The Ohio State University Department of Athletics is seeking a Communications Intern. The Intern will work closely with full-time staff and serve as the primary contact for multiple sports while assisting with other programs and special projects. The Intern will work 40+ hours per week. May work nights and weekends based on the schedule of OSU athletic events. Applicants must be proficient in Microsoft Word, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Photoshop and Stat Crew software.
This is an entry level, career based internship and is intended for professional development of an applicant with only six to 24 months of practical experience. This position is focused on furthering knowledge and skills in the field of athletics communications. Internship positions are appointed on an annual basis (with the possibility of renewal; two-year maximum appointment). This position works in a creative and collaborative team environment where change is embraced and innovation is encouraged.
A Bachelor’s degree or equivalent/relevant work experience is required. Preferred qualifications include: Media relations or collegiate sports information experience; knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations; excellent organizational, communication and media relations skills. Previous experience with web site publishing; previous experience with desktop publishing software (Outlook, InDesign, Photoshop, Excel, etc.); knowledge of Stat Crew software; some previous experience with video shooting/editing; ability to work athletic events, irregular schedules, weekends and evenings are required.
Applications will be accepted from March 31 - April 8, 2018. All interested candidates must complete an on-line application at jobs.osu.edu to job requisition # 437265. The Ohio State University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, disability status, or protected veteran status.
Internal Number: 437265
About The Ohio State University
The Ohio State University Department of Athletics sponsors 36 fully funded varsity teams - 17 for women, 16 for men and three co-educational. The department is committed to providing its more than 1,000 student-athletes with the finest in academic and athletics support in order to ensure a quality and life-enhancing experience. U.S. News and World Report ranks Ohio State as one of the Top 20 public universities and has been recognized for the second year in a row as one of the Chronicle of Higher Education's "Great Colleges to Work For."