MAIAA Internships with Husker Athletics
Students in the Master of Arts in Intercollegiate Athletics Administration program receive an automatic internship with the Nebraska Athletic Department. Meet Ben, Alex, Kevin, Jordan and James on the job.
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[00:00:07.160]As a part of the MAIAA program,
[00:00:09.645]you get an automatic internship with
[00:00:11.459]the UNL Athletic Department.
[00:00:13.123]Being able to get that guaranteed internship
[00:00:15.075]was what really sold me on wanting to come to Nebraska.
[00:00:21.613]You know, the chance to be able to work here,
[00:00:23.256]and have the N on my resume,
[00:00:25.485]the N on my chest, it's incredible.
[00:00:30.093]My internship is in the digital communications field.
[00:00:35.107]I get to work on Huskers.com and the
[00:00:38.488]digital media side of the Athletic Department.
[00:00:44.109]My internship is in Sports Analytics,
[00:00:46.221]using data to help the teams and departments
[00:00:48.365]within the Athletic Departments do their best.
[00:00:51.459]Checking the stats, getting ready to
[00:00:52.920]write the recap for after this game.
[00:00:56.824]And I also work with the development side
[00:00:59.183]doing donor events and helping with the game day suites.
[00:01:05.199]Anything that's on Huskervision,
[00:01:06.372]anything that's on the jumbotron,
[00:01:07.673]any music, all goes through our office.
[00:01:09.796]So they're gonna walk out straight like that and turn?
[00:01:12.472]Okay, we're going to break.
[00:01:13.987]Right there is perfect.
[00:01:15.640]When my hand goes in the air, we're live.
[00:01:18.872]Okay, we're good.
[00:01:21.667]It's a great opportunity to get
[00:01:22.925]your foot in the door in collegiate athletics.
[00:01:24.856]You can also get a stipend, you get free tuition,
[00:01:26.840]and you get to be in a great
[00:01:27.949]Division I institution like Nebraska.
[00:01:31.544]I really enjoy getting to see behind the scenes
[00:01:33.699]what goes on in the Athletic Department.
[00:01:36.365]Man this experience has been unbelievable.
[00:01:37.955]Every day I've learned.
[00:01:38.936]They kinda threw me into the fire and it's been great.
[00:01:41.091]Having an automatic internship,
[00:01:43.288]I think it's invaluable, especially
[00:01:44.653]with this athletic department.
[00:01:46.637]I love this program for the
[00:01:47.640]professional development is has provided me.
[00:01:50.275]Things that I've learned here,
[00:01:51.555]having Nebraska on my resume,
[00:01:52.877]I think it's gonna really set me up great
[00:01:54.467]for my next step in my career.
[00:01:57.837]If you want to work in college athletics,
[00:01:59.181]this is where you need to be.
[00:02:00.675]And I'm not saying that to sell the program,
[00:02:02.435]I'm saying it because I believe it,
[00:02:04.237]and I know I'm gonna do great things from here
[00:02:05.859]and it's all because of this program.
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