Three of the media outlets that cover our sport are looking for interns to cover our sport. These have been tremendous opportunities for people associated with your program to build their resumes while raising the profile of our sport.
Swimming World, Swim Swam and CollegeSwimming.com are currently searching for interns for the 2017-18 season. Please forward the information below to any of your current, or former athletes or SID's who may be interested in these opportunities:
- CollegeSwimming.com is looking for PAID interns interested in the data side of swimming. Interns will assist the uploading of results and production of national and conference swimmer-of-the-week awards. If you have someone interested, please have them contact Jenny Christensen. firstname.lastname@example.org
- Swim Swam is looking for interns to enhance their college coverage for the fall term. When allowed these are paid internships. Please contact Braden Keith for more information: email@example.com
- Swimming World Magazine is seeking another gifted group of writers interested in enhancing their journalism skills and garnering valuable experience to add to their resumes.
The Swimming World interns from the summer 2017 season submitted stories bi-weekly and delved into feature writing, race analysis, training studies and event coverage. By the numbers, 50 percent of Swimming World's most-read online content was written by our stellar interns. Our army of interns significantly improved our ability to cover swimming and diving events worldwide!
We are looking for writers eager to report local swimming happenings, help with event coverage, and hone their feature writing skills. This summer’s World Championships presented some thrilling storylines, and we’re sure the college season will be no different.
If you have someone on your team -- athlete, manager, grad assistant -- interested in gaining exposure and journalism experience this season, please have them submit the following to Annie Grevers: firstname.lastname@example.org by Friday, September 22.
· A brief bio including name, school, conference, major, and class.
· An aquatics-related writing sample. This may be an analysis piece, a feature story, or a training-specific article. *Please shoot for between 600 and 800 words and abide by AP Style rules.
This internship is conducted via email-- all work can be done remotely.
*Applicants will be notified of their selection by Friday, September 29. Selected applicants will begin the internship Monday, October 2nd, 2017 and conclude Friday, March 30, 2018.