Internships

SPORTS ADMINISTRATION

Academic Coordinators

Contact: Craig Bennett (bennetcj@miamioh.edu)
Academic Coordinators will develop and implement systematic application of learning interventions and study strategies in the areas of time management, learning style, critical reading, note taking, test taking, etc. for individual students as needed. They will also be responsible for monitoring and supervising academic progress of assigned student athletes through one to one meetings, coordination of support services and academic evaluations to professors. Coordinators will prepare reports and instruction at team meetings and coordinate study table training, track and document student athletes's academic performance.


Development and Administrative Support

Contact: Paul Bland (blandpf@miamioh.edu)
Development interns regularly work directly with the Athletic Development Office, assisting with pre-game and other special athletics events. Other responsibilities include game day and alumni events, donor acknowledgements, contact reports, travel expense reports, credit card reconciliation, compliance regulation, mailings, and other assigned tasks.


Event & Facilities Management

Contact: Stephanie Davis (davissa8@miamioh.edu)
Interns will assist in the organization and execution of sporting competitions and special events for the athletic department. They will gain experience in event/facility logistics; guest services; MAC, NCHC, and NCAA competitions; intercollegiate athletics administration; and best practices. Candidates must possess the ability to: self-motivate; work in a fast-paced environment; accept direction and constructive criticism; and adapt to change. They also must be able and willing to work nights, weekends, and holidays.


Fan Engagement

Contact: Lindsay Sparks (sparkslg@Miamioh.edu)
The Sports Marketing Academy internship program is a year-long hands-on experience that allows students to gain experience in multiple areas of sports marketing by working approximately 12-15 hours per week. Students will gain experience by building relationships and awareness for Miami Athletics on campus. Interns will also be directly responsible for creating and executing in-game entertainment for football, basketball, hockey, volleyball, baseball and softball. Students will be directly responsible for brainstorming, planning and executing a variety of strategies to drive student attendance to athletic events using social media, grassroots marketing, networking and other new media strategies. Most importantly, interns will embrace the culture of Miami athletics and serve as liaisons of the department in the Miami community.


IMG

Contact: Jason Eiche (Jason.Eiche@img.com)
Candidates will assist with game day fulfillment responsibilities, sponsorship promotion execution, sponsorship research, sponsorship recaps, and sponsorship proposal creation. They should have flexible work schedules allowing them to work nights and weekends at various Athletic Events such as Football, and Hockey. The ideal candidate would also have creative skills in Adobe Photoshop and be comfortable with all facets of Microsoft Office, the ability to think outside the box in terms of marketing ideas. Most importantly the candidate should enjoy being around sports and have an interest in getting their foot in the door to Sports Sponsorships, whether it be sales or creative.


Strength and Conditioning

Contact: Nate Rock (rocknw@miamioh.edu)
Miami University Strength and Conditioning offers a volunteer intern position. Interns will be responsible for learning day to day weight room maintenance, and be given the opportunity to assist in the design and implementation of various types of training for Miami's Varsity athletics teams. While this is an unpaid internship, candidates will gain valuable experience training athletes, earn class credit (if applicable), may receive team gear, and earn a potential recommendation for further positions in the field. Successful applicants must display a strong work ethic and must be highly motivated. A background in Exercise Science or a related field is preferred, but not required. Applicants should send a resume and cover letter.


Student-Athlete Engagement

Contact: Jennie Gilbert (gilberj2@miamioh.edu)
Interns in this department will assist in the organization of RedHawk Council, leadership education sessions, community service opportunities, KNH112 (Transition for College Students) classwork, and sport administration.


Ticket Operations

Contact: Alex Weikel (weikela@miamioh.edu)
Interns in this department will facilitate ticket sales, student check-in, Will Call (customer, player guest, recruits, coaches) at assigned sporting events. Office responsibilities include phone sales, customer care, preparing orders, and helping with season ticket renewals.


Softball

Contact: Clarisa Crowell (crowelck@miamioh.edu)
Softball managers assist with practice, game day duties, video filming, equipment set up, and other duties as assigned.