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Youth Development Internship / Pro Sports

National Basketball Association

Position Description:

At NBA China , the Internship Program is not only an opportunity for us to identify future talents, but also a meaningful experience for these young talents to learn and grow here at an early stage. In t his 8 Weeks ( Ju ly 4 - August 31) summer program , in terns will have the opportunity to participate in a series of events and activities that provide exposure to the varied facets of the NBA business.

Major Responsibilities:

At NBAChina, the Internship Program is an 8-Week (July 4- August 31) full-time program that enhances students' work experience by bridging the gap between the academic environment and a future work environment. Interns learn the business of basketball off the court and behind-the-scenes of a global sports organization through direct exposure to NBA executives. Interns will contribute to our efforts to be the world's most successful and respected sports league.

Intern placements are based on current business needs, as well as the candidate's interest and relevant experience. All positions are located at the NBA League offices in Beijing or Shanghai. Assignment areas may include:

Youth Development

Youth Development is responsible for growing the game of basketball amongst the young generations of China. It focuses on developing Jr. NBA, the league's youth basketball participation platform for boys and girls that teaches the fundamentals and values of the game at the grassroots level to help grow and improve the youth basketball experience for all.

One of the highlights of the program is the Intern Think Tank Project - an opportunity for the interns to work in groups on an NBA-specific business case under the guidance of an NBA project mentor, culminating in a final presentation to the host department and other NBA China executives across the business.

Required Experience & Knowledge:

To qualify for the Intern Program, students must be either (a) registered in a fulltime undergraduate college or university and at the 3rd year to graduate in 2019 OR (b) graduate students between their first and second year. Interns must be able to work full time hours, Monday through Friday, exactly from July 4 to August 31, 2018. All students must have a legal right to live and work in China, in good academic standing and have basic computer skills as well as acceptable written and verbal communication skills in both Chinese and English.

Educational Background Required:

Full time undergraduate or postgraduate students to graduate in 2019.

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