Sport Management – November 8 Newsletter

McCormack Internship Office Open Hours- If you are looking for help on internship credits, TeamWork Online, utilizing McCormack Resources or general help finding internships, please attend the new Open Hours with student/grad staff from the McCormack Internship Office. To drop in, go to Isenberg N304 (3rd floor on the new side of the building). For more information go HERE. Fall Drop-In hours: Monday: 2:30-3:00, Tuesday 10:00-1:30, Wednesday 12:00-3:30, 4:00-5:00, Thursday 10:00-1:30.

SPECIAL OPPORTUNITIES / TIME SENSITIVE

Interested in how to get an internship? And don’t know what to do next? You have come to the right place! Prof. Must is hosting a “Sport Management Internship Workshop: Tips & Tricks” on Monday, November 29th 5:00-6:00 pm in Flavin Auditorium! Gain some knowledge on best practices and how to score a great opportunity in the sport industry!

McCormack Giveaway!! Your McCormack Student Leaders Forum Committee is giving away a McCormack Swag Bag! How?

All those who like the post AND follow the accounts will be entered to win! Winner will be announced on November 16th, 2021.

The 12th Mark H. McCormack Department of Sport Management Career Fair, organized by the Association of Diversity in Sport (ADS), will be taking place virtually on Friday, November 19th, 2021. The event will be held on AirMeet (the same platform used last year). This year’s event will be split into 2 blocks (see times below). Over 40 organizations are confirmed to attend, and more will be signing up in the coming days. We are hopeful you will take advantage of this opportunity to network with and hear from organizations from all over the country!

List of attending organizations:  Career Fair Attending Organizations. No pre-registration necessary, just simply click the link the day of the event and join!

Slot #1 Link (9 am-12 pm): https://www.airmeet.com/e/1ab51d40-3e47-11ec-b38b-8709c64baa72

Slot #2 Link (1-4 pm): https://www.airmeet.com/e/4c013370-3e47-11ec-b4de-577a0390e707

The Mullins Center – Operations Staff/Changeover Crew – Want some more event ops/facility management experience? More students needed ASAP! Job description and APPLY HERE!

“Working In Pro Football: Presented By The 33rd Team that will discuss key insights and strategies on how to build your career and break into pro football. To date, 8 students that have interned with The 33rd Team have secured positions in the NFL. The webinar takes place Thursday, November 11th from 11:30am to Noon EST via Zoom. Spots are limited to 100 participants, please sign up using this link.

SPORTMGT 231 Leadership in Sport & Popular Cultureonline 4 credit GenEd course that fulfills SB requirement and serves as a Sport Management elective, taught during upcoming winter session, course description HERE, open to any UMass undergrad! Curious to learn more? Email Mark McDonald at mcdonald@isenberg.umass.edu

SPORTMGMT 280 History Of Baseball In America Course – taught by Dr. Tony Lachowetz ONLINE each winter and first summer session, 4 credit History Gen Ed class. More info HERE. If you have questions or would like to see the syllabus, please email anthonyl@isenberg.umass.edu.

Pro Sport Connection– Calling all Top Talent! 2021 grads, Current Seniors (especially those graduating in December) & Grad students!  Get the Pro Sport Connection with Kraft Sports & Entertainment and the New England Revolution Front Office with your own 1 on 1!

  • Learn more about the unique organizational structure and how fellow UMass Alumni contribute to the organizations success.
  • Network with Hiring Managers and recent UMass grads to ask questions and build your brand.
  • Please reach out to the Revs IS Manager, Tyler Iarussi, to set up a zoom / call / or meeting

JOBS FOR THOSE ON THE MARKET

Positions are automatically deleted after 6 weeks. Find Old Newsletters and Previous Job/Internship Postings HERE.

Popular Sport Job Boards: TEAMWORK ONLINE ; National Sports Marketing Network; Sports Business Solutions ; Front Office Sports ; Jobs in Sport Tech  ; IAVM ; Intiix ; NCAA Market ; Women Leaders in College Sport ; Baller Careers ; Openly HQ; CoSIDA, Learfield Properties

MKTG just posted the next round of Trainee positions! These positions will run from January-June 2022 and they’re posted HERE.

Detroit Pistons – Account Executive, Ticket Sales – Interested? Apply HERE. Let Prof. Must know if you do.

Miami Marlins – Coordinator of Business Analytics– 1+ years of experience in statistics, marketing analytics, data analytics and/or business analytics, strength in Microsoft Excel (i.e., VLOOKUP, Pivot Tables, building summary tables & charts, etc.) – internships count! Learn more and apply HERE. Let Prof. Must know if you do.

On Deck Sports – Sales Support Representative: Located in Braintree, MA – APPLY HERE!

Sun Country Golf House – Looking for two talented individuals!

Haslam Sports Group Diversity & Opportunity Fellowship – People of color, female individuals and other diverse candidates are encouraged to apply, candidates must be recent or upcoming graduates (Winter 2021 or Spring 2022) receiving a 4-year bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution, deadline to apply is November 26, 2021. Learn more and APPLY HERE! Let Prof. Must know if you do.

WHOOP – Office Experience Co-opResponsibilities, qualifications and APPLY HERE!

Kraft Soccer – Inside Sales Representative – January openings, Learn more and apply HERE. Let Prof. Must know if you apply.

Dartmouth College – Assistant Athletic Director for External Relations – Develop and manage external relations activities for the department including donor communications and stewardship, alumni and donor events, and marketing and promotions initiatives for select varsity sports. 2-3 years of relevant experience in college athletics, fundraising, alumni relations, marketing or the equivalent. Inside Scoop: “The job has an Assistant AD title, but ultimately the right candidate would not need a lot of experience.” Apply HERE and let Prof. Must know if you do.

CSM Sport & Entertainment New Job Postings – Interested in SBC Careers? APPLY TODAY! Click HERE for all postings.

NHL Account Executive – Partnership Marketing – must have a minimum of 1-3 years of marketing experience in partnership marketing, client service and/or sponsorship sales with a sports/entertainment property, agency, and/or a consumer brand – See job description HERE, Interested? Reach out to Christina Clauson (ckehoe@nhl.com)

The Masters – Hiring for a Variety of Tournament operations roles. Must be available to work the entire tournament. More information and all roles HERE. Let Prof. Must know if you apply. Deadline to apply is December 6, 2021.

Discovery Land Company – Join the Discovery Land Company at one of their many golf resorts around the world. Check out this link for all current openings.

The Connect Group – Manager, Talent Marketing and Client Services2+ years of experience in a sales, marketing, TV production, social media, media or talent management space. See job description HERE. Please email resume to Lonny Sweet lsweet@theconnectgrp.com.

The Connect Group – Content Creator and Social Strategist Looking for a digital savant to help the agency create digital strategy for chefs and brands they work with. See job description HERE. Please email resume to Lonny Sweet lsweet@theconnectgrp.com.

Boston Celtics – Email Marketing Operations Coordinator – Young alums make a move! 1-2 years of sports marketing and/or advertising experience preferred (remember internships count!). See full description HERE – let Prof. Must know if you apply.

Boston Celtics – Coordinator of Commercial Development and Strategy – Young alums get your start here! Collaborate with the team to help brainstorm new ideas that support partnership sales, content and digital campaigns, and youth basketball efforts. Basic background or interest in learning creative applications in Adobe suite. See full description HERE – let Prof Must know if you apply.

AHL Career Opportunity – Colorado Eagles – Ticket Sales Account ExecutiveLooking for a young, hungry sales professional, wanting to fill ASAP. Job Description HERE. Please send cover letter and resume to Prof. Must ASAP.

Boston Celtics – CRM Analyst – Prior CRM experience as an end user, analyst, or administrator, preferably with Microsoft Dynamics 365. Info and application instructions HERE. Let Prof. Must know if you apply.

Boston Celtics Corporate Partnerships Activation Manager – Serve as the day-to-day contact for execution and fulfillment of assigned Corporate Partners. Learn more HERE.

Inside Sales – Monumental Sports & Entertainment – a great place to get your start. Learn more and apply here. Let Prof. Must know if you do.

American Hockey League. Multiple entry level roles in ALL departments around the country. See the FULL list HERE and let Prof. Must know if you apply to ANY of them.

Boston Celtics – Assistant Business Operations Manager – serve as a key member of day-to-day operations providing exceptional support to the team. You’ll be responsible for assisting in the creation and functionality of all Celtics ticketed events, overseeing the audit of incoming revenue as it relates to tickets, and servicing outside department’s requests as needed. More info and application instructions HERE.

Tokio-Marine HCC specialty Under Writing for the Bonds/Sweepstakes line of business. You will be in good hands as TM-HCC is a top employer of McCormack Grads. More info and link to apply HERE, let Prof. Must know if you do.

Boston Celtics – Member Experience Executive – manage the year-round membership experience & annual retention of their assigned season ticket members as well as support the development and execution of all member benefit programs, events and game day experiences. More info and application instructions HERE. Let Prof. Must know if you apply.

NY Mets – Account Executive – Season Ticket Account Services. A fantastic place to start your career in sport. Learn more and apply HERE. Let Prof. Must know if you apply.

INTERNSHIPS / PART-TIME ROLES FOR CURRENT STUDENTS

SPRING 2022 INTERNSHIPS

Free Jacks College Ambassador Program – Become an ambassador today for the 2022 Major League Rugby Season! Learn more and Apply HERE.

UMass Amherst Mount Ida Campus – Athletics Facilities Coordinator Internship Spring/Summer 2022 – minimum 1-2 years athletic event/facility management and operations, see job description HERE and apply via Handshake HERE.

CT Sports Management Group 2022 internships – Part time and full time internships available for winter, spring, and summer 2022. Click HERE to apply. More info on internship details and application deadlines HERE.

SponsorUniversity Spring 2022 Internship Program – applications are rolling so apply ASAP! More details HERE (link to apply is HERE as well). Let Prof. Must know if you do.

The 33rd Team Business Development Intern – open to seniors and grad students, responsibilities would include developing a business plan, company outreach and plan execution, job description HERE, please send the following to ben@the33rdteam.com:

  • Resume
  • If you have worked in Business Development previously, send over some growth strategies that you helped implement (particularly any initiatives you were in-charge of pertaining to partnerships/sponsorship and/or any previous marketing research for companies)

National Sports Marketing Network Job Board – Interested in working in consulting, creative design, business development, etc.? Click HERE for internships available at CSM Sport & Entertainment and other sport marketing internships at NSMN!

The Masters – Hiring for a Variety of Tournament operations roles. Must be available to work the entire tournament. More information and all roles HERE. Let Prof. Must know if you apply. Deadline to apply December 6, 2021.

United Soccer League Club Services 2022 Spring Internship – Located in Tampa FL but open to remote! More info and apply HERE. Let Prof. Must know if you apply.

MLB Cleveland Guardians – Ballpark Operations Intern – Assist during spring training and duration of 2022 season. Learn more and apply HERE.

MLB Cleveland Guardians – Baseball Information Intern – Assist during spring training and duration of 2022 season. Learn more and apply HERE.

The Mullins Center is hiring for a variety of part-time staff positions. Work on campus, gain experience and get paid! All positions and application information HERE.

Pioneer Valley Tip-Off Class Game Day Team – Weekend of December 10th– If you want to get involved with a premier basketball showcase event hosted by McCormack Student Leaders Club (the Pioneer Valley Tip-Off) and gain amazing experience to add to your resume and build your skills, apply below for positions on GameDay operations and/or video team! (Open to all grades and all majors)” Apply HERE.

2022 U.S. Open Golf Championship in Brookline, MA.  Parking and Transportation Internships. PAID. Interns will be working in Parking, Transportation, Scheduling and Payroll. Students will get hands on experience assisting in the coordination of two of the marquee sporting events in the world. Applications are rolling so if interested apply ASAP. More info and application instructions HERE. Email you resume and brief statement of interest to: Richard Ministro rministro@countryclubservicesinc.com

SUMMER 2022 INTERNSHIPS

Madison Square Garden Student Associate Program – Summer 2022 – a GREAT opportunity that offers students the exclusive opportunity to participate within MSG operations and create meaningful impact while learning and training alongside their business leaders, internship runs June-August 2022, learn more HERE and apply HERE. Deadline to apply is November 30, 2021.

Falmouth Commodores – Intern positions available for 2022 Summer Season (game day interns, media/IT interns, etc). See more details HERE. Let Prof. Must know if you apply.

Learfield 2022 Summer Internship Program – paid 10-week experience, Learn more and apply HERE!

Hudson Valley Renegades 2022 Summer Internships – Provides an opportunity to see what it takes to run a Minor League Baseball operation! More details HERE. Applications submitted through TeamWork Online.

Delaware North – Accounting – Audit – Finance Intern Summer 2022 Intern – Full time May-August 2022, paid rotational program. Job description and apply HERE.

Miami Dolphins and Hard Rock Stadium Summer 2022 Internship ProgramApplication deadline is November 8, 2021. See job description and apply HERE.

2022 Bay State Summer Games Internship – Now accepting applications APPLY HERE. Based out of Woburn, MA office – 7-8 different positions open. More info HERE.

MLB Baseball Operations Summer 2022 Internship – paid internship in New York City, must currently be a junior in college. Learn more and apply HERE.

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

8th Annual Nutmeg Holiday Basketball Festival – Volunteers needed for December 27-29! Need scorekeeping and clock operators. Learn more HERE. Interested? Reach out to nutmeg@csmg.org.

EDUCATIONAL/NETWORKING/WEBINARS

The Dynamics of Inattention in the (Baseball) Field with Dr. Matthew Neidell (Columbia University) – Friday, Dec 3, 2021 @ 11:00 am-12:30 pm in the Campus Center (Room 804-808)! RSVP HERE!

AdWeek Brand Week Sports and Marketing Summit – November 15-18th  Details HERE. Virtual. FREE!

New England Sports & Entertainment Career Fair hosted by Springfield Thunderbirds at MassMutual Center – November 12 3-5 pm. Don’t miss this unique opportunity to meet sports employers from organizations looking to fill various intern and entry level positions! All attendees will receive a ticket to see the Thunderbirds take on the Hartford Wolf Pack at 7:00pm ET. Register HERE.

Participating organizations:

  • Hartford Athletic
  • Connecticut Sun
  • Worcester Bravehearts
  • Hartford Yard Goats
  • Massachusetts Pirates
  • Worcester Red Sox
  • Worcester Railers
  • AHL Offices
  • New Hampshire Fisher Cats
  • Massachusetts Monarchs
  • New England Revolution

2021 Tableau ConferenceJoin on November 9-11 @ 9 am to 3 pm PST to hear what three remarkable athletes — two from Team USA and one from Team GB — think about data in sports, and how they use data to train. Our special “Data for the Win” panels will include 16-time U.S. Paralympic Gold Medal Winner, Jessica Long; Most Decorated U.S. Track & Field Olympic Athlete and one of TIME’s 100 Most Influential People, Allyson Felix; and 2021 G.B. Olympic Gold Medalist Tom Daley, who’s competed in three Olympic games. Register HERE.

Alumni Roundtable #7 – From the latest UMass Sport Management Executive Roundtable, these alums share their insights on leadership and culture building during COVID and provide tips for students, featuring:

  • Joe Fitzgerald – VP, NHL Events
  • Pamela Levine – SVP, Marquee Brands
  • Scott Savran – Scout Sports & Entertainments, Sr Manager, Property Consulting and Analytics
  • Laurel Hosmer – Director of Athletic Development, St Josephs
  • David Haynes- Director of Player Procurement, LA Angels
  • Nancy Gonsalves – Director of Logistics, USOPC
  • View Alumni Round Table #7 HERE

Athlete Marketing Essentials: NIL Certification, a free online course dedicated to this new era of collegiate athletics brought to you by Front office Sports. More info and register HERE.

2022 National Collegiate Sports Sales Championship & Conference A premier opportunity for students to learn and land a sales job in sports! The Conference is open to any student. A speed sell competition, presentations from sales leaders from across the country and more will be on the schedule. The Qualifier is online (and FREE) in November. The Championship and Conference will be at State Farm Arena in February. Basic information is here. Registration is here.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Women’ Summit for Careers in Football – We are pleased to offer this to students in order to strengthen the pipeline for women in football. Buccaneers Co-owner Darcie Glazer Kassewitz further emphasized the diversity of the program when she said “This is insight that any Bucs fan would enjoy, and it also provides tangible advice for career development. Creating exposure and awareness of the many opportunities that exist in football is key, but so is helping women take those next steps – and that’s something we’re proud to do.” Watch the First Instalment Here       Sign up for Free Future Sessions HERE

CLUB NEWS

McCormack Student Leaders (MSL): Tuesday November 16, 2021 at 6:30-7:30 pm (Room N135)

Women in Sport Management (WISM): Thursday November 18, 2021 at 6:30-7:30 pm

Strategy and Analytics (MSA):

Association of Diversity in Sport (ADS): Tuesday November 9, 2021 at 6:30-7:30 pm (Room 129)

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  • Instagram: @adsumass
  • Website: adsumass.org
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By Rebecca Smith
Rebecca Smith McCormack Career Peer Rebecca Smith