The Wake Forest Athletics Marketing Internship is a three-phase program that offers a variety of learning objectives. Our program provides an outstanding opportunity to learn fundamental marketing strategy and operations from an award winning sports marketing team including Associate Athletic Director, Mike Odom, and Assistant Athletic Director, Lenny Mathis, who combine to have over 28 years of marketing experience.
The Demon Deacon Marketing Department is committed to ensuring that each intern receives valuable experience through a variety of special projects and day-to-day interaction with our four areas of focus: Marketing to Wake Forest Students, Graphic Design, Postseason/Championships, and Fan Experience. Each intern will be assigned to one area of focus throughout the program.
The Wake Forest Marketing internships are 10-12-month unpaid positions.
SUMMER PHASE (June 1-Aug 31): Preparation for fall sports.
FALL PHASE (Sept 1-Dec 31): Gameday activities for fall sports; planning for winter sports.
SPRING PHASE (Jan 1-May 31): Gameday activities for winter and spring sports; budget planning.
Interns will leave the program with a thorough understanding of how a collegiate marketing office operates in a Power 5 conference school, fully prepared for the next step in their career.
Learning will take place with various staff members including the Associate Athletic Director for Marketing and Championships, Assistant Athletic Director for Marketing, and the Assistant Marketing Directors. Their roles are to educate interns on all aspects of the responsibilities in their area. Interns will participate in formulating key marketing strategy, building game day scenarios and observe and shadow each supervisor. At the conclusion of each learning phase, interns will document their learning experience and review the opportunity to continue to the next phase.
TO APPLY: Email letter of interest and resume (including two references) to email@example.com.
About Wake Forest Athletics
Founded in 1834, Wake Forest University is a private university located in Winston-Salem, N.C., with over 8,000 students from 48 states and 46 countries. Wake Forest's motto is “Pro Humanitate” (For Humanity) and is what guides the university as a whole, including athletics. The Deacs compete in the Atlantic Coast Conference for all 16 sports (8 men's and 8 women's).
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