Athletic Department Internships

Are you interested in a career in college athletics? The Tallahassee Community College Department of Athletics has various internship opportunities for students to obtain hands-on experience in athletics communications, athletics game operations, athletic training, live events, and marketing & promotions. Job descriptions are listed below. 

The application deadline for Fall 2019 consideration is 5 p.m, Monday, September 16 and internships will begin October 1. The application deadline for Spring 2020 consideration is 5 p.m., Wednesday, November 6 and internships will begin January 13. Students are asked to commit to at least one full semester, however, internships are renewable. All interns will be required to complete a background check.

To apply, send a cover letter, resume, unofficial transcript, questionnaire and any required samples via e-mail to Rob Chaney, Director of Athletics, chaneyr@tcc.fl.edu


Athletics Communications

  • Positions Available: 5 (1 per assignment), priority to returning students
  • Rate of Pay: Volunteer, class credit or work-study
  • Job Description: Assist the Director of Athletics with coverage of eight NJCAA sports; assignment opportunities include social media, graphic design, photographer, videographer and sports information. See application for responsibilities of each assignment.
  • Download Internship Application

Athletics Game Operations

  • Positions Available: 2, priority to returning students
  • Rate of Pay: Volunteer, class credit or work-study
  • Job Description: Set up and break down athletic facilities for home events; work with Director of Athletics and Campus Recreation and Sports Facility Manager (for basketball events only) on game day management, hosting visiting teams and officials, fan assistance and ticket sales.
  • Download Internship Application

Athletic Training

  • Positions Available: Flexible, priority to returning students
  • Rate of Pay: Volunteer, class credit or work-study
  • Job Description: Assist the Head Athletic Trainer in providing coverage for eight NJCAA sports; set up and break down athletic training services for practice and home events; must be CPR and First Aid certified; other duties as assigned.
  • Download Internship Application

Live Events

  • Positions Available: 4 (1 per assignment), priority to returning students
  • Rate of Pay: Volunteer, class credit or work-study
  • Job Description: Assist in live production of home athletic events for broadcast on TCCeagles.com and Facebook; assignment opportunities include broadcast engineer, on-air talent (play-by-play and color commentator) and camera operator; assist in technical setup and breakdown of athletic facilities for media and live production team
  • Download Internship Application

Marketing & Promotions

  • Positions Available: Flexible, priority to returning students
  • Rate of Pay: Volunteer, class credit or work-study
  • Job Description: Assist in marketing, promotions and game day operations for Tallahassee Community College athletic events, includes administering in-game promotions; on-campus tabling to distribute posters, schedule cards and other promotional materials and raise aware to athletic events; assist the director of athletics in creation and implementation of sports marketing plans and completion of sport season wrap-ups; interact with fans who attend athletic events
  • Download Internship Application

Other Opportunities with TCC Athletics

Auditions for Public Address Announcer 

  • Show us what you've got and you could be selected as the public address announcer for TCC Basketball's 2019-20 season
  • This is a volunteer opportunity
  • Must be available to work evenings and weekends and may have to work holidays and Spring Break
  • Download the audition script and record yourself doing pregame introductions. E-mail the recording to chaneyr@tcc.fl.edu
  • Commitment: November 2019-February 2020
  • Deadline to Apply: September 20
  • Five finalists will be asked to do a live audition at EagleFEST on October 2! 

Auditions for National Anthem at Home Events

  • Warm up those patriotic vocal cords. The TCC Eagles want you to audition to sing the National Anthem prior to a home athletic event during the 2019-20 season.
  • This is a volunteer opportunity
  • Bands, choirs, groups and individuals are invited to participate
  • Submit a recording to chaneyr@tcc.fl.edu. A YouTube link will suffice. Please let us know if you have ever performed the National Anthem live.
  • First on-campus home event is Friday, November 1
  • Events will be assigned on a first-come basis

Federal Work-Study

  • Federal work-study is a way for students with financial need to earn money to pay for college or career schools through part-time jobs. The program encourages work related to the student’s course of study.
  • Possible work-study jobs available for students with Tallahassee Community College Athletics: Game day operations (public address, statistics); marketing and promotions; live stream broadcast team (engineer, camera operator); athletics gym and/or weight room monitor
  • To confirm if you qualify for work-study, contact TCC’s Office of Financial Aid by phone, (850) 201-8399, or e-mail finaid@tcc.fl.edu. If you qualify and are interested in work-study with Tallahassee Community College Athletics, e-mail Rob Chaney, Director of Athletics, chaneyr@tcc.fl.edu.

Athletic Training Paid Internship

  • One position available
  • Salary: $12,500 (10-month contract) + housing
  • Will be responsible for two sports
  • BOC certification required 
  • Email resume and cover letter to Jonathan Jones, jonesjr@tcc.fl.edu