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Job Title: Staff Assistant

Hiring Period: Academic Year | Hourly Pay Rate: $12.00 | Hours per week: 10
On/Off Campus: On Campus | Work-Study/Non Work-Study: Work-Study, Non Work-Study | On Bus Route

Job Description: Athletics Staff Writer

UMass Athletics communications is seeking two (2) students Interns to serve as staff writers for for the 2019-20 Fall semester.

Writers will be responsible for producing one 1,500+ word feature per-week, content to be assigned by communications staff and may include profiles on current student-athletes, coaching staff members or prominent alumni.

Applicants must have exceptional creative writing ability, knowledge of AP style, a flexible schedule and the ability to adhere to deadlines set by the communications staff.

Hours each week to vary based on assignment, but 10 working hours per week are expected, for 12 Semester weeks.

Hourly rate: $12/hr.

Interested students should e-mail Jill Jakuba ( a resume, writing sample, and 2 references.

Journalism students seeking credit should consult with Sports Journalism Coordinator Steve Fox (

How to Apply: See instructions in job description

Employers Website:
Name/Company: Jillian Jakuba
Department: Communications - Athletics

Communications - Athletics
131 Commonwealth Ave
Amherst, Massachusetts 01003

Job Number: 33927