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Apr 15

Special Notice Regarding the COVID-19 Pandemic

COVID-19 Information

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On-Campus Internship Opportunities

On-campus internships provide you the opportunity to gain real experience while working in an academic school or department on campus. The listed opportunities are examples of internships. If you are interested in any of the positions, please reach out to the associated contact.

Campus Recreation Intern

Description:

Student will work with Student Involvement/Campus Recreation professional staff on programming for Campus Rec. Duties include, but are not limited to:  

Event Planning

·        Assist with the planning of Campus Rec events held throughout the year. This could be a large-scale event such as Pride Wars or small-scale event such as a free giveaway.

Challenges

·        Assist with the planning of “challenges” that will be held throughout the year. This could include fitness challenges, weight loss challenges, step challenges, etc.

New Programming

·        Campus Rec is always looking into adding new programming to what we offer. It will be the intern’s responsibility to help generate ideas for new programs.

Rec Center Responsibilities

·        Assist with Evans Commons Rec Center duties as needed.

Education Requirements:

Junior or Senior level student majoring in recreation, sports management, or exercise science.

Previous Work Experience:  

Entry-level position. Demonstrated passion for recreation, fitness, and intramurals preferred.

Physical Requirements:

Due to working in a Rec Center environment student must be able to lift 45+ lbs. and be able to sit/stand for long periods of time.

Requirements:

·        Strong communication and interpersonal skills

·        Basic computer skills

·        Strong attention to detail

·        Ability to work a flexible schedule based on Campus Recreation needs

·        Familiarity with fitness and recreation concepts

 

If interested, please contact Ron Heator at rheator@lindenwood.edu

Campus Recreation Marketing Intern

Description:

Student will work with Student Involvement/Campus Recreation professional staff on marketing directives for the Evans Commons Rec Center, Intramural Sports, Group Exercise Programming, Personal training programming, etc. Duties include, but are not limited to:

                Social Media

·        Develop a social media marketing plan for various platforms, then execute plan once approved by professional staff.

Internal Marketing

·        Utilize already established information avenues such as: Weekly Roar, Golden Roar, LU Digest, Area accomplishments, etc.

Tabling

·        Tabling includes advertising for Campus Rec in designated areas on campus and talking with students about the various events offered. This may include handing out fliers and encouraging students to get involved.

Event Planning

·        Assist with the planning of Campus Rec events held throughout the year. This could be a large-scale event such as Pride Wars or small-scale event such as a free giveaway.

Education Requirements:

Junior or Senior level student majoring in business, marketing, communications, or recreation.

Previous Work Experience:  

Entry-level position. Demonstrated passion for fitness and recreation preferred.

Physical Requirements:

Due to working in a Rec Center environment student must be able to lift 45+ lbs. and be able to sit/stand for long periods of time.

Requirements:

·        Strong communication and interpersonal skills

·        Basic computer skills

·        Strong attention to detail

·        Ability to work a flexible schedule based on Campus Recreation needs

·        Familiarity with fitness and recreation concepts

 

If interested, please contact Ron Heator at rheator@lindenwood.edu

Career Services Intern

Primary Duty/Essential Job Functions:
Advising
  • Meets with students to create a career development plan including components of career assessment, definition of career and internship goals, choosing a major, job-search, resume preparation, interviewing, and applying to graduate/professional school.
  • Refers students to workshops, career strategists, and/or resources as appropriate.
  • Maintains up-to-date knowledge and information about career resources and events.
Employer Relations
 
Communicates with employers via telephone, letter, on-site visits, and on-campus recruitment and career fairs.
  • Conducts all direct contact in a courteous, professional manner.
  • Encourages employers to participate in career fairs, on-campus recruitment, and special programs, and to submit job announcements.
  • Communicates this information to students in one on one meetings.
Marketing
  • Bolster student participation in career fairs and workshops hosted by the career center by hosting information tables and conducting classroom visits.
Recruitment
  • Serves as a resource to employers who host information tables on campus.
  • Meets employer representative on the day of the recruitment, and answers his/her questions
  • Career fairs/interview days: Participates in all fairs as assigned.
 
Education requirements including training, registration, licensure and accreditation:
Junior majoring in human resources, marketing, business administration, nonprofit administration or a related field required.
Work experience requirements:
Prefer 2+ years of customer service experience.
 
Physical effort required to achieve essential functions of the job:
Work effectively at a computer for extended periods.
Mental effort required to achieve essential functions of the job:
Must be initiative driven, highly motivated and team oriented with strong interpersonal and written communication skills.
Working Environment:
General office conditions.
Tools and equipment used:
Computer skills.
Essential Job Functions also include:
The essential roles, responsibilities, and activities in this position are as follows:
·   Regular and reliable attendance is required. 
·   Job may require other duties as assigned.
 
If interested, please contact Emily Albers at ealbers@lindenwood.edu

Center for Experiential Learning Social Media Intern

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Research, develop and create content for social media for Career Services and Study Abroad (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and LinkedIn) and assist with day-to-day account monitoring.
  • Support the Center for Experiential Learning events as needed
  • Photograph events hosted by the Center for Experiential Learning and create an ongoing database of photos
    Create a cohesive brand for the Center for Experiential Learning online
  • Work with Center for Experiential Learning staff to conceptualize and pitch ideas for social media
    Draft and send Handshake marketing emails to students and employers
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


Qualifications

  • Current college student at Junior or Senior level seeking a degree in public relations, communications, journalism, digital content strategy or related degree
  • Excellent ability to communicate in person, print, and electronically to variable audiences
  • Writing and copyediting experience
  • Experience with developing messages for social media (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and LinkedIn)
  • Creative and out-of-the-box thinking
  • Experience with Adobe applications or Canva is recommended
  • Must be initiative driven, highly motivated and team oriented with strong interpersonal and written communication skills.

Contact Erika Hatfield at ehatfield@lindenwood.edu for more information.

Communications | Graphic Design Intern

A graphic designer intern will work closely with the Marketing Department’s Art Director and Graphic Designer on a variety of projects.

A graphic designer intern will learn the following skills:

  • Timeline management
  • Understanding how to implement the University’s Brand Guidelines
  • Creative design based on project request forms
  • Development of integrated design executions (i.e., print ads, social media post, etc.)
  • Understanding current industry graphic design best practices
  • Research and share social media creative industry best practices

Project Types

  • Degree slicks
  • Web banners
  • Logo resize, color variations, file type variations
  • Print ads
  • Social media design and resizing
  • Project graphic design support

Requirements

  • A working understanding of the Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop)
  • A student pursuing a Degree in Graphic Design or related field
  • Resume and Portfolio (website or PDF) demonstrating basic knowledge of layout, typography, print, and industry best practices

The Graphic Design Intern will report directly to the Marketing Director while working closely with the entire Marketing Department Staff.

If interested, please contact Jessica Schroer at jschroer@lindenwood.edu

LARC | Archives Intern

Lindenwood University Library recently acquired The Sporting News (TSN) archival collection. It is a unique and prestigious collection related to sports and sports history with a heavy emphasis on baseball. The collection in total is rich and reflective of how individuals, businesses, and societies interact with sports. The importance of its contents speaks not only to sports history, but to American cultural history in general. TSN began as a family-owned business in 1886 based in St. Louis, MO, until it was bought by American City Business Journals and moved to Charlotte, NC in 2008. While it has strong ties to the St. Louis area, this collection is recognized by sports historians and archivists across the country. The intern(s) selected will have the opportunity to interact with these artifacts and assist the University Archivist in describing and digitizing these rare and fascinating documents.

Job skills and responsibilities:

  • Strong written communication skills
  • Strong critical thinking skills
  • Ability to discern, categorize, and describe materials that fall into the broad category of sports and related subcategories e.g. journalism, business, marketing, civil rights, etc.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Excel
  • Knowledge of digitization processes
  • Works well cooperatively and self-directed tasks
  • Must be willing to lift boxes up to 40 lbs

If interested, please contact Dr. Liz Macdonald at emacdonald@lindenwood.edu

LARC | Marketing Intern

Internship or applied learning position for a student with strong project management and marketing skills. This student will concentrate on developing a plan to promote the services provided at the LARC. Tasks include reviewing focus group data, student feedback data, and usage data; interviewing with LARC stakeholders; creating surveys; and collaborating with the LARC marketing team.
 
Requirements
  • Analyze data
  • Conceive, design, write copy, and layout of marketing plan
  • Ability to broadly understand technical products and communicate the benefits simply and with impact
  • A multiple project, work style is expected
  • Exceptional writer and oral communicator
  • Meet deadlines or give advanced notice if you won’t
  • Must be enrolled in for credit experiential learning course, such as applied learning, practicum, or internship

If interested, please contact Dr. Liz Macdonald at emacdonald@lindenwood.edu

LARC | Social Media Intern

Internship or applied learning position for a student to responsible for organizing, planning, and overseeing aspects of marketing the LARC. Responsible for posting and tracking content.
Here are some of the social media platforms currently in use: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn.
 
Requirements:          
  • A multiple project, work style is expected
  • Exceptional writer and oral communicator
  • Meet deadlines or give advanced notice if you won’t
  • Analyze data
  • Collaborates with team members
  • Must be enrolled in for credit experiential learning course, such as applied learning, practicum, or internship

If interested, please contact Dr. Liz Macdonald at emacdonald@lindenwood.edu

LARC | Writing and Editing Intern

Internship position for a student to work with the marketing team. Primary tasks include creating copy for marketing materials, editing copy for all platforms – electronic media, social media, and print – editing copy, and providing editorial support for marketing the services in the LARC.
 
Requirements:
  • Exceptional writer and oral communicator
  • Analyze data
  • Meet deadlines or give advanced notice if you are unable to complete tasks
  • Must be enrolled in for credit experiential learning course, such as applied learning, practicum, or internship

If interested, please contact Dr. Liz Macdonald at emacdonald@lindenwood.edu

LARC | Graphics and Web Design Intern

Internship or applied learning position for a hardworking, creative student to create graphic and web design, print materials, social media and email campaigns promoting the services in the LARC. Great communication skills are necessary to communicate with various team members and stakeholders.
 
Requirements:
  • Ensure creative elements are on target with Lindenwood University brand requirements
  • Builds and develops layouts
  • Conceptualize, create, develop, design and produce web promotions using graphic design software
  • Collaborate with multiple departments.
  • Meet deadlines or give advanced notice if you won’t
  • Analyze data
  • Must be enrolled in for credit experiential learning course, such as applied learning, practicum, or internship.
  • Collaborates with team members

If interested, please contact Dr. Liz Macdonald at emacdonald@lindenwood.edu

OIE Communications Coordinator

The Communications Coordinator (Student Intern) will support the OIE in achieving its strategic communication objectives.

Description of key duties:

  • Support the OIE in adopting the University’s new brand standards by updating documents and communication tools with the secondary mark (logo) and by incorporating the new font options and color palette.
  • Support the OIE in developing and refreshing internal communication assets, such as report templates, downloadable resources, professional development certificates, digital badges, and infographics.
  • Support the OIE in creating and implementing environmental graphics within the OIE office and across campus.
  • Support the OIE in reimagining its website structure and content
  • Support the OIE in managing its blog

Minimum requirements for knowledge, skills, and attributes:

  • Understanding of print and digital marketing principles and practices
  • Proficiency using Adobe Creative Cloud applications
  • Proficiency using other design tools as needed
  • Enthusiasm for trying fresh design ideas within the parameters of University Marketing guidelines
  • Ability to listen, seek input from others, use feedback to improve ideas, and collaborate with others
  • Ability to provide some examples of previous work
  • Ability to stay up-to-date on trends and to make recommendations for adjustments to communications strategies and practices
  • Superior time management skills and ability to meet deadline
  • Ability to think analytically and critically

If interested, please contact Kaitlyn Maxwell at assessment@lindenwood.edu

University Communications Intern

The Communications team, a division of the Advancement & Communications Department at Lindenwood University seeks a student intern to support internal and external communications needs. This intern will work closely with members of the Communications team and will report directly to the Director of Communications.

Intern Responsibilities

  • Drafting original communication for use in web, print, and digital media including but not limited to University website stories, alumni stories, social media content, large-scale email requests, media inquiries, and media buys
  • Copyediting internal and external documents for grammar, punctuation, and adherence to brand guidelines
  • Conducting interviews for content generation
  • Collaborate with University faculty, staff, students, and alumni on projects

Anticipated Learning Outcomes

  • Content calendar development and management
  • Understanding of how to implement the University’s Brand Guidelines
  • A thorough, working knowledge of AP Style
  • Story generation from conception through execution and publishing
  • Work experience with constituents across the University

Requirements

  • Strong communication skills
  • Current enrollment in a writing-intensive degree program
  • Resume
  • Writing sample of short and long-form story/copy
  • Preferred previous experience in a journalism or communications role, and working knowledge of AP Style Guide

If interested, please contact Julee Mitsler a jmitsler@lindenwood.edu

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