Oak View Group

Sustainability Intern | Part Time | Moody Center

Location US-TX-Austin
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Moody Center (Austin, TX)
Intern Part-Time

Oak View Group

Oak View Group (OVG) is the world’s leading arena development, management, and hospitality company founded in 2015 by Tim Leiweke and Irving Azoff to disrupt business as usual. As the largest developer of sports and entertainment facilities in the world, OVG prioritizes the way we do business focusing on making long-term investments in our people and our planet. We focus on building a diverse workforce and cultivating an inclusive workplace. Each day our team members around the world and throughout our local communities work together to provide the greatest experience to our fans and partners.


We celebrate and support a strong, transparent, authentic and inclusive culture focused around four core values:  

  • We treat each other fairly and with respect.
  • We act with integrity.
  • We have an entrepreneurial spirit.
  • We give back to our global community.


More information at OakViewGroup.com, and follow OVG on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and LinkedIn.


Moody Center is offering a paid internship for the Spring Semester. We are looking for students who want professional level experience and have the initiative, skills and drive to excel. This program will give college students an opportunity to work alongside professionals in the live entertainment, sports, and venue management industry.


This internship will provide experience with sustainability initiatives, planning and reporting, as well as general venue operations. Interns will gain working knowledge and experience working with a portfolio of projects to support Oak View Group’s Sustainability Program including projects to address energy, water conservation, waste management, air quality, green mobility, and environmental stewardship.


Internship details:

  • Pay: $13.00 / hour
  • Not to exceed 20 hours per week
  • Internship Dates: Spring Semester (January-May)
  • Location: Moody Center, on UT campus

About the Venue

At Moody Center in Austin, Texas, we are building a championship organization that serves our fans, community, and business partners through world-class sports, entertainment, and experiences. We believe our employees are our greatest assets.  We strive to create a culture that empowers and inspires our employees to go above and beyond for our clients, patrons and community.  


Moody Center is Austin’s new arena that gave the “Live Music Capital of the World” the world-class arena it deserves.  Moody Center is a premiere 15,000+ seat venue that hosts the biggest artists and acts on the planet. Designed specifically for concerts, the new arena replaced the 45 year-old Frank Erwin Center and provides top-tier hospitality, artist amenities, and all of the benefits of a modern music venue.  In addition, the facility will serve as the new home court of the University of Texas men’s and women’s basketball programs.  


In 2022, Moody Center ranked #1 highest grossing venue in its category by Billboard Magazine and received the 2022-23 New Venue of the Year Award by Pollstar Magazine. We want you to be a part of our continued success! Visit www.moodycenteratx.com to learn more about our mission to be #BeATXcellent.  


For additional information and news, follow @moodycenteratx on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, YouTube and Tik Tok.  


  • Assist with coordinating and facilitating, Oak View Group’s Sustainability policies, programs, and initiatives that promote local environmental, energy, economic, and social sustainability.
  • Assist in tracking performance standards and metrics applicable to the environment, community health, safety, security, pollution prevention and abatement, and other policy areas as directed.
  • Manage data collection to identify trends.
  • Assist with writing reports describing program results and challenges.
  • Coordinate training and public information efforts to ensure that Moody Center employees are knowledgeable, trained, and capable of carrying out their respective environmental responsibilities.
  • Assist in training all arena staff create a “buy-in” culture for our sustainability program.
  • Assist with record keeping.
  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned.
  • Frequent bending, lifting 15-20 pounds, exposure to multiple external elements, extensive walking through the building, exposure to loud noises, and standing for long periods of time.


The qualifications listed below represent the credentials necessary to perform the essential functions of this position. To be successful in this position, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


  • High School diploma + 1 year of sustainability area of study.
  • Ability to prioritize tasks in the most productive and/or appropriate manner.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills. 
  • Demonstrated ability to follow instructions and work in a team setting.
  • Must have strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Previous experience in a customer service-based industry is preferred.
  • Previous experience within a sports, entertainment, or related field is preferred.
  • Willingness to learn and open to coaching.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, and Excel). 
  • High level of demonstrated professionalism, integrity, and ability to maintain sensitive information.

Strengthened by our Differences. United to Make a Difference.

At OVG, we understand that to continue positively disrupting the sports and live entertainment industry, we need a diverse team to help us do it. We also believe that inclusivity drives innovation, strengthens our people, improves our service, and raises our excellence. Our success is rooted in creating environments that reflect and celebrate the diverse communities in which we operate and serve, and this is the reason we are committed to amplifying voices from all different backgrounds.


Oak View Group is committed to equal employment opportunity. We will not discriminate against employees or applicants for employment on any legally recognized basis (“protected class”) including, but not limited to veteran status, uniform service member status, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information or any other protected class under federal, state, or local law.


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