Want to clarify your career path after college, do work that makes an impact, and build a support system and network to help your future? We’ve been helping students with this for almost 10 years. Our current students and alumni have worked for events and organizations like the NCAA Final 4, the NCAA Frozen 4, Green Bay Packers, Minnesota Vikings, Minnesota Timberwolves & Lynx, Michigan State University, Mizzou Athletics, FOX, NBC, CBS, ABC, ESPN, and more mentioned below. 

Here’s how we do it:
1 – We get to know your strengths, goals, and passions
2 – Put you in a challenging hands-on position right away
3 – Use experiences to identify areas of growth and what makes you special
4 – Hone those skills and help you build your own brand that employers want to hire

You won’t find an internship like ours anywhere. We give you important work, the freedom to fail, equip you with cutting-edge tools, and connect you to industry leaders all while doing the impactful work of growing Dragon Pride. Don’t get passed up for an opportunity because someone had more experience than you…JOIN THE GO! TEAM TODAY.

VISION STATEMENT: 
Champions of Dragon Pride

MISSION STATEMENT: 
Our mission is to offer a hands-on opportunity for students to practice their passions while being champions of our brand, and helping Dragon Athletics become champions in everything we do.

PURPOSE:
The GO! TEAM attracts students with a commitment to excellence, a desire to contribute to the student-athlete experience, and are interested in the sports business. We focus on recruiting and guiding the best by putting them in a role defined by their strengths and career aspirations to achieve professional success in whatever field they chose. In return we ask that they proudly represent our brand and give us award-winning effort so we can be champions every day.

REASONS TO JOIN THE GO! TEAM:
-Desire to work in the sports industry
-Confidence in your experience for the future
-Building my resume with an organization who has won 13 national awards in 5 years
-Looking for something that’s never boring and different every day
-Freedom to fail and grow
-Practice hands-on what I’m learning in the classroom
-Separate myself from the person sitting next to me in class
-Help make decisions to improve MSUM and Dragon Athletics
-Be a part of a team that serves our teams
-Work with new technology and cutting-edge equipment
-I want to put a smile on people’s faces
-Love working with kids and youth
-Stay on campus

BRIGHT FUTURE:
Our alums have either worked for or seen there work here: ESPN E-60, NCAA.com, The Forum, InForum, and Fox Sports North, Anaheim Ducks, Green Bay Packers, Yelp, Sundog, Mizzou Athletics, Disney, Denver University, Bemidji State University, Michigan State University, Oregon State University, Houston Astros, Minnesota Timberwolves/Lynx, University of Nevada, ESPN Radio, NCAA College World Series, NBC Affiliate KVLY-TV11, CBS Affiliate KXJB, ABC Affiliate WDAY TV, FOX Affiliate KVRR, The Forum of Fargo-Moorhead, Radio Fargo-Moorhead, F-M RedHawks, Concordia College, H2M Marketing, Microsoft, Hard Charge, JP Morgan Chase & Co., Coschedule, several successful freelancers, and many more.

OPPORTUNITIES:
GO! TEAM members create their own role within the organization based on their strengths, passions, career aspirations, and of course needs of the department. If you want to learn everything about working in sports (AWESOME) we don’t want to limit you to one position. Many of our most successful members have served in a variety of roles to hone in on what they enjoy and don’t enjoy doing.

LIST OF OPPORTUNITIES:
– Marketing & Promotions
– Kids Club
– Statistics & Journalism
– Photography
– Videography & Post Production
– Live Video Production
– Graphic Design & Animation
– Social Media & Mobile Apps
– Operations & Human Resources
– Sponsorship Sales
– DragonsLIVE News Team/Sideline
– Mascot
– Merchandise Sales & Management
– In-Game Music, Audio & Signage
– Public Address/Play by Play/Color Commentary

COMPENSATION:
All positions are paid through work study funds only except for some specific event positions and some leadership positions. Those positions are paid on average $10/hr except for mascot which pays $15/hr. If that is not an option for you, the GO! TEAM is still a great opportunity for internship credits through your program of study or as a volunteer to begin a career.

*If you have any questions or concerns, please email goteam@mnstate.edu
*Difficulties? You can also apply at mnstate.joinhandshake.com