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Internships Available for 2017 Season

WRITTEN BY: Jeremy Sampson
PUBLISHED ON: January 16, 2017

Internships

Lansing United is now accepting applications for internships for the summer of 2017.  The season runs Mid-May thru Mid-July.  Please send a resume to jeremy@lanunited.com and indicate what internship you are interested in.  Internships can be done for college credit or for experience in the sports management/communications industry.

 

Media Relations Internship

Lansing United is looking for highly motivated, dependable and organized individuals with strong writing skills and experience with social media who are interested in further developing their skills.

Work hours will vary during the season but all Interns will be required to work all Lansing United home regular season and playoff games.  The home games will take place on Friday or Saturday nights and Sunday afternoons.

 

Responsibilities

  • Writing weekly features and game stories for the Lansing United Website
  • Writing press releases for local news media
  • Daily updates on social media
  • Assist in game day press box duties

Qualifications/Requirements

  • Strong writing skills
  • Ability to attend all home games and report on Lansing United
  • Strong communication skills to work with local and national media

 

Marketing Internship

Lansing United is looking for highly motivated, dependable and organized individuals who are interested in assisting Lansing United with marketing and game day duties.

Work hours will vary during the season but all Interns will be required to work all Lansing United home regular season and playoff games.  The home games will take place on Friday or Saturday nights and Sunday afternoons.

 

Responsibilities

  • Handling Customer Service duties for fans during games
  • Responsible for assisting in game day setup
  • Assist with in game sponsor activities
  • Develop weekly Lansing United Newsletter using MailChimp

Qualifications/Requirements

  • Ability to attend all Lansing United home games
  • Strong communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills

 

Community Relations

Lansing United is looking for highly motivated, dependable and organized individuals who are interested in assisting Lansing United connect with the Mid-Michigan Community.

Work hours will vary during the season but all Interns will be required to work all Lansing United home regular season and playoff games.  The home games will take place on Friday or Saturday nights and Sunday afternoons.

 

Responsibilities

  • Organizing Lansing United Community Events
  • Organize Lansing United Public appearances
  • Establish relationships with charitable organizations

 

Qualifications/Requirements

  • Strong communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills

Soccer Operations

Lansing United is looking for highly motivated, dependable and organized individuals who are interested assisting in Lansing United with home and away soccer operations.

Work hours will vary during the season but all Interns will be required to work all Lansing United home regular season and playoff games.  The home games will take place on Friday or Saturday nights and Sunday afternoons.  This position will also involve travel to the away games.

 

Responsibilities

  • Travel with the team to away games
  • Assist in organizing team travel
  • Responsible for Home game set up and tear down
  • Attend weekly team training sessions

Qualifications/Requirements

  • Strong Organizational skills
  • Flexible hours and commitment to Internship
  • Ability to travel to away games
  • Experience in team environment