We appreciate your interest in an internship with Katy 1895 FC. Katy 1895 FC fields team in the NPSL. This league is one of the premier national platforms for players to advance to the professional game.
We strive to help you have a meaningful internship for your resume.
With that in mind, the following points are directed specifically for you to provide insight and understanding into the roles, the time commitment, the work environment, and the value for you.
What are the expectations?
The ideal candidate will be hardworking and industrious; a person with a high moral character with some sports background who wants to commit to a collective team effort. Individuals who will find the most value will be those with an interest in pursuing a sports-related field; from media and communications to sales and marketing to event operations, ticketing, equipment management, and medical. Positions are offered for college credit and are non-paid.
What does the work entail?
Interns will be involved in all aspects of game-day operations. Areas of focus may include, uniform and equipment management, assisting medical staff, media and communications, game production, ticket sales and operations, youth player management for pre-game, half time and post-game festivities, merchandise store set up and sales, and complete game day breakdown and clean up. This is a general list, and other tasks may be included. Tasks may be moved from one person to another based upon skill set and club needs.
What would be my time commitment?
Most of our home games are mostly weekend games on Saturdays (including holiday weekends). Interns are expected to commit for all game days from 12:00 PM until 8:00 PM.
Some interns will have the opportunity to work with the front staff/office with a week by week basis.
The level of those commitments will be discussed on a case-by-case basis.
Some interns will also have the opportunity to travel with the team to away games, again on a case-by-case basis depending on roles required.
Where are the games?
All of our home games will be played in Katy, TX. While not all positions will offer travel to away games, travel to those locations will be provided and will range throughout the Texas area with potential postseason games nationwide.
With whom will I be working?
Most of the internship positions are in tandem with other internship positions. Others are paired with a senior staff member. All positions are under the direct oversight of Katy 1895 FC staff.
What is the benefit for me?
This internship is an opportunity to glean valuable work experience in a semi-professional sports management environment, and the grassroots level at the same time. The behind the scenes look at what goes into a professional sporting event is invaluable for you as you pursue your goals in the sports and business career. You will be positioned to work hard, solve problems, be punctual, communicate effectively and be proactive. You will have a valuable addition to your resume.
Once again, we appreciate your interest, and look forward to working with you and mentoring you this summer as you take the next step in pursuing your goals in this incredible game we all love. We look forward to hearing from you, and working with you this season.
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The position takes a leadership role in managing and communicating responsibilities to game day staff.
The position will provide participants with in-depth equipment and inventory responsibilities supporting the success of the Katy 1895 FC team.
The position will give participants an in-depth match day operations experience, rotating across the home game schedule to gain experience as team liaisons, referee liaison, security liaison, ball kid supervisor, logistics and special projects.
The position will give participants in-depth experience in managing ticket point of sale match day, inventory management, pricing strategies, identifying opportunities to leverage ticket inventory, group sales and e-commerce platforms.
The position will give the participant an in-depth experience in; writing and distributing game summaries and previews, social media strategies, media relations and outreach strategies.
The position will give participants in-depth experience in: managing partner relations, executing partner events, game day activation, stadium signage, and promotion.
The position will assist the Communications and Marketing teams in a challenging, yet inclusive and supportive environment.
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