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Interns/students pursuing Communications studies work as unpaid interns get hands-on, real life training and experience. This helps interns broaden their understanding of the United States Ski and Snowboard Association (USSA) , a non-profit professional sports organization environment, techniques and strategies to maximize USSA's objective to be Best in the World.
Have you always dreamed of working in the action sports industry? Do you have a passion for skiing and snowboarding? Do you want to further your education while gaining experience from the leader in winter sports governance? The U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association (USSA) has an opening for an unpaid communications intern in its Park City headquarters. This educational opportunity is ideal for a communications, public relations or marketing student or graduate looking to gain practical experience in the best national governing body and world-class sports organization. As an intern on our team, you will be a part of the USSA's vision of making the United States of America the best in the world in Olympic skiing and snowboarding.
As a USSA communications intern, you will have the opportunity to learn the ins and outs of how to manage, track and update different modes of information distribution to key stakeholder audiences. With a focus on new media, you will get a hands on internship that will prepare you for PR opportunities in the future.
A sample of specific opportunities to gain important knowledge:
Required Skills and Background
To gain the most from this educational experience, the intern will be selected based on the following criteria:
This internship is designed to last for the full duration of the 2012-13 ski and snowboard season (approximately November to March). While start and end dates are flexible, candidates who are able to work the full duration of the season will receive preference.
All USSA Interns are subject to background screening as a condition of participating in the USSA Internship program. Interns will also be required to sign a "Confidentiality Agreement" and show proof of health insurance coverage.
Location: Park City, UT
ALL USSA INTERNSHIPS ARE UNPAID
INTERNSHIPS ARE CONTINGENT ON SUCESSFULLY COMPLETION OF USSA'S BACKGROUND SCREENING. COMPLIANCE WITH SCREENING REQUIREMENTS MUST BE MAINTAINED. SCREENING CRITERIA AVAILABLE BY CLICKING HERE.
COMPLETION OF THE USSA EMPLOYEE CONFIDENTIALITY AGREEMENT
PROOF OF HEALTH INSURANCE
Interested candidates should submit formal documentation from the Intern's learning institution stating all internship requirements and educational relevance of the internship along with a letter of interest to firstname.lastname@example.org