500 Festival Internship Program

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500 Festival Internship Program

The 500 Festival internship program is designed to allow the intern to experience the month of May in Indianapolis in a new and exciting way. The 500 Festival internship program is open to undergraduate students.  The 500 Festival believes that all interns and applicants should be treated fairly, without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, veteran’s status, or physical challenge. The 500 Festival will not support any form of harassment or other abusive conduct directed to interns.

The 500 Festival offers the following internships each year:

To apply or for questions:


Email: internprogram@500festival.com 
Website: www.500festival.com
Phone: (317) 614-6122

Spring 2015 Internships

The spring internships begin in early January and conclude the the first week of June. Select internships may run longer, please see individual descriptions for more details. These dates reflect the fact that all of the heavy event planning occurs during the beginning of the year with all events culminating during the month of May.

Internship period: January - late May/early June 2015
Application period: September 12 - October 17, 2014

Available internships:


  • Event Intern (Mini-Marathon)
  • Event Intern (Parade/Breakfast at the Brickyard/Princess Program)
  • Youth Programming and Events Intern
  • Program & Events Intern (Training Series, Expo, Snakepit Ball)
  • Ticketing and Registration Intern
  • Sponsorship Intern
  • Volunteer Program Intern