March 2009 Archives

Gopher Sports Internship Opportunities

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Gopher Sports promote interns from within - game day is their starting point and the best interns finish as a manager or director.

You can view a summary of Gopher Sports internships. You can also visit Gopher Sports to see a list of current job postings.

Please contact Deborah Diamond if you have any questions.

Deborah Diamond
Assistant Director of Marketing
Gopher Sports Marketing
Mariucci Arena
4 Oak Street SE
Suite 159
Minneapolis, MN 55455

612.625.4582 (office)
612.799.1755 (cell)
612.626.8379 (fax)

CD Henry Internship

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The Big Ten Conference is seeking candidates for its CD Henry Internship position. Responsibilities are generally administrative in nature. Intern will work in several areas of the office including championships, sports management and special research projects. Experience in these areas is preferable. Qualifications - Must have a bachelor's degree and an interest in pursuing a career in athletic administration. Salary is $22,000 per year plus participation in the Conference's medical and dental insurance plans. The Big Ten Conference is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Members of underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply. To apply, send a letter of application, resume and a list of three references to the attention of Wendy Fallen, Assistant Commissioner, Big Ten Conference, 1500 West Higgins Road, Park Ridge, Illinois 60068. Applications may also be emailed to Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Soccer Coach/ Coordinator needed to organize a summer youth soccer league for youth (ages 8-16) at the Commonwealth Terrace Cooperative (CTC). The league has been run by community members for several years. The CTC is a UMN-affiliated cooperative that houses married and professional students who currently attend the U. There are many international families in
residence and the summer soccer league is a highly valued program. This is a PAID position, and the format is very flexible. A sample format is provided in the attachment, but the coordinator is welcome to design it as s/he sees fit. Great opportunity for anyone seeking coaching experience or looking for some extra summer cash.

Further details and contact information in the Soccer Coach/ Coordinator summary.

Drew Bailey
CTC Programs Committee

The PGA Championship is August 10th - 16th. They need help starting the week prior (around August 5th/6th) and going through approximately August 19th. There are a range of positions from assisting the merchandise vendors, helping with customer service, to assisting with shipping and receiving. In addition to a uniform, they provide some grounds tickets for the Championship and meals while they are working.

For more information see the PGA Championship Temp Staff advertisement.

The Palm Beach County Sports Commission has four (4) summer internships available.

Full information can be found on their Web site at

Twin Cities Marathon, Inc. Internship

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Twin Cities Marathon, Inc. is searching for a part-time intern, to support the planning and execution of year round events.

Twin Cities Marathon, Inc. is a non-profit organization that directs events throughout the year as a community service for the Minneapolis/St. Paul area. The year round events include; Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon, Medtronic TC 10 Mile, Medtronic TC Family Events, TC 5K, and Medtronic TC 1 Mile.

For full details read the Twin Cities Marathon, Inc. Internship.