U.S. Baseball Academy (8/11/11)
When: 2011 Fall semester
Hours: Flexible hours and days, 15 to 25 hours per week
Pay: $500 per semester stipend
The U.S. Baseball Academy is headquartered in Louisville, KY and is the nation's largest network of baseball camps. Our Spring Training 2011 program was held at approximately 140 colleges and high schools in 30 states and included more that 17,000 young players in grades 1 to 12. Our staff of interns will gain valuable experience in the following areas:
- Media relations
- Community relations
- Event planning
Each candidate will also learn the ins and outs of running a small business in a sports-related field.
Successful candidates must have good written communication skills, good attention to detail, and enjoy the opportunity to work in a flexible and independent environment. Interested students should send a letter of introduction and resume to info@USBaseballAcademy.com.
Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium Ticket Sales Internship (08/10/11)
The University of Louisville Intercollegiate Athletics Department seeks four (4) to six (6) individuals to fulfill their ticket sales needs. The start date is August 1, 2011 or until all positions are filled. The goal of the position is to provide assistance with day-to-day ticketing operations using the Archtics Database software. Working under the Director of Ticketing, this individual will be assisting with ticket sales for: Football, Women’s Basketball, and Volleyball. This position is to make outbound sales calls selling group, season and individual tickets to current, potential, and past ticket purchasers, the individual will be expected to work 20 hours per week Monday – Friday. You will not be required to work games and events but may choose to if desired. This is an unpaid position.
- Pursuing a degree in Sport Administration, Marketing, Communications or Business
- Strength in time management, organization and customer service calls
- Ability to communicate effectively with the public in a professional manner
- High energy, ability to remain focused on sales goals and work independently
- Archtics experience a plus (not required)
- Proficient in Excel, Outlook, and Word desired
Job Posting Date: July 21, 2011
Job Closing Date: Until filled
Please send a copy of your resume to Aaron Scissors – firstname.lastname@example.org
Mid-South Conference Sport Operations Manager (08/10/11)
The Mid-South Conference is looking for highly motivated people to serve as interns for the 2011 Fall Semester. Graduate or undergraduate students with backgrounds in sport management, communications, and/or marketing are highly encouraged to apply.
The Mid-South Conference is located in the heart of downtown Louisville, KY. We are affiliated with the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) and represent institutions located regionally throughout Kentucky, Ohio, Tennessee, West Virginia, Virginia, and Georgia. Working in a team environment, we provide the highest quality service to our member institutions. Students completing their internship experience with us will work on a variety of assignments.
Responsibilities as Operations Manager for one or more of six MSC Championships include:
Working with host site/school to coordinate all details involved
Arranging for officials
Coordinating volunteers and schedule
Communicating directly with conference coaches and Athletic Directors
Organizing championship banquet for all student-athletes in your sport
On top of your duties as Operations Manager, other responsibilities may include:
Ordering and managing trophies for all MSC events
Selling advertising and sponsorships for conference championships
Sending out Player of the Week certificates
Assisting with office management tasks
Updating and executing marketing plan
Assisting in execution of Champions of Character program
A semester as a Mid-South Conference intern will provide a wealth of knowledge and experience for anyone interested in sport operations or working in collegiate athletics.
For more information, contact:
COMMISSIONER STEVE BAKER
OFFICE PHONE: 502-587-7767
Web Page: www.mid-southconference.org
Spalding University Sports Information Department (8/4/11)
The sports information department at Spalding is rapidly growing, and with the success of their athletic teams rising the University need the help of young, vibrant interns looking to get real life experience on the field and on the court. The internship is available for either 1 or 2 semesters and can provide up to 400 contact hours for undergraduate or graduate students. All workers will report to the Director of Sports Information and the Director of Athletics. This is an unpaid position which will begin on August 22, 2011.
The intern will be responsible for some or all of the duties listed below depending on their area of expertise:
1. Reporting- The intern will attend home athletics events at Spalding University where he or she will report upon the outcome of the game. The intern will be expected to interview both the coach and key players who participated in the contest. Once these materials are gathered, the intern will provide the SID with that report in a timely fashion.
2. Writing- Once the report coming into the Sports Information office, an article must be written about the outcome of the contest. Each intern will have the opportunity to write such articles that will be posted on our public website. These articles will be expected to be done and ready for proof by the day of or the day following the sporting event.
3. Web updates- The office of Sports Information is in charge of keeping the Spalding University Athletics website up to date on a daily basis. Each intern will be trained on how to update this site. The materials that are expected to be revised as needed are news articles, statistics, roster changes, pictures, and general maintenance on the website.
4. Photography- During home contests, an intern will have the opportunity to take action photos of our players and coaches. These photos will then be looked over by the SID along with the photographer and pictures will be picked out that will be posted on our website. These pictures will be used in both local and national media.
5. Statistics- Each home contest held will need a group of workers that are able to keep stats throughout the game or match. These statistics will then be reported to the St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference and the NCAA. Those stats will also be reported to the office of Sports Information and will be updated on the Athletics website.
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