Harris County - Houston Sports Authority

Harris County - Houston Sports Authority

Athlete Affairs Intern - Harris County - Houston Sports Authority (Houston · TX)

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Event Management: Event Operations/Management
Duration: August 21, 2023 – December 8, 2023
Positions Available: 1
In sports, a dynasty is a team or individual that dominates their sport or league for an extended length of time. Over the last 25 years, The Harris County – Houston Sports Authority (HCHSA) has served as the sports marketing agency for the city of Houston and Harris County and has dominated the competition with the hardware to prove it. HCHSA is responsible for bidding on and attracting new sports events to the Houston area, as well as overseeing the marketing and operations of those events. These events include NCAA Final Fours, NCAA College Football Playoffs, CONCACAF Gold Cup, FIFA World Cup, MLB and NBA All-Star Games, ITTF World Table Tennis Championships and the annual National Battle of the Bands. See HCHSA in action HERE.

The Harris County – Houston Sports Authority is seeking well-rounded students looking to excel in the sports industry. Our Event Operations interns have an opportunity to gain valuable knowledge and hands-on experience working alongside the Events Team.

  • Assist with event planning and logistics
  • Assist with travel logistics for athletes and officials for upcoming events 
  • Participate in meetings and events
  • On-site event support 
  •  August 2023 | National Battle of the Bands    
  • Fall 2023 | Houston Sports Hall of Fame Day 
  • Fall 2023 | Abilities in Motion 

  • Eligible candidates must be enrolled as a full-time college/university student and must receive academic credit for this internship
  • Applicant must be available for a minimum of 35 hours per week
  • During event dates, must be available to work long hours including holidays, weekends, and evenings if necessary
  • Lift up to 45 pounds repeatedly, work outdoors and stand for long periods of time
  • Valid driver’s license (be prepared to use personal vehicle to travel to and from site all of which will be within Harris County)
Unpaid volunteer position, not eligible for HCHSA employee benefits; academic credit only

Job Questions:

  1. Are you enrolled or will be enrolled in a college/university course to receive credit for a Fall 23 internship? Academic credit for the internship is required to apply.

  2. Specify the total contact hours required by your college/university. (Ex: 350)

  3. School Enrolled In (must be enrolled in school and receive academic credit for internship)

  4. Major

  5. Do you understand this internship position is unpaid and will not provide any housing?