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Intern Perspectives: Ian Farr (Programming)

Over the past few months I have been working with World Sport Chicago as an intern, I have spent much of my time working with BAM-Sports, a program which on its face teaches young men how to box and play rugby. However, through the time I have spent with BAM-Sports, I have learned that it

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Intern Perspectives Re-cap: Brian Kost (Marketing and Digital Communications)

Intern Perspectives Re-cap: Brian Kost (Marketing and Digital Communications)

With my summer internship at World Sport Chicago coming to an end, I’ve been able to reflect and take a look back at what I learned since starting this job back in May. Every time you come into a new work environment, there are many questions that need to be answered: What is the work environment

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Intern Perpectives: Evan Gerstein (Corporate Development and Sponsorship)

Intern Perpectives: Evan Gerstein (Corporate Development and Sponsorship)

Working in an office every day has been a learning experience. For someone like me, a go-getter, and a do it yourself kind of person, the transition has not been easy. That being said, I look at my job responsibilities as an opportunity to take initiative when I can and predict what step comes next

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Intern Perspectives: Brian Hannig (Community-Based Program Planning and Management)

Intern Perspectives: Brian Hannig (Community-Based Program Planning and Management)

After a month and a half of being an intern at World Sport Chicago, I couldn’t have asked for a better workplace environment than the one that is offered here.  I will not hesitate to admit that before my internship started I was definitely nervous as to what was in store.  Hailing from a small

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Selflessness 101: The San Antonio Spurs

Selflessness 101: The San Antonio Spurs

The San Antonio Spurs take a 2-1 lead in game four of the NBA Finals over the 2-time defending champion, Miami Heat tonight. The Spurs, led by the trio of Tim Duncan, Tony Parker, and Manu Ginobili, are a model of consistency. The Spurs’ success over the last 14+ years, which includes four NBA championships,

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Warrior Wednesday: Introduction

Warrior Wednesday: Introduction

Today marks our first edition of “Warrior Wednesday”. Each Wednesday leading up to the Valor Games Midwest from August 20-22, World Sport Chicago will showcase one of the Valor Game’s athletes.  The Valor Games Midwest provides incredible opportunities for veterans with disabilities to come together for three days of sports, competition, and camaraderie. These veterans

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Intern Perspectives: Brian Kost (Marketing and Communications)

Intern Perspectives: Brian Kost (Marketing and Communications)

Although summer has not officially started, it is safe to say that everyone is getting into “summer mode”. School is ending for students, the weather is finally getting nicer, and yes, the Chicago Cubs are still struggling. Sounds like your typical Chicago summer, right? I love Chicago summers. With such a big, diverse city at

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WSC Scholars to Doha, Qatar GOALS Forum

WSC Scholars to Doha, Qatar GOALS Forum

When I was applying to World Sport Chicago, I was unaware that it is much more than a scholarship program. Being a World Sport Chicago Scholar, to me, has meant getting guidance in my education as relating to sports as well as College Mentoring, facilitating my development as an athlete, and gaining a new perspective

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Giving Thanks, Honor Our Heroes

With Thanksgiving only a few days away, and having just launched our Honor Our Heroes Holiday Challenge, WSC would like to take a moment to express what we are thankful for as we head into the holiday season. Scott Meyers – Executive Director – “I’m thankful for an outstanding group of sports mentors and a

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WSC Team Explores New Frontier

WSC Team Explores New Frontier

WSC is finally unpacking the last few crates here at our new office. Now in the River West neighborhood and contiguous to the Morgan green line stop, our new home is based at 954 W. Washington Blvd. The new pad definitely has much more of a Chicagoan feng shui than our previous Aon Center post.

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