Gardner-Webb University maintains a policy of non-discrimination. No aspect of employment will be influenced by race, color, religion, national origin, sex, disability, veteran status, genetic information, age, or any other basis prohibited by statute.

Gardner-Webb University has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of diversity within its faculty, staff, and students.

Athletic Graduate Intern – Media Relations

Gardner-Webb University’s Department of Athletics is currently accepting applications for a Graduate Intern position in its Athletics Media Relations Department.

Job Duties:

  • Serve as the primary contact for selected sports as well as assisting with other sports as assigned.
  • Timely production of website content, social media content, press releases and publications for assigned sports.
  • Successful input, compilation and distribution of statistics for assigned sports is also necessary and some travel may be required.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor degree and acceptance into a graduate program at Gardner-Webb are required.
  • A degree in sports management, communications, journalism or related field and experience as an undergraduate in an athletics communications office is preferred.
  • Familiarity with statistics software (StatCrew), social media platforms, desktop publishing software (Adobe Photoshop, InDesign, Creative Suite) and photography is preferred.


The Graduate Intern position is up to a two-year commitment beginning with the 2022-2023 academic year and includes bi-weekly pay, books and a limited meal plan.

Other details:

Evening and weekend hours are common and holiday hours are also expected. The position reports to the Assistant Athletics Director for Media Relations.


Review of applicants will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. To apply, please complete the application using the link below and include a cover letter, resume, three references and writing samples with the application. Questions regarding the position or applications requirements can be directed to Marc Rabb ([email protected]u).

Gardner-Webb sponsors 22 NCAA Division I sports and competes as a full member of the Big South Conference and as an associate member of the Southern Conference (wrestling) and the Coastal Collegiate Sports Association (men’s and women’s swimming).