Fighting Irish Media Job Opportunities
Faculty Host: Nathan Bush, Associate Producer, FIM
Fighting Irish Media (FIM) is a department within Notre Dame Athletics tasked with telling unique and compelling Notre Dame stories through the lens of athletics with the hope of sharing the Notre Dame message around the world. They cover all of our sporting events and varsity teams throughout the academic year.
FIM currently has a 150 student workers (paid) who work anywhere from 10-20 hours a week depending on their schedules. They would like to hire 40-50 of the best and brightest incoming first-year students who have a passion for and understanding of athletics.
FIM student workers receive real world, on the job experience including live event production, website writing (features, game recaps etc.), social media planning, graphic design and statistical analysis. FIM students have worked with some of the most prominent media outlets in the country including ESPN and NBC.
“Due to the large network of Notre Dame graduates, if you put the time and work ethic into working for us we will do everything we can to help place you in a job once you graduate,” says Nathan Bush, associate producer for FIM.
Former FIM student workers are currently employed with ESPN, NBC, the Indiana Pacers, Under Armour, the Pittsburgh Penguins, the San Francisco 49ers, Hollywood Studios, the Chicago Blackhawks and RedEye Chicago, among other prominent organizations.
Possible student jobs include:
• Student Broadcasters for ESPN3, NBCSports.com, CSN Chicago and WatchND games
• Graphic Designers build graphics for our digital storytelling on WatchND, UND.com, and social media outlets
• Camera Operators for Notre Dame sporting events both on ESPN3 and Videoboard productions
• Replay Operators for Notre Dame sporting events both on ESPN3 and Videoboard productions
• Edit LIVE-IN Game Social Media Highlights
• Write student-athlete features, bios and/or game recaps
• Assist in statistical collection at home events.
• Assist in running media operations (pre- and post-game duties/press conferences etc.) at regular-season, ACC Tournament and NCAA Championship events