Internship

Spring Virtual Intern - Sports

Fox Sports

Remote / Virtual 10-27-2020
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  • Paid
  • Internship
  • Entry (0-2 years) Experience
Job Description

JOB DESCRIPTION
SUMMARY:

FOX is proud to support a culture of creativity, entrepreneurial spirit and community that attracts the industry's brightest talent. The FOX Sports Virtual Internship Program is for motivated college students who are passionate about sports and the media industry. FOX Interns are paid to gain real world work experience with guidance from top industry professionals. FOX Interns are assigned to a department that matches their skill set, work experience, and career aspirations. Please note this internship is available nationwide as a remote internship opportunity.

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:
• Must be actively enrolled in an accredited college or university and pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree during the length of the program
• Current class standing of sophomore, (second year college student) or above
• Strong academic record (minimum cumulative 3.0 GPA)
• Committed and available to work for the entire length of the program

Students selected to move forward in the interview process:
• Must demonstrate knowledge of company and sports media industry

Students accepted into the Spring 2021 Program:
• Must provide a copy of an unofficial transcript or letter from adviser/registrar showing proof of enrollment and GPA

To Apply:
• Submit a 1-paged resume (PDF preferred)
• Submit a cover letter (Optional)
• Explain why your background and experience make you a good fit for our virtual program this Spring
• Share the top areas of placements you would like to be considered for

AREAS OF PLACEMENT:

You will be considered for an internship based on the content of your cover letter, as well as your prior experience and interests, as determined during the recruitment process.
• Assignment Desk
• College Strategy and Consumer Insights
• Digital - App and Site
• Digital - Content Operations
• Digital - Editorial Research
• Digital - FS1 Social
• Digital - Gambling for Social Production
• Digital - Sports Design
• Digital - Sports Social
• Digital - Talent Productions
• Digital - Video Operations/Steam
• Digital - FS1 Screening/Video Editing ​
• FS1 Daily studio shows
• Marketing
• Media Relations
• NASCAR
• Production/Talent Development
• Remote Broadcast Associates
• Talent Relations

SPRING 2021 SCHEDULE:
• General Application Deadline: Sunday, December 13, 2020
• Program Timeline: February 16, 2021 – April 23, 2021
• Scheduled Weekly Hours: 16-24 hours per week

NOTE: Schedules vary based on department needs and your availability. We do our best to work around your class schedule.

STANDING OUT AS A TOP CANDIDATE:

Successful students have:
• Knowledge of current Fox Sports programming and talent
• The ability to maintain a professional demeanor when interfacing with talent and executives
• Knowledge of software applicable to your areas of placement. For example:
• Production – Adobe Premiere, Adobe Audition, iNews, Avid, FinalCut Pro
• Editorial – SEO, CMS
• Knowledge of and passion for a variety of sports
• A detail-oriented nature with strong organizational skills
• Self-starter attitude and team player
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Ability to handle a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment
• Strong proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite
• Comfortability following directions with ease
• Successful students have:

PROGRAM FEATURES:

FOX Master Classes: A variety of presentations, panels, discussions, and trainings geared toward advancing your knowledge of our company, industry, and software systems

Professional Development Series: A variety of activities geared toward enhancing your professional development

FOX Fireside Chats: Participate in open and candid conversations with some of the company's Executive leaders and Directors

Get Published: Showcase your skills and build your portfolio by pitching stories, writing and producing for our online properties

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Company Profile
Fox Sports

FOX Sports is the umbrella entity representing FOX Corporation's wide array of multi-platform US-based sports assets. Built with brands capable of reaching more than 100 million viewers in a single weekend, the business has ownership and interests in linear television networks, digital and mobile programming, broadband platforms, multiple web sites, joint-venture businesses and several licensing relationships. FOX Sports includes the sports television arm of the FOX Network; FS1, FS2, FOX Soccer Plus and FOX Deportes.