Sport Communications Graduate Internship

  Grand Valley State Athletics
  Allendale, MI
  Sports Services
  Posted/Updated: 03/15/21

Job Summary

Sport Communications Graduate Intern

Grand Valley State University Athletics


The GVSU Athletic Department is searching for qualified, enthusiastic, creative, and driven candidates to serve as a Sport Communications Graduate Intern. This position will receive a tuition waiver upon acceptance into graduate school for up to 9 credits (6 minimum) in the fall and winter semester, and an annual stipend (10 months). It is expected that the selected candidate would hold the position for two years while completing their master’s degree. Start date for this position is August 2nd, 2021 with a strong preference of earlier arrival that will be discussed upon job offer.



       Overseeing day-to-day operations for assigned sports

       Content creation on social media pages for assigned sports

       Write, edit and distribute press releases, game programs, and game notes

       Utilize programs such as Photoshop, QuarkXpress, and Statcrew

       Layout and design of media guides

       Updating of the athletic department website

       Other duties as assigned to continue to elevate the department’s mission and goals



       Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism, Public Relations or related field

       Strong verbal, written communication skills and ability to work in a fast-paced environment  

       Demonstrated experience with content creation and official social media pages

       Proven working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite

       Intermediate experience running statistical programs

       Knowledge of college athletics in general

       Ability to work weekdays, nights, weekends, and holidays when necessary  

To Apply


Send a cover letter, resume, references and three (3) pertinent samples of work to Associate Athletic Director, Tim Nott, at [email protected]

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