​Browns Edge Program​

What is the Browns Edge Program?

The University of Findlay and Cleveland Browns Partnership for Student Success is a unique program that provides a clear path for students interested in working in the sports industry. Through this partnership only at the University of Findlay, students have first dibs on volunteer opportunities, internships and one-on-one networking meetings with executives in the Browns organization. 

Our goal is that this partnership results in skilled graduates who are ready to excel in the sports industry. The Browns Edge Partnership includes opportunities for UF students to be mentored by professionals in the Browns organization, a direct path to internships with the Browns, scholarships and on-campus networking and skill-building opportunities. The University and the Browns are working together to ensure that students who want to pursue a career in the sports industry have the right experiences in and outside of the classroom.   

Since being established, more than 100 UF students have volunteered, been mentored by or interned with the Cleveland Browns.  If you want to be on the fast track to landing a great job in the professional sports industry, consider majoring in sport and event management, business, marketing or communication at the University of Findlay and get involved with the Browns Edge Program!  Complete our Request Info Form below to get started!

The Browns Edge Program Includes:

  • Paid full-time internship opportunities in a wide range of career paths including business operations, marketing, corporate sales, event planning and software development 
  • On-campus networking and professional development opportunities with Cleveland Browns staff (or NFL executives) at the Browns Career Development Summit
  • Volunteer opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students on game days and at numerous events to improve resume and build a professional network
  • Annual scholarship competition for incoming freshman and returning students

How to Apply for an Internship

The internship application is open to any current UF student who is a rising junior, senior or graduate student with a 2.75 G.P.A. or higher with a serious interest in pursuing a car eer in the sports business industry. If you are interested in interning with the Cleveland Browns, please contact Michelle Metcalf at metcalf@findlay.edu. We are always looking for great students who want to get an edge to a career in the business of sports.  

If you are not a student at UF, but would like to learn more about the Browns Edge Program and becoming a student, contact our Office of Admissions at admissions@findlay.edu or complete our information request form below.


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For more information about the Browns Edge Program, contact Michelle Metcalf at metcalf@findlay.edu.