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Tuesday, March 16, 2010

Athletic Communications Internship

Job Description:


Duties/Responsibilities
  • Direct involvement with all 25 University sports, while serving as the primary media contact for three assigned sports (soccer, wrestling, softball)
  • Write press releases, competition previews, game/meet notes and feature stories
  • Manage media operations at home events for assigned sports
  • Assist with the production of media guides and game programs
  • Record in-game statistics and compile season statistics
  • Submit required weekly reports to the Big Ten Conference
  • Maintain and provide content for our University's .com
  • Other tasks as assigned

Interns will be invited to participate in an on-going ICA intern development program.

The Communications Internship will begin on Monday, June 7, 2010, and continue through June 5. 2011, with a stipend of $1000.00 per month.


Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Experience in sports information or athletic public relations
  • Strong writing, editing and communication skills
  • Attention to detail and ability to meet deadlines
  • Experience with statistical and layout/design software (StatCrew, QuarkXPress)
Application Instructions

Please include a cover letter, resume and names/phone numbers of three references. Review of applications will begin Monday, March 29, 2010. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

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