Wilmington University’s Athletics Department is currently seeking a Graduate Intern in the field of Sports Information. Wilmington is an NCAA Division II university that competes in the Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC) and East Coast Conference (women’s bowling) and its main campus is located in New Castle, Delaware, with the WU Athletics Complex located six miles away in Newark. The athletics department sponsors 16 varsity sports. Wilmington University is a private, non-sectarian university, which offers both undergraduate and graduate degree programs in a wide range of career areas. The University began with a charter class of 194 students in 1968 and now enrolls a diverse student body numbering more than 19,000 annually. The University offers flexible course scheduling with six ways to take a class over a 15-week semester: semester, block, modular, online, hybrid, and fusion courses.
Bachelor’s degree in communications, sport management, or a related field is preferred. Strong communication is required. A working knowledge of public relations and college sports is also expected.
Preference will be given to applicants with experience in a collegiate sports information office, website management, and a working knowledge of stats software (Stat Crew, PrestoStats, and/or NCAA Live Stats).
The job requires working nights and weekends, both from the office and at home. Some travel may be included (postseason, Spring Break trips).
Additional Salary Information: This is a 10-month position expected to begin mid to late August. Full-tuition for graduate classes to be completed in a two-year window following acceptance to a Wilmington University master’s program. There will also be a $1,000 monthly stipend to the incumbent.
About Wilmington University
Wilmington University (Delaware) is a NCAA DII athletics department in New Castle, Del. The Wildcats have 16 sports and competes in the Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC) and the East Region.