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Game Operations & Community Relations Intern - Utica Comets (Utica, NY)

Game Operations & Community Relations Internship

The Utica Comets are looking for a responsible individual to assist their Game Operations and Community Relations departments. The internship, which lasts the duration of the season, will be a hands-on approach to working in the sports industry, and will involve wearing many different hats that overlap into various departments. The focal point of the internship will be in Game Day Operations and Community Relations, which will entail interaction with fans, other staff members, special guests, charitable organizations, corporate sponsors, and more, on a game day basis.

Game Operations

·       Assist the Game Operations Manager before, during, and after all Comets home games

·       Help in making every home game memorable and exciting to all Comets fans

·       Follow game scripts accordingly. Must be responsible, professional, and punctual

·       Help run and operate the game presentation; provide assistance with in-game promotions such as contests, entertainment, etc.

·       Assist the in-game host in her entertainment and sponsor related duties

·       Assist Mascot with any media time out incorporation and location appearances

·       Participate in and help coordinate on-ice entertainment and media timeout activities

·       Need to be able to work with a team-first mentality

Community Relations

·       Collaborate in the development and implementation of new community events and initiatives

·       Assist with building the presence of the Utica Comets during all external events

·       Assist the mascot at community appearances  


·       Currently enrolled at a college or university, and able to receive college credit for the internship

·       Ability to effectively present and share information/ideas amongst groups, game-day staff members, managers, business partners and all guests at the Utica Memorial Auditorium

·       Any previous experience working in sports, live entertainment events and/or customer service is a plus

·       Candidates must be comfortable working in a loud, fast paced and high-pressure work environment


·       Reliable and honest

·       Strong skill set in communications/interpersonal skills

·       Organized, with a passion for working in sports/entertainment

·       Ability to lift Game Operations/Community relations props and inventory (up to 50lbs)

·       Able to commit to all 38 Comets home games, including nights, weekends, and some holidays

·       Ability to stay on your feet for extended periods of time

The internship may require some office hours in addition to the 38 home games (TBD at a later date)

Note: When you apply for this job online, you will be required to answer the following questions:

1. Are you able to receive college credit for this internship?

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Photography Intern - Utica Comets (Utica, NY)

The Utica Comets are in search of a college student to assist on game days during the 2017-18 season. The photography intern responsibilities for game night operations will be to photograph in-game action on the ice, fans in the crowd, arena signage/sponsorship logos, in-game promotions, intermission acts, giveaways, etc.

Office work will include organizing photographs in folders, uploading photo galleries on team website and assisting with photo shoots.


  • Must receive college credit. This is an unpaid internship.
  • Must be willing to work nights and weekends

Note: When you apply for this job online, you will be required to answer the following questions:

1. Are you eligible to receive college credit for this internship?

2. Describe your experience with each of the following: Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign.

3. Are you available to shoot 1-2 games per week between October-April?

4. Describe your experience in photo editing, sports photography and studio lighting.

5. Please provide a link to your online gallery.

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Utica Comets Communications/Broadcast Internship - Utica Comets (Utica, NY)

Duration: 2017-18 Utica Comets season
This position reports to and is supervised by:
Lindsay Mogle and Andy Zilch

The Utica Comets are offering opportunities to undergraduate and secondary college level students looking to gain real world experience and position themselves for a career in the Sports Industry upon graduation. The internship begins in late-September and lasts until the conclusion of the 2017-18 season.

The Utica Comets are located in Utica, New York, inside the Utica Memorial Auditorium. The Comets are members of the American Hockey League – a professional hockey league only one level below the National Hockey League. The Comets serve as the top minor league affiliate for the Vancouver Canucks.

The Communications Interns will be responsible for a number of key functions of the Comets game day operations in the communications, broadcasting, public relations and media relations department. This position is an unpaid internship, requiring work at all 38 Utica Comets home games, some away games, and potential playoff games, as well a special events related to the Comets and Utica Memorial Auditorium.

Only individuals interested in possibly pursuing a career in the sports industry should apply. Because most successful people in the sports industry begin as fans themselves, an extensive knowledge of and interest in hockey is required. This allows the intern to be more productive, get more out of the experience, and most importantly, publish credible material.

• Assist in producing and updating statistics, notes and player biographies in media kits
• Assist in managing social media outlets, including Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat and Instagram on game nights
• Assist in pre-game preparation (media room, game notes, credentials, press box set-up)
• Facilitate needs of media during game (distribution of line-ups, box scores and other assistance upon request)
• On-air possibility for intermission reports/interviews/league content
• Assist with writing and distribution of game day press releases
• Other projects and tasks as assigned


-Writing and editing regular feature stories for the Comets website
-Writing and editing press releases, game summaries and weekly media updates
-Brainstorming and pitching story ideas to increase coverage of the Comets in print, radio, television and online media
-Producing, compiling and distributing critical information such as press clippings and statistics to the media and to Comets management and coaching staff before and during practices and games
-Updating social networking assets such as Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and Snapchat, including pre-game, in-game and post-game updates
-Coordinating the press box on game days – including pre-game setup, supervision during games and post-game duties
-Editing, organizing and selecting photos from games and off-ice events
-Performing all other duties and responsibilities as assigned

• Familiarity, interest, and excellent knowledge of hockey and the AHL.
• Excellent communication skills - grammar, spelling, proofreading, and writing abilities
• Positive attitude and excellent interpersonal skills
• Ability to manage multiple projects efficiently, and to meet strict deadlines
• A self-starter who is a good problem solver, very organized, with strong attention to detail
• Proficiency in Excel, Word, Outlook
• Flexibility in terms of handling a variety of assignments under tight deadlines while maintaining a strong focus on branding, consistency and quality
• Highly organized, motivated and responsible with good time and project management abilities
• A team player with excellent interpersonal skills and a strong customer service orientation

• Professional ability to work flexible schedules including nights, weekends, and holidays

• Professional appearance

• Cheerful, embraces fun and celebration in the workplace
• Passion for and knowledge of the game of hockey is considered an asset
• High degree of personal integrity and honest
• Self-starter who takes initiative
• Works with enthusiasm, dedication, respect and pride
• Receptive to new ideas and approaches, adapts well to change
• Strong attention to detail and organizational skills.
• Ability to adapt to creative suggestion and work within client specifications
• Strong ability to adapt to changes, work effectively under pressure and produce accurate results in a fast paced environment

Note: When you apply for this job online, you will be required to answer the following questions:

1. Are you currently enrolled in an accredited university's undergraduate Broadcast or Communication program?

2. Will you be receiving college credit for taking part in an internship?

3. Do you have an in-depth knowledge of the game of hockey, its terminology, and possess the ability to write about it in a credible manner?

4. Do you have an in-depth knowledge of the game of hockey, its terminology, and possess the ability to write about it in a credible manner?

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