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Sports Specialty Bulletin – December 29, 2011

Think creatively.  There are many types of businesses and industries to which you can apply your skills and knowledge.  Many sports teams and athletic venues require all types of employees.  Check out the following postings to give you ideas as to where you might explore future opportunities.

 

Seat Geek – Numerous Job Openings:  http://seatgeek.com/jobs/

SeatGeek is a ticket search engine used by millions. Our app enables you to compare hundreds of sites at once when shopping for sports, concert, or theater tickets. Our aim is to become America’s gateway to live entertainment – when Joe Smith in Random Town, USA wants to do something on the weekend, he will start with SeatGeek.

Sports Media Network – Internships:  http://www.simplyhired.com/job-id/4ca4w5o2yo/sports-media-jobs/

Job# 453163924. We offer an opportunity for students to apply classroom theory to practical work experience. Our internship program allows students to experience firsthand the reality of working in the radio broadcasting industry. Interns can test their creative talent, exercise their analytical skills and increase their understanding of broadcasting operations and trends.

NHL Hockey Jobs – current listing of Internships:  http://hockeyjobs.nhl.com/teamwork/jobs/jobs.cfm/Internships?supcat=222#38047

Do you like hockey?  Or just the idea of working for a team.  Check out the opportunities available for Spring internships.

NASCAR Internship Opportunities - http://www.employment.nascar.com/#/internship

NASCAR offers full-time and part-time internships to college students year-round as well as a Summer Diversity Internship Program. These unique opportunities allow students to work in a hands-on environment with the fastest growing sport in America and to learn what could never be taught in a classroom:  real world experience.

NYC Parks and Recreation Departmenthttp://www.nycgovparks.org/opportunities/internships

Parks & Recreation is the steward of more than 29,000 acres of land  — 14 percent of New York City  — including more than 5,000 individual properties ranging from Yankee Stadium and Central Park to community gardens and Greenstreets. We operate more than 800 athletic fields and nearly 1,000 playgrounds; we manage five major stadia, 600 tennis courts, 66 public pools, 51 recreational facilities, 17 nature centers, 14 golf courses, and 14 miles of beaches; we care for 800 monuments and 23 historic house museums; we look after 600,000 street trees, and two million more in parks. We are New York City’s principal provider of athletic facilities. We are home to free concerts, world-class sports events, and cultural festivals.

** If you’re not interested in NYC, check out the Parks and Recreation Departments of any city or town.  Check for Internships, or go in to their offices and start a discussion.

ESPN Job Zonehttp://espncareers.com/career-areas/default.aspx

Can’t decide where you’d like to work within the Sporting Industry?  Educate yourself in the various ways that the employees at ESPN contribute to their success.  “It’s come down to this. Time to select where your breakout career at ESPN will start. The brilliant part is that to be a worldwide leader, it takes plenty of areas working together. This means you’ll have the chance to find a role that fits your skills and experience best. And as your career explodes, you’ll be able to take advantage of plenty of opportunities that come your way inside ESPN.”

Boston Red Sox Fellowship Program – http://boston.redsox.mlb.com/bos/community/fellowship.jsp

The Boston Red Sox Fellowship program was created in 2006 to provide recent college graduates (and/or recipients of advanced degrees) the chance for immersion into the day-to-day operation of a sports franchise. The program provides an alternative method to increasing diversity in professional sports while also helping to attract talented college graduates into the sports industry.

Right to Play – want to make a difference to underprivileged children through sport?

Mission:  To improve the lives of children in some of the most disadvantaged areas of the world by using the power of sport and play for development, health and peace.

Vision:  To create a healthier and safer world through the power of sport and play.

Values:  Right To Play’s values reflect the best practices of sport and play.

CO-OPERATION
HOPE
INTEGRITY
LEADERSHIP
DEDICATION
RESPECT
ENTHUSIASM
NURTURE
 

Check out Right to Play website:  http://www.righttoplay.com/International/Pages/Home.aspx

 

 

 

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