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

“With the help of Navigate, we were able to prove and easily justify the value of our naming rights partnership with Edward Jones...Ultimately providing us the opportunity to SIGNIFICANTLY INCREASE our level of partnership with our largest team sponsor.” Mike O’Keefe VP, Corporate Sales