Manhattan Sports Business Academy (MSBA) is an eight-week summer immersion program based in New York City and designed for college students & young professionals seeking career acceleration in the sports industry. Following a competitive selection process, MSBA delivers a unique and comprehensive learning experience to an intimate group of members through internship placement, a weekly speaker series, office field trips, mentorship, career workshops, weekend group outings, and professional development curriculum.  We ensure that our members understand the sports industry at every level while helping them build a network of established executives from top-tier organizations and connecting them with like-minded peers from around the world.

KEY PROGRAM CONTRIBUTORS

    PROGRAM PILLARS 

    INTERNSHIP PLACEMENT

    INTERNSHIP PLACEMENT

    SPEAKER SERIES

    SPEAKER SERIES

    MENTORSHIP

    MENTORSHIP

    PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

    PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

    THE STUDENT BLOG 

    TESTIMONIALS 

     

     
    Darren Rovell

    MSBA is a game-changing opportunity for serious young professionals seeking a competitive advantage in our demanding and evolving industry. I wish this type of program existed when I was looking for a way to break in.”

    Darren Rovell Reporter - Sports Business , ESPN
     
     
    Frank Supovitz

    I found the quality, intelligence and incisiveness of the students in the room truly and uniquely impressive.  Proof-positive that this program presents great opportunities to introduce today’s sports business leaders to the best young minds coming into the industry.”

    Frank Supovitz SVP - Events, NFL
     
     
    Wendy Morris

    MSBA students are thoughtful, passionate and curious about the sports landscape and MSBA provides their members a broad spectrum of exposure throughout the summer. I appreciate that MSBA doesn’t just highlight the usual areas or suspects within their content, but also brings in experts from unique areas of the business like product licensing, digital technology, etc. This helps students see that there are more opportunities in sports than being an agent or in sales at a team.”

    Wendy Morris VP - Team Marketing and Business Operations, NBA
     
     
    Samson Feldman

    The Manhattan Sports Business Academy was a life changing experience for me. The access that you receive to some of the top professionals in the sports industry is invaluable. I would recommend this program to any young professional who wants to get a head start in their careers.”

    Samson Feldman MSBA Class of 2012
     
    Aaron Malave

    Throughout this eight-week journey, we’ve learned, networked, shared best practices, experienced New York, and most importantly, created an incredible bond that we can eternally thank this program for. The ability to both work hard and play hard with this group of young professionals provided a dynamic that was unique to any of my previous experiences.”

    Aaron Malave MSBA Class of 2013
    Avery Mason

    From the moment students are accepted into the Manhattan Sports Business Academy, the team works hard to provide the best internship placement, mentor pairing, and networking opportunities to fit each individual. The time and effort that is put in to match and guide students cannot be found anywhere else.”

    Avery Mason MSBA Class of 2014
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