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; will be involved with special projects as they develop; and will assist with other programs including football and men’s and women’s basketball.
Bachelor’s degree; previous media relations or collegiate sports information experience; knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations; excellent organizational, communication and public relations skills.
Previous experience in website maintenance highly desired; previous experience with desktop publishing software as well as Photoshop highly desired; working knowledge of the NCAA Live Stats and 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.
This is an immediate opening.
Following administrative review, the position may be renewed for a second term. Your temporary appointment may afford you the opportunity to purchase optional State employee health insurance at group rates. You will find specific information, rates and forms on the Human Resources website http://hr.uconn.edu/adjunct-facultytemporary-employee-benefits/. As you consider this option, you should be aware that you have 31 days from the commencement of your employment to enroll in medical and/or dental insurance. For further information, contact Human Resources at email@example.com or (860) 486-3034.
Candidates must email letter of application, resume, and the names of three references to: firstname.lastname@example.org. Screening of applicants will begin immediately. Employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer, UConn encourages applications from women, veterans, people with disabilities and members of traditionally underrepresented populations.