Sports Internships in Dubai

Dubai is not just a home for traditional sports like football, cricket, polo, and horse racing, but it is also a pioneer in promoting less conventional sports such as camel racing, falconry, and endurance horse riding. This diversity reflects the city’s cultural heritage and its mission to innovate and excel in various sports fields.

Dubai’s investment in state-of-the-art sports facilities, like the Hamdan Sports Complex and the Dubai Sports City, underscores its commitment to becoming a leading global sports destination. These facilities are not only used for hosting international events but are also accessible for training and development programs, contributing to the growth of local talent and the sports industry as a whole.

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reasons to ‘Intern in Dubai’ – Sports

The sports sector in Dubai, is highly interconnected with the tourism and entertainment industries, and provides interns with a broader understanding of how sports can be leveraged to enhance a city’s global appeal.

The city is home to a number of world-class sports facilities and clubs, such as Al Wasl and Al Nasr (football) and home to major global events such as Dubai Duty Free Tennis tournament, and the Cricket World Cup.

With an outsized expat population, investment into sports infrastructure has been huge and the range of sports offerings for amateurs is huge, making Dubai an ideal location for those interested in developing their expertise and experience in this growing sector.

What do Sports interns Do?

As an intern in the sports sector in Dubai, you may engage in a variety of tasks that give you a holistic view of the sports sector.

You might find yourself working alongside event management teams, assisting in the organisation of major sports events like tennis tournaments, golf championships, or international cricket matches.

Roles may range from operational tasks, such as coordinating logistics and managing equipment, to more interactive roles like assisting in marketing campaigns, social media management, and public relations efforts.

Interns may also get the opportunity to work directly with local teams and sports professionals, ranging from athletes to coaches, gaining insight into athlete management, coaching and sports psychology.

Typical Intern Responsibilities

There is no typical day for an ‘Intern in Dubai’ – Sports intern, but interns may gain exposure to the following types of responsibilities and duties.

  • Coordinating logistics and operations for major sports events

  • Delivering youth coaching and training sessions
  • Analyse training and nutrition data, and assessing impact on performance
  • Organising sports training programs and camps

  • Providing admin and marketing support
  • Assist in athlete management tasks – Scheduling training sessions, coordinating travel arrangements, liaising with coaches

Ready to apply? The Process Couldn’t be simpler

select your preferred internship package from the options below

Submit your online application, and we will contact you to book your telephone interview.

agree your internship goals, package and dates

Once your application is accepted, sign your internship agreement and pay your deposit***.

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Work with our team to organise everything from visas, housing, pre-trip preparation, and arrivals.

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Sports 2024 / 2025 – Training Program Pricing

Fees are only charged if you select one of our ‘internship and training packages’ which also include a guaranteed internship as part of the package. All fees shown are one-off payments (not per month), and include the program deposit of £500.00 / $600.00, which is payable when your application is accepted.

Fees are quoted in GBP and USD, but can also be paid in AED or EURO if preferred.

FREE Dubai Internship

£0.00 / $0.00
  • Add your CV to our database

  • We contact you if there is any interest within 12 months

  • Must be aged 18 or over

  • Resume / CV should be PDF

30-Day Internship & Training Package

£975 / $1,225
  • Guaranteed Internship

  • UAE Visa

  • Skills-Based Training Course

  • 24/7 Advisor Support

30 Day Internship with Housing (Shared-Room), and Daily Return City Shuttle £1,810 / $2,300

30 Day Internship with Housing (Private-Room), and Daily Return City Shuttle£2,075 / $2,650

45 Day Internship & Training Package

£1,075 / $1,350
  • Guaranteed Internship

  • UAE Visa

  • Skills-Based Training Course

  • 24/7 Advisor Support

45 Day Internship with Housing (Shared-Room), and Daily Return City Shuttle £2,275 / $2,875

45 Day Internship with Housing (Private-Room), and Daily Return City Shuttle£2,700 / $3,400

60 Day Internship & Training Package

£1,125 / $1,425
  • Guaranteed Internship

  • UAE Visa

  • Skills-Based Training Course

  • 24/7 Advisor Support

60 Day Internship with Housing (Shared-Room), and Daily Return City Shuttle £2,800 / $3,550

60 Day Internship with Housing (Private-Room), and Daily Return City Shuttle£3,350 / $4,250

90 Day Internship & Training Package

£1,275 / $1,625
  • Guaranteed Internship

  • UAE Visa

  • Skills-Based Training Course

  • 24/7 Advisor Support

90 Day Internship with Housing (Shared-Room), and Daily Return City Shuttle £3,675 / $4,675

90 Day Internship with Housing (Private-Room), and Daily Return City Shuttle£4,525 / $5,700

120 Day Internship & Training Package

£1,425 / $1,800
  • Guaranteed Internship

  • UAE Visa & Renewal

  • Skills-Based Training Course

  • 24/7 Advisor Support

120 Day Internship with Housing (Shared-Room), and Daily Return City Shuttle £4,775 / $6,075

120 Day Internship with Housing (Private-Room), and Daily Return City Shuttle£5,875 / $7,450

180 Day Internship & Training Package

£1,725 / $2,175
  • Guaranteed Internship

  • UAE Visa & Renewal

  • Skills-Based Training Course

  • 24/7 Advisor Support

180 Day Internship with Housing (Shared-Room), and Daily Return City Shuttle £6,825 / $8,650

180 Day Internship with Housing (Private-Room), and Daily Return City Shuttle£8,450 / $10,700

* Fees exclude international or domestic flight costs, and day to day living costs (food, laundry, and pastimes). ** Charges apply. ***No fee if you select FREE Dubai internship.

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