University of Connecticut
Division of Athletics
Athletic Communications Intern
The University of Connecticut is seeking qualified candidates for a paid full-time internship position in the Athletic Communications Office. The intern will serve as the primary contact for several sports as assigned; involved with special projects as they develop; and will assist with other programs including football and men's and women's basketball.
Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's degree; previous media relations of collegiate sports information experience; knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations; excellent organizational, communication and public relations skills.
Preferred Qualifications: previous experience in website maintenance highly desired; previous experience with desktop publishing software as well as Photoshop highly desired; working knowledge of the StatCrew statistical software package, specifically for soccer, volleyball, basketball, ice hockey, lacrosse, and baseball/softball; ability to work athletic events, irregular schedules, weekends and evenings are required.
The Intern position is a 12 month appointment, with the opportunity for renewal for a second term. The compensation for a University Athletics Intern position is designated at $26,640.00. As this is not a full time appointment, there are no healthcare/dental benefits provided with this position, but there is opportunity to purchase the comparable State employee health insurance at a group rate. Approximate start date: July 1, 2015 Screening of applicants will begin immediately. Employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check. Candidates must email letter of application, resume, and the names of three references to: email@example.com.
As an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer, UConn encourages applications from women, veterans, people with disabilities and members of traditionally underrepresented populations.
The University of Connecticut is an EEO/AA employer.