Dolores A. Black Special Olympics Internship
"The Dolores A. Black Internship has allowed me to utilize my communication, human relations and technical skills in a professional setting. By performing my duties, I have gained self-confidence, fostered creativity, and gained immeasurable experience. I have been treated with respect, and assigned management tasks that encouraged me to excel. Working with Special Olympics has been amazing. Knowing that the work you perform provides others with enjoyment is a deeply rewarding feeling. I would strongly recommend this position to anyone interested in pursuing a career in sport management."
A Wood County Special Olympics internship position is available to university students looking to gain hands on experience working in the sport management field. This full-time internship is offered each scholastic year. This internship is available thanks to the establishment of the Dolores A. Black Special Olympics Internship Fund.
Dolores has volunteered for Wood County Special Olympics since 1972. As a former faculty member at Bowling Green State University, she encouraged undergraduate and graduate students as well as gain practical experience gain practical experience working with Wood County Special Olympics.
This fund is a lasting tribute to Dolores and her commitment to university students looking to gain valuable hands on experience with athletes who have intellectual disabilities.
If you would like information on this internship opportunity, please contact Mary Sehmann at (419) 352-5115