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NASCAR—which stands for the National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing—was founded by William H.G. France in the 1940s. The organization serves as the sanctioning body for stock car racing, which is the No. 1 live spectator sport in America. NASCAR overseas numerous racing series, including the Spring Cup Series, Nationwide Series, and Camping World Truck Series.

NASCAR hosts a Diversity Internship Program giving minority students the opportunity to work in various facets of the motor sports industry. Interns work with NASCAR, NASCAR sponsors, NASCAR licensees, NASCAR teams and tracks, broadcast partners, and other related organizations. Internship areas include broadcasting, communications, engineering, event management, licensing, marketing, media services, sales, technology, and more.


NASCAR’s Diversity Internship Program is open to ethnic minorities who are pursuing their undergraduate (must have completed sophomore year), graduate, MBA, or law degrees. A GPA of at least 3.0 is required.


Lauren Houston, Sr. Account Executive
One Daytona Boulevard
Daytona Beach, FL 32114


Number of Interns: 21 to 50; 25
Compensation/Benefits: Paid; Paid, With Perks: Housing; Meals; Speaker Series; Travel
Duration: 6 to 12 weeks; 10 weeks (Summer)
Academic Level: College Sophomores, College Juniors, College Seniors, Graduate Students


Charlotte, NC
Daytona Beach, FL
Los Angeles, CA