Health, Wellness, & Sports Management Internships

$470.3bn

is the 2025 forecast value of China's sports industry


China’s sports industry is predicted to grow an extraordinary 20% year-on-year until 2025.
395.68m

people across Asia participated in sport during 2018


This figure is expected to grow to 829.15m by 2023, an average growth of roughly 20% each year
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We offer Health, Wellness, & Sports Management internships across three former Olympic host cities – Beijing, Seoul, and Tokyo.

  • The most popular sport in China is basketball, with the NBA being exceedingly popular. In July 2019, Chinese broadcasters renewed their NBA broadcasting rights for an estimated $1.5 billion USD
  • Sumo Wrestling is widely regarded as the national sport of Japan. Sumo dates back over 1500 years and is steeped in Shinto tradition. However, the rules of sumo, as we know it, were mostly developed in the 20th century
  • South Korea’s most famous sporting export is Tae Kwon Do by far. Other popular Korean sports include bull fighting, baseball, and kite flying
  • Manchester is the football capital of the UK. Since the creation of the English Premier League in 1992 , Manchester United (13) and Manchester City (4) have won the competition in 17 of the last 25 seasons

Health, Wellness, & Sports Management Internships: Host Companies & Example Projects

We take time to build our host company networks to ensure that we can connect interns with high-quality placements in the global marketing industry. For this reason, we don’t disclose host company names here on our website. Nevertheless, why not check out some of our example placements below?

Sports Management in Manchester

This host company is prominent in British football. They identify young talented players and then nurture those players throughout their careers by supporting them with coaching/training, arranging trails with pro clubs, and negotiating professional contacts.

Example intern tasks

In this role you will be hands on with player training by assisting the UEFA Pro licensed coaches with their daily sessions. You will get to work closely with ex-professional footballers, who are now responsible for the development – on and off the pitch – of the young players enrolled in the company’s sporting academy.

Lacrosse Academy in Shanghai

This company, founded by a collective of former lacrosse professionals, aims to introduce the sport to China through the creation of their lacrosse academy. They take children aged from 4-13 and teach them a variety of life skills as well as providing first-rate lacrosse training – ensuring that they are mentally and physically prepared for later life.

Example intern tasks

Working within the academy, you’ll be learn how to run effective training sessions aimed at promoting teamwork and improving the technical skills of each player. In addition, you will gain practical experience in the business elements of running a sports academy, particularly the marketing aspects.

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  • Natasha W

    "In a world that is becoming increasingly inter-dependent, it would be a crime to pass up an opportunity to experience diversity at its finest. I feel that this internship abroad has given me the competitive edge to thrive in a depressing economic society. I learned how working collectively is just as fundamentally important as working individually. I developed extensive market research techniques and methods that are dynamically feasible in any industry. I strengthened my sense of leadership by crafting the initial stages for a new organization within my company. Not to mention, I’ve developed long lasting friendships from across the world.

    Easily, the most enjoyable part of my experience was comparing life stories with colleagues while discovering many types of delicious Chinese food and exploring Beijing.

    No other internship experience that I’ve participated has left me with a great sense of inter-cultural awareness and that has prepared me for a graduate program and career in communications. My internship experience in China proves to be invaluable since the skills that I’ve acquired are intangible to my competitors and exclusive to my knowledge.

    The sagacious thing about CRCC internships abroad is that you’re surrounded by diverse students from all over the world in a beautiful city that welcomes visitors of all kinds. After completing my internship, I feel a greater connection to the world at large and equipped to enter a world of diverse magnitude."

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    Natasha W
    Marketing, PR & Advertising, Beijing, East-West University
  • Onyema U

    "Participating in the CRCC Asia China Finance Internship Abroad program was a highly fascinating, stimulating and rewarding experience! I really enjoyed every single bit of my first ever experience in Beijing! From exciting and memorable site-seeing adventures, to mouth-watering Chinese cuisines and jaw-dropping acrobatic shows. The programme was packed with lots of fun!

    Above all, I learnt so much about China’s financial and economic development, engaged in Chinese business skills workshop and networked with market-leading professionals from various financial sector. A particular highlight for me was going on a site visit to Taikang Life (one of China’s major insurance companies) and observing the daily operations of the company’s risk management team. What was truly remarkable about the China Finance Course was the fact that other participants came from diverse academic background with varying level of financial knowledge and different areas of interest within the financial sector; this created a wonderful platform for us to share valuable and interesting views about finance in general. In deed, this internship abroad has greatly strengthened my passion for international finance and corporate work!"

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    Onyema U
    Finance & Accounting, Beijing
  • Shaun Radgowski

    "My internship abroad with CRCC Asia was not only a valuable professional experience, but also an enlightening opportunity to see life in a different corner of the world. I was fortunate enough to work for a small environmental company in Shanghai, which finally enabled me to feel like I was making a difference in a field that I cared about. I conducted research, wrote reports, assisted with translations, prepared company contracts, and collaborated on a number of other company projects, all of which undoubtedly helped me prepare for a career in the 21st century. I would highly recommend this experience!"

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    Shaun Radgowski
    Green Technology, Shanghai, Yale University

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