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, monitoring the quality of external data feeds, maintaining databases and spreadsheets, providing technical support for info system users, maintaining our simulation database, operating ball tracking system(s), carrying out ad hoc data analysis projects for various baseball operations staff members, designing and conducting advanced analytical projects, reviewing new research from various external analytical sources, and supporting the department in other ways as needed.
Applicants must have a passion for baseball, strong work ethic, excellent communication skills, attention to detail, ability to work quickly while balancing multiple priorities, strong working knowledge of SQL, keen analytical skills, and a thorough understanding of advanced statistical techniques that are commonly used for baseball research. Other programming and database skills are a plus.
Candidates must be available to start in January and continue in the position until mid-December. The position is a paid internship based in Boston, MA. It requires the ability to work long hours, including nights, weekends, and holidays. The position reports to the Director of Baseball Information Services and the Director of Major League Operations.
Interested applicants should direct their cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.