W&M Esports Partners with PlayStation University Recruiters
Thursday, November 10th | 4pm-5pm (EST) | Zoom Link | Passcode: 1693
Begin your next greatest adventure with SIE’s (Sony Interactive Entertainment) internship program! We provide our interns a 12-week paid, hands-on experience that enables them to push the boundaries of play in a dynamic, creative, and supportive environment.
On-campus Leadership Opportunities (Esports Pioneers & Coaches)
Esports Pioneer of Social Media and Communications
Responsible for managing the official W&M Esports social media account on each platform (Instagram, Twitter, Facebook) and creating posts concerning occasional important news or to celebrate team accomplishments daily/weekly. The pioneer must also take advantage of opportunities to continue growing the community through contests, planning events, and seasonal newsletters. Attends weekly EP meetings with the Director. (Independent Study or Internship) Contact [[esports]] if interested.
Esports Pioneer of Sponsorships
The sponsorships EP seeks to connect W&M Esports with partners and sponsors through creative avenues. The goal of a sponsorships EP should be to elevate the brand that is W&M Esports as it aligns with the mission and goals of what the school strives to be. Generating revenue and driving growth opportunities for the team via industry relationships and strategic planning is a key function of the role. Attends weekly EP meetings with the Director. (Independent Study or Internship) Contact [[esports]] if interested.
Varsity Esports Coordinator
Manages and coordinates W&M’s applied varsity esports program. Organizes tryout applications, scouts and interviews coaches, works with new players, and facilitate tryouts to form W&M’s varsity rosters. Works with coaches throughout the season to solve team related issues. Advises on equipment, apparel, and ETARC organization. Attends weekly EP meetings with the Director. (Independent Study or Internship) Contact [[esports]] if interested.
Varisty Esports Head Coach
The Head Coach is responsible for scheduling practices, conducting VODs, developing the game-day roster, attending weekly League meetings, and reporting to the Director in weekly Coaches’ Meeting. The Head Coach conducts administrative aspects of the team from GPA compliance to tournament registrations. In addition to the administrative logistics, the Head Coach is responsible for team morale and conducting two semester socials with other W&M esports teams. Contact [[esports]] if interested.
Generates and maintains a demographics database storing information on our athletes, coaches, and staff. This database is used to provide timely information regarding the composition of our program as well as to generate statistics, email lists, and dashboards. The EP collects and analyzes in-game data to optimize team performance and generates useful insights impacting strategy and gameplay across multiple titles. Assists in overall strategic decision making including, but not limited to, marketing, event planning, merchandising, and program objectives. Attends weekly EP meetings with the Director. (Independent Study or Internship) Contact [[esports]] if interested.
Responsible for promoting academic and extracurricular esports and gaming opportunities at the university. Serves on the Faculty Task Force and other relevant bodies in developing coursework and other academic programs for William & Mary, and also works with other EPs to further develop the Esports program generally. Oversees the Student Advisory Committee, which is charged with advising the Faculty Task Force and Esports Advisory Board on various esports affairs. Attends weekly EP meetings with the Director. (Independent Study or Internship) Contact [[esports]] if interested.
Esports Pioneer of Wellness
Assists varsity players in the preservation of their mental and physical wellbeing. Explores research opportunities, ways to improve upon current methods to provide a equitous and healthy environment for players to thrive, and collaborate with resources on campus to promote development workshops and training. Attends weekly EP meetings with the Director. (Independent Study or Internship) Contact [[esports]] if interested.
W&M Esports is an active partner with the PlayStation College Recruitment Intern Department.
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