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The sport industry is divided in commonly recognized segments, including, but not limited to, professional sport, intercollegiate athletics, voluntary athletic associations such as the NCAA and high school athletic associations, recreational sport, facility management, event management, promotions and marketing, health and fitness, sport agencies, and sporting goods retail operations just to name a few. The following are a list of possible job opportunities and internships in the Sports Management field.

Sport Management Job Opportunities

  • Athletic Conference Administrator
  • Athletic Director
  • Camp Director
  • Cruise Recreation Director
  • Equipment Manager (College or Professional)
  • Facilities Manager (College or Professional)
  • Health Club Owner
  • Marketing Director
  • Park/ Swimming Pool Manager
  • Professional Sports – Community Relations Director
  • Professional Sports – General Manager
  • Professional Sports – Promotions Manager
  • Professional Sports – Ticket Operations Director
  • Professional Sports Scout
  • Professor
  • Recreation Leader – Senior Center or Assisted Living Center
  • Recreational Facility Manager
  • Sales Representative – Sports-Related
  • Sports Agent
  • Sports Broadcaster
  • Sports Editor
  • Sports Events – Booking Coordinator
  • Sports Events – Staffing Coordinator
  • Sports Information Director
  • Sports Journalist
  • Sports Marketing Specialist
  • Sports Psychologist
  • Sports Talk Show Host
  • Sports Tour Operator
  • Teacher
  • Ticket Administrator
  • Youth Club Counselor
  • Youth Club Director

Internship Opportunities

  • Virginia State University Athletic Department
  • Elizabeth City State University Athletic Department
  • Special Olympics of Virginia
  • Richmond Area Sports Backers
  • The Rudi Johnson Foundation
  • CIAA
  • NASCAR
  • U-Turn
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