NFL Careers

Training Camp Communications Intern

Washington Redskins
Richmond, VA
Internship: Internship
The Washington Redskins Communications Department offers public relations internships for the duration of training camp. The intern will have the opportunity to learn about the responsibilities of a National Football League communications staff while working as a member of the department and assisting in its day-to-day functions.  
 Interns must be able to work extended hours including some nights and weekends.  A background in public/media relations or sport management is strongly encouraged.  Candidates must possess strong written and oral communication skills.  
Internship Responsibilities:
  • Aid in facilitation and coordination of player and coach interviews.
  • Assist in transcription and distribution of daily quotes.
  • Facilitate various requests by media members for information, statistics, etc.
  • Assist in distribution of credentials.
  • Oversee daily newspaper clips and their distribution.
  • Maintain the media room, keeping it fully stocked with updated team information.
  • Research statistical information for management, coaches, scouts and internal departments as needed.
  • General office work to include email, phones, faxes, sending packages, etc.
  • Perform additional duties as assigned by the Communications staff.
Intern Candidate Requirements:
·         Must be currently enrolled as an undergraduate/graduate student.
·         Candidate MUST receive college credit in order to qualify for this internship – proof of credit letter from your College or University is required.
·         Polite, positive, self-starter who works well with others.
·         Excellent communication & interpersonal skills.
·         Strong writing skills.
·         Detail-oriented and organized.
·         Can work independently when given a task and have the focus to follow through & follow-up if problems arise.
·         Computer skills (Microsoft Office Suite proficient).
·         Proactive in asking questions when needed.
·         Team player, humble enough to handle a variety of tasks; no job beneath them.
·         Ability to handle physical requirements of job including setting up equipment for events and other light to medium lifting.
·         Ability to interact with players, staff and the community in a professional manner.
·         Proven experience to appropriately work with and around confidential information is necessary. 
Reports to: Senior Vice President; Director of Communications; Media Services Coordinator; Corporate Communications Manager
If you wish to become a part of this dynamic, fast-paced organization and you meet the requirements listed above, please apply by submitting a cover letter and resume. 

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. 

Job Questions:

  1. How did you hear about this job?

  2. Yes/No. Can you prove you will receive college credit for this internship?

  3. Yes/No. Do you have local housing in the Richmond, VA area?

  4. Yes/No. Do you have daily transportation to and from the training facility in Richmond, VA?


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