The Center for Sport, Peace, and Society is now accepting applications for undergraduate and graduate student summer interns (2019). Interns will be responsible for providing a wide array of support for Center projects including, assisting with: research; program planning and implementation; social media and document design; and providing support to alumni of Center programs. The specific tasks will be based on students’ goals and interests and the needs of Center staff.
Note that graduate students should describe their previous research experience in their cover letter. All application materials should be sent to Dr. Carolyn Spellings at firstname.lastname@example.org by May 15, 2019. Review of applications will begin immediately.
Candidates must have the capacity to work independently as well as with a team. Strong candidates will be detailed oriented and will have the ability to work with diverse groups of people.
Interns will be expected to work approximately 15 hours per week. Interns will also be expected to maintain a consistent work schedule.
- Currently enrolled as a student at the University of Tennessee
- Will reside in Knoxville over the summer
- Ability to communicate clearly and effectively with staff and supervisors
- Previous leadership experience preferred, but not necessary
In addition, successful applicants will:
- Have excellent organizational skills
- Pay attention to detail
- Take initiative
- Have excellent writing and/or research skills
Interested applicants should send a CV/resume and cover letter describing their interest in working with the Center. Interested applicants should address their previous leadership experience and/or experience working with diverse populations in the cover letter. Further, graduate students should describe their previous research experience in the cover letter.
All application materials should be sent to Dr. Carolyn Spellings at email@example.com by May 15, 2019. Review of applications will begin immediately.