Internships & Careers

Internship Opportunities/Partners

The UCCS College of Business incorporates outstanding Sport Management internships to help students gain practical experience that parallels academic study and fosters strong working relationships within the local and international sports communities. 

Internship Opportunities

A wide variety of sport management internships are established with local Olympic, professional, recreational and collegiate sport organizations in the areas of Event Management, Operations, Marketing & Sponsorship, Media Relations, Sales and Program Management.  These local sport-related internships are highly coveted, and are arranged exclusively for students officially enrolled in the UCCS Sport Management program.  These internships are VERY competitive, suitable for top all-around Sport Management students who demonstrate strong academic standing and character.  UCCS Sport Management students are encouraged to attend luncheons and other local events that are offered exclusively to the Sport Management program by the local professional community.   These unique invitations assist Sport Management students in networking with the local sports community and in establishing contacts in the industry and additional internship opportunities. 

Location! Location! Location!

It is the college's proximity to these organizations that gives us the ability to offer a sports management program like no other in the country.

  • Located within our community are the headquarters of U.S. Olympic Committee and its adjoining training facilities as well as more than twenty five national sports governing bodies including:
    • USA Hockey
    • USA Volleyball
    • USA Basketball
    • USA Swimming
    • USA Wrestling, and many more
  • Colorado Springs is also home to the Sports Corporation - host of the Rocky Mountain State Games/Warrior Games/Pikes Peak International Hill Climb, the Sky Sox AAA baseball team, the Mountain West Conference, Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference and National Collegiate Hockey Conference, National Junior College Athletic Association, as well as major college sports programs including the Air Force Academy, Colorado College, and our own fast rising collegiate athletics program.
  • Located an hour's drive north in Denver are seven highly successful professional teams including:
    • Denver Broncos
    • Denver Nuggets
    • Colorado Avalanche
    • Colorado Rapids
    • Colorado Rockies
    • Colorado Mammoth
    • Colorado Crush