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2017 Spring/Summer Internship
Senior Games Sport, Marketing and Event Management Intern
Mid-March – July 1 (starting date negotiable)
1 Internship Position Available | Part Time to Full Time (Once School is Out)

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.

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 Senior Games database. Must be a team player and work well with others.

Job Description: The internship will focus on Marketing and Event Planning.  Interns will assist in organizing and conducting the Iowa Senior Games. Duties will include but are not limited to: marketing and promoting the events, data entry, website 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 throughout May and June. Events could be sports tournaments and leagues, community celebrations, parades, etc.

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.


Office hours will be part time in March – becoming full time in mid-May through June.  Expect extended hours and weekend work. Senior Games Interns will be required to work the weekends of the Iowa Senior Games and regional Iowa Senior Games events.

Other Perks:

Paid Stipend at the conclusion of the internship
Fitness membership to Lied Recreation Center on the campus of Iowa State
Have fun while building your resume
Meet new people

Deadline: December 1, 2016
About the ISF
The Iowa Sports Foundation (ISF) mission is to provide sports, recreation, health and wellness opportunities for Iowans of all abilities.  The ISF is comprised of the Iowa Games, Live Healthy Iowa, Adaptive Sports Iowa and the Iowa Senior Games.

The 29 member board of directors is made up of former governors and athletic and corporate leaders from around the state.  Corporate sponsorships, donations, grants and entry fees provide the major source of funding for the ISF. The ISF does not rely on any state or federal funding.
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