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Research and Development Intern

Chicago, IL, USA


About the Role

ISE seeks a passionate, innovative and driven Research & Development Intern in their downtown Chicago, IL office to assist its team of agents and attorneys in various matters involving client representation and analytics issues throughout the offseason.


Support baseball agents in day-to-day activities involving the representation of current and future client base
Assist with statistical modeling and analysis throughout the offseason
Research and develop presentations related to salary arbitration, contract negotiations and recruiting
Ad-hoc projects
General administrative duties

Preferred Qualifications:

Comprehensive knowledge and strong interest in baseball (i.e., players, transactions, contracts, statistics, advanced metrics)
Superior leadership, writing, research, presentation and project management skills
Strong analytical skills and ability to research using databases and internet
Thrive in a fast-paced environment, able to prioritize multiple responsibilities and meet deadlines
Extremely organized with an acute attention to detail
Skilled communicator able to articulate complex ideas and business issues verbally and in writing
Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, particularly Word, Excel and


Bachelor’s degree or master’s degree student/graduate (within one year) with strong academic performance
Pursuing (or having earned) an MBA or other business or statistics-oriented graduate degree preferred but not required
Must currently live in the Chicago, IL metro area
Must be eligible to work in the United States


About the Company

Independent Sports & Entertainment (ISE) is a leading athlete and property representation, management, marketing and sales agency building legacies for world-class talent, brands and properties around the globe. With a client-centric culture, ISE offers a full suite of services including strategic guidance, a targeted sales approach, superior contract negotiation, brand creation and management, integrated marketing and global partnership development. The company’s team of experts provides personal service, tailored strategy and elevated execution for each and every client. ISE has offices in Chicago, Atlanta, Indianapolis and Los Angeles.

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