Saint Michael's College delivers a compelling, world-class education in a beautiful Vermont setting. Our connected community allows students to form close relationships with each other and accomplished faculty and staff members, providing an ideal learning environment where they have the space and support to challenge themselves and their peers. As a fully residential college located minutes from Burlington, one of the country's top-rated college towns, Saint Michael's offers an unparalleled mix of academic, spiritual, cultural, service and wilderness experiences. Saint Michael's is among the elite ranks of only 283 colleges and universities nationwide allowed to host a Phi Beta Kappa national honor society chapter on campus, making clear why Newsweek magazine labeled the college a "hidden treasure" that "deserves more national recognition." The College is included in the Princeton Review's Best 379 Colleges, earning a spot on the Green College Honor Roll for demonstrating a strong commitment to sustainability. Surrounded by the beautiful Green Mountains and Lake Champlain, and only 3.5 hours from Boston and 1.5 hours from Montreal, the area offers abundant recreational and cultural opportunities. To learn more visit smcvt.edu
Applications are welcome for the Athletic Communications Internship at Saint Michael's College. Saint Michael's is an NCAA Division II institution sponsoring 21 varsity sports, and is a proud member of the Northeast-10 Conference and the Eastern Intercollegiate Ski Association.
This internship offers a valuable opportunity to learn every aspect of the Athletic Communications profession, while assisting the Director of Athletic Communications in day-to-day operation of the office. Primary responsibilities include all media relations duties including writing press releases, compiling team statistics and records, reporting to the Northeast-10 Conference, assisting with game day and press box operations, utilizing social media, editing and producing video content, and aiding with the daily maintenance of the Saint Michael's Athletics website. The successful candidate will gain valuable comprehensive knowledge and experience in all facets of the college Athletic Communications business. This is a one year, full-time hourly paid internship. The anticipated start date is August 20, 2018, with completion of the internship on May 10, 2019.
The individual accepted into this position will be eligible for paid time off as outlined in the Employee Handbook but is not eligible for other benefits.
Bachelor's degree with work experience in Athletic Communications or a related field
Proficient skills in verbal and written communication are a must
Working knowledge of Microsoft Office programs and Desktop publishing programs
Familiarity with Stat Crew statistical packages, Adobe Photoshop and Premiere, and social media platforms are desired
Must have transportation to/from games off campus
An offer of employment will be contingent upon the successful completion of a background check.
Saint Michael's College is committed to creating an environment that values and supports diversity, equity and inclusiveness across our campus community and encourages applications from qualified individuals who will help us achieve this mission.
Please be prepared to attach the following documents after clicking on the Apply Now button:
Cover Letter describing your qualifications
Contact information for three professional references
Two writing samples
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled.