The University of Oregon, an NCAA Division I institution and successful member of the Pac-12 Conference, is currently accepting applications for the position of a full-time intern in the Athletic Communications office. The position is a 12-month appointment starting immediately and running through June 30, 2022. The intern will report directly to the director of athletic communications. The application deadline is July 23, but the position will be filled as soon as possible.
Responsibilities include direct involvement with all 20 intercollegiate programs while overseeing Olympic sports as assigned, in addition to social media publicity efforts, creating and developing online content, writing news releases and feature stories, maintaining online record books and assisting with the production of various game day programs and flip cards. Additionally, the position will have duties associated with various NCAA Championship events hosted by the University of Oregon.
Successful candidates should exhibit a proficiency in standard industry programs, such as InDesign and Photoshop, plus a strong ability to utilize various types of social media, such as Instagram and Twitter. Experience in website editing and statistical programs is also a plus. Minimum qualifications include an undergraduate degree and one year of experience in the sports information field in a college or professional sports setting, or equivalent.
Qualified candidates should e-mail a PDF containing a letter of application, resume (including references) and work samples to Nate Krueger, Assistant Athletic Director, University of Oregon Athletic Communications, at firstname.lastname@example.org. Links to work samples are acceptable.