Finally, a athletics internship will provide you with an edge over your competition. With so many young professionals trying to get into the industry, a quality internship on your resume will give you an instant leg up. However, it is important to keep in mind that countless others will also have internship experience. To differentiate, you’ll want to impress your employer and build solid references for your resume. Later on, we’ll discuss how to make the most of your internship, including some specific tips on how to stand out above the average intern.