Sports Jobs Q&A – What to do When There Isn’t Time to Intern

Sports internships are one of the most enjoyable things for me to write about, primarily because I  believe they are the foundation for every successful sports career. In this weeks Sports Job Q&A we have a question from Taishanna who is having trouble finding time to intern and is looking for alternative suggestions, and another […]

How to Get Jobs in Sports When Internships and Networking Aren’t Working

There are a few undeniable truths when it comes to finding jobs in sports – internships and networking are paramount to employment. The problem is, you can already find just about any information you desire on sports internships….how to get them, where to get them, mistakes you shouldn’t make while on them, why they are […]

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, […]

Approaching Sports Internships from an Employers Perspective

If a college education was a car, internships would be the keys – because you aren’t getting anywhere without them. So much time is spent extolling the virtues of sports internships, but we so often approach the subject only from the perspective of the student and rarely from the perspective of the employer. Maybe we […]

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 […]

Going From Sports Internship to Sports Job

Connecting the dots. It’s logical that completing a sports internship would lead to getting a job with the same company after graduation, right? You’ve shown your skills, work ethic, versatility, adaptability and let’s be honest, a willingness to do some boring tasks. “Of our new hires, I’d say about 90% were former interns,” says former […]

Does Volunteering at Sporting Events Help My Career?

This article is a guest post from Alison Myers – follow her on Twitter, no seriously, do it, especially if you are a Hockey fan. If you were in New York City or New Jersey during any part of Super Bowl week, you probably saw numerous people in bright yellow jackets with name badges around […]

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, […]

Sports Industry Top Ten of the Week for September 6th

I love the changes social media has inspired within team public relations departments. This past week the Nashville Predators sent an email out to their season ticket holders and at the end of it signed off with “Go Perds!” Whoops. In the olden days (which were about a year ago) a public relations team would […]

The Seven Deadly Sins of Sports Internships

If you are going to get hired in the sports industry the first step is interning…and so is the second step and the third. Think of it this way, if you were in charge of hiring someone for an entry level position with a NFL team, would you rather hire the person that: A: Had […]

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