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Internships and Practicums

The Wichita Sports Commission has worked to promote, acquire, and support a diversity of youth, amateur, and professional sports programs and events thereby enhancing the Wichita area economy and quality of life. GWASC works extremely hard to operate and maintain successful recurring events, including the Prairie Fire Races (Fall and Spring) Greater Wichita Sports Banquet featuring the Buster Posey National Collegiate Catcher of the Year Award, National Baseball Congress World Series and Wichita Corporate Challenge. The internship program includes some nights and weekends. Interns can receive a small stipend; and, have the opportunity to network with individuals and organizations in the community.

Fall Session
Anticipated Start: Last Monday in August until Thanksgiving

Events: Prairie Fire Marathon (Full, Half, 5K)

Responsibilities:
Sponsorship Sales – Work alongside staff on fulfilling sponsorship details
Social Media – Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Website
Event Operations – Race Weekend Coordination

Spring Session
Anticipated Start: 1st Monday in February until 2nd Friday in May

Events: Prairie Fire Spring Races (Half Marathon & 5K)

Responsibilities:
Ticket Sales – Individual, Group, Season Passes
Sponsorship Sales – Work alongside staff on fulfilling sponsorship details
Social Media – Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Website
Event Operations – Race Weekend Coordination

Summer Session
Anticipated Start: 3rd Monday of May until 3rd Monday in August

Events:  National Baseball Congress World Series
Greater Wichita Sports Banquet
Wichita Corporate Challenge

Responsibilities:
Ticket Sales – Individual, Group, Season Passes
Sponsorship Sales – Work alongside staff on fulfilling sponsorship details
Social Media – Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Website
Event Operations – Event Day Promotions, Coordination of Staff

Non Traditional Session
We also work with individuals that don’t need a large amount of hours to fulfill volunteer hours. Please contact us and we can see if assisting during one of our events can turn into a win-win for both of us!

For additional information about the internship program, contact scott@wichitasports.com or 316-265-6236.

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