs:
The Boston Red Sox are seeking a full-time Baseball Operations intern with a focus on analytics for the 2013 calendar year. The internship will provide exposure to all departments within baseball operations. Responsibilities include overseeing daily updates to our baseball information system, m...
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