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.
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:
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 Rob Walden at 713-743-9391 or email@example.com.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES (Included but not limited to):
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. 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.
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):
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 resume to Drew Schlosser at dschloss@Central.uh.edu.
THE POSITION:The University of Houston Athletics Marketing Department is seeking aggressive, creative, detailed and self-motivated individuals to serve as student assistants, and become members of the Houston Sports Marketing Association (HSMA).
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 ticket office to sell tickets and ticket packages to athletic 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:
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: Must be a current UH undergraduate or graduate student pursuing a degree in sports administration, marketing, business, advertising, public relations or related field. Must possess strong interpersonal, organizational, and communication skills. Candidates must be team-oriented and must be able to work approximately 10 hours a week, including assigned office hours and events. Applicant must be available on nights and weekends - including each home event for his or her assigned sports and every home football game. Knowledge of the Adobe Creative Suite is preferred.
BENEFITS: As a member of HSMA, one will establish a foundation for a career in Sports Marketing, increase his/her knowledge of game promotions and management of different collegiate sports, and gain hands on experience in the sports marketing industry. Students will also gain valuable advertising, public relations, customer service and event marketing and management experience and how it relates to the sports industry. (Opportunities are also available to attain college credit)
CONTACT:Please submit resume and application to Kayla Bosco at email@example.com.
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: firstname.lastname@example.org
For information regarding the application process contact Daniel Reeves via e-mail: email@example.com
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.