Ganassi Racing Internship

Apply now! Application Deadline is June 28, 2019

Love racing? Want to work on a professional racing team? Get the chance to work on Indy cars and Ford GT racecars at the Ganassi Racing Headquarters in Indianapolis, Indiana. This internship is exclusively for DMACC Automotive Students.

This racing internship opportunity is a partnership between Des Moines Area Community College, Ganassi Racing, and the Iowa Speedway to provide an internship opportunity to qualifying DMACC Automotive students interested in the racing industry.

How to Qualify

DMACC Automotive students must meet these three criteria

  1. Be a current DMACC Automotive student with a minimum of 30 credits in the following programs:
    • Automotive Technology
    • GM ASEP
    • Mopar CAP
    • Ford ASSET
    • Diesel Technology
    • Caterpillar program
    • Auto Collision students seeking the AAS degree
  2. Have a program GPA of at least 2.5 or higher.
  3. Complete the Ganassi Racing Internship Application.

How to Apply

Interested candidates must submit completed applications to Amy Nemmers at or in person to Amy Nemmers in Building 13 on Ankeny Campus by 4 p.m., Friday, June 28, 2019.

Selection Process

  • The selection committee will review the applications the weeks of July 1 and July 8.
  • Finalists will be invited to attend the “Indy Car Series: Iowa 300” at the Iowa Speedway on Saturday, July 20.


Contact DMACC Automotive Program Chair, Jerry Burns or any Automotive Faculty and Staff.