Monday, November 24, 2008

Boston Bruins Internships: Communications

I came upon this Boston Bruin's internship. It seems that it might make sense a business major (preferably marketing) who is interested in hockey and who has solid writing skills.

Click this this link to apply:

Communications Internship (Spring 2009) - Boston Bruins (Boston, MA)

The Boston Bruins Communications Internship is a position that fulfills a variety of roles within the Bruins Communications Department. Interns will gain experience working in the Public Relations, Media Relations, and Communications aspects of the department. Essential duties are as follows:

- Compiling press clippings for distribution to Bruins management and
coaching staff
- Compiling stat packets for distribution to Bruins management and
coaching staff
- Authoring feature stories for the Boston Bruins website,
- Assisting in the gameday media operations for all Boston Bruins home
- Coordinating interviews between members of the local and national
media and Bruins players
- Transcribing coach and player interviews for distribution to local media
- Working with the Bruins Communications staff to create and develop
pitches to publicize the Bruins players, staff and organization
- Assisting in the media operations of the NHL Draft including research
of prospects and drafted players, coordinating interviews with drafted
players, authoring biographies of drafted players and authoring feature
stories on (Summer only)
- Assisting in the media operations of the Bruins Development Camp- a
week-long camp for Bruins prospects and draft picks. This will include
coordinating interviews with players and local/national media, authoring
biographies of attendees, transcribing coach and player interviews after
practices and authoring feature stories on (Summer only)

This is a writing-intensive position as prospective candidates will publish stories on the Boston Bruins website and should possess strong writing backgrounds. Candidates must be organized, responsible, punctual and have flexible schedules to work some nights and all Bruins home
games during the time of the internship.

We accept resumes on a rolling basis. Please specify which internship you are applying for in your cover letter (spring, summer, fall). The schedule is as follows:

January-May (spring, application deadline 12/20)
May-August (summer, application deadline 4/1)
September-December (fall, application deadline 8/1)

All Bruins Communications Internships are for college credit only and are unpaid.