Wilkes University


Apply for a WBS Penguins Internship by Feb. 5

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Wilkes University students are eligible to apply for a NEW two-semester internship with the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins, the American Hockey League affiliate of the Pittsburgh Penguins, for the 2020-21 academic school year.

The 6-credit internship will be offered to a student who is: a sophomore or junior for the 2020-21 school year, majoring in sports management, management, marketing, hospitality, supply chain management, accounting, financial investments, corporate finance or digital design and media art, high-achieving, motivated and has experience working with an organization or club.


The fall semester will be spent rotating between departments including, but not limited to: sales, communications, operations, marketing. The spring semester will be focused on one of those departments for 10 to 15 weeks. The student will earn 6 internship credits for both semesters.


You will gain a holistic understanding of the different functional areas of a sport organization, get a unique opportunity to explore career alternatives through several experiential learning opportunities, network with industry professionals, complete a major project that will be a valuable addition to your portfolio and become a member of a nationally-recognized athletic organization.


Submit a cover letter, resume, and letter of recommendation from a previous or current employer by Feb. 5, 2020 to Dr. Sam Schmidt, 220 D UCOM. If you have questions about the internship, contact Sharon Castano, Director of Internships, in the Center for Career Development and Internships, at sharon.castano@wilkes.edu.