Athletics receives NCAA grant for ethnic women’s internship
May 30, 2014
Applied learning and
University of Wisconsin-Stout have been woven together throughout the
university's history. The UW-Stout athletic department will continue
that history after receiving a two-year grant for the NCAA Division III Ethnic
Minority and Women's Internship Program.
grant will allow the department to hire a 10-month, full-time intern beginning
in fall 2014 and give her the opportunity to gain experience in administration
and coaching. The department will provide administrative supervision and
mentorship on a daily basis.
intern will work alongside the Blue Devils' administrative team of Athletic Director
Duey Naatz and Assistant Athletic Director Erin Sullivan.
intern will work in all aspects of the day-by-day operations of the athletic
department," said Naatz. "Experience will be gained in budget development and
planning; assisting the administrative team and the department with special
projects and reports; donor development; fundraising; corporate sponsorships;
and many other aspects of the operation.
intern will also step outside the doors of the Sports and Fitness Center,
becoming involved in the UW-Stout community as well as the surrounding regional
community. The intern will become familiar with the many facets of our
conference (the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference) as well as the
department is seeking an intern to fulfill the requirements of the grant. The position
will consist of 75 percent assistant to the athletic director and 25 percent assistant
coach. For more information and to apply, click here.
would like our intern to become immersed in the day-to-day operations of Blue
Devil athletics," said Sullivan, "as well as work with a head coach within that
program as an assistant coach. We would like our intern to see our athletic
program from a multitude of angles."
is one of 18 NCAA Division III programs to receive the grant this year.
the internship has been completed in two years, we want our intern to be able
to seamlessly integrate what they have learned and accomplished at UW-Stout
into their next professional step," Naatz said.
Division III goals include a commitment to diversity and inclusion, fairness
and equity and placing the highest priority on the educational experience of
Top: Duey Naatz
Bottom: Erin Sullivan