Internships / Jobs Available

The Office of Field Experience is actively engaged in recruiting experiential learning partners. As positions become known, links to information about available opportunities will be posted here. They could be volunteer positions, part-time, seasonal or full-time positions. Please read closely and apply to positions based on your mix of needs regarding credit, experience and compensation. Check back often as updates and new positions are added regularly.

It is important to remember that semester hour credit is not automatically granted for experiential learning. You must register for SRM:4197:0006 (Sport and Recreation Field Experience) and fulfill the requirements for the course and credits. Contact Anna Jensen, Director, Office of Field Experience, with any questions. 

Positions available, most recently received are listed first.

Teamwork Online - University of Iowa SRM students have access to premium content for free.


Iowa Athletics is accepting applications for a Ticket Event Representative. Must be available to work over winter and spring breaks. Begins Fall '18. This is a ticket operations & customer service position. Email resume to or apply via Hire-a-Hawk system. (Would require additional project to qualify for SRM Field Experience Credit)

Old Capitol Pro Tennis Futures Internship - Interns will have the opportunity to work closely with UISRM instructor Alex Voss to build out and bring this pro tennis tournament to Iowa City from July 14-22, 2018. Experiences gained will include marketing, communications, operational event management, sponsorship and more. If interested in being involved in this unique opportunity, leaving a legacy for future UISRM students, contact Alex Voss with your resume and cover letter by May 13, 2018. 

Iowa Force Women's Basketball based in Des Moines is seeking a video intern for their upcoming season starting mid-May. 

Fall 2018 Parks and Recreation Internship in Bristol Bay Borough, Alaska. Paid hourly from September - December, 2018. Transportation and housing is also covered by the Borough. 

Marketing Intern with Catch Des Moines for Summer 2018. Position works directly with staff on projects for governing bodies such as the NAIA, USA Raquestball, AAU, USA Track & Field + more! 15-20 hours/week.

Macon Bacon, a Coastal Plain League team owned by Ultimate Toolkit pioneers Steve DeLay and Jon Spoelstra, is seeking both Ticket Sales Representatives and Concessions Operations Manager for the 2018 season. This is a great opportunity to learn from some of the best in the business! If you're applying, let us know so we can speak with them about you directly! 

Arizona Coyotes, NHL members, are seeking entry-level Ticket Sales Representatives. You should apply for this job via Teamwork Online but also contact Packy Moran as he was contacted by the Coyotes directly and will pass names on directly to those in decision-making roles. 

IMG College, a national collegeiate sports marketing company, regularly posts opportunities for open positions (mostly FT jobs) across the United States in every facet of marketing and ticket sales. 

Iowa Parks & Recreation posts internships from member cities around the state. Some positions posted here may not qualify for credit so double check with the Office of Field Experience before assuming it counts.

Bismarck Larks , the 2017 Northwoods League Team of the Year, has opportunities for you to join their team this summer! The internships run from May 14 - August 17, depending on playoffs. Areas available for interested students include Culinary, Ballpark Operations, Merchandise, Marketing and Promotions, Ticket Sales, Video/Media Production, Clubhouse Operations, Human Resources/Accounting and more. Internships can be tailored to fit student's interest and needs. All applications must be submitted via the individual links HERE but UISRM faculty have close connections here and can be a big help if you're seeking one of these spots. Please talk with Packy or Anna if you are applying! 

Colorado Spring Sports Corp is offering a summer Communications/Sports Marketing Internship. Primary focus will include work on the Rocky Mountain State Games, an event lasting two weeks that attracts more than 10,000 athletes competing in more than 35 different sports. All details about the internship are HERE.

Coralville Parks and Recreation provides students an opportunity to work in at least four of the following areas during your experience: Aquatics, Youth and Adult Sports, Summer Camps and School Programs, Facility Management and Administration. Additionally, you will have the opportunity to work on special events or a special project. Learn more at these two links: Internship and Practicum Descriptions  Application Procedure

Midwest Sports Productions, based in Kansas City, touts themselves as the powerhouse for youth fastpitch softball & baseball tournaments in the Midwest. Kaylyn Thorne, UISRM '17 alumna, and current Marketing/Communications Supervisor and Internship Coordinator, interned with them during her final summer as an undergrad. Learn more about her experience here. 

Coralville Parks and Recreation - Before/After School Program

MLB listing of full time positions and internships currently open. 

Lakeshore Chinooks, Northwoods League based in Grafton, WI, have posted positions for Winter/Spring and Summer Internships. They include Ticket Sales, Accounting, Communication & Journalism, Graphic Design, Concessions and Hospitality, Marketing & Operations, Photography, and Webcast. 

Kansas City Sports Commission -  Opportunities for internships year round are available. Deadline for Spring is 10/31; Summer is 3/31; Fall is 6/30. Click here for internship information.

Iowa Soccer Internships available year round. This internship will be compensated with a stipend at the end of the program. Application here.

KemperLesnik, Chicago, IL, is seeking students interested in the sports marketing and events industries, who are looking to earn class credit in exchange for internship hours and experience. Details here

Collegiate Baseball Scouting Network has three different internship categories for you to explore: Analytics, Social Media and Writing. You can read more about expecations and processes for applying here.

General Information on Potential Internships and Careers in Sport and Recreation Management

General Career, Employment, and Internship Sites

Independent Frontier Baseball League

Iowa Parks & Recreation - Internship Listing

Recreation-Related Employment and Internship Sites

Sport-Related Employment and Internship Sites

State and Regional Recreation and Park Societies and Associations

Additional Internship and Job Sites