OVERVIEW OF THE COMPANY
FOX Sports is the umbrella entity representing FOX Corporation's wide array of multi-platform US-based sports assets. Built with brands capable of reaching more than 100 million viewers in a single weekend, the business has ownership and interests in linear television networks, digital and mobile programming, broadband platforms, multiple web sites, joint-venture businesses and several licensing relationships. FOX Sports includes the sports television arm of the FOX Network; FS1, FS2, FOX Soccer Plus and FOX Deportes. FOX Sports' digital properties include FOXSports.com and the FOX Sports App, which provides live streaming video of FOX Sports content, instant scores, stats and alerts to iOS and Android devices. Additionally, FOX Sports and social broadcasting platform, Caffeine jointly own Caffeine Studios which creates exclusive eSports, sports and live entertainment content. Also included in FOX Sports' portfolio are FOX's interests in joint-venture business Big Ten Network as well as a licensing agreement that established the FOX Sports Radio Network.
FOX is proud to support a culture of creativity, entrepreneurial spirit, and community that attracts the industry's brightest talent. The FOX Sports Internship Program is for motivated college students who are passionate about sports and the media industry. FOX Interns are paid to gain real-world work experience with guidance from top industry professionals. FOX Interns are assigned to a department that matches their skill set, work experience, and career aspirations.
PLEASE NOTE THIS INTERNSHIP IS AVAILABLE AS AN ON-SITE OPPORTUNITY IN CHARLOTTE, NC
Must be actively enrolled in an accredited college or university and pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree during the length of the program
Current class standing of sophomore, (second year college student) or above
Strong academic record (minimum cumulative 3.0 GPA)
Committed and available to work for the entire length of the program
STUDENTS SELECTED TO MOVE FORWARD IN THE INTERVIEW PROCESS:
Must demonstrate knowledge of company and sports media industry
STUDENTS ACCEPTED INTO THE FALL 2022 PROGRAM:
Are required to provide a copy of an unofficial transcript or letter from adviser/registrar showing proof of enrollment and GPA
Submit a 1-paged resume (PDF preferred)
Submit a cover letter (PDF Preferred)
Explain why your background and experience make you a good fit for our program this Fall
Share your top areas of interest
AREAS OF PLACEMENT:
You will be considered for an internship based on the content of your cover letter, as well as your prior experience and interests, as determined during the recruitment process. Area of placement may include (but are not limited to):
College Strategy and Consumer Insights
Digital - Editorial Design
Digital - Social Media NFL/CFB
Digital - Social Media MLB
Digital - Video Editor
Digital - Video Editor
Digital - Social Media Digital Shows
Digital - Camera/Audio Digital
Digital - Producer Digital Shows
Digital - Integration Specialist
Digital - Designer
Fox Deportes - Digital/Sales & Sponsorships
FOX Sports Inclusion
Production & Talent Development
FALL 2022 SCHEDULE:
GENERAL APPLICATION DEADLINE: Sunday, July 31, 2022
PROGRAM TIMELINE: September 12, 2022, to November 18, 2022
SCHEDULED WEEKLY HOURS: 16-24 hours per week
NOTE: Schedules vary based on department needs and your availability. We do our best to work around your class schedule.
STANDING OUT AS A TOP CANDIDATE:
Successful students have:
Knowledge of current Fox Sports programming and talent
The ability to maintain a professional demeanor when interfacing with talent and executives
Knowledge of software applicable to your areas of placement. For example:
PRODUCTION - Adobe Premiere, Adobe Audition, iNews, Avid, FinalCut Pro
EDITORIAL - SEO, CMS
Knowledge of and passion for a variety of sports
A detail-oriented nature with strong organizational skills
Self-starter attitude and team player
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Ability to handle a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment
Strong proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite
FOX MASTER CLASSES: A variety of presentations, panels, discussions, and trainings geared toward advancing your knowledge of our company, industry, and software systems
PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT SERIES: A variety of activities geared toward enhancing your professional development
NETWORKING OPPORTUNITIES: Numerous opportunities to connect with fellow interns and other professionals within the company
GET PUBLISHED: Showcase your skills and build your portfolio by pitching stories, writing, and producing for our online properties
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with applicable law.
At FOX, we foster a culture and environment where everyone feels welcome and can thrive. We are deeply committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion, including attracting, retaining, and promoting diverse talent across our company. We live in a diverse world, with different ideas and different perspectives that come together to spark new ideas and make great things happen. That means reflecting the diversity of the world around us is critical to our company's success. We ensure that our viewers, communities and employees feel heard, represented, and celebrated both on screen and off.
Under the FOX banner, we produce and distribute content through some of the world’s leading and most valued brands, including: FOX News, FOX Sports, the FOX Network, and the FOX Television Stations.
We empower a diverse range of creators to imagine and develop culturally significant content, while building an organization that thrives on creative ideas, operational expertise and strategic thinking.