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Paralympic internships for sport management students

Posted on 18/08/2011
Beijing 2008 Paralympics

Five students starting the Postgraduate Certificate in Sport Management in September are to get the chance to work with the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) at the London 2012 Games. The IPC will hand-pick five students as interns, who will complete two week-long placements at the IPC’s headquarters in Bonn, prior to finding out what jobs and roles they will carry out during the Paralympics. 
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“These internships provide an excellent opportunity for students to gain invaluable insights into the international area of event management. The sports management programme and these internships will provide a unique chance to work with the IPC throughout the Paralympic Games period in London next year. We are delighted to have this opportunity to contribute to the Paralympic Movement.” 
Chris Howorth, School of Management, Royal Holloway

PG Cert in Sport Management 

This course is run by the World Academy of Sport, the IPC’s academy partner, and is accredited by Royal Holloway, University of London. This course is intended for highly motivated and ambitious individuals who typically have a background in the sport industry and are looking to further develop their long term career.

The programme runs for six months, consisting of two workshops of eight days each with additional project work to be completed following each workshop. Applications for the 27 September intake need to be completed by 2 September.
» PG Cert in Sport Management


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