Navigate Research

Sponsorship Research Internship

Start Date:



Chicago, IL


- Assist in all phases of sponsorship valuations and appraisals, including front end interviews, research, model building, support and final client presentations
- Conduct secondary research through the utilization of Navigate’s internal resources and data subscriptions as well as external resources, including new data searches and interviews
- Provide testing, analysis and management of certain components of Navigate’s online research portal, the Sponsorship Navigator™
- Other responsibilities related to advanced analysis, model building in Excel, presentations in PowerPoint and ad hoc research upon request


- Excellent written and verbal communication skills and customer service abilities
- Self-motivated and able to thrive without being micromanaged
- Must have prior experience with Microsoft Office products (i.e., Outlook, Word, PowerPoint and Excel)
- In pursuit of an undergraduate or graduate degree (in sports management preferred)
- Part-Time; Able to work at least 20 hours per week

We offer:

- Flexible work schedules and an educational, fun and relaxed work atmosphere
- The opportunity to develop sponsorship expertise
- Strong networking and career search support

To apply, please submit:

An electronic submission of any form that demonstrates the unique value you will bring to the team.

Navigate Research is an equal opportunity employer

“Throughout our recent RSL jersey-front sponsorship selling process, we exclusively used Navigate Research for the partnership valuation. We had substantive C-level discussions with four separate companies, and not one person ever questioned the validity or legitimacy of any of the data or valuations that Navigate Research provided.” Andy Carroll VP of Corporate Partnerships, Real Salt Lake