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Program overview

Portas Consulting is the leading management consultancy dedicated to sport and physical activity. We are passionate about pursing an amazing goal by changing the world through sports. 

We work with governments, sports bodies and corporates, Portas provides independent advice to senior executives on their most critical, urgent, and complex challenges in most regions of the world. We combine unrivalled expertise in sport and physical activity with blue chip management consulting credentials.  

Our projects are wide and varied such as growth, commercial, organisation strategies and governance design plus many others. Recent project examples such as: 

  • Developing strategies for sport federations such as football, tennis, and others 
  • Designing growth and market-entry strategies for investors and private sector operators  
  • Assessing and evaluating impact of major sports events in the kingdom 


Program Overview 

Throughout the internship you will be provided with a full onboarding programme with training and direct exposure working on client projects. You will be assigned a mentor to support you throughout your journey at Portas Consulting. 


  • Undertake research, conduct analysis, draw out insights and synthesize findings   
  • Develop independent sections of client documents and presentations   
  • Contribute to team problem-solving and help develop recommendations   
  • Help prepare and conduct interviews, workshops and meetings with the team and clients 
  • Build productive day-to-day relationships with client team members   
  • Support team planning and process management   
  • Support Portas business development and internal firm-building activities 

Starting Date

19th June 2022

Program highlights

3-6 months
Riyadh, KSA
Bachelor’s or master’s university students in their final years
Paid Internship

Application criteria

  • Saudi National 
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s university students graduating in 2022 or 2023. 
  • Open to students from all majors. 
  • GPA of at least 4.0/5.0 or 3.2/4 
  • Fluent in both Arabic and English. 
  • You must be in your penultimate or final year . 
  • Demonstrate a passion for sports and physical activity. 

Frequently asked questions

You can find more information about the program dates on the program specific page.

Yes, the video is a mandatory part of the application. For more details about how to record your video, please visit our application page for the opportunity that you are applying for. 

Yes, if you have successfully moved to the next stage of our selection process, we will notify you via email as early as possible. If we decide not to move forward with your application, we will also inform you after a short period of time. 

You will need to check with your university directly as this will depend on the number of hours required for your internship/co-op.

Contact Us if you still have any questions

Application Process

  • Sign up

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  • Apply

    Select this program and click the apply button

  • Evaluation

    We will review your application criteria and your video then decide if this program is right for you.

  • Application confirmation

    Successful applicants will receive an email confirming their program enrollment. We will also share more program-specific information and details about your participation.

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