Kerry-Anne Hastings, Team Northumbria Vice President
'This internship is giving me the opportunity to understand the dynamics of a sporting business. SMG is a great opportunity which has allowed me to work closely with other student interns to promote and organise many university events using each of our different strengths we have gained from the variety of our internships.'
Claire Harper, Higher Education Wheelchair Basketball Officer
'My internship has been a great opportunity for me to gain experience within disability sport, which I previously didn't have. The role has allowed me to undertake a range of new qualifications free of charge, from refereeing to my level 1 coaching.'
Tom Henderson, Performance Analysis Intern
'This internship is allowing me to gain applied experience in Sport Performance Analysis, giving me an insight into a possible career path following my degree. Being a member of the SMG is giving me a first-hand insight into the wider running of Northumbria Sport and allowing me to gain experience in management of various events and campaigns.'
Vikki Waugh, NORTH Clubs Vice President
'This role enables me to utilise and improve upon my management skills I have gained from my university course. The role, has given me the opportunity to market and volunteer for different events which makes events like the Clash of the Titans more enjoyable.'
Lizzie Patterson, Fundraising Intern
'So far my internship has allowed me to be creative and come up with new ideas to help the sport foundation raise money via different events! It will give me opportunities to develop myself for life outside of university as well! In addition to this it will allow me to meet new people and enhance my university experience.'
Kirsty Cannon, 2016/17 Team Northumbria Vice President
I hope to use the skills gained from this internship to enhance my CV and my personal experiences. Working with the SMG has allowed me to understand all the work that goes into each area of Northumbria Sport and how each area works in cohesion with each other.