INTERNSHIP PROGRAM OVERVIEW
An internship at the Erie Sports Commission (ESC) offers college students a valuable opportunity to get
an inside view of the sports business world, working side-by-side with ESC staff on a variety of real-world
tasks in the fields of event management, marketing and communications.
The summer 2021 internship will be a hybrid internship, with working hours split between home, the ESC
office and on-site at hosted events. Two internships will be offered in summer 2021 – a Social Media and
Communications Intern, and Event Operations Intern.
Interns will work with ESC staff to produce event research, develop marketing and communications plans,
assist in event promotions and gain hands-on experience working at sporting events in Erie County.
Research national events to determine best matches for Erie based on venues and market
Assist in the event bid process
Create content for ESC social media channels
Assist in the promotion of supported events
Write content for the press and ErieSportsCommission.com