If you or anyone you know is interested in a sports-related internship, you should check out this press release from the PGA Tour. You do not have to be a golfer to qualify.
COLLEGE STUDENTS – JUNIORS AND ABOVE: The PGA Tour's Diversity Internship Program for summer of 2008 application is available.
The PGA Tour's objective is to find the best student applicants and place them in challenging internship opportunities to prepare them for a position within the PGA Tour or the golf industry. The ability to play golf or knowledge of the game is not required for most positions.
All undergraduate and graduate majors are considered but mainly Business Administration, Communications/ Journalism/ TV, Sports Management, Information Systems, Legal and Hospitality.
Requirements: Students must have completed their sophomore year prior to starting an internship minimum GPA of 2.8 (on a 4.0 scale), be currently attending an accredited college or university and in good standing when applying, and eligible to work in the United States. International students must obtain all required work visas prior to beginning an internship.
The application and additional information is available at www.pgatour.com/careers.
The deadline date is February 18, 2008. If you have questions please contact Mike Cooney, Director, Human Resources-PGA Tour at 1-800-556-5400 ext 3520 or email him at http://us.f555.mail.yahoo.com/ym/Compose?To=mcooney%40pgatourhq.com