Haslam Sports Group Opens Applications for Year Four of Diversity and Opportunity Fellowship (10.27.23)
For Immediate Release
Oct. 27, 2023
Year-long HSG sports business fellowship provides a unique, immersive opportunity to high-potential, diverse recent college graduates
BEREA, Ohio – The Haslam Sports Group (HSG) is seeking applicants for its fourth year of the Diversity and Opportunity Fellowship Program, a year-long sports business fellowship that provides a unique, immersive opportunity to high-potential, diverse recent college graduates.
The fellowship began in 2021 and was put in place to improve the pipeline for diverse talent into the sports industry. The program will provide fellows with a range of experiences in one or more sports business disciplines across two of HSG’s major league professional sports teams—the Cleveland Browns and Columbus Crew—to expand the participant’s knowledge of and experience in the business of professional sports and prepare them for a successful career in the sports industry.
Fellows work with administration, marketing, operations and sales groups with both teams over a 12-month period. Individuals will be selected based on a nationwide search in collaboration with multiple universities, as well as executives from both the Browns and Crew who assist with program development and recruiting efforts.
Previous fellows have gone on to secure full-time jobs in or adjacent to the sports industry, including specifically with the Browns, Crew, Goldman Sachs, Wasserman and CAA ICON.
Candidates will be selected toward the beginning of 2024 and will start their roles in July.
Individuals interested in applying for the HSG Fellowship can do so here.
About Haslam Sports Group
Haslam Sports Group embraces the positive impact of sports and its unique opportunity to unify communities. Through the Haslam and Johnson families’ network of industry experience and relationships, their mission is to create world class organizations that achieve sustainable success, provide a best in class fan experience, and give back to their region. They see themselves as stewards of true community assets. HSG looks to invest in strategic sports and entertainment opportunities. Their current portfolio includes ownership of the Cleveland Browns, controlling ownership and operating stake in the Milwaukee Bucks, operating rights to Major League Soccer’s Columbus Crew, and an investment in Misfits Gaming Group, a global e-sports and entertainment company.
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