Applications are now being sought for the prestigious Brian Fishman Fellowship, a professional development opportunity at USA Hockey, Inc., for a soon-to-be (spring 2023) or very recent college graduate who is pursuing a career in athletic communications.
USA Hockey is the national governing body for the sport of ice hockey in the United States and among the most prominent amateur sports organizations in the world.
Responsibilities include assistance with all aspects of USA Hockey’s communications division, including social media initiatives, media and public relations activities, event support, content creation, and publishing projects, including work with USA Hockey Magazine, the most widely distributed hockey magazine in the world. Chosen candidate must be willing to travel on occasion, both domestically and internationally.
Those interested should apply by submitting the following in one .pdf document to firstname.lastname@example.org -- current resume; list of at least three references, including contact information; samples of work produced; and a brief essay (400-500 words) detailing the applicant’s interest in The Brian Fishman Fellowship that relates their personal and professional characteristics to those that were reflective of Brian, including integrity, determination and a love of hockey.
The Fellowship term is 24 months, with the first 12 months at USA Hockey’s national headquarters in Colorado Springs, Colorado, and the second 12 months in Plymouth, Michigan, at USA Hockey Arena, home of USA Hockey’s National Team Development Program. The Fellowship begins in June 2023 and a stipend/benefits are provided.
Applications for The Brian Fishman Fellowship must be received no later than Friday, March 10, 2023.
USA Hockey, established on October 29, 1937, and headquartered in Colorado Springs, Colorado, provides the foundation for the sport of ice hockey in America; helps young people become leaders, sometimes Olympic or Paralympic heroes; and connects the game at every level while promoting a lifelong love of the sport. USA Hockey is more than a million strong, including players, coaches, officials and volunteers that span all 50 states. The National Governing Body for the sport in the United States, USA Hockey has important partnerships with the NHL, United States Olympic and Paralympic Committee and International Ice Hockey Federation. For more information, visit usahockey.com.