Students Gained Valuable Internship Experience Over Winter RecessThis winter, Rice University Sport Management students took advantage of their time off to gain valuable internship experiences. From the Chevron Houston Marathon to the Playstation Fiesta Bowl, the students were able to apply what they learned throughout the semester and contribute to some impressive events.
Rice Students Have a Front-Row Seat to Super Bowl LISix Rice University Sport Management students had a front-row seat to all the action leading up to and during Super Bowl LI. All of the students held internships of varying lengths with the Houston Super Bowl Host Committee.
Carson Crain '17 to Skipper the US Red Bull Youth America's CupRice Sport Management major Carson Crain '17, and his team, Next Generation USA, will be on the starting line at the Red Bull Youth America's Cup event in Bermuda this summer. Next Generation USA, a team of six sailors ages 19-24 years, was selected by Red Bull Sports Directors to represent the United States in a field of 12 competing countries.
Students Land Once-in-a-Lifetime Internships with the Houston Super Bowl LI Host CommitteeThis semester, five students majoring in Sport Management at Rice University are interning with the Houston Super Bowl LI Host Committee, getting ready for the signature game in February 2017.
Joe Branch ‘04, Sport Management Lecturer, Recognized with Prestigious AwardJoe Branch, MBA ‘04, received the ‘Outstanding Achievement in Career’ award at the 2016 Association of Rice University Black Alumni Blueprint for Excellence Gala. A part-time lecturer in Rice University’s Department of Sport Management, Branch teaches SMGT 460 (Business Analysis in Sport).
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