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Overview

The Times Union Center is Upstate New York's premier sports and entertainment facility. Home to the Siena College Men's Basketball team as well as the AHL's Albany Devils, the arena also hosts many of today's top concerts, family shows and high school/college athletic events.

Students participating in our internship program will receive hands-on learning experiences in the operations of a sports and entertainment facility.

Requirements

Students Must:
    Be currently enrolled in a college or university
    Provide documentation of receiving academic credit
    Submit a cover letter and resume
    Specify semester for internship: Fall [year] or Spring [year]

Facts:
    You must receive academic credit
    Internships are available full or part time
    We do not offer summer internships in any area

 

Marketing

The Times Union Center offers both full and part-time, non-paid internships for academic credit.  Interns assist the Director of Marketing, Marketing Supervisor and Marketing Coordinator, along with office staff on day-to-day activities in addition to event day operations. The following is a list of duties that the intern will be expected to perform, however the job is not limited to the duties on the list. Responsibilities are subject to change based on the season's event schedule.

Design print ads, posters, postcards, flyers, brochures, marquees, social media graphics, etc.
Write press releases, photo captions, news releases and photo advisories
Assist with the coordination of press conferences and other media events
Develop and execute in-game promotions for both professional and college level local sports teams
Develop print schedules
Assist in the distribution of media credentials and escorting media at various events
Update local area online calendars
Assist in maintenance of social media pages
Create social media content
Distribute marketing materials
Target potential clients through internet research for both the Marketing and Group Sales departments
Collaborate with Marketing staff to develop strategic sales campaigns
General office work - including but not limited to maintaining databases

 

Marketing is not accepting resumes at this time for internships.  Resumes and cover letters will be accepted again in April for the Fall 2017 semester.  Please check back at that time for instructions.

 

Event Services/Operations

The following is a list of duties that the intern will be expected to perform, however the job is not limited to the duties on the list.

Work with Microsoft Office applications like Word, Excel and Publisher
Assist in the preparation for events such as concerts, family shows and sporting events
Assist in the maintenance of guard licensing through New York State
Coordinate deliveries for materials needed on a per show basis
General office work
Help communication between departments pertaining to event needs
Evaluate building policies and procedures to find more efficient methods
Work long hours on some days when events are schedules

If you are interested in our Event Services/Operations internship, please submit your cover letter and resume to Anthony.Pettograsso@timesunioncenter-albany.com. Please put in subject line "Internship - Event Services".


Finance

The following is a list of duties that the intern will be expected to perform, however the job is not limited to the duties on the list.

Handle Accounts Payable.
Process Box Office work.
Assist accounting department as needed.
Process all invoices.
Maintain an open payable listing, prepare payment, review report and produce checks for payment. 
Move invoices to appropriate files. 
Reconcile daily box office work and various monthly accounts. 
Handle all payables for the Times Union Center Garage. 
Reconcile bank accounts.
Assist with financial statements and special projects. 
All other duties as assigned.

 

If you are interested in our Finance internship, please submit your cover letter and resume to marthanne.gershman@timesunioncenter-albany.com. Please put in subject line "Internship - Finance".