| Athletic Communications Internship (1) |
The Harvard University Department of Athletics is currently accepting applications for one (1) 10-month internships in Athletic Communications ($11/hr). The interns will report directly to the Assistant Director of Athletic Communications. The interns will assist the Assistant Director of Athletic Communication and the Athletic Communications office with coverage of the university's 42-sport varsity athletics program.
The successful candidates will work directly with selected teams to effectively promote and publicize the department of athletics through campus, local and national media outlets, as well as through the GoCrimson.com website and social media avenues. The interns will also serve as writers and editors for the department's website as well as for game programs and other printed pieces. They will gain hands-on experience at a number of athletic events. The successful candidates will also produce video feature and highlight content for YouTube, Facebook, Twitter and GoCrimson.com.
Requirements: Bachelor’s degree in sport management, journalism, communications or related field and at least one year of experience in the athletic media relations field. The successful applicants must be enrolled in school (graduate or undergraduate) or an externship for the 2016-17 school year. Working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Photoshop) and StatCrew statistical software required. Experience with Adobe Premiere, PrestoSports a plus.
Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume, and the names of three references to Brock Malone, Assistant Director of Athletic Communication, at firstname.lastname@example.org. The anticipated start date is August 2017 with an anticipated end date of May 31, 2018, although dates are somewhat flexible.
Please Note: Harvard University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.
WHAT WE OFFER: Paid interns are compensated at $11 per hour. Harvard offers variety – we have 42 varsity programs and a numbers of junior varsity programs. The Athletics Department has team spirit and fun activities. We also run an intern professional development program that helps gets your career in sports management off to a good start, gives you a chance to get career advice from coaches and athletic administrators, and discusses topics such as managing your career. Cambridge is a multi-cultural city with exceptional diversity. And Boston is the undisputed hub of college and university life. Also, you will get free use of our athletic facilities, including our Olympic-sized pool; fitness center; and indoor tennis courts.
SPECIAL NOTE: You MUST be enrolled in a degree-granting program with an accredited college or university that requires an internship as part of the degree process. Strong organizational, interpersonal, and computer skills are required. Please do not send a resume if you cannot meet this requirement.
HOW TO APPLY: Please follow instructions in position description for requirements and application information. Due to the volume of resumes received, we regret that we may be unable to respond personally to those candidates not selected for an interview or respond to phone calls.
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