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December 9, 2013

Andrea Dillon: Department of Athletics and Recreation, Assumption College
Interning with Assumption College's Department of Athletics and Recreation

Interning with Assumption College’s Department of Athletics and Recreation

 

Name: Andrea Dillon

Hometown, State: Ayer, Massachusetts

Major: Marketing

Minor: Management

Internship Sponsor: Department of Athletics and Recreation, Assumption College

 

Primary Responsibilities:

My responsibilities include:

  • Managing the Recreation Facebook, Twitter and Instagram accounts
  • Creating and implementng social media contests
  • Writing articles for the Assumption newspaper that highlight all of Campus Recreation’s activities
  • Creating posters for intramural events, club sports and facility announcements
  • Photographing Recreation events

 

Blog Entry:

The Department of Athletics and Recreation handles varsity sports and recreational activities. I work primarily with the recreation portion of the department. Campus Recreation is committed to a student-centric approach to programming. The programs include: club sports, intramural activities and fitness programming. Recreational opportunities promote: a sense of community, student development through leadership and healthy active lifestyles for students.

 

In this all-inclusive environment, there is never a dull moment in the office – a new event to promote, new projects, or a new contest to oversee. When handling social media, creating posters and promoting recreational events, I have implemented many of the marketing skills that I learned in my Marketing Management class. I have experienced firsthand that multi-tasking, organizational skills and prioritizing tasks are critical to the smooth operation of all organizations.

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