HOW IT WORKS
Contestants visit any of the five team websites, complete an entry form and submit a 50-100 word essay (not to exceed 100 words) explaining why he or she should be chosen to win the internship. Prizes will be given to the first and second runner up in each market. Bentley and the teams will judge and choose winners based on originality, creativity, passion, interest in business, and clarity.
WHO IS ELIGIBLE
Current high school students (freshmen, sophomore, junior, senior) between the ages of 13-18.
The promotion will continue until October 15, 2006 to coincide with the final portion of the MLB season. Winners will be notified on or about February 1, 2007.
For contest details and links to entry forms, go to http://www.bentley.edu/mlb/index.cfm
Last season Bentley and the MLB reviewed nearly 2,000 essays. Five outstanding high school students were chosen to work behind-the-scenes with each team: (http://www.bentley.edu/mlb/2006_winners.cfm)
-- Ben Vainer from Melrose, MA interned with the Red Sox
-- Juliana Blau from Queens, NY joined the Mets.com
-- Jennifer Gilbert from Fairfax, VA worked with the Nationals.com
-- Samantha Dougherty from Broonall, PA interned with the Phillies.com
-- Scott Powers from Lagrange, IL worked with the Cubs.com
Bentley is partnered with Fenway Sports Group (FSG) and Major League Baseball Advanced Media LP (MLBAM) on this exclusive promotion.
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