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Internship Overview

 

WHY CHOOSE MVSC:

Similar to ESPN’s Wide World of Sports in Florida and The Home Depot Center in Carson California, Mockingbird Valley Sports Complex (MVSC) serves as home to a wide variety of sports, local and regional events, and development programs for the benefit of young athletes and professionals in the state of Kentucky. MVSC features annual tournaments and programming for soccer, lacrosse, field hockey, dodgeball, softball, and cross training. Just completing its 29th consecutive year, The Adult Indoor Soccer Tournament is also a mainstay at MVSC, making it the longest running adult indoor soccer tournament in the country. With an intimate setting and a VIP viewing room, MVSC provides quality opportunities for sporting events in Louisville. 

 

MVSC’s commitment to educating young people on the field has recently been extended to include opportunities for professional development. College students looking to gain experience, give back to the community, or start a new career can now bolster their resume through internships with MVSC. By working alongside professionals in the sport industry, students can gain valuable hands-on experience in a variety of pursuits and/or focus on specific areas. Opportunities for daily contact with general managers, program directors, certified coaches, and industry experts forms the foundation of the program. Most importantly, successful candidates are expected to make an impact. Every intern at MVSC will create materials, programs, and initiatives that impact the bottom line and provide context for future career moves. 

 

 

INTERNSHIP BENEFITS:

MVSC interns are assigned areas of focus based on individual preference and availability. Each internship provides a multitude of experiences that will soon help students add context to classroom discussion and assignments. Most importantly, MVSC interns make an impact! With new programs being developed at Mockingbird every few months, interns are needed to hit the ground running. Their ideas will change the course of sport development in Louisville, KY. Successful interns intend to walk away from the program with an expanded resume, inspiring stories to discuss at future job interviews, and materials to include in a portfolio potentially including PR campaigns, Web site stories, press releases, operations manuals, and publicity materials.


PREFERENCE AWARDED TO:

·      Undergraduate and Graduate students enrolled in 2 or 4 year programs

·      Ability to volunteer 15-20 hours/week for 1 or 2 semesters

·      All majors welcome

·      Experience related to sport administration/management, business, marketing, communications, retail, design, IT, computer graphics, Web site development is a plus

 

AVAILABLE POSITIONS:

  1.     Mockingbird Valley Branding and Marketing Internship
  2.     Mockingbird Valley Corporate Development Internship
  3.     Mockingbird Valley IT and Web site Internship
  4.     Mockingbird Valley Retail, Design, and Merchandise Internship
  5.     Mockingbird Valley Lacrosse Internship
  6.     Mockingbird Valley Field Hockey Internship
  7.     Mockingbird Valley Soccer Internship

 

APPLICATION:

Now accepting applications for interns. Candidates may receive course credit, but this is not required. Please e-mail a copy of your resume and/or questions to Frank Peabody (fpeabody@mockingbirdsoccer.net), Executive Director for MVSC.