Intern of the Week – Sophia Merritt

Mar 24, 2023 | Intern of the Week

Intern of the Week – Sophia Merritt

Meet Sophia, a junior at the University of Lynchburg majoring in Sports Management with a minor in Marketing. Following a 10-day internship abroad with Living Sport’s International Business Program in London this June, Sophia is looking for a Summer 2023 internship in the Baltimore or the Eastern Shore region of Maryland.

This semester, Sophia is interning with Coach Koduelka and the Lynchburg men’s lacrosse team. She is in charge of documenting the season and communicating updates about the team via social media channels and the weekly alumni and parents newsletters.

Sophia has developed leadership skills as a member of the National Society of Leadership and Success. She demonstrates teamwork and collaboration as the social chair for Alpha Sigma Alpha and as the Vice President and webmaster for Delta Sigma Pi, the business fraternity at Lynchburg. Sophia has also developed experience in sales and marketing by working as a Sales Associate at T.J. Maxx and a waitress at Dead Freddies.

Additional skillsets include proficiency in POS systems operations, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Powerpoint, G-Suite, Canva, and Adobe Photoshop.

If you have a sports management or sports marketing internship opportunity in the Baltimore or Eastern Shore region that will support Sophia’s professional development, reach out to her directly at

Click here to view Sophia’s Resume


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