What internship options are there?

Operational and strategic internships

Sport Studies-track ISMB students have the opportunity to go on 3 international internships at sports organisations throughout their study career. Each year the internships become more strategic, culminating in a graduation project where students identify, research and provide solutions to a specific issue. 

The 10-week operational internship

  • 2nd-year student
  • Focus: operational tasks and managing a project (with start and finish within the internship period).
  • 4/5 days per week
  • 100% practical internship
  • Period: Quarter 3 (Begin Feb - half Apr)

The 20-week strategic internship

  • 3rd/4th-year student
  • Focus: a practical project, a strategic analysis, implementing a solution reflecting and making further recommendations.
  • 5 days per week
  • 50% practical
  • Periods: Quarter 1 (​Beg Sept - half Nov) and Quarter 2 (Half Nov - end Jan)

The 20-week graduation internship

  • 4th or final year student
  • Focus: lead a strategic research assignment to examine a problem and uncover the solution.
  • 5 days per week
  • 50% practical and 50% product
  • Periods: Quarter 3 (Begin Feb - half Apr) and Quarter 4 (Half Apr - begin Jul)
Published by  Faculty Sports and Nutrition 3 April 2023