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Apr
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Road to the Show April 18, 2012 – If you are SERIOUSLY considering sports as a career.

FOR STUDENTS: who are interested in sports, marketing, sales, and all facets of a professional franchise.  The following is a great opportunity to see the inside workings of a professional sports organization.

Who: “Road to the Show” is designed for students who have an interest in sports, marketing, sales, accounting, finance, legal, or any facet of running a professional sports franchise. The event is open to undergraduate and graduate students as well as faculty and staff from local colleges and universities.

 

What: A night for students to come to Fenway Park and enjoy a Red Sox game while also learning what it is like to work for a successful business from senior level Red Sox Executives. Students will receive:
A Standing Room Only ticket for the 4/18 game vs. the Rangers ($20 value)
A moderated Q&A session with Senior Red Sox Executives (exact attendees TBD)
A special guest credential that includes information about Red Sox related internship programs
A private, pre-game party on the Right Field Roof Deck from 4:45 PM to 5:30 PM with breakout discussions based on student interests with approximately ten senior level Red Sox employees
A raffle that includes ticket upgrades and autographed items
Opportunity to take photos with the 2004 and 2007 World Series trophies
A visit from Wally the Green Monster

Where: Fenway Park. Students will be asked to arrive at Gate B (Corner of Ipswich St. and Van Ness St.)

When: Wednesday, April 18, 2012 at Fenway Park. Boston Red Sox vs. Texas Rangers at 7:10pm
3:45 PM: Students arrive at Fenway Park Gate B (corner of Ipswich St. and Van Ness St.)
4:00 to 4:45 PM: Q&A session moderated by a Red Sox broadcaster. Due to the number of students, questions will be submitted in advance at www.redsox.com/roadtotheshow
4:45 PM to 5:30 PM: Private pre-game reception on the RF Roof Deck with Red Sox employees (Concessions items are not included, but are available for purchase at this time).
5:40 PM: Gates open to the public. Note: At this time students have the option to exit the ballpark or remain inside Fenway Park until the game starts

Why: The Red Sox want to provide an opportunity for participants to see what it is like to work for a professional sports organization while also offering a fun night for students to enjoy the Fenway Park experience.

Purchase Information: Tickets are $25.00 per person for Standing Room Only tickets. Colleges or student groups that would like to participate must purchase a minimum of 25 tickets. Participating schools may distribute tickets to students, faculty, and staff in their sole discretion. Please contact Meghan Ryan at mryan@redsox.com or (617) 226-6987 to confirm your participation or if you have any questions.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.dartmouth.edu/~careerblog/2012/04/road-to-the-show-april-18-2012-if-you-are-seriously-considering-sports-as-a-career/

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