Internships

Thank you for your interest in attaining an internship with the Connecticut Sports Management Group, Inc. There are multiple internship opportunities available for the 2016-2017 years. With multiple major events (Nutmeg State Games, Connecticut Masters' Games and the Holiday Festival) the need for exceptional interns is great. Come join a young and energetic full-time staff and help conduct the largest multi-sport events in Connecticut.
 

The Connecticut Sports Management Group, Inc. offers paid and non-paid internships, based on hours and workload, which offer outstanding opportunities to gain valuable expereince in sport and event management. Selected interns have the opportunity to earn college credit as well as the necessary experience to compete for positions in the sports world.
 

  • NUTMEG STATE GAMES

    • The Official State Games of Connecticut offering 22+ different sport tournaments and competitions for Connecticut residents. Each summer over 7,000 athletes compete in this unique statewide event which will celebrate is 29th year in 2017! The "Games" will be held throughout July and the beginning of August and is Connecticut's largest Olympic-style multi-sport event.
  • CONNECTICUT MASTERS' GAMES

    • The Official State Games for Master and Senior competitors offering 15+ different sport competitions! Each summer over 1,500 masters athletes compete in this competition which will celebrate is 38th year in 2017! The CT Masters' Games will be held in mid May and June. 
  • NORTHEAST FOOTBALL SHOWCASE

    • The Northeast Football Showcase is an annual High School Football Combine for student athletes from all over the Northeast. Our combine provides players with the ability to be evaluated by college coaches while being professionally filmed. The Northeast Football Showcase will be held in mid-May in central Connecticut.
  • NUTMEG HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL WEIGHT LIFTING COMPETITION

    • In 2017 we will hold the 4th Annual CT High School Weight Lifting Competition. 25+ High School Football Teams from all over Connecticut will compete in the Bench Press, Squat and Power Clean Events.
  • HOLIDAY FESTIVAL 

    • The Nutmeg Holiday Festival will celebrate its 4th anniversary in 2016. The Holiday festival is three day Basketball Tournament for 6th, 7th and 8th grade boys and girls teams through out New England. The Basketball Tournament Tournament is hosted by Wesleyan University and all games are held in the Freeman Athletic Center. 
  • FUNDRAISING EVENTS

    • The Connecticut Sports Management Group, Inc. holds three major fundraising events each year which include a $10,000 Cash Prize Raffle (Fall), Golf Scramble (Spring) and our Director's Club Banquet (Winter).

Job Description

Interns will have the opportunity to work with all the events mentioned above in the following capacities:

  •     Assisting with the day to day management of multiple websites / webpages

  •     General Advertising and Marketing.

  •     Supplies, Equipment, Signage, Uniforms & Ticketing.

Internships are available to present college students involved in sports and recreation management as a career. The Connecticut Sports Management Group, Inc. offers the following Internship Opportunities:

2017 Opportunities 

Short Term Internship (May - August, 2017)

  • 12 to 15 positions available 
  • 250 - 300 total hours available
  • Please Click Here to view the 2017 Summer Event Calendar (May - August)
  • Application Deadline - Monday, April 3, 2017
  • Interviews will be scheduled for TOP Applicants
  • Qualifications - Open to Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors and Seniors
  • This Internship will meet all Credit Requirements
  • Compensation - UNPAID

Sports Medicine Internship (May - July, 2017)

  • 10 to 12 positions available 
  • 250 - 300 total hours available 
  • Application Deadline - Monday, April 3, 2017
  • Interviews will be scheduled for TOP Applicants
  • Qualifications - Open to Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors and Graduate Students
  • This Internship will meet all Credit Requirements
  • Compensation - UNPAID

Part-Time Internship (September, - December, 2017)

  • 3 Part-Time Positions available 
  • 300 - 325 total hours available
  • Application Deadline - Friday, September 8, 2017
  • Interviews will be schedule for Top Applicants
  • Qualifications - Junior or Senior-level college students. 
  • This Internship Program will meet all Credit Requirements
  • Compensation - UNPAID

2018 Opportunities 

Part - Time Internship (January, - April, 2018)

  • 3 Part-Time Positions available
  • 300 to 350 total hours available
  • Application Deadline - Friday, December 8, 2017
  • Interviews will be scheduled for TOP Applicants. Interviews will be scheduled from October through December
  • Qualifications - Junior or Senior-level college students
  • This Internship Program will meet all Credit Requirements
  • Compensation - UNPAID

Full-Time Internshp (May - August, 2018)

  • 5 full time positions available
  • 600+ total hours available 
  • Please Click Here to view the 2017 Summer Event Calendar (May - August)
  • Application Deadline - Monday, January 15, 2018
  • Interviews will be scheduled for TOP Applicants. Interviews will be scheduled January 16th through February 3rd
  • Qualifications - Junior or Senior-level college students
  • This Internship Program will meet all Credit Requirements
  • Compensation - Salary Stipend

How To Apply

If you are interested in applying for an internship position please send the following to the CT Sports Management Group, Inc. via email to nutmeg@nutmegstategames.org.
  1. Cover letter 
  2. Resume  
  3. References 
  4. Please SPECIFY which Internship you are applying for in your cover letter. 
  5. Interviews will be scheduled for top applicants.

Questions: Please call Patrick Fisher, Executive Director at (860) 788 7041.

Expectations 

  • Be Professional, punctual and respectful
  • You are a representative of the CT Sports Management Group, Inc. in and out of the office 
  • Demonstrate effective time management 
  • Communicate, asks questions 

Requirements

  • Must be highly organized, detail-orientated and able to organize multiple projects
  • Ability to communicate effectively with the public
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • High energy, people person
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office, including Excel & Access
  • Professional manner, positive attitude and willingness to learn 
  • Ability to multi-task and adjust to rapidly changing business conditions
  • Ability to work long/flexible hours, including evenings, weekends, and holidays 
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