Internship


Cosmos Sports & Entertainment offers four-month unpaid internships each semester, for aspiring sports & entertainment business professionals. As an Account Executive (intern), you will have the opportunity to be involved in the numerous facets of the sports & entertainment business world.

Your internship experience will provide you ample opportunities to learn, while also directly contributing to the business and our clients. We focus on your professional development by providing learning opportunities through: hands-on learning, classroom style training, and mentorship from full time staff.

Areas of focus for our account Executives include: Sales, Sponsorship, Marketing, Human Resources, Event Management, Consulting, and Digital Media.


WE ACCEPT APPLICATIONS AT ANY POINT IN TIME, PLEASE EMAIL US YOUR RESUME AND COVER LETTER, ALONG WITH REFERENCES


“The Cosmos Sports internship is a great opportunity for anyone not only looking to get into the sports industry but also explore other potential career avenues. As an intern at Cosmos you are apart of the team and are given the opportunity to play a major role in helping with the company’s success. My time at Cosmos allowed me to see how a sports and entertainment management firm operated and the tools that are needed to win the business!”

Katie Selfe, 2017


“My internship at Cosmos Sports has provided me an opportunity to learn, grow and develop crucial skills for marketing and business. There is a “hands on” approach to tasks and responsibilities and everyone in the office is made to feel valuable. Cary shares his insights and knowledge regularly and the training provided will help boost your confidence and success. A fantastic experience overall and very enjoyable!”

Julian Melhado, 2016


“Cosmos Sports gives their interns real life practice in both day-to-day and long-term business situations that allow them to develop a skill set that will separate them from their completion in the job market. The firsthand guidance by the staff at Cosmos allowed me to try my hand in different areas of sport management such as sales, marketing (for both Cosmos and our clients), customer service and game day operations with clients. I would recommend Cosmos Sports to any student looking to develop business practices that they will be able to use for the rest of their life and for students who are looking to get the most out of their internship experience.”

Cameron Hughes, 2016


“During my 4 month internship at Cosmos Sports, I was able to test my theoretical sport knowledge gained in school. Cosmos Sports provided me with an excellent opportunity to learn about so many facets of the sports industry that I previously had no idea about. In addition to learning about several facets of the sport industry, I was able to work on several projects dedicated to these facets. One of the key things about Cosmos that I found substantial was the ability to get feedback on the work you complete. Cosmos Sports gives you the opportunity to break into the industry, it’s up to you to take it.”

Gasparino Vercillo, 2016


“My time at Cosmos Sports has allowed me to develop my skills in all areas of sport business. Four months may seem like it’s not that much time, but my internship with Cosmos Sports really helped me to become a better professional as a result of the different projects and challenges I was able to face in such a short amount of time. The direct sales experience really helped to boost my confidence and became very rewarding the more I applied the skills and training I was taught. I was fortunate enough to experience many other areas of the business as well such as sponsorship, consulting, and game day operations, which led to a very well rounded experience that I can use to jumpstart my career.”

Scott Birkbeck, 2016


“I had the pleasure of interning at Cosmos during my 2015 summer as an HR executive. During my time at Cosmos I gained first hand experience and knowledge of the sporting industry through taking part in their various clients’ sporting events. My seniors along with the rest of the team were great in mentoring me and contributing to my career growth. I learnt and perfected maintaining professional relationships with post-secondary institutions, interviewing candidates from entry level to senior executive levels, working on job descriptions and potential business development, and all other tasks related to Human Resources. My seniors encouraged me to continuously participate in critical projects underway and perfect my interviewing skills. The skills I learnt from Cosmos have enabled me to grow in many opportunities after. My time at Cosmos has been unforgettable and I, to this day am humbled for the opportunity I received of working with them.”

Aparna Sehgal, 2015


“My internship with Cosmos Sports really helped me develop my skills as an Account Executive. I learned to have many projects on the go and still be committed equally to each. It also showed me how important teamwork is to get jobs done. All of us contributed to one end goal. I worked with like minded people that wanted to work and excel in the world of sport. It was a great experience that I would definitely recommend to anyone!”

Samantha Davad, 2015


“I had the pleasure of joining Cosmos Sports for a 4 month HR executive internship. Since my first day with the organization, I felt welcomed and was provided with a foundation to learn, and apply the knowledge gained through my schooling. Most importantly, I was given tangible responsibilities and was trusted to execute them. The working experience I gained with Cosmos Sports is priceless, which helped me enter the work force with confidence, and one step above the competition. The team is very approachable and down to earth. If you are looking for a real internship where you can develop your skill set, look no further then Cosmos Sports.”

Luka Cepenjor, 2015


“Cosmos Sports has provided me with an in-depth look into how the Sport Industry functions. My four month internship with Cosmos surpassed all expectations I had going into it. It is an opportunity that allowed me to learn effective sales and marketing strategies as well as providing me with the self-confidence necessary to handle many different situations commonly seen in the sport marketplace. I highly recommend this opportunity to anyone who is aspiring to find experience in the sport industry and expand their professional network.”

Kevin Jarrett, 2014


“The Cosmos Sports Internship program gave me the opportunity to bring my design skills to a professional level. During my four month internship, I have learned so much about the sports industry, as well as giving me the knowledge about Digital Media, and learning something new each week. I highly recommend the internship program to those who have a passion for sports and pursuing a career in the sports industry.”

Natasha Malhi, 2014


“My time at Cosmos Sports has proved to be very valuable to me. As an Account Executive, I improved my skills in sales and marketing immensely, not to mention my overall confidence has now skyrocketed. The staff were very supportive, understanding, and professional, while challenging me to perform at my highest level through many different opportunities, inside and outside the office. These opportunities provided me with insight and allowed to me to see and participate in the entirety of the process, from organizing and marketing an event from the start, to executing it on game day. I would highly recommend the internship program at Cosmos to anyone and everyone, as it is the perfect first step for someone seeking a career in the sport industry”

Jimmy Huynh, 2014


“The internship program at Cosmos Sports provided me with a wealth of knowledge and experience that prepared me for my career in sports marketing. You do not feel as though you are an intern because Cary Kaplan and his staff entrust you with a variety of important tasks right from the beginning. I recommend this internship to anyone that is interested in gaining quality hands-on experience in the industry.”

Will Stephenson, 2013


“Cosmos Sports has provided me with the crucial skills and experience needed to be successful in the sports industry. Working with such a dedicated and supportive staff allowed me to learn, grow and contribute to a highly effective team of like-minded individuals. The Cosmos internship is the most valuable and rewarding experience for anyone who is looking to build a successful career in the sports industry. The training and support I have received from Cary Kaplan and the rest of the Cosmos staff has been an integral component to my development as a professional in the sports industry. My experience with Cosmos Sports has lead to a full-time position with the Brampton Beast Hockey Club as an Account Executive. I highly recommend Cosmos Sports and the opportunity they provide to develop your skills and knowledge of the sports and entertainment industry.”

Andy Rawlinko, 2013


“During my intern time at Cosmos Sports, I have had the opportunity to learn how the sports business works in Canada and also to grow as a person and professional. It gave me the experience to join projects with great sports teams and to be part of an amazing work environment. I totally recommend Cosmos Sports internship program.”

Felipe Von Zuben, 2012


“Cosmos Sports provided me with the integral tools and experience to pursue my career in the highly competitive sports industry. The experience was life changing. Not only did my time at Cosmos provide me with invaluable experience, but my confidence also grew tremendously. I feel like a different person. The skills and knowledge that I developed have provided me with a huge advantage towards pursuing my dream of a career in sports. In fact, Cosmos Sports was an essential stepping stone and the key contributor that lead me to fulfill that dream and land a job with an organization in the OHL. I highly recommend the internship program to those who are serious and committed to pursuing a career in this industry. It’s an opportunity of a life-time!”

Jake Windsor, 2012


“Cosmos Sports has been a critical aspect of my career moving forward. Not only did the four months spent as an Account Executive further my understanding of the sports industry and business, but it also provided me with essential life skills that I believe no other position would of given me, such as the critical analysis of problems and the ability to solve them. Cosmos Sports values and believes that every individual’s thoughts and opinions are an essential aspect of the company and therefore even as an Account Executive, you are given lots of responsibility. I am extremely confident that if you are aspiring to start a career in the sports industry, Cary Kaplan and the Cosmos Sports team will provide you with the amazing training, and practical knowledge needed to excel in life and any path you aspire to pursue. It is definitely a valuable experience.”

Ella Haley, 2012


“Cosmos Sports offered me a unique skillset that I wouldn’t have received at any university in Canada. Working there has developed my business skills and furthered my knowledge and experience in the sport industry. I would recommend it to anyone who has aspirations of working in the sport industry as it provides you the necessary tools to take you to the next level in your career.”

Garret Daly, 2012


“Cosmos Sports internship program provided me with the tools and confidence I need to pursue a career in sports management. It’s an opportunity like no other to learn the multiple aspects of sports marketing first hand, all the while being part of an amazing work environment. Within my 4 months here at Cosmos Sports I believe I have gained tremendous knowledge in numerous facets to successfully go onto a career in the sports marketing world. ”

Milena D’Agostino, 2012


“The Cosmos Sports internship has been one of the best things that happened to my career. In an industry that is often tough or next to impossible for one to get an opening, not only did Cosmos give me an opportunity, but they also gave me the tools to succeed. I was given an opportunity to gain insight and contribute to every different facet of the company. It has increased my knowledge of the sports business tremendously and given me the confidence to tackle any issue with a positive and result oriented approach. I owe a great deal to Cosmos Sports for helping me excel in the Business of Sports and would highly recommend it to anyone out there with a passion for this business.”

Shezad Sarkari, 2011


“The internship program at Cosmos Sports has helped me immensely in my understanding of the complex sports industry. As an intern, I was given real responsibilities that gave me insight into various facets of the industry and also provided me with the skills and confidence to enhance my career in Sports Management. This is an excellent program for anyone considering a career in this field.”

Victoria Venutolo, 2011


“Cary and the staff at Cosmos Sports offered me great support and exiting work opportunities. With no previous sports business experience, the four month internship taught me more than I would have learned in any Sport Management program. If you are serious about working in the sports industry, I can’t think of a better place to get your foot in the door than Cosmos Sports”

Dave Geoffrey, 2010


“The Cosmos Sports internship gave me the opportunity and confidence that I needed to bring my creativity, and design skills to a professional level. I gained valuable experience in the IT field that I needed to progress to the next stage of my career. Anyone who is looking to get professional work experience in Information Technology and Design should begin at Cosmos Sports”

Timothy Bilcke, 2010


“Cosmos Sports provided me with an extensive knowledge about the sports marketing world while allowing me to grow and flourish in the field. I was able to take on many different tasks during my internship. My time with Cosmos Sports has given me an enormous advantage towards achieving my goal of a career in the sports industry. I would recommend the internship program to anyone interested in learning about the sports industry”

Tim Siad, 2010


“The Cosmos Sports internship program is a truly unique program that gave me the opportunity to work with various professional sports organizations. From game day operations to corporate partnerships, interns at Cosmos gave me the chance to challenge myself, improve my leadership skills and take on a significant amount of responsibility. Over the past four months I have gained a solid knowledge base of the sports industry and a great foundation for pursuing a career in sports marketing. An internship with Cosmos is a worthwhile investment if you plan to work in the sports industry”

Katerine Sowden, 2010


“Interning at Cosmos Sports has provided me with the boost of confidence I needed to further pursue a career in the sports industry. At Cosmos Sports I have learned patience, persistence and integrity. I got hands on experience I wouldn’t have received interning at another company, and the people I was working with were truly amazing and inspiring. I could easily say it had the best working environment I have seen so far…. definitely an experience I will never forget.”

Mariam Ekram, 2010


“During my four months with Cosmos, I was involved with many different aspects of the company, which helped broaden my knowledge of the sports industry. Getting to work with professional sports teams and having the chance to network with top executives in the field is more valuable than words can express. I can proudly say that my time at Cosmos Sports was an extremely rewarding and unforgettable experience that I would recommend to anybody looking for a career in sports.”

Ashleigh Upshaw, 2010


“Cosmos Sports is a great place to work if you are looking for a multi-faceted experience of the sports industry. You are immersed into a real world working environment surrounded by wonderful, hardworking people. This internship will provide you with many opportunities, if you choose to take advantage of them. Overall, it is an enlightening experience.”

Sharifa Wilkenson, 2010


“Cosmos Sports gave me something that is important for any internship – responsibility. I was involved in all aspects of the business which gave me a well rounded perspective of the sports industry. The leadership of Cosmos Sports provided me with the opportunity to succeed, which allowed me to further my career aspirations with a position at the Canadian Olympic Committee. For that, the experience is well worth the 4 month investment.”

Mike Dahiroc, 2009


“During my time at Cosmos Sports I was given the opportunity to be involved in several properties and was strongly encouraged to succeed above and beyond my daily requirement[…] I strongly recommend completing an internship with Cosmos Sports because they give you the tool and opportunities to be successful in the sports industry.”

Steven Rachkowski, 2009


“The accounts I worked on at Cosmos Sports provided me with an opportunity to operate in a professional environment. Being a Sports Account Executive supplied me with the skills necessary to succeed in the sport industry and to take on a larger role within a sport organization.”

Sean Loyst, 2009


“Cosmos Sports provided me with the experiences and networking opportunities to allow me to pursue a professional career in the sports industry.”

Jacob Barnes, 2009


“Interning with Cosmos Sports has allowed me to understand what it takes to make it in the business of sports. The knowledge and experience you gain from being involved with numerous sport properties cannot be taught in a classroom. This internship has allowed me to network and open doors for a career in the sports industry.”

Liam Niven, 2009


“Interning at Cosmos has given me the experience in many of the important areas of sports business. The company is involved in so many different aspects of the industry.”

David Levine, 2008


“I have learned more in four months than I did in my previous 2 years of University. I am forever grateful for the exposure and knowledge Cosmos Sports has given me with my internship.”

Gurbaz Sidhu, 2008


“It has taught me many different things that could not be learned in a school environment”

Jeff Beck, 2008


“From day one you are immersed within all aspects of the sports business world – everything is hands on and critical to the functioning of the business.”

Shawn Beard, 2008


“…Being an Account Executive for Cosmos Sports is the perfect way to start way your career in sports…”

Chris Ciolfi, 2008


“…it set me on the right path to put my foot through the door in the sports industry. If you want real experience, this is the right company…”

Marlena Frankovic, 2008


“No Dollar amount could do justice to the experience and skills I learned…”

James Gaby, 2007


“…I interned with Cosmos Sports and worked in many facets of the sports industry; dealing with many high profile clients…”

Matt Littlefield, 2006


“The breadth and depth of work I did with Cosmos Sports shattered my expectations for how well it would prepare me for the business of sports.”