Volunteer Internships

2017 WMSC and MSGOM Interns and Staff

InternshipsInternship Program

The Meijer State Games of Michigan, the West Michigan Sports Commission signature event, is looking for interns starting now.

Example of positions available:

Media / PR Coordinator - Works to develop relationships with local and statewide media to increase the awareness of the Meijer State Games of Michigan. Duties include (not limited to): writing / distributing news releases, coordinating radio / tv interviews, results coordination, etc.

Event Operations Coordinator - Manages event logistics for the Meijer State Games of Michigan. Duties include (not limited to): sports equipment distribution, serving on local organizing committees, sponsorship fulfillment, etc.

Special Events Coordinator - Coordinates special events throughout the Meijer State Games of Michigan. Events include (not limited to): athlete village, pre-opening ceremonies activities, press conferences, etc.

Marketing Coordinator - Connects the Meijer State Games of Michigan with potential athletes as well as with various Michigan sports associations to spread the word about the Winter and Summer Games. Duties include (not limited to): Google Grant marketing campaigns, Facebook advertising campaigns, Constant Contact email marketing, direct mail, etc. 

Blog Coordinator - Develops and maintain Meijer State Games of Michigan blogs and video blogs. Duties include (not limited to): research, write, edit and create layout for new articiles and features, marketing duties, etc. 

Accounting Intern - Intern will be responsible for the accounting of the Meijer State Games of Michigan. Main responsibilities include accounts payable, accounts receivable, credit card reconciliation, month end reconciliation, invoicing and collection, tracking and reporting. Intern will also become familiar with Quickbooks Premier Nonprofit Edition 2014. Other duties will be assigned as needed or as requested.

Fieldwork hours are also available for students looking to volunteer to fulfill requirements of their major.

Application Process:

All interested candidates must submit an application to the West Michigan Sports Commission. Click here to download the application.

Timeframe Application Deadline
January - May: Deadline is December 4
May - August: Deadline is March 20
September - December: Deadline is August 7​

Any questions can be emailed to Eric Engelbarts, Meijer State Games of Michigan at eengelbarts@stategamesofmichigan.com or by calling 616-608-1837