Michigan State Athletics Communication Internship - Staff Assistant
April 16, 2018
East Lansing, Michigan
Full-time - Internship
4 Year Degree
Michigan State Intercollegiate Athletics has two openings for full-time communications staff assistant internships to begin work in mid-August 2018. We are looking for a dynamic person to work on the front lines with multiple sports. This is a nine month internship (40 hours per week).
In this position, you will:
Assist in all operations of the Office of Athletic Communications and responsibility to work with multiple sports
Assist with football, men’s and women’s basketball, and ice hockey
Assist with gameday duties at athletic events and aid in creating content
Help further develop the initiatives in new/social media and multimedia on the department’s official website, www.msuspartans.com
Complete other duties as assigned by Associate Athletics Director/Communications
Bachelor’s degree with a MINIMUM of two years experience as a sports information/athletic communications student assistant or intern (undergraduate or graduate)
Demonstrate sound judgment and discretion with sensitive information regarding student-athletes, university staff, and the Athletic Department.
The MSU Athletic Communications office uses Adobe InDesign, Photoshop and Stat Crew Software; previous experience with these programs is preferred
Ability to work nights and weekends
To apply, send cover letter, resume, relevant references, writing samples and any other related materials to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Note: There will be occasional opportunities to work additional events for extra pay. Position is available to enroll in a Consumer Driven Health Plan (CDHP) through Michigan State University.
MSU is an affirmative-action, equal-opportunity employer. MSU is committed to achieving excellence through a diverse workforce and inclusive culture that encourages all people to reach their full potential. The University actively encourages applications and/or nominations of women, persons of color, veterans and persons with disabilities.
Known internationally as a major U.S. public university with global reach, Michigan State University has been advancing knowledge and transforming lives through innovative teaching, research, and outreach for over 150 years. Founded in 1855, MSU is a member of the Association of American Universities, the National Association of State Universities and Land-Grant Colleges, and the Big Ten and Central Collegiate Hockey Association athletic conferences. MSU sponsors 25 intercollegiate varsity sports (12 for men and 13 for women). The 5,200 acre campus is located in East Lansing, three miles east of Michigan's Capitol in Lansing. MSU has approximately 45,000 students (undergraduate and graduate) and 400,000 living alumni throughout the world.