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Ivy Sports Symposium
Fellowship Program – 2012 Information About
The Ivy Sports Symposium is one of the global sports industry’s premier conferences that rotates being held among Ivy League institutions. The Symposium provides a forum for interaction and debate between college students and professionals, and enables the industry’s leaders and most successful executives to share invaluable knowledge with their peers and potential successors. Established in 2006 by Chris Chaney at Princeton University, the Ivy Sports Symposium sets the standard for college-based sports business conferences. The intimate setting combined with engaging content and dynamic speakers makes it a “must attend” event every year.

Fellowship Program
The Ivy Sports Symposium Fellowship Program was created in 2011 to provide talented graduate and undergraduate students with the unique opportunity to gain in-depth experience working on one of the industry’s most respected events and the organization surrounding it. Each year, the Ivy Sports Symposium selects one (1) student to provide hands-on support on a variety of Symposium ventures. The Fellow works closely with the Executive Director on several important organizational tasks including, but not limited to:  Coordinating Advisory Committee activities  Servicing Symposium sponsors  Assisting with Symposium event execution  Recruitment of Symposium speakers  Organization of administration  Assistance with publicity through Facebook and website To apply for the Fellowship Program, please submit a cover letter and resume along with five (5) suggestions on how to further grow the Symposium.

Eligibility Criteria
  Full-time undergraduate or graduate student at an accredited college or university Must be graduating no earlier than Spring 2013

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Selection Criteria
    Quality of application Demonstration of interest in a future career of leadership in sports Preference is given to candidates with prior work/internship experience in the sports industry or related fields The Ivy Sports Symposium complies with all equal opportunity laws

Application Checklist
The full application must include:  Cover letter  Five (5) suggestions on how to further grow the Symposium (no more than 250 words total)  Resume (PDF format preferred) Please email your cover letter, suggestions and resume to fellowship@SportsSymposium.org (only fully completed applications will be considered) no later than Friday, June 8, 2012 at 11:59pm EDT.

Details
     Unpaid fellowship program 9 months (early September 2012 through late May 2013, exact dates mutually agreed upon) Fellow may elect to extend the Fellowship Program through late August 2013 (optional) Requires 10-15 hours per week working remotely Please direct all questions to fellowship@SportsSymposium.org

Ivy Sports Symposium Fellowship Program – 2012 Information

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