NCAA Championships Administration Minority Mentoring Internship Program
Job Overview The NCAA Championships Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Action Team (CEAT) aims to create change in collegiate athletics on a micro-level through exposure to championship business and operations for minority and under-resourced individuals.
Job Responsibilities 1-on-1 mentoring opportunity between the students participating in the program and a member of the NCAA internal working group at the Men’s or Women’s College World Series during the regular and championship season.
Collaborate with the Championship Manager during the regular season as schedules permit including: virtual meetings with the internal team, host planning calls, evaluation calls, and RAC calls with the purpose of observation and learning the inner workings of championship administration. If time allows, the selected students may assist in functional areas and oversee specific tasks assigned by the championship manager. Attend the Men’s or Women’s College World Series as a member of the NCAA Championship staff (expenses covered by the NCAA). Rotational work directly with various NCAA staff members for exposure to different functional areas (e.g., operations, corporate relations, social/digital media, etc.) while on site. Post event, the candidate will brief their mentor and the CEAT group on their experience and provide a report on suggested changes specifically focused on EDI for possible consideration for inclusion in upcoming championship events.
Current college student at local institution (college students enrolled in a member institution in the state of Nebraska/Iowa or Oklahoma are strongly encouraged to apply).
Minority college students are strongly encouraged to apply.
Strong desire to work in sports or event management.
Willingness to learn and gain initial hands-on experience running national championship sporting events.
Preferred involvement within their institution’s athletic department
Provide one character letter of recommendation (supervisor, professor, coach, etc)
The NCAA recently decided to mandate COVID vaccinations for all staff, contractors, and business visitors, unless for medical or religious reasons. New hires will be allowed 8 weeks post offer to get vaccinated or 1-week post offer to submit an exemption request.