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Student Intern I

Michigan State University
In State, Out of State

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Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Details


Job no: 721690
Work type: Support Staff
Pay Grade: 05
Major Administrative Unit / College: President
Department: Intercollegiate Athletics 10070478
Sub Area: AP- Professionals
Salary: Pay Commensurate with Experience
Location: In State, Out of State
Categories: On-Call
Position Summary(Basic Job Function)

This is a temporary or an on-call position. Provides professional support. Responsibilities may include general business, science, medical, agricultural or other professional support functions. Term: Temps can work two (2) nine (9) month terms with a week break in service in between and at the end of the second term terminate for three (3) months or switch to an on-call. On-Call allowed to work 1039 hours in any twelve (12) month period.

Unit Position Summary

Internships within the Sales and Marketing department of Intercollegiate Athletics at Michigan State University, are formulated to provide entry-level opportunities for individuals interested in student engagement and sports marketing.

As of January 1, 2016, the Athletic Department internalized all of the student sections associated with the 25 varsity sports (The Izzone, The Munnsters, and the football student section, etc.), which were previously overseen primarily by the MSU’s Association of Future Alumni and student groups on campus.

*The graduate intern will be the primary contact to manage these student section groups.*

  • The sales & marketing office is responsible for the development and sales of ticket packages, student entry on gameday, t-shirt design and distribution, advertising, social media, attendance data analytics, special events, giveaways and promotions geared to enhance and engage students on gameday and around campus.
  • We will also manage a group of student leaders, sub-committees, and street teams to help in the execution of these initiatives as a part of ASSET (Athletics Student Section Engagement Team). The position may also help the sales & marketing office with formatting and executing marketing plans and scripts, executing promotions, corporate partner support, ticketing support and administrative duties. This is a paid internship.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, age, disability or protected veteran status.

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Advertised: Jul 22, 2021 Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close: Jul 22, 2022 Eastern Daylight Time



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  • 29th among the nation’s public universities
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