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INTERNSHIPS

 

The Houston South Select soccer team provides hard-working, dedicated and exceptional candidates with internship opportunities to experience the work environment of a professional soccer organization. Upon completion of the internship, it is our hope that the knowledge learned is one that provides great value and expertise towards future career endeavors in the sports industry.

 

The following expectations are required of all Houston South Select soccer interns:

 

  • Must be at least 18 years old;

  • Enrolled and is currently seeking a degree at an accredited college or university;

  • Ability to work nights, weekends, evenings and holidays;

  • Superb organization, passion for sports, strong communication skills and ability to multi-task;

  • Punctuality and accountability each day;

  • Professional and mature conduct;

  • Impeccable trustworthiness;

  • Positive, can-do attitude;

  • Must enjoy and thrive working in a team environment;

The following is a list of internships offered by Houston South Select. Each internship varies by department and position requirements vary by internship. Most internship opportunities will start in May running through July of each year. Unless otherwise stated, internships are non-paid.  Most internships are filled by April of each year. No phone calls please. Email your resume, and email of interest, to our Owner - David Deverteuil at daviddeverteuil@sbcglobal.net for consideration.  For questions not answered on this page, inquiries may be sent to daviddeverteuil@sbcglobal.net.

 

 

- Internship Manager -

1 Position Available - 1 Position Available

Description: Assists with day to day activities within the team including: planning, organizing and execution of tryouts, responsible for delegating to interns, handle community requests via phone, e-mail, fax and/or mail, compose press releases and feature stories.

Requirements: Currently enrolled in a Graduate Degree seeking institution by the start of internship or currently enrolled as a senior. Excellent communications skills required. Prior experience in sports management / community relations / customer service is recommended.

Duration / Hours: May-July / 10-15 hours per week

 

- Marketing Gameday/Event Staff -

Approximately 5 Positions Available - Positions Open

Description: The marketing seasonal event interns will assist with the gameday operations of Houston South Select marketing including (but not limited to) the set-up, management, and breakdown of field, customer service, and fan engagement. In addition to gameday operations, interns will also be required to work all Houston South Select events occurring during the season (i.e. Post-Game Parties, Free Clinics, grassroots marketing initiatives, etc.).

Requirements: Must currently be enrolled in a 4 year degree seeking institution studying sport management, business, communications, marketing, or a related field. Prior experience in Sport Management or Events is highly recommended, but not required.

Time Frame: Duration of the Houston South Select season (beginning in May and ending after the last Houston South Select home game).

Hours: 3-5 hours per home game.

 

- Marketing Youth Soccer -

1 Position Available - Position Open

Description: Assists with day to day operations of department including: aiding with planning, preparation and execution associated with Game Days, Houston South Select events and Youth Soccer, administrative duties to include: mailings, data input, email requests, fan requests, event organization and other duties as assigned.

Requirements: Must currently be enrolled in a 4 year degree seeking institution studying sport management, business, communications, marketing, or a related field. Prior experience in Sport Management or Events is highly recommended, but not required.

Duration / Hours: May - July / 3-5 hours per week, plus home games.

 

- Ticket Operations -

4 Positions Available - Positions Open

Description: Assist with day to day operations of department including: phone coverage, customer service, phone solicitation, filing, mailing of ticket related materials, order & payment processing, ticket distribution, account maintenance, general assistance and event assistance.

Requirements: Must currently be enrolled in a 4 year degree seeking institution studying sport management, business, communications, marketing, or a related field. Prior experience in Sport Management or Events is highly recommended, but not required.

Duration / Hours: May - July / 3-5 hours per week, plus home games.