Becoming a Sports Equipment Manager

One of the thrills of working in sports is not just being close to the action, but being close to the athletes as well. Daniel Deming, Assistant Sports Equipment Manager for D.C. United, spends his days working closely with the athletes we watch perform on the field, and has learned that they share common ground. […]

53% of Jobs in the Sports Industry Require This Skill

As I begin composing this article there are 5,939 sports jobs currently listed on our job board. Guess how many have the word “sales” in them? (more on that in a minute) Say the word “sales” and the first thing that comes to mind for many is being aggressively approached by someone in an ill-fitting […]

Becoming a Social Media Intern with the New York Mets

Jobs in sports social media have increased by 52% year over year and now comprise an astronomical 8.5% of our entire sports job database, but most colleges and universities have been slow to develop social media curriculum. According to Forbes.com, at the conclusion of the 2012 college year, 36% of the top 25 business schools […]

Four Ways to get the Most out of Your Sports Internship

The sweat starts at your brow, but as soon as you recognize its existence you feel it grow. A small spot in your lower back, an area you aren’t used to feeling much of anything, now trickles with a slow stream of liquid nervousness. The warm tingle of excitement is rapidly turning to a heart-beating, […]

Sports Jobs Q&A: What Type of Sports Internships Should I Pursue?

Our weekly Sports Jobs Q&A column has gone VIDEO! We thought it would be fun to mix things up a little, a least for this week. If you have a question you’d like us to conquer please add it to the comments below. WIS types of internships.MTS Video Transcript: “Sports Jobs Q&A: What Type of […]

Video: Finding the Right Kind of Sports Internships

Internships are an incredibly important part of starting a career in sports. You gain work experience, exposure to situations and environments you may never have encountered before, start building a network – the benefits go on and on. But because you may only have the chance to do 3 – 4 internships while in school, […]

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