Do you have what it takes to step up to the plate with the Coastal Plain League? The CPL features two distinctly different styles of internships each season.
I. League Office and CPL Team Internships:
The Coastal Plain League is the nation's premier summer collegiate baseball league. Heading into its 25th season in 2021, the CPL features 15 franchises playing in Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia. To date, the CPL has had over 1,600 alumni drafted and 139 alums – including 2017 ALCS MVP, 2017 World Series champion, 2011 AL MVP and Cy Young award winner Justin Verlander, as well as 2017 NLCS MVP Chris Taylor – make their Major League debut. For more information on the Coastal Plain League, please visit the league website at www.coastalplain.com, and be sure to follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Snapchat @CPLBaseball.
The Coastal Plain League offers spring/summer internships each season. So if you are a goal-oriented, responsible, motivated individual, who works well both individually and in a group, as well as having an interest or love for the game of baseball, then perhaps the Coastal Plain League is the right fit for you.
If interested in applying for an internship with the Coastal Plain League, please fill out and submit the application below, and email your cover letter and resume to [email protected] On the application, you will be asked to check any of our 15 clubs you’d be interested in interning with as well, so please be sure to not overlook that step. Should you be interested in any of our teams, we will forward your application and resume on to those clubs for you. We will be in touch with you once we’ve received your application and resume.
II. Multimedia Interns Wanted For Coastal Plain League Teams - Huge Portfolio Building Opportunity!
2021 Multimedia Internship
Start Date: Mid-May 2021
End Date: Mid-August 2021
Academic Qualifications: Prefer Communication, Design, Media, etc. fields of study, but will consider other qualified applicants.
Desired Skills and Qualifications:
• Familiar with social media platforms (specifically Instagram & SnapChat) and the proper etiquette required in a professional setting.
• Video editing is a plus but not required
• Must have your own device to shoot video, pictures, post, etc. from. Many schools have rented these out to interns in the past. Phones are acceptable if high quality and you accept data responsibilities.
• Computer savvy, comfortable with Microsoft Word, Photoshop, or any graphic design program
• Responsible enough to work alone
• Knowledge of baseball a plus
Description and Responsibilities:
Each intern will be assigned to one of our 56 franchises (across four states) and be responsible for posting to the league’s TikTok, Facebook and Instagram accounts for each home game. They will also be asked to collect video, pictures and more of the players for our media database.
Interns will have the opportunity to pitch their own story ideas, whether print or digital based, throughout the summer as well as taking part in league wide video initiatives (i.e. Memorial Day, Fourth of July, Father’s Day, etc.)
Overall we feel this internship offers students the rare opportunity to build their portfolio in an impactful manner. It also allows them to be apart of the most entertaining league in the country.
(Travel to road games is NOT required. Working all home games is a MUST !)
Do not apply for this internship if you are not willing to committ for the full summer. This is a great opportunity for students looking to work in thie field to show themselves off to future employers, we expect interns to treat it as such and will not accept anything but top effort. Also do not apply if you hate having fun....
Compensation: School credit
Credit: College credit towards a major, minor, or general elective required.
Thanks for your interest in the Coastal Plain League!
Application below: Please fill out the below form and submit it. Please feel free to also email your resume to [email protected] and we will follow up with you shortly. The CPL office typically hires between 2-4 seasonal interns, but our member clubs hire interns for the upcoming season as well. So, if you are interested in working for one of our clubs, please indicate that on the form below.