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Summer 2022 Event Operations Intern - Harris County - Houston Sports Authority (Houston · TX)

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Internship: Internship
EVENT OPERATIONS INTERN
Duration: June 6 – August 5, 2022
Positions Available: 1
 
ABOUT HCHSA
In sports, a dynasty is a team or individual that dominates their sport or league for an extended length of time. Over the last 24 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 Committee, MLB and NBA All-Star Games, ITTF World Table Tennis Championships and the annual National Battle of the Bands. See HCHSA in action HERE.

POSITION OVERVIEW 
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. 
 
SCOPE OF WORK
  • Work alongside and assist the Event Operations Manager 
  • Contribute to the planning, organizing, and execution of events
  • Manage and cultivate vendor relationships for supplies and equipment
  • Equipment inventory and storage maintenance 
  • On-site event support to include, management, set-up, and teardown 
  • Other duties as assigned
 
QUALIFICATIONS 
  • 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)
 
COMPENSATION:
Unpaid volunteer position, not eligible for HCHSA employee benefits; academic credit only
 

Job Questions:

  1. Are you enrolled in a college/university course to receive credit for a fall 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?

  6. Do you have reliable transportation?

  7. Do you understand this internship requires minimum 35 hours a week?

  8. Do you understand this internship may require weekends, weeknights, and extended work hours during events?