Event Management & Operations Internships

NXTsports Philadelphia, PA

About the Job

About NXTsports The mission of NXT is to create the most innovative education programs and execute industry-leading events at exceptional venues. NXT delivers a superior participant experience across its entire portfolio of brands. Job Description NXT is seeking current college students interested in sports operations to serve as 2019 Summer Interns in the Philadelphia area. Application deadline is January 31st. This internship allows interns to play a vital role in the planning, marketing, organizing, managing and executing phases of our local and national summer lacrosse tournaments. Interns develop a better understanding of the operations and logistics that go into running elite lacrosse events. Timeframe The internship will run for 12 weeks, from May 20th through August 5th. The pay is $250/week. Extensive weekend work is required. Qualifications Applicants must be a current college student with a strong background in sports management, event planning or coaching. Applicants must possess excellent interpersonal, organizational and communication skills with a strong work ethic, a desire to succeed and a passion for sports. Applicants must have lodging in the Philadelphia area with access to transportation. Lacrosse experience is not necessary but highly valued. Some duties are physically demanding and applicants must be able to lift heavy equipment (50 lbs or more). Applicants must be willing to work nights and weekends. Compensation The pay is $250/week. Extensive weekend work is required. Apply Please send your resume and cover letter to: colleen.cormier@nxtsports.com. Applications must be received before January 31st, 2019.