Job Posting: Twins Baseball Operations and Technology Internships

Please note, this posting contains multiple positions.

Position: Research & Development Intern, Baseball Operations

Location: Minneapolis, MN

Responsibilities:

  • Support the Research and Development Department by delivering tools and research that improve decision-making processes for the breadth of Baseball Operations personnel.
  • Evaluate and build statistically rigorous models to aid and inform in a variety of areas of baseball operations, including: amateur scouting, advance scouting, player development, and player acquisition.
  • Administrative support also expected.

Requirements:

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Advance knowledge of sabermetric methods and analytical tools (e.g. SQL, R, Python) is preferred
  • Major in Operations Research, Math, Statistics, Economics, Physics or Engineering is preferred
  • Must be able to lift 35 pounds as needed

Time commitment: March 2020 through October 2020

Hours: 40 hrs/week

To Apply:
To apply, please complete the application that can be found here.

Position: Intern, Baseball Operations

Location: Minneapolis, MN

Responsibilities:

  • Support the Baseball Department in all areas, including Draft meeting preparation and support during Draft days, post-Draft player pick-up, data entry, filing, and other assigned projects.
  • Administrative support is expected throughout the internship, however, there is ample opportunity for areas of personal interest/development through self-determined projects and access to Baseball Operations personnel, information, and systems.
  • Other administrative projects, as assigned.

Requirements:

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel
  • General baseball knowledge
  • Valid Driver’s License and vehicle
  • Must be able to lift 50 pounds
  • Able to stand or sit for long periods of time
  • Some working knowledge of quantitative analysis (preferred)
  • Spanish Proficiency (preferred)

Time commitment: March 2020 through October 2020

Hours: 40 hrs/week

To Apply:
To apply, please complete the application that can be found here.

Position: Motion Analysis Intern, Baseball Operations

Location: Minneapolis, MN

Responsibilities:

  • Support Motion Performance Coach by providing analysis, insights and recommendations related to player motion data.
  • Process, clean and verify integrity of data used for analysis.
  • Collaborate with performance staff, coaching staff and baseball operations to improve player health, player performance and proprietary projections.
  • Administrative support also expected.

Requirements:

  • Advance knowledge of human movement and analytical tools (e.g. SQL, R, Python) is preferred.
  • A sense of intellectual curiosity and a penchant for explaining technical solutions to a non-technical audience.
  • Majors in Kinesiology or Biomechanics are preferred.
  • Must be able to lift 35 pounds.

Time Commitment: January 2020 through October 2020

Hours: 40 hrs/week

To Apply:
To apply, please complete the application that can be found here.

Position: Baseball Systems Developer Intern

Location: Minneapolis, MN

Responsibilities:

  • Assist with various programming projects to accomplish the objectives of the baseball department.
  • Assist in the daily operations of the department.
  • Design and code new features and enhancements.
  • Collaborate on finding and fixing bugs.

Requirements

  • Must detail relevant coursework within resume.
  • Experience with JavaScript/TypeScript, C#, and SQL is preferred.
  • Current college Junior or Senior pursuing a 4-year degree in Computer Science is preferred,
  • Must be able to lift 35 pounds.

Time Commitment: January 2020 through December 2020

Hours: 20 hrs/week minimum during the school year, 40 hrs/week during the summer months

To Apply:
To apply, please complete the application that can be found here.

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Applied. Someone has to tell them to call up Wander Javier.