ESPN Jobs and Internships
ESPN is a 24-hour sports network that has been broadcasting for the past 36 years. When the network was started by Bill Rasmussen, it was the first one dedicated to broadcasting sports. Now, ESPN is a leading company in the sports entertainment industry with more than 50 business holdings. The company broadcasts 65 sports in 16 languages to viewers in over 200 countries around the world.
Working at ESPN
ESPN offers employees a generous benefits package that includes the following:
- 401(k) Plan
- Complimentary Theme Park Admission
- Credit Union
- Dental Coverage
- Disney Healthy Pursuits Wellness Rewards Program
- Disney TEAM Discounts, including Disney products and merchandise
- Educational Matching Gifts Program
- Educational Reimbursement Program
- Employee & Cast Member Contests
- Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
- Employee Stock Purchase Program
- Employee Stores in Several Locations
- Learning and Development Opportunities
- Life Insurance
- Medical Insurance
- Service Awards
- Team ESPN/Disney VoluntEARS
- The Walt Disney Company Foundation Scholarship Program
Jobs at ESPN
This company hires workers for positions in several job categories, including:
- Finance and Accounting
- Sales and Marketing
People who are interested in working at ESPN but who aren’t clear about where they fit into the company can visit the Career Control Room to select three terms that best describe them. Once the terms have been selected, a list of suggested job categories matching the terms selected is generated.
Internships at ESPN
This company has been named one of the best places for college graduates to start their career. Internship opportunities are offered to students during the fall and spring semesters, as well as during the summer. Internships run for 10-week periods and students work 40 hours per week. Most of them are located in Bristol, CT and New York, NY, although some internships are available at other company locations, including Los Angeles.
Students who are currently enrolled in college and who are in their final year are eligible to apply. Being interested in sports is also a requirement for success at ESPN. To search for internship opportunities, visit the Internship page on the company website.
How to Apply for a Job at ESPN
The JobMonkey Job Center is where you’ll find the latest ESPN job listings and internships. Clicking on the job title brings up a detailed description and the specific requirements. The job seeker can click on the Apply Now button to submit his or her resume online. In your JobMonkeyJobs account area you can set up a job search alert to be notified by e-mail when a potential position is available.