How To Get A Sports Internship

Jump Start Your Dream Job In Professional Sports

Learn How To Get An Internship In Sports

  • Jump Start Your Dream Job In Professional Sports
Thinking about getting an internship in sports? Have no idea how to get one?

Our “Learn How to Get an Internship in Sports” course will help answer all your questions and put you on the pathway to success. Our course was designed to help give you a complete understanding of the process and tips on how to be successful.


> Over 10 Engaging Video Learning Sessions
> Video Transcript Handouts
> Video Resources Gallery
> Lifetime Access to this Course
> Future Course Curriculum Updates
> Monthly Q&A Webinars
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  • Sports Industry Overview
  • Research The Industry
  • Types of Sports Internships
  • Breaking Into The Industry
  • Internship Acquisition Plan
  • Educational Requirements
  • Sports Resume & Cover Letter
  • Develop Target List
  • Networking
  • Sports Jobs Websites & Social Media
  • Be Persistent
  • Closing
  • Resources
  • Agency Athlete - Sports Marketing Associate Program
  • Video Resources


The title of this video course is “Learn How to Get an Internship in Sports.”

For many people working in sports is their dream job. Unfortunately, it is one of the toughest industries to break into. The demand for sports related internships is quite high so getting your foot in the door can be extremely difficult.

So if you’re really thinking about working in sports, then usually the first step is to secure an internship. However, to be successful you need a plan that differentiates yourself from the competition.

We provide a background on the sports industry and a proven strategy on how to secure that highly sought-after internship. We start off by highlighting the importance of researching the industry. We then breakdown the various types of sports internships which will help narrow your focus.

Next, we outline a comprehensive internship acquisition plan and then go through the various educational requirements. We offer tips on how to make your sports resume and cover letter stand out. We then discuss ways to be methodical in your approach by developing a company target list. We also talk about how you should try networking at various sports related events.

We then breakdown available online resources like sports job board sites and how to effectively leverage LinkedIn. We close with stressing the importance of being persistent with regular follow-up, but not to cross the line of being annoying. We also touch on how you need to have a salesperson mentality to promote yourself.

Securing a highly coveted sports internship will not be easy. It will be a difficult journey that will require mental toughness. Our course was designed to help give you a complete understanding of the process and tips on how to be successful. The rest will be up to you.

Your Instructor

John Hernandez
John Hernandez

CEO of Agency Athlete LLC
NFL Agent

John is the CEO of Agency Athlete LLC, a full-service sports management firm. John is a certified NFL Agent and Boxing Manager with years of experience. John represents NFL players, professional athletes from a wide range of sports as well as media personalities and sports properties.

John is a noted dealmaker with over 15 years of sports business experience who draws from a diversified background in sports management, marketing, branding, social media, public relations, publishing and licensing.

John is a skillful negotiator and savvy sports marketer that has crafted a variety of innovative deals for his clients. John has negotiated player contracts, sponsorships, endorsements, appearances, memorabilia, licensing and various revenue share agreements. John has been successful in securing a variety of local and national deals.

John has been featured in national media including Money Magazine in April 2016 where he shared salary negotiation tactics for employees and ESPN The Magazine in September 2009 for their "Dream Jobs in Sports" series.

John is a graduate of American University in Washington, D.C. where he has a BA in Justice. John was also a NCAA Division I wrestler. John interned at The White House, Office of Scheduling and Advance for the President.

John is married with two daughters and currently resides in New York City.

Frequently Asked Questions

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