Job Posting: Chicago Cubs Fellowships

Please note, this posting contains two positions.

The Chicago Cubs Baseball Operations and Player Development Departments are seeking to potentially fill positions in the pre-identified areas below. The timeline to fill each position may vary and will be prioritized based on qualified candidate credentials. Candidates who thrive in a fast-paced, collaborative environment and possess excellent communication skills with a strong attention to detail are encouraged to apply.

Position: Baseball Operations Fellow

Location: Chicago, IL


  • Work with other members of Major League Operations during the 2022 season, providing daily support to various Baseball Operations functions.
  • Perform research and analysis in support of Major League Operations including salary arbitration, contracts, roster transactions and management, budget analysis and rules compliance.
  • Work alongside the amateur and pro scouting departments in advance of the Rule 4 Draft, trade deadline and other key transaction periods.
  • Carry out pre-game and in-game duties as assigned by the Advanced Scouting and Research and Development departments.


  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in a quantitative field, or equivalent practical experience
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, PowerPoint, Word)
  • Experience with SQL/R preferred
  • Familiarity with advanced baseball statistics
  • Demonstrated passion for baseball

Player Development Fellow

Location: Mesa, AZ


  • Support the Player Development Department in administrative tasks, data collection, data entry, and various assigned responsibilities.
  • Assist the Player Development Video Coordinator with daily video and technology needs.
  • Support the Minor League Operations staff in on-boarding newly acquired players (via the R4 draft, trade acquisitions, or international and minor league free agency).
  • Collaborate with the Cubs’ High Performance department and assist with various needs as it relates to Athletic Training, Nutrition, Mental Skills, and Strength & Conditioning.
  • Assist with implementation of the Cubs’ life skills and cultural assimilation programs as needed.


  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in a quantitative field, or equivalent practical experience
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, PowerPoint, Word)
  • Valid Driver’s License (having a personal vehicle is preferred, but not necessary)
  • Familiarity with Minor League baseball, its schedule, and affiliates
  • Spanish proficiency is preferred

Response Expectations:
Due to the overwhelming number of applications we receive, we unfortunately may not be able to respond in person to each applicant. However, we can assure you that you will receive an email confirmation when you apply as well as additional email notifications whether you are selected to move forward for the position or not. Please note, we keep all resumes on file and will contact you should we wish to schedule an interview with you.

To Apply:
To apply, please use this link.

The Chicago Cubs and its affiliates are an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to inclusion and employing a diverse workforce. All applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, disability, or other legally protected characteristics.

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Meg is the managing editor of FanGraphs and the co-host of Effectively Wild. Prior to joining FanGraphs, her work appeared at Baseball Prospectus, Lookout Landing, and Just A Bit Outside. You can follow her on twitter @megrowler.

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