Master of Professional Studies in Sports Industry Management

Internships

Internships are an integral part of the Sports Industry Management program and students are strongly encouraged to take advantage of internship opportunities in order to build their networks and gain real-world experience. Students can develop their skills through experiential opportunities with the program’s broad partner network, including: 

  • NFL Players Association
  • Washington Nationals
  • Washington Redskins
  • Monumental Sports & Entertainment
    • Washington Capitals
    • Washington Wizards
    • Washington Mystics
    • Verizon Center
  • DC United
  • Georgetown Athletics
  • Octagon
  • Fox Sports
  • Special Olympics
  • U.S. Soccer Foundation
  • Comcast SportsNet
  • PeacePlayers International
  • Lagardere Unlimited

There are many other participating organizations beyond what is listed above, so please reach out to the SIM program staff with questions. 

Feedback from Internship Partners

“It has been an absolute pleasure supervising interns who come to the NFL Players Association’s Communications Department from the Georgetown SIM program. The men and women who have worked for me while pursuing their Masters in Sports Management at Georgetown have been exceptional. They are ambitious, intelligent and eager to learn. They also come into the internship with an above par skill set and advanced knowledge of the industry. These qualities are essential to the fast-paced world in which my team operates, therefore making Georgetown SIM students extremely desirable interns and future hires.”

- Jilane Rodgers, Communications Manager, NFL Players Association (NFLPA)
 

“Like in any business scenario, one of the best compliments is a repeat customer. Their return means they were delighted with the results and are eager for more. The same goes for our situation, as we’ve hired multiple interns from the GU program. Many of these interns earned their way to fulltime status and are now gainfully employed in their career of choice. Much of this stems from the solid makeup of GU students.

"They come in ready and prepared to work, perform at a diligent level, strive to supersede goals…all in a fast-paced and demanding work environment that is ultimately driven by tight deadlines and lofty expectations.”


- John B. Schlieman, Vice President, Business Operations & Executive Entertainment, The Washington Redskins

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