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National Football Foundation Internship / College Sports


National Football Foundation


Start Date: Early June (Summer); Early September (Fall); mid-January (Spring)
Application Deadline: April 1 (Summer); August 15 (Fall); January 15 (Spring)
Length: 9-10 week commitment
Time Commitment: Monday-Friday, 25-40 hours per week
Compensation: Unpaid; school credit available

Preferred Background: Undergraduate or graduate students majoring in communications, journalism, law, marketing, sports management, or related field. Juniors and seniors are preferred, but qualifying sophomores may also be considered.

An internship with The National Football Foundation & College Hall of Fame (NFF) entails working directly with the Foundation’s communications, events and special projects teams at the organization’s national headquarters in Irving, Texas. Applicants should have a strong interest in communications, public relations, event planning and/or marketing. Strong writing skills are a plus, and candidates should have an interest in sports and college football history.

Some of the internship experiences might include working with the following programs:

  • The College Football Hall of Fame Elections
  • The NFF Major Awards
  • The NFF National Scholar-Athlete Awards
  • NFF Public Relations
  • NFF Social Interactive Media
  • NFF Annual Awards Dinner
  • NFF Membership / Chapter Network
  • NFF Operations

    Responsibilities include research projects, writing press releases and stories for the NFF’s print and electronic publications, producing videos from the NFF’s digital platforms, marketing, social media, database entry, and promotional projects. Interns will gain valuable experience in the communications, sports marketing and non-profit fields with a strong emphasis on developing their writing, organizational, and professional skills. Please note, NFF interns are not assigned to a particular department and will be expected to contribute to all areas of the organization.

    Students interested in an internship with The National Football Foundation are required to contact NFF Director of Communications Philip Marwill. Please send a résumé with cover letter to pmarwill@footballfoundation.com.


  • How To Apply For This Internship



    Mail to:
    Phil Marwill
    433 Las Colinas Blvd. East Suite 1130
    Irving, TX 75039



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