Razorback Athletics provides internship and graduate assistantship opportunities to qualified candidates who have desire to pursue a career in intercollegiate athletics.  These two programs expose students to the daily work required to allow all Razorback athletic teams and support programs to succeed on and off the field.  Our interns and graduate assistants (G.A.'s) serve as a tremendous resource for the Athletic Department and contribute greatly to our successes.  Interns and G.A.'s are given the opportunity to learn a great deal about their specific area of interest while gaining valuable hands-on experience in the successful overall operation of a NCAA Division I athletic program.  In addition, many career opportunities in the industry have developed for our interns and G.A.'s as a result of the valuable experiences they gain while here.

The internships and graduate assistantships provided vary by area and needs.  Positions are typically offered in the areas of Marketing and Promotions, Business Office, Compliance, Development, Sports Medicine, Sports Administration, Facilities, Equipment Room, Sports Publicity, or Strength and Conditioning. 

Eligibility Requirements for Internship Program

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Pursuing a degree in related field or just graduated from a university with a degree in a related field
  • Applied on line, includes a resume and three references
  • Professional and positive attitude
  • Eager to learn and willing to take on challenging projects
  • Willing to work various hours up to an average of 20 hours per week
  • Completed background check

Preferred Qualifications:

  • GPA - 3.0 or above

Eligibility Requirements for Graduate Assistantship

Minimum Qualifications:

  • http://www.uark.edu/grad
  • Pursuing a degree in related
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0 on the last 60 credit hours of attempted coursework prior to the receipt of the baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited institution
  • If GPA is less than a 3.0 but at least 2.5 on the last 60 credit hours of attempted coursework, applicant may be considered for admission by special consideration, which includes satisfactory scores on the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) General Test or an equivalent examination
  • Applied on line, includes a resume and three references
  • Professional and positive attitude
  • Eager to learn and willing to take on challenging projects
  • Willing to work various hours up to an average of 20 hours per week
  • Completed background check

Benefits

  • Internship- Student Insurance available at their expense (http://health.uark.edu/insurance.php)
  • Graduate Assistantship- 60% of health insurance paid, if the student makes application for this

 

*As a general rule, majority of internship/G.A. postings will be from June-August and October-December

For more information and details on how to apply, click on the link below:

https://jobs.uark.edu/applicants/jsp/shared/Welcome_css.jsp