Chip Ganassi Racing Internship

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.


How to Qualify

  • Be a recent graduate or 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
      • Auto Collision students seeking the AAS degree
  • Have a program GPA of at least 2.5 or higher (current or upon graduation).

Selection Process

  • Submit application​ no later than 11/1/2021 to​
  • The selection committee will review the applications and determine finalists.
  • Finalists will be invited to participate in in-person interviews with CGR at DMACC for the Spring/Summer internship​.
  • CGR selects intern(s).
  • Intern completes 8-10 week internship at CGR in Indianapolis, IN.


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

2019 Internship Recipients

Ryan Baker 

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 

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.