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Summer Business Internship - Skyhawks Sports Minnesota (Minneapolis-St. Paul Metropolitan Area · MN)

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Internship: Internship
Skyhawks Sports Academy is a national youth sports camp company committed to teaching children ages 2-14 life skills through sports with a focus on safety, improving sport skills and most importantly having FUN! We offer more than a dozen different sport options and have been implementing sports programs in Minnesota since 1999. Skyhawks works with more than 50 communities in the metro area.

We offer you the opportunity to work directly with the company owners, create a customized learning experience, and gain practical hands-on experience in the sports industry. You will be introduced to individuals within the community recreation industry and will learn about different facets of managing a sports camp business.

We are looking for outgoing, passionate and self-motivated students who enjoy sports, business and making an impact on kids. A great experience for sports management, recreation, and business majors. Must be able to work independently and add value to an organization. Prefer students who are taking an internship for school credit. Internships will last three months and will be paid.

What are some of the components of the internship you ask?

Customer Service – Our business is based on relationships. We will teach you how to effectively communicate, influence and interact with all types of customers, vendors, co-workers, and kids. From problem-solving to conflict management you will learn how to confidently perform in a variety of business situations.

Sales and Marketing – Sales and service go hand and hand. You will interact with our current customer base while helping build new relationships. Interns will have the opportunity to participate in a variety of sales situations and environments. You will assist with the creation and implementation of marketing initiatives.

Recruiting and Human Resources – Skyhawks will interview hundreds of potential staff and hire 100 coaches throughout the region. Interns will assist with recruiting and interviewing candidates for programs. You will assist staff with the completion and compliance of required documents. You will also manage the coaching staff and evaluate their performance.

Inventory Management and Control – You will learn to utilize our equipment inventory tracking system.

Sports Programming and Coaching – Everything we do is to prepare for our sports programs; from after school sports to summer camps and clinics. We implement more than 600 programs each year in Minnesota and you will work directly with children ages 4-14 in a variety of sports and environments. Interns will assist in the implementation of our sport-specific curricula while insuring the utmost safety for our participants and staff.

Technology – You will learn to use the industry's most advanced online registration and inventory management system.

Job Type: Internship
Pay: $12.00 per hour

Equal Opportunity Employment Policy:
Skyhawks Sports Academy, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants and employees have been and will continue to be considered without regard to sex, race, religion, marital status, sexual orientation, age, national origin, color, veteran status, or disability. All applicants are carefully screened, and full consideration is given to their training, education, skills, aptitudes, experience, and previous work record. Our Equal Employment Opportunity policy applies to all aspects of employment – recruitment, selection, training, promotion, demotion, transfer, compensation and benefits, layoff, recall, and termination.

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  1. Do you need college credit?