The Bud Light Stage at Lollapalooza. Vans Warped Tour presented by Journeys. You’ve seen sponsorships occur in nearly every public bar, restaurant, or concert venue you’ve spent time in, but how exactly do they work? Learn how these relationships benefit both parties involved and see the process from start to finish as a Sponsorship intern. Interns will be responsible for tracking sponsorship assets and providing recaps of the 2017 MOKB Concert Series at Garfield Park, as well as various special events put on by Do317 and The HI-FI.


  • Fulfillment of integrated sponsorship programs including signage, digital, hospitality and activation
  • Learn how to manage clients and build professional relationships  
  • Managing sponsorship activation during a concert day with Supervisor guidance
  • Gathering photos and tracking materials for recaps presentations
  • Learn what makes a compelling Sponsorship PowerPoint proposal and how it’s designed.
  • Best practices when creating a “sizzle reel” showcasing the venue or a piece of inventory
  • Learn key components of creating a mock-proposal for a prospective sponsor


  • Must be able to receive academic credit from their college or university prior to starting assignment
  • Must be enrolled in a Bachelor’s/Masters program at an accredited college or university with  Sophomore, Junior or Senior standing
  • Pursuing a degree in Music Industry, Public Relations, Marketing, Advertising, Entertainment/Sales,  Business or related field is preferred
  • Proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Reliable transportation
  • Eager to learn and be proactive with new tasks
  • The ability to conduct yourself in a professional manner at all times
  • Available some evenings, weekends and holidays may be required
  • Must have an avid interest in music, knowledgeable about artists and genres, and an overall interest in learning about the music industry

This internship is for college credit and runs from May/June to August/September.  It is a non-paid internship with flexible hours (minimum 20 per week) to reflect the need of your college credit requirements.

Applicants for employment in the U.S. must possess work authorization which does not require sponsorship by the employer for a visa.