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Sports Management Internship - USA Sport Group - Fall 2022 / Spring 2023

USA Sport Group is at the forefront of providing high-quality sports enrichment programs to over 50,000 children annually. With classes and camps taking place in over 400 towns across NY, NJ & CT including preschool sports, soccer, tennis, basketball, t-ball, and more, we are always on the lookout for great people to join our team.

As a USA Sport Group Intern you will gain hands-on work experience at an exciting, fast-paced, sports company. USA Sport Group internships can provide you with college course credits (depending on school requirements), or simply provide necessary work experience to prepare you for your future career.

The Sports Management Internship is designed for students studying or those aspiring towards a career in recreation, athletics, sports management, communication, event planning, or relationship management. Students will gain knowledge and experience in client relations, business expansion, marketing, communications, program & event preparation and more.

You will work under the guidance of our Program & Client Managers to provide excellent day to day customer service to existing clients, including but not limited to Recreation Directors and Club Managers. You will liaise with these clients to collect program information and will provide them personalized marketing materials. You will also have the opportunity to assist in creating client proposals and contracts.

Part of your experience will include assisting in the operations and logistics of sports camps and programs, including the planning and scheduling of coaching staff and resources required to successfully run a program. Other responsibilities will include but are not limited to:
 
  • Assist the advertising of sports camps and classes to prospective customers
  • Conduct research into areas of business expansions and sales
  • Assist customers with registrations via phone and live chat

Does this sound like you?
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Good organizational skills & attention to detail
  • Flexibility and willingness to take on diverse roles and responsibilities
  • Ability to deliver company philosophy and uphold customer service standards
  • Clear and friendly phone manner
  • Computer literate - especially Microsoft Office programs including Excel and Outlook
  • Ability to multi-task in a pressurized environment
  • Good communication skills both verbally and in written
  • An interest or passion for sports

Flexible Internships Available 
  • 6-12 weeks of work experience
  • 10-20 hours per week
  • Internship will be fully onsite
  • Customizable hours based around your studies
  • Earn course credits

Semester Overview
  • Fall: 10 week semester - September through November
  • Spring 1: 10 week semester - January through April
  • Spring 2: 10 week semester - April through June
  • Summer: 8 to 10 week semester - June through August

Benefits
USA Sport Group hires interns with a wide range of backgrounds and experiences. Those with the following majors are encouraged to apply: sports management or administration; parks, recreation & leisure; fitness administration; athletic administration; business. We are committed to the professional development of our entire team. Our extensive initial training, ongoing education, and individualized support ensure all our interns get the most out of their work experience.
 
Here are a few more reasons why you should join the USA Sport Group Team:
 
  • A rewarding and fulfilling employment experience
  • Flexible & customizable working hours
  • Individualized training and continuing support provided
  • Course credits available
  • Travel expenses provided
  • Excellent performance can lead to an offer of paid full or part-time work