SPORTS AUTHORITY
COLLEGE INTERNSHIP PROGRAM

The Sports Authority Internship Program supports the inclusion of underserved and underrepresented college-level students and retains talent in Knox County through a variety of internship opportunities related to the construction and operations associated with the multi-use stadium in Knoxville, thus creating a pipeline of professionals as a result of the internship experiences.

Internship Program Details:

• Summer 2023 – approximately 8-10 weeks, 40 hours per week.

Requirements:

  • Current college student
  • College grade requirement will vary and is based upon the needs of the employer and the internship position.
  • Approach internship as a professional opportunity to improve skills: personal, professional, and/or technical.
  • Diligently respond to work requests and support the overall employer team.
  • Take initiative where appropriate.
  • Participate fully in the work and responsibilities.
  • Participate in the mid-point and final evaluation surveys.

Open Internship Positions with Descriptions:

BarberMcMurry Architecture or Interior Design Intern 
Denark Construction Project Intern
DIA Marketing Intern 
• KUB Engineering Student Intern 
• Moxley Carmichael Public Relations Intern 
S&ME Engineering Student Intern 
Tennessee Smokies Marketing/Community Relations Intern 
Tennessee Smokies Stadium Operations Intern 

Timeline: 

August 31, 2022 – Announce internships and begin accepting applications
October 31, 2022 – Application deadline
• November 1, 2022 - February 15, 2023 – Screen, interview, and select candidates
• March 1, 2023 – Finalize details with students
May 1 - August 12, 2023 – ​Internships

Application Requirements:

  • Upload a resume and cover letter
  • Provide letters from three professional or academic references with contact details
  • Answer the question, “Share with us why you are interested in this specific internship?”

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