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Student Activities

Hands-on experience is the best way to learn. We provide a variety of ways to get you involved and active through our AECOM Center for Sports Administration.

Our AECOM Center for Sports Administration connects students to internships, job opportunities, and exclusive sports industry experiences. Learn about some of the unique on and off-campus opportunities that we offer. 

Darren Butler Sports Business Forum

The Darren Butler Sports Business Forum is a career expo that provides an in-depth look at professions within the sports industry. This forum is designed to bridge the gap between the undergraduate, graduate, and professional sports administration students for professional development, networking, and access to industry experts.

One of my favorite experiences through the College of Business has been the Darren Butler Sports Business Forum and Career Fair hosted by the Department of Sports Administration each fall. The ability to network and hear from current leaders in the sports industry has been an invaluable experience that I will always look back on as one of the best here.

Don Brown, '13

San Diego Sports Consulting Project

The San Diego Sports Consulting Project provides students the opportunity to put their classroom knowledge into practice. The students, along with select students from around the country, act as business consultants for the San Diego Padres and work over the course of the trip to develop new, unique ways to drive ticket sales.

Germany Global Consulting Program

The Germany Global Consulting program takes students to Bayreuth, Germany to work with students at our partner institution, the University of Bayreuth. Here, the students engage in consulting projects with executives from adidas, Puma, and our academic partners to create an intensive and immersive experience.

Learn more  about Global Consulting Programs at OHIO.

Southern Ohio Copperheads Baseball Team

The Southern Ohio Copperheads are a summer, wood bat baseball team offering professional-style baseball entertainment in the Athens area. OHIO students perform in key administrative roles and general game day staff creating a unique learning laboratory for the application of classroom work. This experience adds to the general education of our students and fufills practicum credit.

Read more about the Copperheads student experience.