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Internship, Supplier Diversity

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.


The Supplier Diversity Intern is responsible for project management for OVG’s supplier diversity program during the internship period. This role will work closely with the supplier diversity team, venue teams, and suppliers to support OVG’s supplier diversity initiatives. The supplier diversity intern will assist with building and coordinating supplier diversity events, help facilitate email communications, and support with day-to-day projects as well as long-term initiatives to drive spend toward diverse suppliers.  The OVG internship programs allows our interns to speak with, collaborate, and learn from several leaders at OVG specializing in different areas of the sports entertainment business. 


This role will pay an hourly wage of $22.00. 


For PT roles: Benefits: 401(k) savings plan and 401(k) matching.

post through 4/30/24


  • Analyzing and manipulating data using pivot tables and VLOOKUP formulas.
  • Ability to summarize and present findings to team members.
  • Responsible for managing supplier relationships, including sending email communication, scheduling meetings, and answering questions regarding the program.
  • Working and collaborating with the Supplier Diversity team to plan, coordinate, and execute supplier diversity events.
  • Tracking project status and providing updates on key milestone dates.
  • Research related to diverse supplier certification process, sourcing and engaging diverse suppliers, etc.
  • Ad-hoc duties.



  • Knowledgeable and skilled in MS Office (Excel, Word, Outlook and PowerPoint)
  • Basic accounting and finance knowledge
  • Experience with scheduling events
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong organization skills
  • Must have strong work ethic, problem solving and prioritization skills
  • Must be able to work independently and as part of a team
  • Creative thinker; thinks “outside the box”

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.