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BCA Sports Properties Internship

learfield sportsLearfield Sports, a leader in the collegiate sports marketing, is actively seeking qualified intern candidates to provide administrative assistance at the BCA Sports Properties in Indianapolis. BCA Sports Properties manages the marketing and corporate sponsorship for the Black Coaches and Administrators Association.

The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor’s degree and be currently enrolled in graduate school and looking for exposure to sports at a collegiate level.  Candidates should also possess excellent computer skills (including Word, Excel, Power Point, and Outlook) and have good organizational skills, work well under multiple deadlines, be able to communicate well over the phone, and demonstrate a professional attitude. Candidates would need to currently live in the Indianapolis area or be willing to relocate during the 6-12 month internship period and expect to work 20-25 hours a week. Monthly stipend for the position is $1500. Candidates must also be open to relocation when placed into a full time position with some regard given to region.

Specific duties include, but are not limited to: providing administrative, sales and marketing support to BCA office staff, assisting in the planning of the 2010 BCA National Convention, coordinating certain sponsor functions, assisting in collection, design and preparation of sales kits and research projects, constructing the weekly BCA newsletter, and updating the BCA web site.

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If interested in this opportunity, please email your resume to Kearsten Huddleston at [email protected] or Jason Buckner at [email protected] and let them know that you learned about the internship from your friends at

By Darren Heitner

Darren Heitner created Sports Agent Blog as a New Year's Resolution on December 31, 2005. Originally titled, "I Want To Be A Sports Agent," the website was founded with the intention of causing Heitner to learn more about the profession that he wanted to join, meet reputable individuals in the space and force himself to stay on top of the latest news and trends.

Heitner now runs Heitner Legal, P.L.L.C., which is a law firm with many practice areas, including sports law and contract law. Heitner has represented numerous athletes and sports agents as legal counsel. He has also served as an Adjunct Professor at Indiana University Bloomington from 2011-2014, where he created and taught a course titled, Sport Agency Management, which included subjects ranging from NCAA regulations to athlete agent certification and the rules governing the profession. Heitner serves as an Adjunct Professor at the University of Florida Levin College of Law, where he teaches a Sports Law class that includes case law surrounding athlete agents and the NCAA rules.