Undergraduate Program

Sport Management Fellows

Baseball Industry Day
Baseball Industry Day

The Sport Management Fellows program focuses on the world-wide enterprise of sports, including organized collegiate and professional sports arenas and auxiliary industries such as sports apparel and equipment. Sport Management Fellows will network with and learn from professionals in the sports industry. They will also complete a marketing consulting project for an area sports organization. Past projects have included DC United, Monumental Sports, and the Washington Nationals.

The faculty champion for this program is Derrick Heggans.

Curriculum: one-year program

(2016-2017)

  • BMGT 488A (Introduction to Sport Management) - Fall 
  • BMGT 488F (Sport Management II) - Spring 
  • NOTE: Sport Management Fellows is a 2-semester sequential program with a dedicated Fellows course each semester. In order to make it possible to study abroad during the program, students would be allowed to enroll take BMGT488F with the next cohort.  Ideally, these courses should be taken with the cohort.

(2015-2016)

  • BMGT 488A (Introduction to Sport Management) - Fall 
  • BMGT 450F (dedicated Fellows section of Integrated Marketing Communications) - Spring 
  • NOTE: Sport Management Fellows is a 2-semester sequential program with a dedicated Fellows course each semester. In order to make it possible to study abroad during the program, students would be allowed to enroll take BMGT450F with the next cohort.  Ideally, these courses should be taken with the cohort.

Career Connection

Examples of companies where Sport Management Fellows have interned or received full-time offers:

  • Under Armour
  • Monumental Sports
  • NFL Players Association
  • The Topps Company

Eligibility Requirements

  • Rising junior or senior undergraduate Business major (May apply if you are in the process of applying to Smith as a transfer student.)
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA

Apply

Applications for Sport Management Fellows for 2016-2017 are closed. Applications for 2017-2018 will open December 2016.

  • Online application form.
  • Cover letter – Explains why you want to be a part of this program, what you can bring to the program, and what you hope to gain from participating.
  • Resume.

Questions? Contact Emily Heavin  at edoane@rhsmith.umd.edu.