Harvard Athletics seeks one 10-month intern to assist in the areas of recreation and athletics administration. Both areas are housed within the Harvard University Athletic Department. This internship will mainly focus on supporting our recreational programs but will also assist in several areas of athletic administration.
You will have an opportunity to learn from experienced professionals in the areas of athletic administration, recreation, aquatics, intramural sports, club sports, and facility management. Our Recreation program offers great variety for the entire University community with 65 club sports, 33 intramural programs, and access to 12-plus campus facilities. You will assist in organizing recreational programming, managing the recreation facilities and also providing facility oversight. Responsibilities also include working at the Murr Center fitness desk, providing support for the club sports and intramural programs, assisting with membership sales and inquiries and keeping the recreation website up to date. During the internship, you may work on a key University-wide project, which is the planning and implementation of Wintersession recreation events. In addition to recreational duties, you will oversee several facilities areas, which includes mail/package distribution, management of signage, facility-related work orders and scheduling. You will also assist in the planning and execution of a handful of student-athlete events, workshops and trainings.
You should be highly motivated, detail-oriented and have excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Experience working in recreation, intramurals, club sports, aquatics and/or fitness is a plus. Familiarity with Google Calendar, Microsoft Office and basic web-editing preferred.
The anticipated start date is September 2019 with an anticipated end date of July 2020, although dates are somewhat flexible. Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume, and the names of three current references to Alex Carras, Recreation and Club Sport Coordinator, at email@example.com.
You MUST be enrolled in a degree or certificate-granting program with an accredited college or university that will grant you academic credit for your internship (no particular amount of credit needed).Please do not apply if you cannot meet this requirement.
Additional Salary Information: $12/hour to start; increase to $13/hour in January 2020.
About Harvard University Department of Athletics
Harvard is about excellence, both on the playing field and in the classroom. Harvard Athletics offers 42 inter-collegiate sports for men and women, the most of any Division I school in the United States. We also have an extensive recreation program for students, faculty, and staff. The University's principal campus is in Cambridge, Massachusetts, across the Charles river from Boston. The Boston area is a thriving, multi-cultural hub of educational institutions and international flair.
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