Student Internship Opportunities

Academic Coordinators

Contact: Katherin Lawrence (
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.

Contact: Steve Graham (
Broadcasting is in need of unpaid student interns looking to gain skills in Athletics Broadcasting Administration, Broadcast Operations and Production. We are also looking for students interested in paid positions as part of our production team. Camera operator, replay operator, graphics operator and Associate Producer for ESPN3 are needed.

Development and Administrative Support
Contact: Paul Bland (
An internship with the Red & White Club provides the opportunity to help the athletic development office in all aspects of its operations, including gift processing, solicitations, and other attempts to secure new members, renewals and upgrades. Also includes assisting with the set-up, design, and operation of donor events and other external activities. Interns will also assist full-time staff members with special projects/duties assigned.

Athletic Communications, Social Media and Photography
Contact: Chad Twaro (
The Athletic Communications office is a three-prong approach, highlighted by media relations/writing, photography and video. We are looking for writers willing to contribute articles to, photography skills that can be used at home and road events and those skilled at shooting and editing in-game highlights for all of Miami's sports. We are also looking for students interested in joining our social media team that helps highlight Miami Athletics through all social channels.

Athletic Events and Facilities Management
Contact: Phil Johnson (
Our multi-semester intern program is designed to build athletic leadership and game operational skills in students looking for experience organizing NCAA Division I competitions. Learn about event & facility logistics, guest services, hosting championships & tournaments, athletic administration and staff training. Interns will also have opportunities to be liaisons with visiting teams/officials and to work with team coaches to coordinate their home events for the season. Interns will spend about 10-15 hours per week at various athletic home games.

Fan Engagement
Contact: Lindsay Sparks (
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.

Contact: Jason Eiche (
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 (
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 (
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 (
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.