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Student Employment Opportunities

If you are a student at the University of Houston looking to make a career in the sports industry, you could get a head start on your competitors by gaining valuable experience in the Houston Department of Intercollegiate Athletics. Contrary to the old adage, it's about WHAT and WHO you know, and you can get both by working for the athletic department.

 ATHLETICS COMMUNICATIONS

THE POSITION: The University of Houston Athletics Communications Department is seeking aggressive, creative and self-motivated individuals to serve as student assistants, and become members of the Cougar Sports Athletics Communications staff. The department hires between 6-8 student assistants each year.

THE DEPARTMENT: The University of Houston Athletics Communications Department promotes and publicizes UH's 17 intercollegiate sports programs to raise awareness, increase attendance and ticket sales to each athletic event. The communications office is the liaison between the coaches and student-athletes and the outside publics, including the media. The office runs the in-game statistical software and all post-event media needs, in addition to managing all editorial content on www.uhcougars.com. The department also is responsible for being the historical archives of the athletic department.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• Assisting with writing of press releases and organizing press coverage of UH's 17 sport teams.
• Generating and maintaining content on UHCougars.com, the official site of the University of Houston Athletics.
• Serving as secondary contacts for UH 17 sport teams.
• Attending office hours and home sporting events for assigned teams.
• Performing other duties as assigned.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: Must be a current UH undergraduate student pursuing a bachelor degree in sports administration, journalism, public relations or related field. Must possess strong interpersonal, organizational, and communication skills. Candidates must be team-oriented. Must be able to work 10 hours a week, including assigned office hours and events. Must be available on the weekends - including every home football game.

BENEFITS: As a member of the Athletics Communications Department, one will establish a foundation for a career in public relations, increase his/her knowledge of the of different collegiate sports, and gain hands on experience in the sports industry. You will also gain valuable writing, design, and public relations experience and how it relates to the sports industry. (Opportunities are also available to attain college credit)

CONTACT: For more information contact Roman Petrowski at 713-743-9391 or rwpetrow@central.uh.edu.

 ATHLETICS VIDEO

THE POSITION:The Video Department within the Houston Athletics Department is looking for students with a passion for shooting, editing and graphic design.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES (include, but not limited to):
• Editing videos for UHCougars.com, our social media outlets and home sporting events
• Designing graphics that will be seen on UHCougars.com, our social media outlets and home sporting events
• Working behind the camera to shoot live game action, practices and feature stories
• Opportunity to produce and direct live streams for our Olympic Sports
• Work with coaches, players and Athletic Department staff to gain professional experience
• Learn the proper way to respectfully care for essential video equipment
• The athletic department uses Adobe suite programs such as Premiere Pro,After Effects and Photoshop.

BENEFITS: The Internship is unpaid at its core, but does offer the opportunity to be paid for working home events as well as the chance for class credit.

APPLICATION: Please contact Monique Andy with questions and to send your resume to apply. E-Mail: Mandy@uh.edu

 ATHLETICS GRAPHIC DESIGN

THE POSITION: The University of Houston Athletics Graphic Design department is seeking creative and self-motivated individuals to serve as a student assistant to help increase and enhance the graphic standards.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES (include, but not limited to):
• Design print materials, such as promotional flyers, posters, direct mailers, t-shirts, etc.
• Critique group projects such as schedule posters, billboards, website re-design
• Visually enhance web and social media graphics
• Digital photography and image manipulation
• Assist with coordination of various campus marketing and other events
• Attending student meeting and office hours
• Other duties as assigned

BENEFITS: Establish a foundation for a career in graphic design/communication, while increasing his/her knowledge of design, production, photography, and team building. You will also gain valuable marketing, advertising, public relations, and customer service experience. (Opportunities are also available to attain college credit.)

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: Must be a current UH undergraduate student pursuing a bachelor degree in Graphic Communications, Digital Media, Art, Marketing or a related field. Must be able to work approximately ten (10) hours a week, including assigned office hours and events.

SKILLS/QUALIFICATIONS: Working knowledge of Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Digital Photography, Dreamweaver and Flash/After Effects (preferred but not required).

APPLICATION: Please submit work examples to Drew Schlosser at dschloss@Central.uh.edu.
Subject line: Graphic Design Student Assistant

 COUGAR PRIDE DEVELOPMENT ASSOCIATE

THE POSITION: The Athletics Development Associate will report to the Senior Associate Athletic Director for External Relations and the Assistant Athletics Director for Development. Development Associates are key members of the athletic development staff. This position is responsible for providing support and assistance with the daily operation of the athletic development office. This position will work closely with the athletic and university development staffs to coordinate and implement donor relations strategies for fundraising priorities. Cougar Pride is committed to raising significant funds to offset the cost of athletic scholarships for our outstanding student-athletes and build relationships with current and future donors.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES (Included but not limited to):
• Assist with the distribution of suite and club seat tickets and parking passes to donors prior to the football season
• Under the direction of the Assistant Athletics Director for Development, coordination of the young alumni giving program;
• Under the direction of the Assistant Athletics Director for Development, coordination of social media initiatives;
• Assist with the H Association, Houston's student-athlete alumni organization;
• Directly assist in all special events that are specific to the Athletic Department;
• Perform donor and prospect research; Football and basketball game day development support;
• Assist the Assistant Athletics Director for Development with the coordination of the annual membership fund drive;
• Helping to identify, cultivate and solicit annual gifts from alumni and friends of UH Athletics;
• Prepare and edit general correspondence to Cougar Pride members and prospects;
• Various duties as assigned by the Senior Associate Athletic Director for External Relations and the Assistant Athletics Director for Development.

QUALIFICATIONS: Applicant must be enrolled at the University of Houston; major in business, marketing, public relations/communications, or athletic administration is preferred; intercollegiate athletics development experience is highly desirable; ability to work 8-12 office hours per week and special events as needed; excellent written and oral communication skills; knowledge of Microsoft Office suite; effective interpersonal skills; strong self-motivated work ethic as well as strong sense of team work are essential; excellent organizational skills with keen attention to detail; and the ability to professionally represent the University of Houston by demonstrating pride and loyalty.

APPLICATION INFORMATION: Please submit a cover letter, resume and class schedule. The names, addresses and phone numbers of three professional references are preferred. To apply, please email all documents to John Noud at jnoud@uh.edu. For questions or additional information, please call (713) 743-3793.

There are a limited number of positions available. The review of applications will begin immediately and continue until all spaces are filled. The University of Houston is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 SPORTS MARKETING

Intern Application

THE POSITION:The University of Houston Athletics Marketing Department is seeking aggressive, creative, detailed and self-motivated individuals to be a part of the department's internship.

THE DEPARTMENT: The University of Houston Athletics Marketing Department advertises, markets and promotes all 17 intercollegiate sports programs to raise awareness, increase attendance and ticket sales to each athletic event. The Marketing Office coordinates the in-game production for each event and prepares promotional scripts for the game day staff. In addition to game production, they are concerned with the fan experience and game atmosphere and develop ways to improve each. The Marketing Department also works in conjunction with the Athletics Ticket Office to sell tickets and ticket packages to Athletics events. Finally, the department oversees the licensing program for the University's trademarks and logos.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• Assist the Houston Athletics Marketing staff in the development, coordination and implementation of marketing and promotional efforts for all 17 sports, and any specific sport to which you are assigned
• Attend scheduled weekly/bi-weekly intern staff meetings, intern huddle meetings and optional Intern development events.

• Develop full-scale marketing plans for sports as needed
• Assist with managing public address announcers, coordinating music, video board elements, cheer squad, pep band, and other marketing needs to direct the flow of games, events and promotions as needed
• Work Fan Zone prior to each home football game and select special events, such as Fan Days and Cage Rage
• Fulfill sponsored elements such as logo exposure, PA announcements, promotions, and events
• Improve the atmosphere at each event through the use of games, giveaways, contests, trivia and music, etc.

• Promote athletic events and communicate promotions within the residence halls, Greek system, student body, etc.
• Distribute posters and schedule cards to assigned locations, and check for refills on a bi-weekly basis.
• Learn about the sports marketing field and HAVE FUN

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
• Genuine interest in athletics and the sport industry

• Ability to manage time commitment and dedicate all required of office and event hours

• Full-time University of Houston student (not applicable for summer interns)

• Maintain a 2.50 GPA or higher

• Excellent oral communication skills, written communication skills, and customer service skills
• Strong work ethic and a willingness to learn

• Ability to multi-task, stay organized, keep up with high-energy, fast paced environment

• Working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

BENEFITS: • Networking opportunities and interaction with department staff members

• An opportunity to earn class credit (highly encouraged, if applicable)

• Hands-on experience working in collegiate athletics marketing

• Workforce preparation training, including resume review and mock interviews

CONTACT: Please submit resume and application to Spencer McAnally at slmcanally@uh.edu.
Subject line: Athletics Marketing Student Internship

Intern Application

 SPORTS MEDICINE

Log on to http://www.uhcougars.com/ot/hou-sportmed-student.html to learn more about becoming a student trainer in the Houston Sports Medicine office.

 SPORTS PERFORMANCE

Houston Cougar Sports Performance is accepting applications for our Sports Performance Internship Program for an unpaid position.

Intern responsibilities include: assisting with the supervision of training programs; assisting with daily administrative and maintenance items; completion of various educational assignments during the internship.

Intern qualifications include: punctuality, enthusiasm, strong work ethic and a commitment to volunteer a minimum of 40 hours per week. Preferred qualifications include: Senior status or completion of a bachelor's degree in exercise science or related field; CSCS, SCCC, or USAW certification; CPR certification.

Interns will receive experience working in a Division I training environment, have the potential to earn recommendations for future career opportunities and receive college credit if applicable.

For information regarding the application process contact Rod Grace via e-mail: jcgrace@central.uh.edu

 ATHLETICS EQUIPMENT

Full information on the Houston Athletics Equipment Department can be found here.

For information regarding the application process contact Daniel Reeves via e-mail: dlreeves@central.uh.edu

 FOOTBALL COACHES VIDEO

Houston Football coaches video is accepting applications for student assistants. Perks include an opportunity to be inside the Houston Football program at practices and games, player and coach interaction, possibility of travel with Houston Football, serving an integral part on gamedays, Nike team apparel and occasional meals.

To apply for the position, please contact Alex Nederhoff by email at anederho@central.uh.edu.

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