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Sports Tourism Internship

Premier Travel MediaWillowbrook, IL
Unpaid Internship15 - 20 hrs/wk

7 months ago


Sports Planning Guide is currently seeking dedicated individuals looking to utilize a sports tourism internship opportunity to polish their business, writing and marketing skills and learn how the youth and amateur sports industry operates by helping us create content that takes into consideration all the elements needed for successful sports events. Accepted interns working toward this goal will emerge with a strong understanding of the sports events landscape and be better prepared to enter the field.


Internship responsibilities


• Research sports organizations and collect information

• Research and write articles for publication

• Assist the editorial department in story research and photo acquisition

• Create and post social media content across multiple platforms

• Assist with content scheduling and marketing

• Communicate with clients in various capacities via phone or email




Receive hands-on work from day one, gaining experience working within a professional atmosphere. Interns will have the opportunity to significantly bolster their portfolio and receive guidance and training from experts in content creation for both print and online publication. There is also the potential for freelance as well as part-time and full-time opportunities upon successful completion of the internship.


Hours and location


For three months during any period of the year, interns generally work two to three days a week for about seven hours at a time at our Willowbrook, Illinois office. Office hours are Monday through Friday, 8:30 AM to 5 PM. We offer a flexible schedule and relaxed, personable work environment. Remote internships are also available, but to make the most of the internship we recommend working at the office.


• Understanding of our target market an industry

• Proficient writing skills

• Interest in sports

• Meeting deadlines

• Social media skills and basic understanding of SEO

• Proficiency with spreadsheets preferred


Relevant Majors

Our typical interns are pursuing a track in Sports Marketing, Journalism, Public Relations, or English. We've also had Business tracks successfully complete our internship program.


Students with competitive sports experience are strongly encouraged to apply! For consideration, please send a resume along with any writing samples and at least two references.

About Premier Travel Media

At Premier Travel Media, we specialize in producing high-quality, trending content covering both U.S. and foreign travel destinations. Our portfolio of products includes over a dozen superior print publications and cutting-edge digital resources - from websites, newsletters and social media.
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Skills you'll need for this internship

    social media
    sports industry
    sports marketing
    public relations


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What happens after you send in your application?

Premier Travel Media has not provided an expected interview date. Due to the volume of applications, Premier Travel Media has indicated that they will not follow up unless you are selected for an interview.

Premier Travel Media also indicates this role is likely to convert to full-time.

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Career Paths

People who completed this type of internship end up in the following types of jobs

Top majors

That get hired for this type of internship

  • Communication13%

  • Marketing9%

  • Business Administration Management And Operations6%

  • Travel And Exploration6%

  • Management Science5%

  • 246 other majors58%

People who did this kind of internship end up at the following companies

  • ESPN
  • NBC Universal
  • Target
  • Enterprise Rent-A-Car
  • Major League Baseball
Estimated Monthly Living Expenses

For Willowbrook, IL | $4,214/mo

  • Housing/Rent$2,264

  • Miscellaneous$909

  • Food$439

  • Transportation$328

  • Utilities$274


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