Sport England internship vacancies

Sport England have just launched applications for 10  student summer internships.

The programme is an excellent opportunity for students in further education to gain valuable experience within the sport sector –  whether they are interested in grants management, research, legal services or volunteering.

One of the opportunities is in the marketing department where the successful intern will be involved in developing and delivering different aspects of the award-winning This Girl Can campaign, which is currently supported by AoC Sport.

Students will be given an integral role within their department, along with valuable insight into life at Sport England, which will be gained through a variety of tasks.

These include: project and data management, collating and interpreting data, and working on individual elements of funded programs.

You will be based in one of the Sport England offices (either Bloomsbury, London or SportPark, Loughborough), however there will be an opportunity to visit a programme Sport England invests in.

You will have the opportunity to gain practical experience allowing you to see how each of the teams interact to deliver different services to our partners through funding.

In addition, you will also have an integral role in formalising a research project throughout the duration of your internship.

What Sport England is looking for?

• Strong organisational skills
• Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
• Microsoft Office skills Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
• Strong analytical skills to collate and interpret data
• Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to deal with internal and external stakeholders
• Strong research skills
• High attention to detail
• Team players

The internships are open to students who are one year into a degree, HND or similar, or starting a post-graduate qualification in 2019.

The 12-week internship will take place from 10 June – 30 August and will be full-time.

How to apply

Individual job adverts can be found on the Sport England careers site. All applications must be done via the online recruitment system.

Your application will be reviewed and if successful you will be invited to a short interview.

During the interview, you will be asked competency-based questions relating to how you fulfil the criteria set above.

Interviews are expected to be held between 7-17 May 2019.

The deadline for applications is 22 April.

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