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WVU CPASS seeks communications and alumni affairs intern


Student Intern, volunteer position
Communications and Alumni Affairs office
WVU College of Physical Activity & Sport Sciences

Time line:

Summer 2012, beginning immediately, with possible extension through 2012-2013 academic year, based on student’s performance and availability.

Preferred start date is June 1, 2012.

Position Description:

Duties include, but are not limited to the following: * CPASS news magazine-Intern will research and write articles; interact with faculty and staff. * Media relations/communications-Research and write news releases; interact with WVU News & Info Services. * Alumni relations & event planning-Help with event arrangements; contact guests/alumni via phone and email to confirm event details; prepare event flyers, letters, invitations. * External communications-Interact with other University representatives, vendors related to event planning, printing projects, etc. * Faculty and academic programs communications-Provide project support for various areas as needed. * Social media-Oversee Facebook, Twitter and other social media efforts.

General requirements:

  • Student should be available an average of 8-10 hours per week.
  • Most assignments may be submitted electronically; other work may be conducted at the CPASS communications office as needed.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, to include Word and Excel, required.
  • Editing and writing skills required.
  • Strong Internet research skills and social media knowledge preferred.
  • Submit resume and 3-4 writing samples for consideration.
  • Personal interview required.

To apply:

Please send your resume and any other questions to:

Kimberly Cameon
Communications & Alumni Relations