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Love racing? Want to work on a professional racing team? Get the chance to work on Indy cars and Ford GT racecars at the Chip Ganassi Racing (CGR) Headquarters in Indianapolis, Indiana. DMACC has partnered with CGR and
Iowa Speedway on an internship program exclusively for DMACC Automotive Students and Alumni.
The Chip Ganassi Racing (CGR) internship is a partnership between Des Moines Area Community College, CGR, and Iowa Speedway to provide an internship opportunity to qualifying DMACC Automotive students interested in the racing industry. The internship will be done at the Ganassi Racing IndyCar shop in Indianapolis, Indiana, and will be an 8 – 10 week internship depending on the semester in which it is taken. It is preferred that internships are done during the 10-week summer term. Students meeting the specified criteria will receive consideration for this internship and have the opportunity to do the following:
Students are employees of Ganassi Racing while on internship, giving them the opportunity to start working in the racing industry. A workout program with a trainer during the day on company time is an option.
Contact DMACC Automotive Program Chair, Jerry Burns at
email@example.com or any DMACC Automotive Faculty and Staff.
Ryan Baker, 22, of West Des Moines earned his AAS degree from DMACC in 2017 after completing the General Motors (GM) ASEP program.
Ben Bollinger, 21, of West Des Moines is a current DMACC Automotive student in the Diesel Technology (AAS) and Ford ASSET programs. He will graduate in Spring 2020.