Diverse Leadership In Motorsports Program


Penske Entertainment’s Diverse Leadership in Motorsports Program is dedicated to providing unique and enriching opportunities to students of diverse backgrounds who hope to secure full-time employment in the sports and entertainment industries after graduation.

Program participants will spend two months working and learning as members of their respective departments to receive valuable hands-on experience within those fields.

They will develop both their personal and professional skills by forming meaningful relationships with experienced professionals, working collaboratively with their cohort of peers, and expanding their knowledge of the Indianapolis community while serving as ambassadors of Penske Entertainment.


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Successful candidates will have a background and/or interest in one of the following departmental areas:

  • Legal (IMS/INDYCAR)
  • Partnerships/Sales (IMS/INDYCAR)
  • Facilities (IMS)
  • Engineering (INDYCAR)
  • Marketing/Communications (INDYCAR)

To be eligible, applicants must:

  • Be currently enrolled, undergraduate college students
  • Have open availability for the entirety of the program (June 13 – Aug. 5)
  • Be eligible to work in the United States

Preferred candidates will:

  • Have prior background knowledge or targeted education within the departmental area to which they applied
  • Have a desire to live and/or work in Indianapolis
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Selection Process

Applications for the program will be accepted through April 22, 2022. Qualified candidates will be interviewed by a predetermined panel of Penske Entertainment leadership team members (including members of the department for which they are candidates), who will then collectively decide whether or not to extend an offer for the program based on the criteria outlined below:

  • Desire to learn and grow through coaching and feedback
  • Strong communication skills
  • Demonstrated leadership and professionalism
  • Commitment to upholding the Penske Entertainment standards
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Program Benefits

Benefits Include:

  • Paid position, $12/hour
  • Full-time work experience
  • Hands-on learning
  • Professional networking
  • Opportunity to meet prominent local leadership
  • Extracurricular activities
  • Opportunity to attend the Indianapolis 500 Presented by Gainbridge (tickets & parking Included)
  • Behind-the-scenes participation in operating “The Racing Capital Of The World”!
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Contact Us

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(317) 492-6596

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