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Student Internships

The Auburn Athletics Department offers many opportunities for students to obtain experience working in college athletics. Below are the job descriptions and requirements for employment. If you have any questions, contact feedback@auburn.edu.

Administration (+)

  • Positions Available: 6-8 students
  • Rate of Pay: Minimum wage
  • Position Description: The position is for current Auburn students and includes reception work such as greeting visitors, taking messages, managing the reception area and other duties as assigned. Students assist in providing customer service and clerical support for the Athletics Department.
  • Commitment: Athletics Department prefers to have students retain employment for multiple years.
  • Deadline: Hire as needed throughout the year, typically at the beginning of the Fall, Spring, or Summer semester.
  • How to Apply: Email Caroline Cahill at caroline.cahill@auburn.edu for more information.

Academics (+)
  • No positions available at this time.
Athletics Communications (+)
  • Positions Available: 10 per semester; priority to returning students
  • Rate of Pay: Volunteer
  • Position Description: Work at home sporting events and press conferences to provide assistance to media covering the event; office assignments include feature and release writing, statistical and historical research, photo archiving and editing, social media and assisting with media activities
  • Commitment: Positions are for a year, and renewable
  • Deadline: Interviewing for 2018-19 school year will begin in spring, 2018
  • How to Apply: Contact Shelly Poe slp0019@auburn.edu
Compliance (+)
  • No positions available at this time.
Digital Media (+)
  • No positions available at this time.
Equipment (+)
  • No positions available at this time.
Event Management (+)
  • TEAM Job Description: The Auburn Athletics TEAM program (Tiger Engagement Assistance Member) is a customer service oriented group that focuses on creating positive experiences with fans at various athletics events throughout the year. Additionally, TEAM members will assist with game operations and game day setup and teardown.
  • Duties
    • Setup and tear down on football game days and various other events throughout the year.
    • Assist in executing various game day responsibilities at the direction of the event management supervisor.
    • Work in collaboration with other student workers as well as under the direction of the assistant directors of event management, director of event management, and graduate assistants in athletic event management.
    • Provide a high level of customer service on football game days, men's and women's basketball game days, and gymnastics meet days.
  • Qualifications
    • Must be available to work all 2018 home football games at Jordan-Hare Stadium, including the spring game in April.
    • Must be available to work other athletic events as scheduled (men's basketball, women's basketball, baseball, and gymnastics)
    • Must be able to provide excellent customer service and a positive environment to all fans coming to our athletic events.
    • Applicants must be personable, reliable, and have great communication skills.
    • Due to access to restricted areas in both Jordan-Hare Stadium and Auburn Arena, all applicants must also have high levels of integrity and professionalism.
    • Have a positive, up-beat attitude.
    • Be able to quickly solve problems.
    • Ability to work in high intensity environments.
    • Ability to work independently as well as with others
  • This position is a 10 month paid commitment from August to May. Pay for this position is $8/hour. If you are interested in becoming a member of TEAM, please email Meghan Campbell at mmc0068@auburn.edu. Please attach your resume and cover letter and have the email subject line be "2018 AU Athletics TEAM".
Graphic Design (+)
  • Description: Applicants will work to conceptualize original designs for posters, media guides, schedule cards, brochures and ads; work to produce recruiting pieces; create design content for social media.
  • Pay Rate: Volunteer
  • Requirements: Intermediate Photoshop, InDesign, and Illustrator. Thorough understanding of image and typography. Preferably a Junior or Senior majoring in Graphic Design, Multi-Media, or related field. Interest in sports design is a plus.
  • How to Apply: Send resume and work samples (PDF or online portfolio) to rab0077@auburn.edu
Marketing (+)
  • Positions Available: 5 students
  • Rate of Pay: unpaid
  • Position Description: The position is for current Auburn students who have an interest in collegiate athletics marketing. Students assist in identifying, implementing and executing marketing plans and ticket sales strategies for Auburn Athletics sports teams.
  • Commitment: August 2017 - June 2018
  • Deadline: Hire as needed throughout the year, typically at the end of the Fall and Spring semester.
  • How to Apply: Please fill out this application, attach your resume and send an email to gac0014@auburn.edu.
Recruiting (+)
  • No positions available at this time.

Special Events (+)

    Special Events Internship

  • Students Employed: 1-2 per semester.
  • Position Description: Assist with administrative office work pertaining to the essential function of the Athletics Special Events Office including but not limited to monthly reports, internal department communication. Assist with event preparation for events including but not limited to; making nametags, assisting with dècor, set-up and breakdown, organizing guest lists, client correspondence. Assist with hosting special events hosted by the Athletics Dept. Includes nights, weekends, and gamedays. Daily job duties may vary
  • Pay Rate: Unpaid.
  • Requirements:
    • Must be at least 18 years of age. Must be able to tolerate variable weather conditions
    • Must be able to withstand environments with loud crowd noise
    • Must be able to work 10-20 hours a week
    • Must be able to work during all Auburn Athletics home athletic games
    • Must be able to lift at least 40 pounds
    • Must have working knowledge of the following Microsoft Office programs: Word, Excel PowerPoint, and Outlook, as well as basic audio-visual knowledge
  • Commitment: One semester
  • How to Apply: Please email taylor.pair@auburn.edu and please include your resume.


    Event Crew

  • Position Description: Assist with event set up and breakdown for special events. Assist with other duties pertaining to the Office of Special Events event preparation as assigned, including but not limited to; greeting guests, inventory. Daily job duties may vary.
  • Pay Rate: $8/hour
  • Requirements:
    • Must be at least 18 years of age
    • Must be able to tolerate variable weather conditions
    • Must be able to withstand environments with loud crowd noise
    • Must be able to work 10-20 hours a week
    • Must be able to work during all Auburn Athletics home athletic games
    • Must be able to lift at least 50 pounds
    • Must have working knowledge of the following Microsoft Office programs: Word, Excel PowerPoint, and Outlook, as well as basic audio-visual knowledge
  • Commitment: One semester
  • How to Apply: Please email taylor.pair@auburn.edu and please include your resume.
Tickets (+)
  • Position Description: Under the supervision of the Director of Ticket Operations, these student positions assist in the sales and distribution of Auburn Athletic Tickets. These positions require some work on nights and weekends at ticketed sporting events (Football, Men's and Women's Basketball, Gymnastics, Baseball, and Softball). There may be additional opportunities to work office hours during the week (8am-5pm M-F). These positions are for currently enrolled Auburn Students only. Work-study availability is preferred, but not required. Students will be given the opportunity to continue working the next academic year based on performance.
  • Pay Rate: $7.25/hour
  • How to apply: https://app.joinhandshake.com/jobs/785372
Tigers Unlimited (+)
  • Students Employed Annually: 4-5
  • Position Description: The Tigers Unlimited Foundation is the fundraising arm for the Auburn Athletics Department. Students assist in customer service for strong donor relations and with events supported by Tigers Unlimited.
  • Pay Rate: Minimum wage
  • Requirements: 10-15 office hours per week.
  • Commitment: Tigers Unlimited prefers to have students retain employment for multiple years.
  • Date to Apply: Positions are filled at least one semester in advance.
  • How to Apply: Send resume to Kristi Phillips, dumaskr@auburn.edu
Positions are also available for Executive Suite Ambassadors and Jordan-Hare Stadium Ambassadors. Click here to apply.
WAR EAGLE PRODUCTIONS (+)
  • Students Employed Annually: 40-50
  • Position Description: Applicants will assist in live and post video production of Auburn Athletics events. Student interns will assist in video board and television production serving as camera operators, replay operators, graphics production, audio and engineering, and lighting for events on ESPN3 / SEC Network Digital Network. Students also shoot event for highlights and creative features as well as on-demand video for Auburn Athletics television shows and content for AuburnTigers.com.
  • Pay Rate: Students are for working events. Rates vary based on position on the production crew.
  • Date to Apply: Applications accepted at any time. Hiring typically takes place over the summer monts.
  • How to Apply: Send resume and cover letter to Andy Young, apy0002@auburn.edu



On-Campus Student Employment Guidelines

Student Eligibility
Individuals meeting the following requirements are eligible for student employment:
  1. Enrolled in one or more semester hours at Auburn University
  2. Not enrolled for the current semester but enrolled for the previous semester and the following semester (ex: Student enrolled Spring and Fall but not enrolled Summer)

Recent AU Grads: Students who wish to work on campus in the semester between graduation and the start of a new/graduate degree program must be hired as a TES (Temporary Employment Services) employee. (ex: Student graduates from Auburn University in May, registers for fall classes, and is not enrolled for summer classes, must work as a TES employee in the summer.)

Incoming Students: May begin work on-campus five business days prior to the start of classes. Prior to this time, incoming students who work on-campus must be employed through TES.

International Students: Immediately upon receiving a job offer, international students must go to the Office of International Programs (OIP) to be counseled on their work status. International students hold various types of visas, and to best protect these individuals, OIP will determine if the student is authorized to work. International students are allowed to work up to 20 hours per week (.50 FTE) for all jobs combined. (Students are permitted to work up to 40 hours per week (1.0 FTE) for all jobs combined in the summer and during breaks between semesters.)

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