If you are forging a career in sports journalism, this is the university placement for you.

The Football Sack Internship Program is a proven pathway to a career in media, marketing and PR with 52 graduates of the program already working in the industry.

“I can honestly say that without The Football Sack I would not have a career in football.”

Tyson Scott, Digital, Media & Communications Manager, Central Coast Mariners

From Fox Sports and Fairfax newspapers to Western Sydney Wanderers, Manly Sea Eagles and ACT Brumbies, The Football Sack has graduates all across Australian sports media.

With agreements signed with universities across Australia and New Zealand, The Football Sack offers one of the only law-abiding placement programs in Australian football.

“Without my TFS internship I never would’ve been qualified for the job that I’m now doing at Fox Sports Australia.”

Michael Puterflam, Football Digital Content Producer, Fox Sports

The structured program includes training, mentorship and feedback from current industry professionals and includes full insurance for your entire time on placement.

You will

  • Get the opportunity to interview professional sportsmen and women
  • Receive media accreditation to gain access to the press box and post-match press conferences
  • Be given training and experience in the latest industry trends, including social media

“The internship puts you into contact with some of the most important people in the industry, opens doors to opportunities that would have been out of your grasp and gives you a respect in the industry that no other internship will give to you.”

Jessica Csaszar, Media & Digital Marketing Coordinator, Western Sydney Wanderers

Apply Now

You must currently be enrolled at university to apply. Email your CV and up to three examples of work to applicants@thefootballsack.com by 5pm Friday 8 September.

For more information, testimonials and history, please read the Internship Brochure available here.

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