Scholarship Position Description

This position is awarded a scholarship for 2024-2025. All scholarships are determined by position, time commitment, responsibility, and financial budget determined in April. Specific questions about scholarship amounts may be directed to Josh Petersen: [email protected] or Josh Petersen on Teams.

Expectations & Duties

  • ATTENTION: This position requires a significant time commitment. If you are chosen and accept this position, it will be expected that you can satisfactorily meet the time commitment necessary. This means that you agree to not accept other positions outside of student media or otherwise make commitments that will impact your ability to meet this expectation.
  • Communicate and improve relationships with Geek related communities on campus, (anime club, D&D club, cosplay, EAE program, especially with Crimson Gaming as a whole organization etc).
  • Manage hiring process for both junior leadership as well as contributors and interns.
  • Outline major goals and projects for each semester.
  • Research companies or events that could be approached as business partners or collaborators.
  • Coordinate and lead all Geek Wave staff meetings.
  • Maintain structure of planning, execution, and assessment of content created by staff.
  • Work alongside other members of student media to curate events, promote content, and increase revenue.
  • Facilitate the training of new hires on Geek Wave’s primary content platforms (videos, podcasts, social media).
  • Assess analytics reports to adjust content creation and distribution to improve reach and engagement.


  • Must be a geek.
  • Previous work and/or education and training content creation. Preference given to applicants with prior experience at the Geekwave.
  • Experience in creating content for different audiences and settings, such as entertainment, business, and journalism.
  • Understanding and working knowledge of necessary software and tools used in the content creation process.
  • Experience or knowledge of media marketing and content distribution, particularly in the fields of social media and community outreach.
  • Demonstrated leadership and/or previous management experience preferred.
  • Content management, audience engagement, editing, or other similar experience preferred.
  • Must be enrolled student progressing satisfactorily towards a degree.

Application Process

Applicants for this position will be reviewed during spring 2024 and interviews will be scheduled by the UteCast Director. The position is open until filled. The experiential learning term is May 2024 through April 2025. Please fill out the application below and follow all instructions for submitting the application and providing the necessary portfolio and documentation.

Applications will be accepted until March 31, 2024.

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