The Burbidge Athletics Academic Center provides industry leading academic support services for over 500 student-athletes participating at the NCAA Division I level and within the Pac-12 Conference. The academic services team provides an environment where each student-athlete has the means to reach their academic potential through integrated and immersive learning opportunities. This position is an opportunity to work collaboratively with a team of industry professionals, student-athletes, coaches, athletics administrators, and campus partners to ensure our student-athletes graduate and receive their degree from the University of Utah.
The Athletics Academic Services intern is a hybrid position, as the intern will work closely with both an assigned athletics academic advisor and learning specialist to provide academic services to an assigned caseload of student-athletes. This internship is unique in that it provides a combination of athletics academic advising and learning specialist experiences while developing a more experienced and well-rounded academic services support professional. Interns will become well-versed in the experiences and knowledge of academic advising, learning support strategies, disability services, NCAA progress towards degree rules/eligibility, while developing the necessary administrative skills to grow within the industry. The internship is a 9-month paid position and will require 25-29 scheduled hours per week. The internship experience will begin approximately August 15, 2023, and end no later than May 3, 2024.
Bachelor’s Degree Required.
Ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment.
Personable and highly organized.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Desire to obtain full-time professional employment in the Athletics Academic Services Industry as either an Athletics Academic Advisor or Learning Specialist.
The University of Utah, located in Salt Lake City is a large public university set in the foothills of the Wasatch Mountain range. Inspiring views complement the vast opportunities campus provides. On July 1, 2011, the University of Utah became a member of the Pac-12 Conference. The university is only minutes away from world-class ski resorts, and rugged mountain bike trails the U attracts a wide range of sport enthusiasts.