North Central College - Naperville, IL

Student Opportunities

Extra-curricular and professional activities that will enrich your sport management education.

You can join a variety of clubs and organizations to enhance your experience within the sport management major. The NCC Sport Management Association (SMA) is the student organization at North Central College that strives to promote stronger understanding of and professional development in the highly competitive sports industry. SMA is for students who are looking for a way to strengthen their marketability in the job place or just looking for a group of people who share their passion for sports.

Other student organizations opportunities include our nationally acclaimed Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE), NCC Sport Management Association (SMA), Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA), Student Governing Association (SGA), College Union Activities Board (CUAB), Dispute Resolution program, Intramurals and varsity athletics. You can also serve as an administrative assistant for a varsity athletic team or with the physical education office.

As a culmination to your undergraduate studies, you can participate in an internship during your senior year. You’ll gain real world, hands-on experiences to help launch your career as a sport manager with opportunities to work with professional sport teams and their affiliates, health clubs, corporate wellness centers, park districts, secondary schools and higher education institutions. Naperville is located in the heart of Chicago’s large metropolitan area with access to many of the Midwest’s premier corporations and professional sports teams.