Game Plan Launches “Game Plan Next” Internship Program for College and Professional Sports

Game Plan is proud to announce the launch of its “Game Plan Next” Internship Program. Through Game Plan Next, participants will gain valuable experience in the sports industry by completing a 5-month internship.

“We are extremely proud to launch the Game Plan Next Program and provide student-athletes, professional athletes, and college students the opportunity to learn from our partners and team members for a five-month period”, says Christian Kuehne, EVP of Athletic Organizations at Game Plan. “This internship program will expose participants to working in a sports software company while collaborating with leading youth, college, and professional sports organizations across the country. We’re beyond excited to welcome the first cohort in January.”

These paid internships accommodate college credit when approved by successful candidates’ institutions.  Internships are flexible and offer the choice of remote, hybrid, or in-person settings.  In-person opportunities are located at Game Plan’s offices in Greenville, NC.

Applications for the Spring semester (starting in January) are now open and can be found here:

College Sports Internship
Pro Sports Internship

For questions about the Game Plan Next Program please email Christian Kuehne, Executive Vice President of Athletic Organizations, at

Game Plan Next Program – Pro

Internship Dates: January 4 – May 5, 2023 (early start date available)

Are you passionate about sports? How about helping athletic organizations create the best outcomes and experiences for their athletes? If you are interested in working with and learning from some of the most prestigious sports organizations in the world then the Game Plan Next Program – Pro is for you.

Game Plan Next – Pro is a five-month internship program allowing participants to gain in-depth experience in professional and elite amateur sports. This paid program can be used for college credit and is offered virtually or in-person at our headquarters in Greenville, NC.

Throughout the five-month program, you will be working directly with our Game Plan professional sports team to assist our customer success team as we are working with the biggest names in professional sports.

What You’ll Do

  • Work with Game Plan’s Professional Sports Team to assist our partners in larger-scale educational rollouts related to athlete and staff education
  • Assist in support requests and user activation during times of high usage for large-scale educational rollouts
  • Work collaboratively with professional sports customers on projects that include video recordings, elearning courses, and more
  • Work with our partners to update customer graphic assets, such as websites, insights pages, and informational pdfs
  • Work directly with professional sports staff and athletes, helping them take full advantage of the resources available through Game Plan
  • Ensure high engagement and usage rates across the Game Plan platform.

Your Benefits

  • Pay and/or college credit available
  • Remote, hybrid, and in-person options available
  • Team up with thought leaders and influencers in student-athlete development
  • Weekly 1-on-1 discussions with Game Plan senior staff, including CEO and executive team leaders in Athletic Organizations, Product, Marketing, Employer/Sponsorship, etc.
  • Collaborate and network with other Game Plan Next Participants
  • Job search coaching from Game Plan Senior Staff

What We Are Looking For

  • Knowledge of Excel, Canva, and Youtube
  • Experience as a college or professional athlete preferred.
  • Knowledge and passion for holistic student-athlete development
  • Proactive problem solver willing to go above and beyond to ensure client success
  • Open-minded individual who welcomes new approaches and adapts to changes in a fast-paced, startup environment.
  • Strong communicator comfortable interacting via email, phone, virtually, and in-person
  • Team player who prioritizes collaboration with other members of the Game Plan team
  • Ability to multi-task and manage several different projects simultaneously while keeping a positive mindset
  • Big-picture thinker willing to share his/her thoughts on product development, trends, and opportunities

Application Process