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Physical Education/ School Games Assistant – St Luke’s School

What were your main roles and responsibilities during the course of your internship?

Roles included teaching and leading a variety of primary school P.E lessons and assisting two big sports activity days and St Luke’s Science and Sport College

What would you say was your biggest achievement over the course of your internship?

Improved my skills to communicate to children and fellow work colleagues. I improved my ability to perform under pressure when teachers from schools were watching me teach Physical Education.

What benefits did your internship bring to your employer?

The employer had extra needed help to run a sports activity day for 500 primary school children. The employer increased his networking through the University.

What skills were you able to develop through the internship?

Problem solving, leadership, decision making

What attributes were you able to develop through the internship?

Confidence, motivation, work ethic

Assistant Games Manager – SportInspired

What were your main roles and responsibilities during the course of your internship?

  • Supporting with the organisation of SportInspired Games programmes
  • Carrying out and compiling research on community need in the areas in which SportInspired Work
  • Exploring new business opportunities for SportInspired by researching and identifying potential partners
  • Administrative tasks such as putting together and printing essential documents for SportInspired Games
  • Supporting internship recruitment programme
  • Supporting the Event Director to run the SportInspired Games festivals

What would you say was your biggest achievement over the course of your internship?

I learnt lots of information regarding children wellbeing and mental health which as worrying as it was, was informative and gave me reassurance that what I want to do with my life is still the same.

What benefits did your internship bring to your employer?

I gave them an insight into their well-being programme from a psychology perspective. I also, using my knowledge of statistics from my course, was able to provide the company with a free, more detailed and efficient way to analyse their data which saves them time and money needed for a data analysis software.

What skills were you able to develop through the internship?

Teamwork and collaboration, research, degree specific

What attributes were you able to develop through the internship?

Cultural awareness, logical thinking, creative thinking

Athletic Union Assistant Development Officer – University of Exeter

University of Exeter Athletic Union, UoE Athletic Union, AU, UoE Internship, SCP, SBP, GBP, A2I

What were your main duties and responsibilities during the course of your internship?

During this internship I had three main responsibilities. The first was the development and administration of the intramural programme for students, linking it with other sporting activity within AU clubs. This included weekly events and one-off events throughout the year.  My second responsibility was to manage the sports volunteering scheme, maximising the benefits to the future employment status of Exeter students. This involved overseeing current sponsorships as well as generating new relationships with the SVS sponsors and partners, to ensure the smooth running of the programme. Finally, I facilitated the delivery of junior athletic education days. These were aimed to educated and inspire children who have the potential to success within a sporting field. The framework provided school aged talented athletes with support above and beyond what they currently receive from their school.

What would you say was your biggest achievement over the course of your internship?

I learnt many new skills as well as having the chance to attend various training courses to help further my career. I particularly enjoyed developing new initiatives such as International Sports Month and Junior Athlete Education Days. I was given the opportunity to run with the projects and learnt which areas I needed to improve on to build the projects even more.

What benefits did your internship bring to your employer?

I came up with many new and well received ideas and initiatives.

“Megan has been a real asset to the AU. She has taken on every task and carried them out to the highest possible standard” – Line Manager

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