Internship Program

Providing Valuable Experience for Future Professionals


500 Festival Intern Program

The 500 Festival is an Indianapolis-based not-for-profit corporation which produces nearly 50 annual events and programs, celebrating the Indianapolis 500. These events and programs include the IPL 500 Festival Parade, OneAmerica 500 Festival Mini-Marathon, Chase 500 Festival Kids’ Day, 500 Festival and Indianapolis 500 Education program, presented by IU Health and many more. The mission of the 500 Festival is to produce life-enriching events and programs while celebrating the spirit and legacy of the Indianapolis 500 and fostering positive impact on the city of Indianapolis and state of Indiana.

The 500 Festival Intern Program is designed to allow each intern to experience the month of May in Indianapolis in a new and exciting way. This program is offered during the spring semester of the academic year and is only open to students. The majority of offered internships begin mid-January and conclude the first week of June. Select internships may run longer, please see individual descriptions for more details.


Application Process

  • Interested candidates for the 2018 spring should apply with cover letter and resume Apply Now

  • The application process for spring 2017 is currently closed



Phone: (317) 614-6122