POSITION TITLE: Athletics Program Intern
REPORTS TO: Director of Athletics
TERM: 3 months (March-May, 2021)
The Charlotte Country Day School athletics internship program designed to provide current college students, graduate students, and recent graduates with the opportunity to obtain professional experience in the field of sports management. The purpose of this experience is to augment formal classroom instruction, to experiment with theory and concepts, to utilize practical applications, and to begin the development of professional competency. Interns will work approximately 15-20 hours per week over the course of the spring sports season. Most work will be concentrated in the afternoon and evening hours; occasional weekend work will also be required. These internships are paid positions. Undergraduate and graduate students may also use the program for academic credit.
The athletics program interns are responsible for all duties related to the administration of the athletics program as assigned by the director of athletics or other athletics program administrators. Interns’ primary responsibilities will be in the areas of event management, facilities management, and sports communications; additional projects will be dependent on program needs. Interns will be encouraged to develop at least one project that matches their area(s) of interest and expertise. Specific ongoing responsibilities include:
- Assistance with on-site logistics management for athletics program events
- Assistance with management of athletics program social media platforms (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, YouTube, etc.)
- Assistance with management of athletics program audio and video platforms, including in-event audio, filming of competitions, filming/editing of feature videos, and livestreaming
- Assistance with set-up, break-down, and ongoing maintenance of athletics facilities/equipment for home events
Successful candidates must be enrolled in or have recently graduated from an undergraduate or graduate program in sports management or a related field or have equivalent experience. Additional consideration will be given to those needing to fulfill school internship requirements.
Interested candidates should apply through the school’s online application portal at www.charlottecountryday.org/employment. Hard copy or direct email applications will not be accepted.
In order to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all individuals, employment decisions at CCDS will be based on merit, qualifications, and abilities. CCDS does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law.