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Under Armour looking for interns to communicate via Twitter and Facebook about working at company

Can you craft a 140-character cover letter that highlights your passion for sports and marketing? Under Armour is looking for two college or graduate students who can join the Baltimore-based apparel company this summer and then take to Twitter and Facebook to discuss their experiences.

“Under Armour is constantly looking for fresh and innovative ways to reach our audience and tell our story,” said Dan Mecchi, Under Armour’s Director of Digital Media. “We’re raising the stakes on the typical internship by offering two passionate and talented candidates the opportunity to join our team.”

The internship is available to current undergraduate or graduate students who will be returning to school after the summer. The selected interns will receive a $5,000 scholarship paid directly to his or her school. The final 100 candidates will be announced on May 16. After receiving additional information from each candidate 10 finalists will be selected to conduct a Skype interview on May 23. From the group of 10 two Ultimate Interns will be announced in the end of May. Applicants must be able to live in Baltimore from June 13 – July 15. Airfare, travel and housing expenses are covered as part of the internship.

For more information, visit www.facebook.com/underarmour.

 

Mediabistro Course

Multimedia Journalism

Multimedia JournalismStarting September 25, learn how to create interactive packages with photos, audio, and video! Taught by a multiplatform journalist, Darragh Worland will teach you how to come up stories that would be best told in a multimedia format, and create original content for that package using photos, slideshows, and short video and audio pieces. Register now! 
 

Universal Sports Network Hires VP of BizDev

Bart Leivo joins Universal Sports Network as vice president of business development. He had been director of business operations at Yahoo. His Linked In profile is already updated with the news.

“Bart is a dynamic and creative executive whose vision makes for a good fit with our growing network,” Perkins Miller, chief operating officer of Universal Sports, said in a statement. “He has a keen analytical mind and has a great track record in sports business. His experience will be valuable to Universal Sports as we expand our business opportunities and partnerships.”

Leivo, who helped Yahoo partner with Major League Baseball, Rivals.com, UFC and Ticketmaster during his time there, will be tasked with building out USN’s business plan. The channel is growing rapidly. Read more