On-Campus Internships

On-Campus Internship Opportunities

SPORTS INFORMATION OFFICE: Video Editor Internship, Fall 2014

3 or 6 credits. Responsibilities will include shooting and editing short video highlight packages for all Eastern sports. These videos will include simple graphics and music, and will be posted to the Eastern Athletics’ home page. The video editor may also be responsible for smaller projects that include videotaping and editing interviews with players and coaches. The video editor will closely with the Sports Information staff.

Internship Requirements:

  • Communications Major
  • Experience with Final Cut Pro or similar video editing software
  • Strong computer skills
  • An ability to work independently
  • It is recommended that the candidate have taken TVII/COM 220

For more information or to arrange a meeting, please contact Sports Information Director Bob Molta at molta@easternct.edu or at 860-465-5172 or Director of Broadcasting and Social Media Nick Aconfora aconforan@my.easternct.edu

SPORTS INFORMATION OFFICE: Sports Production Editor Internship, Fall 2014 (2 positions available)

3 credits/120 hours. This internship will give a student the opportunity to take part in the production work of a live Internet sports broadcast. They will have the chance to write content, direct or produce a broadcast, and take part in a weekly Eastern sports show. Schedules will change, so every student to get the opportunity to get experience with everything. The student must complete prep/rundown work prior to a game the student is scheduled to produce, and will be working with the production council and collaborating with broadcast staff.

Internship Requirements:

  • Communication major with a concentration in television, radio, and broadcast journalism.
  • Substantial knowledge of all sports. Eastern Athletics Broadcasting includes Soccer, Field Hockey, Volleyball, Basketball, Baseball, Softball and Lacrosse.
  • Strong writing and interpersonal communication skills. Must have the ability to speak with others on the production team and throughout the athletic department (i.e. coaches, players, etc.).
  • Experience working with sports in television or radio. Comfortable running a live broadcast.
  • Available to work evenings and nights during the week and afternoon and evenings on Saturday. (Must be at every game two hours prior to start time.)

For more information or to arrange a meeting, please contact: Director of Broadcasting and Social Media Nicholas Aconfora at aconforan@my.easternct.edu, Sports Information Director Bob Molta at Molta@easternct.edu or Associate Director of Broadcasting Damon Gray at graydam@my.easternct.edu

OFFICE OF ADMISSIONS: Admissions Internship, Fall 2014 (2 positions available)

Under the supervision of Eastern’s Admissions Staff, interns execute many of the daily activities of an Admission Counselor, but on a limited basis appropriate to their role as an intern.   These activities could include providing tour talk presentations, attending College Fairs, assisting with on-campus recruitment events, application file review, transfer credit evaluation, etc.  The Admissions Interns will work collaboratively with Eastern admissions professionals to support the broad recruitment goals of the University.  The dual focus of these positions is to support the recruitment efforts of the University while providing an opportunity for the interns to develop the skills and experience necessary to compete for a full-time professional Admission staff position.

There are 2 positions available. One position will have a focus on planning, promoting and executing campus events. The other position will focus on managing social media. However, both will have an overall involvement in the recruitment of prospective students. Our interns communicate on daily basis with students and families who are interested in Eastern.

Qualifications:

  • Junior and Seniors with a minimum GPA of 2.5
  • Interns must have the energy and drive to work in a fast-paced, marketing-oriented department.
  •  Involvement in University clubs or organizations is preferred.
  •  Interns should be confident communicators who are interested in being a representative and advocate for the University and dress professionally for certain activities.
  •  To earn 3 academic credits, interns must be available to work a minimum 10 hours per week, including a minimum of 3 consecutive hours between 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.

To apply, please email your resume and cover letter to Admissions Counselor Yisel De Oleo-Gregory at deoleogregoryy@easternct.edu by September 8th, 2014.

Comments Off

Comments are closed.