Dartmouth College is seeking an energetic and enthusiastic individual for an internship position in the office of varsity communications (sports information). This is an 11-month position with benefits starting around August 1 and ending June 30, 2018. The intern will assist the director and other staff members in publicizing Dartmouth’s 35 varsity sports through publications, web sites, media relations, and record keeping. The position will provide practical experience in the sports information field to enable the individual to pursue a full-time career in the profession upon completion of the internship. Applicants can view a full job description and complete a required online application at https://searchjobs.dartmouth.edu (search by key words: varsity communications). A letter of application, resume, and names of at least three professional references are required; writing samples strongly encouraged.
Candidates should possess the appropriate combination of: a bachelor’s degree in English, journalism, sports management, or a related field; previous experience in a college sports information office and/or newspaper writing experience; strong communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills to interact effectively with coaches and student-athletes in a diverse community; proficient computer skills in Stat Crew, PhotoShop, Word, website editors, and InDesign; and video editing experience. Candidates must be able to work nights and weekends.
A private, four-year, liberal arts, coeducational college, Dartmouth's focus is on undergraduate education, but the College is considered a small university with graduate schools of business, engineering and medicine as well as 16 graduate programs in the arts and sciences.A mecca for the highly motivated student-athlete, Dartmouth College is the nation's ninth oldest university and a member of th...e Ivy League. Featuring a comprehensive athletic menu, Dartmouth offers 34 varsity sports - 16 for men, 16 for women and two coeducational programs in sailing and equestrian. In addition, there are 34 club and 24 intramural sports as three-quarters of Dartmouth undergraduates participate in some form of athletics.Nicknamed "The Big Green," Dartmouth's varsity athletic teams compete in NCAA Division I as well as in the eight-member Ivy League and the ECAC Hockey League. Throughout the years, Dartmouth athletes have competed at the very highest level, excelling in NCAA championships in a wide range of sports.The College has demonstrated a total commitment to athletics and recreation with more than $85 million in facility improvements since 2000, including: Boss Tennis Center and Gordon Pavilion, Scully-Fahey Field (featuring AstroTurf), Blackman Football Practice Fields, McLane Skiway Lodge, Corey Ford Rugby Clubhouse; comprehensive renovations to Leverone Fieldhouse, Hanover Country Club, Berry Center squash courts, Alumni Gymnasium (featuring a new 14,000 square foot recreational fitness center), and Memorial Field (including FieldTurf playing surface and Tartan track); Floren Varsity House (featuring a 10,000 square foot varsity strength training center); and Burnham Soccer Field and Sports Pavilion; an Astro Turf field for field hockey and recreational sports; a new baseball facility--Red Rolfe Field at Biondi Park, and a new softball park.In addition, the College started Dartmouth Peak Performance in 2011, an ambitious program designed to position student-athletes to achieve excellence in academics, athletics and their personal lives.Although the Ivy League schools do not offer athletic scholarships, admission is need-blind, and more than half of the Dartmouth student body receives financial assistance.