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Fall 2014 Internship Opportunities

Business Development and Strategic Partnerships Intern
Our Business Development and Strategic Partnerships department is responsible for generating and garnering corporate revenue, value and promotion for NYRR in exchange for benefits to partners. The department seeks to match the needs of NYRR with the partner’s objectives. The intern will assist with the partnership component of NYRR weekly race events and the TCS New York City Marathon. The intern’s responsibilities include creating internal and external meeting agendas, preparing event recaps, scheduling communication needs, collaborating with Brand Marketing & Communications on creative/promotional elements and assisting with Marathon-related projects.  
 
Human Resources Intern
This opportunity is ideal for college students who are looking for experience in the HR field.  This internship will give you a chance to obtain office and HR Generalist support experience to further advance your career.  This is an amazing opportunity for someone who is eager to learn and make this a stepping stone for a career in Human Resources. Some responsibilities include: assist with new hire and benefits orientations, assist with recruiting and staffing, maintain I-9, employee, benefits, and termination files, prepare new hire and benefits packets, perform miscellaneous office duties (answering phones, coordinating meetings, file cleanup, etc.), abide by all NYRR policies and procedures, project: Review and update current job descriptions, assist with streamlining HR processes (i.e.: recruitment process, termination process), assist with staff training, and assist with special projects as needed. Requirements: must be enrolled as a Junior/Senior college student currently pursuing Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Organizational Development or related field, ability to maintain confidentiality of all aspects of the job, excellent verbal and written communication skills, excellent organizational skills, attention to detail and ability to manage multiple projects at once, and proficient Microsoft Office skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook.)
 
Merchandising Intern
How would you like to learn about how a sports merchandising department works? How to design, manufacture and sell TCS NYC Marathon and NYRR Branded Products. You will learn how we create a collection of products with manufacturers for the key retail business components to an event. You: highly organized, detail oriented, ability to multi-task, strong PowerPoint, word, excel skills. Ability to work with all kinds of people internally and externally. Willingness to do all kinds of tasks and learn. Preferred candidates: studying or recently graduated with Merchandising or Sports Marketing degrees. Must be flexible to work weekends and evenings the week of the Marathon. Comfortable moving boxes and assisting in setting up retail displays.
 
Program Learning and Innovation Intern
This opportunity is ideal for college or graduate students who are enrolled in a social science or public administration and are seeking applied experience in program evaluation and/or performance management. This internship presents a unique opportunity to grow your technical and analytical skills, while supporting an outcomes management initiative, and ultimately improved youth programming. Responsibilities May Include:  Brainstorming creative data collection and analysis solutions with the team; building surveys in survey monkey;  data entry, cleaning, and analysis; scheduling and conducting phone interviews; scheduling and co-facilitating focus groups;  engaging key program stakeholders in various other ways to gather programmatic feedback; focus group transcription; providing general administrative support to the Program Learning and Innovation Team; other projects, as assigned by the Manager of Program Learning and Innovation. Requirements: Working knowledge of Microsoft Suite, including Excel; coursework in statistics and research methods; Human Subject Research Training (web-based training may be completed upon hire); strong attention to detail, ability to follow instructions, sense of humor, can-do attitude, and willingness to learn. Preferred Skills/Experience:  Previous experience with quantitative and/or qualitative data collection and analysis; proficiency in SPSS (or similar statistical package), Survey Monkey, Microsoft Access; demonstrated interest in youth and/or fitness programming.
 
Runner Products / Services Intern
Our Runner Products and Services department seeks a motivated, enthusiastic, and organized individual to support NYRRs training and education running efforts.  The position will allow for a unique opportunity to help guide and support runners from all over the world throughout their journey to complete the TCS New York City Marathon and many other races.  Responsibilities include: provide customer service for TCS New York City Marathon Training Online Training Program, support e-coaching efforts, and assist with analytics on training program data. Requirements:  candidates should be organized team players with a personable manner, sense of humor, excellent customer service and problem-solving skills, and should have the ability to work with a diverse group of staff and participants. Proficient in Microsoft business applications. Experience working at distance running camps or clinics. College athlete who competes (or competed) in cross-country and track and field (Division I, II, or III) and desire to explore coaching as a career is a plus. 
 
If you are interested in any of these exciting opportunities, please email a cover letter and your resume to: humanresources@nyrr.org.  Please be sure to include the name of the program you wish to apply to in the subject line, so we can direct it to the appropriate department.

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Attn: Human Resources
East 89th Street
New York, NY 10128

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