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Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Internship - Summer 2024

FanDuel

FanDuel

New York, NY, USA
Posted on Thursday, November 9, 2023

ABOUT FANDUEL GROUP

FanDuel Group is an innovative sports-tech entertainment company that is changing the way consumers engage with their favorite sports, teams, and leagues. The premier gaming destination in the United States, FanDuel Group consists of a portfolio of leading brands across gaming, sports betting, daily fantasy sports, advance-deposit wagering, and TV/media.

FanDuel Group has a presence across all 50 states with approximately 17 million customers and 28 retail locations. The company is based in New York with offices in California, New Jersey, Florida, Oregon, Georgia, Portugal, Romania and Scotland.

Its network FanDuel TV and FanDuel+ are broadly distributed on linear cable television and through its relationships with leading direct-to-consumer OTT platforms.

FanDuel Group is a subsidiary of Flutter Entertainment plc, the world's largest sports betting and gaming operator with a portfolio of globally recognized brands and a constituent of the FTSE 100 index of the London Stock Exchange.

THE ROSTER…

At FanDuel Group, we give fans a new and innovative way to interact with their favorite games, sports and teams. We’re dedicated to building a winning team and we pride ourselves on being able to make every moment mean more, especially when it comes to your career. So, what does “winning” look like at FanDuel? It’s recognition for your hard-earned results, a culture that brings out your best work—and a roster full of talented coworkers. Make no mistake, we are here to win, but we believe in winning right. That means we’ll never compromise when it comes to looking out for our teammates. From creatives professionals to cutting edge technology innovators, FanDuel offers a wide range of career opportunities, best in class benefits, and the tools to explore and grow into your best selves. At FanDuel, our principle of “We Are One Team” runs through all our offices across the globe, and you can expect to be a part of an exciting company with many opportunities to grow and be successful.

FANDUEL SUMMER LEAGUE…

About our summer program

  • 10-week program: Late May – Early August
  • Hybrid work environment
  • Meaningful opportunity to contribute to the work of our teams
  • Cohort experience with social events & professional development opportunities
  • Possibility to be considered for a full-time opportunity or return internship

THE POSITION:
Our roster has an opening with your name on it

The DEI Intern will experience getting to work with and collaborate across different areas of our people organization. They’ll work closely with our Head of DEI and DEI Program Manager to understand where FanDuel is in building and executing our DEI strategies. This will include working with our Employee Resource Groups (ERG). Further, the intern will also have the chance to see our Human Resources and Talent Acquisition teams in action and how we operate as a team with a common goal to continually enhance the employee experience.

THE GAME PLAN:
Everyone on our team has a part to play

  • The DEI summer intern will support the programming, administration, and operations for the DEI department
  • Research best practices on DEI and employee engagement to help inform strategy and initiatives
  • Proactively seek out internal opportunities for DEI partnership and process improvements
  • Partner with TA and Marketing to find/create ways to share our company culture externally
  • Support ongoing activity with our Employee Resource Groups (ERGs)
  • Creation of a central repository for each DEI lens- maintain database of conferences, workshops, event hosts, and organizational partners

THE STATS:
What we're looking for in our next teammate

Required Qualifications:

  • Must be graduating between August 2024 – May 2025
  • Must have U.S. Work Authorization and does not require employer sponsorship
  • Must be in commutable distance from or willing to relocate to designated office
  • Must be willing to be in office 2+ times per week

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Preferred fields of study include Human Resource Management, General Business, Psychology, Sociology, Organizational Development, Communications or Human Capital
  • Knowledge, skills, abilities, & experience preferred:
  • Building relationships and rapport with business stakeholders
  • Ability to work independently and lead specific projects or initiatives
  • A passion for diversity, equity, inclusion & belonging with awareness of social and cultural sensitivities
  • A natural team player who can collaborate with managers, partners, and reports, either on site or remotely
  • Strong organizational and time-management skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel

Don’t check all the boxes? That’s okay! We encourage you to still apply if you feel like you possess an adjacent skillet and are interested in learning more about this position.

PLAYER CONTRACT
We treat our team right

From our many opportunities for professional development to our generous insurance and paid leave policies, we’re committed to making sure our employees get as much out of FanDuel as we ask them to give. Competitive compensation is just the beginning. As part of our team, you can expect:

  • An exciting and fun environment committed to driving real growth
  • Opportunities to build really cool products that fans love
  • Mentorship and professional development resources to help you refine your game

The hourly rate for this internship position is $25.00.

FanDuel Group is an equal opportunities employer and we believe, as one of our principal states, “We Are One Team!.” We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, creed, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship status, marital status, disability, gender identity, gender expression, and Veteran status. We believe FanDuel is strongest and best able to compete if all employees feel valued, respected, and included. We want our team to include diverse individuals because diversity of thought, diversity of perspectives, and diversity of experiences leads to better performance. Having a diverse and inclusive workforce is a core value that we believe makes our company stronger and more competitive as One Team!

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