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INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

Earn high school or college credits through our program. The Virginia Elite Hoops, Elite Showcase Basketball Classic (ESBC) and ESBC Media Group Internship program provides real-life work experience through specialized internships offering career-building opportunities while helping students prepare for the workplace and increase their skills and knowledge in their chosen profession. Virginia Elite and the ESBC has reached our to scholars, mentors and partners to secure rewarding internships in a field related to the major or future career interest of each scholarship recipient.

Through the internship program, our intent is to provide valuable resources and information that will assist the scholars in pursuing their career aspirations. Through the internship program, each student will:

  • Integrate their knowledge and skills from the classroom to a real-world setting
  • Become better acquainted with the types of work settings related to each scholar's field
  • Enjoy opportunities to network with company managers, executives and peers
  • Become better prepared for a professional career related to their major

As the student progress through high school and college, we will work together with board members, corporate partners and sponsors to match rising freshmen/sophomores in internship positions that are aligned with their career interests. As rising juniors/seniors, students are responsible for seeking and obtaining an internship related to their major or potential career field. The students are offered opportunities to compete for paid or unpaid positions with corporate partners and other affiliated organizations. A variety of resources are additionally provided to rising junior/seniors to assist them in their internship search and eventual job placement.

 
CURRENT OPPORTUNITIES

SOCIAL MEDIA INTERN The social media intern for Virginia Elite Hoops and Elite Showcase Basketball Classic (ESBC) will be instrumental in increasing our social media presence and getting visibility for our brand. The intern will be responsible for all Facebook and Twitter presences for all Virginia Elite Hoops and ESBC products, as well as researching and implementing social media presences on other platforms. The social media intern will be the sole creator and manager of our social media presences.

 

Responsibilities include:

• Create and maintain a content editorial calendar

• Aggregate and/or create article/posting/update content

• Communicate exciting social media news (internal and external)

• Monitor and engage on various social media platforms

• Contact Social Media leads about our services

• Research to find and engage with new social media platforms

• Work with Executive Leadership

 

Qualifications:

• High School Junior and Senior or College Student

• Familiar with Twitter and Facebook for business use

• Familiar with creation and management of Facebook Pages

• Experience with social media interactions for business

• Passionate about business use of social media

• Friendly and conversational

• Must be detail oriented, team player and technologically savvy

• Must be comfortable with existing and up-and-coming social media platforms

• Fast Learner

 

Details:

• This is an unpaid part-time internship

• Estimated weekly hours are 5-8 hours per week. (schedule is flexible, but most days will require a minimum of ½ hour, to keep the communication constant) (minimum 3-month commitment, but longer if you’d like)

• Intern will work remotely, on his/her own computer

 


SPORTS MARKETING INTERNSHIP

High School Juniors and Seniors and College Students

Sports marketing internships prepare students to take on the challenges they will face throughout their sports marketing career. Students will work under an experienced mentor whom they assist sometimes as an account executive, as a public relations liaison, in marketing and advertising, or by working on paperwork associated with sponsorships and the like. Interns are taught how to network, how to build contacts and how to maintain them.

Responsibilities include:

• Create and maintain an event calendar

• Identify and contact event partners

• Assist with event management

• Contact potential participants

• Coordinate event activities with managment

• Research to find and engage with new social media platforms

Qualifications:

• Familiar with Twitter and Facebook for business use

• Familiar with creation and management of Facebook Pages

• Experience with print and electronic media interactions for business

• Passionate about business use of social media for sports marketing

• Friendly and conversational

• Must be detail oriented, team player and technologically savvy

• Must be comfortable with existing and up-and-coming social media platforms

• Fast Learner

Details:

• This is an unpaid internship

• Estimated weekly hours are 10 hours per week.

• Intern will work remotely, on his/her own computer

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