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FELLOWSHIP

Join us in our mission to "Connect the World through Sports!"

The Beyond Sports Fellowship provides ambitious athletes with the opportunity to develop the necessary skills to become the next generation of leaders in business and sports.  This is also an invaluable opportunity to live and work abroad alongside a talented team of like-minded leaders.

Fellowship Overview

Location: San Jose, Costa Rica

Term: Oct. 1, 2024 through Aug. 31, 2025*

Compensation: Paid + Benefits

Level: 1+ Years of Experience, Preferred

*Fellowship could start before October 1st, depending on the candidate’s availability.

  • Join the Beyond Sports staff! Fellows work on projects with our full-time team​

  • Gain valuable career experience while living abroad

  • Volunteer with local non-profits in the San Jose community

  • Work & explore - opportunities to travel throughout Costa Rica and Central America

  • Living accommodations, 2 round-trip flights, international health insurance and a monthly stipend are provided

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2010

Year Established

8,000+

Beyond Sports Alumni

12+

Tour Destinations

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An Ideal Candidate...

  • Is interested in sports, business, travel & leadership

  • Aspires to create global community through sport

  • Enjoys working and thrives in a team environment

  • Is highly organized and pays strong attention to detail

  • Is self-motivated and accountable​

  • Is experienced in problem-solving

  • Views challenges as opportunities

  • Assumes ownership and responsibility in all settings

  • Understands the growth that occurs outside our comfort zones 

Desired Skills & Experience

Candidates with skills in the following areas are encouraged to showcase their talents by providing a portfolio or other examples of academic or professional work.

  • Event Planning/Management

  • Business Administration

  • Marketing

  • Sales

  • Public Speaking

  • Social Media Management

  • Video/Photo Editing

  • Public Relations

  • Copywriting/Journalism

  • Digital Design

A Launching Pad for your Career

When fellows join our staff, they are joining a team that will encourage, support and challenge them as they enter a new playing field of life.

Beyond's organizational culture emphasizes teamwork, problem-solving and hard work. We're excited to share everything we've learned building the leading international education programs for college athletes! If desired, we'll also leverage our network of women who are excelling in business and athletic department leadership to match fellows with outstanding mentors.

In 2022, Beyond Sports also became a part of the Terra Education family of organizations. Across all Terra Education segments, we are a team of 70+ individuals who share a passion for transforming lives through experiential education. Fellows will have the opportunity to connect with team members across segments––gaining an expansive knowledge of the travel and summer program industries.

Responsibilities of a Fellow

Fall - Early Spring:
Work directly with a Beyond Sports Brand Lead to generate enrollments for our wide range of summer programming for high school and college-level athletes.

  • Speak with prospective families over the phone and communicate the excitement and transformative nature of our experiences

  • Special projects for Beyond HQ (may include social media, video and photo editing, copywriting, digital design, public speaking, finance/accounting, and/or administrative tasks)

  • Manage pre-departure communication with students and parents

  • Assist with summer program planning and coordination (may include helping with logistics and/or updating pre-departure materials for families)

  • Other duties as assigned

Early Spring - Summer:

During the spring, part of your time will be dedicated to assisting program preparation/planning.

  • Participate in Beyond Sports Field Staff Training

  • Assist in leading Costa Rica programs that take place from January through April

  • Assist in leading our Costa Rica summer programs. Interns may also have the chance to travel to another Beyond Sports program destination, depending on staffing needs over the summer. Summer program assignments are coordinated in the spring.

  • Develop meaningful connections with our program participants

  • Help foster an empowering, positive, and inclusive program environments

  • Other duties as assigned

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Additional Details

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree (graduating classes of 2024, 2023, 2022)

  • Ability to commit from October 1, 2024 through August 31, 2025

  • Former collegiate student-athlete and/or coach

  • Team captain or someone whose coach looked to as a team leader

  • Outstanding interpersonal communication skills and cross-cultural awareness

  • Strong writing and public speaking skills (over the phone and in-person)

  • Prior sales, customer service, or event planning experience is advantageous

  • Experience with CRM software is preferred

  • Spanish-speaking ability is a bonus

Compensation & Benefits

  • Shared Fellow housing with all utilities (internet included), while in Costa Rica

    • October through November - Interns in Costa Rica

    • Thanksgiving through New Years - Interns working remotely from the US for the holidays. Interns responsible for arranging housing on their own during this stretch.

    • January through August - Interns in Costa Rica 

  • $1,000 Monthly living stipend

  • $2,000 Completion bonus

  • Opportunities to visit our excursions sites in Costa Rica (i.e. Arenal Volcano)

  • Two round trip flights to Costa Rica

  • International health insurance while in Costa Rica

Interested?

Next Steps:

  • Submit a Beyond Sports Job Application by May 6th. This application will remain posted until all positions are filled.

  • Please email a cover letter to info@beyondsportstours.com with “Beyond Sports Fellowship” in the subject line. An attached PDF document file is preferred.

  • If selected to move forward, qualified applicants will go through multiple interview stages.

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