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This 10-month internship reports to the Director of Athletic Communications and serves as the primary media contact for women’s ice hockey, women’s lacrosse, men’s soccer and other additional sports. The position will be responsible for creative new media and social media outreach (Facebook, Twitter, etc.); creating and editing video content; writing releases after athletic contests for local, regional and hometown consumption as well as for the web site; media relations; updating cornellbigred.com; other assignments include supervising student personnel; performing game day press box management for home athletic events; and maintaining player and sport records.
Cornell University is a NCAA Division I institution and a member of the Ivy League. The university fields teams in 37 intercollegiate sports and provides a comprehensive physical education program. The university is committed to the following: excellence in academics and athletics; gender equity and diversity in its programs; a well-balanced and broad-based intercollegiate athletics program.
We will work with the selected candidate on learning publication writing, designing, editing and production for departmental publications; providing support for TV, radio and web broadcasts; statistic compilation using various software applications, and supervision of student personnel.
This is an unpaid internship but a $1,550 monthly allowance is provided.
NOTE: All applicants must apply via Cornell's website in order to be considered.
Bachelors degree in journalism or related field preferred.
Previous work experience in a college sports information office or equivalent either as an undergraduate, graduate, or intern preferred.
Strong writing and editing skills.
Demonstrated knowledge of video editing and streaming.
Understanding of social media platforms.
Experience with content management systems a plus.
Must have an excellent knowledge of athletics and athletic terminology.
Must be able to work long hours including nights and weekends.
Ability to work with diverse personalities under pressure.
Visa sponsorship for this position is not available.