January – July (starting date negotiable)
Part Time / Full Time
1 position available.
Who: Students majoring in Sport Management/Leisure Studies, Business Administration/Marketing or related field. All college levels are welcome to apply but Juniors and Seniors who need internship credit to graduate are strongly encouraged to apply. Those graduating in December are also encouraged to apply.
Qualifications: Must be organized and detailed oriented. Must have some skills with Microsoft Word and Excel and have the ability to learn Website design, Adobe InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop and the Iowa Games database. Must be a team player and work well with others.
Job Description: The internship will focus on event planning, operations and marketing. Interns will assist in organizing and conducting the Winter Iowa Games, Iowa Senior Games, Live Healthy Iowa 5K, and Summer Iowa Games. Duties will include but are not limited to: marketing and promoting the events, data entry, web site updates, team schedules, volunteer recruitment, acquisition/distribution of equipment, writing press releases and newsletters and event setup and tear down.
Interns will market/promote the Iowa Senior Games and the Iowa Games at various locations and events throughout the internship.
Why The ISF: The internship will give you the opportunity to learn a great deal about not-for-profit entities. You will work with a dedicated staff and see the insights of sport and event management.
Hours: January – May office hours are flexible but are typically 25-35 hours a week, Monday-Friday. May, June and July office hours will be full time. Expectations should include working weekends and some nights during events (Winter Iowa Games, Iowa Senior Games, Summer Iowa Games, etc.).
Paid Stipend at the end of each month
Fitness membership to Lied Recreation Center on the campus of Iowa State
Have fun while building your resume
Meet new people
Deadline: October 31, 2017
E-mail a resume, cover letter and three references. Please indicate that you are applying for the 7 Month Event Management internship.
Apply early. Internships positions may be filled prior to the deadline.
Megan Hansen | Assistant Sports Director