Connacht Rugby’s Club & Community Department are delighted to announce a number of internships for the coming season
If you think you have what it takes to be part of a diverse and dynamic professional sporting organisation and would like to gain practical, real-world experience then a Connacht Rugby Internship might be for you…
The positions, which cover three areas: website & events, rugby participation and women’s rugby are available on this website or directly from the links below.
There are four Participation Officer Internships available across the province. The roles involve dealing with clubs and schools to increase rugby participation, working alongside Club & Community Rugby Officers and liaising with local Sports Partnerships to help deliver Connacht Rugby’s suite of development programmes.
Based in Galway City and working across the province, this internship offers hands-on experience coaching and developing Women’s rugby. Dealing with a wide range of experience, from mini to elite provincial level, the successful applicant will receive training in Stage 1 & 2 IRFU Coaching Course, IRFU SAFE Rugby Course and informal training in women’s coaching and course coaching.
Based in the home of Connacht Rugby at the Sportsground and dealing with clubs and schools across the province to generate engaging content for our social media platforms the successful applicant will also be involved in setting up and running a number of events throughout the year, from launching sponsors to organising Schools Cup finals. This diverse role will see the candidate gain hands-on, real-world experience in the operation and running of a professional sporting body whilst dealing with a volunteer led client base.
For full details on the Job Bridge initiative and to check your eligibility please follow this link