US Club Soccer would like to extend the following opportunities during the summer of 2018 to those interested in understanding the off-the-field logistics that go into executing a premier soccer event.
These positions are ideal for sport management students at colleges and universities who wish to gain additional experience in the industry and/or must complete internship requirements as part of his or her curriculum.
Interns will gain hands-on experience through aiding in the planning, on-site execution and oversight of National Cup XVII Regionals and Finals, National Premier Leagues and Elite National Premier League events.
Internship dates are from mid-late May through early-mid August.
These individual(s) will assist the on-site event manager by providing administrative and operational support. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
- Staging of product
- Assisting with team registration
- Equipment management
- Merchandise sales
- Daily field set-up
- Shipping & receiving
- Hydration management
- Score reporting
- Event breakdown
- Referee liaison
- Coordinating volunteers
- Marketing, communications & social media
- Must be making progress towards a degree in a related field (sport management, business, marketing, etc.).
- Interns will not be required to relocate; rather, the intern(s) will travel to selected tournament from his or her current location.
- There is an office based internship position available that will require additional time commitment and for the applicant to be based in Charleston, SC area. Compensation is will be based on time commitment. If interested, please indicate so on your application.
- Interns may be required to attend an orientation in Charleston, S.C. or Myrtle Beach, S.C., in May prior to the 2018 National Cup XVII and NPL/ENPL Events.
Compensation is $200/event. Transportation, lodging and meals will be provided for events.
- June 15-18: National Cup XVII South Central Regional in Tulsa, Okla.
- June 16-17: Northeast Girls NPL playoffs in Farmington, Conn.
- June 16-19: National Cup XVII West Regional in Davis, Calif.
- June 22-25: National Cup XVII Midwest Regional in Chicago, Ill.
- June 23-26: National Cup XVII Southeast Regional in Winston-Salem, N.C.
- June 29-July 2: National Cup XVII Northwest Regional in Boise, Idaho
- June 29-July 3: ENPL Eastern Playoffs in Lancaster, Mass.
- June 29-July 3: ENPL Western Playoffs in San Diego, Calif.
- June 30-July 3: National Cup XVII Mid-Atlantic Regional in Somerset, N.J.
- July 12-16: ENPL National Championship / Girls NPL Finals in Aurora, Colo.
- July 20-24: National Cup XVII Finals
To apply, please fill out the application here by April 13, 2018 (link is also provided below):
Please contact US Club Soccer Director of Events Alexandra Rieben at firstname.lastname@example.org with additional questions.