INTERNSHIPS



YOUR NEXT STEP


Internships give students, community members, and individuals new to the field an opportunity to gain experience in organized youth sports. Oyster River Youth Association is excited to offer internship opportunities in several areas of our organization.

People typically think of interns as the people who take coffee orders and copy files. At Oyster River Youth Association we are happy to break away from those stereotypes and introduce our interns to real-life situations where they will build career-related skills while actively contributing to the organization and community. Whether you are looking for a required internship for school, an opportunity to get involved in the community, or your first work experience in organized youth sports, we have plenty of opportunities for you! 

While internships at ORYA are unpaid, they will:

  • Provide you with hands-on experience in your career field.
  • Ensure participants have a memorable, fun experience.
  • Challenge you while giving you a sense of accomplishment.

RESPONSIBILITIES OF AN INTERN


Along with their specific position responsibilities, which you will find in the full description of each opportunity, all interns will be expected to:

  • Represent Oyster River Youth Association’s mission of dedication to the community’s youth.
  • Learn and understand Oyster River Youth Association’s structure and programs
  • Carry out duties promptly and reliably to the best of your ability

INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITIES


  • SPORTS MANAGEMENT

    The Sports Management Internship consists of both the operations and communications aspects of Sports Management. Interns assist Oyster River Youth Association staff with the planning and execution of ORYA programs and events with field and event site set-up, equipment management, and customer service, as well as with general office and administrative support. Interns will receive hands-on experience in a variety of aspects of sports management while working with a well-known community based nonprofit organziation.

    Internship Description

    UNPAID
    2019 SPRING – Full
    2019 FALL – 2 spots available

  • MARKETING COMMUNICATIONS

    Marketing Communications interns assist Oyster River Youth Association staff with communications and marketing regarding the planning and execution of ORYA programs and events. Interns will receive hands-on experience in a variety of aspects of print and digital communications. This internship is an excellent opportunity to experience various aspects of marketing and communications while working for a well-known community based nonprofit organization.

    Internship Description

    UNPAID
    2019 SPRING – 1 Spot Available
    2019 FALL – 1 Spot Available

  • SUMMER INTERNSHIP

    The Summer Internship consists of both the operations and communications aspects of Sports Management, program creation and implementation, and internal program preparation. Interns assist Oyster River Youth Association staff with the planning and execution of ORYA Summer Programs and events; with field and event site set-up, equipment management, and customer service; and with general office and administrative support. This Internship will involve both the implementation of Summer Programs and Fall Sport preparation. Interns will receive hands-on experience in a variety of aspects of sports management, program design and implementation, and professional communications.

    Internship Description

    UNPAID
    2019 SUMMER – 1 Spot Available

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