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Rice U. students intern for Super Bowl Host Committee
HOUSTON – (Jan. 30, 2017) – Six Rice University sport management students are getting the internship of a lifetime as they work with the Houston Super Bowl Host Committee in preparation for Super Bowl LI between the Atlanta Falcons and New England Patriots Feb. 5.
“We have a lot of involvement with the Houston Super Bowl Host Committee, which I think is just awesome,” said Kerri Barber, the department administrator for Rice’s Department of Sport Management. “It’s a once-in-a-lifetime experience for our students.”
Rice’s students are handling a variety of activities, from event planning to volunteer coordination to marketing.
More information about their activities leading up to the Super Bowl is available in a high-definition video available at https://youtu.be/h_ENGvvub5g. To interview Rice’s student interns or any other Rice experts willing to discuss Super Bowl LI, contact David Ruth, director of national media relations at Rice, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 713-348-6327.
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This news release can be found online at http://news.rice.edu/.
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Rice University Department of Sport Management: http://sportmanagement.rice.edu/
Expert alert on Rice faculty and staff available to comment on Super Bowl: http://news.rice.edu/2017/01/23/experts-available-to-discuss-houston-heading-into-super-bowl-li/
Video highlighting Rice Sport Management student interns: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h_ENGvvub5g
Video credit: Brandon Martin/Rice University.
Photo link: http://news.rice.edu/files/2017/01/0130_SUPERBOWL-11pzgoz.jpg
Photo credit: Jeff Fitlow/Rice University.
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