GREELEY, COLO. - The Greeley Stampede is now recruiting college students to serve as interns for the 2016 event to be held June 23 to July 4, 2016.
The Stampede’s Outrider Intern Program provides students the opportunity to gain valuable working experience in the festival and entertainment event industry. Outrider interns will be responsible for a variety aspects before, during and after the Stampede including assisting in community engagement, special events, and rodeo activities. The Outriders are partially paid intern positions with the Stampede.
Interns will be responsible for representing the Stampede at various functions related to the Greeley Stampede such as Greeley Chamber of Commerce Business-After-Hours events and other promotional activities as assigned.
The Outriders will work approximately 10 hours per month in February and March; 20 per month in April until mid-May, and; full-time from mid-May until July 15. All college and university students enrolled in Colorado institutions are eligible to apply, although those students majoring in communications, agriculture or equine studies may benefit most.
“Our Outrider intern program is a great way for students with an interest in the festival and entertainment industry to gain valuable experience,” said Stampede General Manager Justin Watada. “I’d suggest anyone interested apply soon as the five available positions will fill up fast.”
ABOUT THE GREELEY STAMPEDE: The Greeley Stampede is the World’s Largest Fourth of July Rodeo and Western Celebration. This longstanding event has grown in diversity and popularity since its inception and has provided music and rodeo entertainment to hundreds of thousands of people every summer. The Stampede was inducted in the Pro Rodeo Hall of Fame in 2014 and the event was named 2015 Professional Rodeo Cowboy Association (PRCA) Mountain States Large Rodeo of the Year. The Stampede will be celebrating its 95th annual event in 2016.