Recreation seeks two 9-month interns. The anticipated start date is August 16, 2021 with an anticipated end date of May 16, 2022. Our Recreation program offers great variety for the entire University community – we have 60 club sport programs, 33 intramural programs, and programs for tennis, squash, sailing, rowing, golf and fitness. Our facilities include an indoor and outdoor track, two pools, indoor and outdoor tennis courts, a hockey rink, squash courts, and four fitness centers.
You will have an opportunity to learn from experienced professionals in the areas of recreation, aquatics, intramural sports, club sports, and facility management. You will assist in organizing recreational programming, managing the recreation facilities and also providing facility oversight on select nights and weekends. 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, distributing mail, creating and publicizing recreation marketing materials, and keeping the recreation website up to date. During the internship, you may work on university-wide projects, including coordinating and marketing programs for Grow. Play. Achieve., as well as planning and implementation of Wintersession recreation events. 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 and basic web editing preferred.
The anticipated start date is August 2021 with an anticipated end date of May 2022; 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
SPECIAL NOTE: 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.
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.