- Research all of your hometown (or nearest metropolitan city) sports teams to see if they offer internships.
- Look at and consider all opportunities (social media, general business, public relations) at large sports broadcasting networks.
- Be active on social media, especially Twitter.
- Utilize connections from previous internships.
- Build a digital portfolio to show your best work.
- Consider submitting your work to well-known sports blogs to be featured as a guest writer.
- Get to know the key players in the area or team you’d like to be a part of.
- View our Career Planning Guide & Internship Orientation Guide. Here is an accessible PDF: Internship Orientation Guide.
Industry-Specific Job Boards
The resources below are a combination of general industry information as well as specific job and internship posting sites for this industry.
Selected Professional Associations
A professional association is an organization of people who have similar career interests. These membership-based organizations often offer a reduced rate for students that allow access to the many resources they provide. Professional association websites can also offer job/internship databases as well as opportunities to find mentors or other contacts.
- North American Society for Sports Management
- Sports Executives Association
- The National Sports Marketing Network
Company & Industry Research
- Business Insights: Essentials
- D&B Hoovers
- Summer Experience Database
- How to Build Your Professional Network in the Sports Industry
- Mango Connects