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Academy Operations UWEP Internship - Summer 2024

🚀 Summer Internship


💻 Remote

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  • Seeking bachelor’s or master’s students with strong computer skills, excellent communication, positive attitude, organization, and ability to work under deadlines. Knowledge of soccer is a plus. Must be able to receive college credit and have access to a computer with internet.
  • The candidate will assist in planning and executing USL Academy Cup events, managing player/coach registrations, conducting market research, communicating with participants, auditing clubs, processing game reports, and contributing new ideas to enhance USL Academy programming while supporting various operational tasks as needed.

Summer Internship

Business, Operations & StrategyTampa


  • Under the direction and guidance of USL Executives and Leaders (mentors), the USL Work Experience Program (UWEP) provides students with the unique opportunity to gain practical sport management experience in a professional sports league setting. By working on various strategic projects and initiatives, UWEP participants will gain hands on experience with league staff as well as member teams.
  • Participants are tasked with and responsible for partnering within a specialized department but will interact with all league departments across the organization including business development, digital, club services, analytics, and more; with the ultimate goal of providing students with well-rounded practical work experience in sports. 

Position Purpose:

  • Under the direction of the USL Academy team, the Academy Operations UWEP supports the department by assisting with multiple functional areas of Academy operations. The Participant will assume an integral role in the administration and analysis of league minimum standards, rules, and regulations.


  • Participants must be working towards a bachelor’s or master’s degree in related field and/or training and must certify that they are able to receive college credit from an accredited college or university for their participation.
  • Solid computer skills and proficiency with MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook are a must.
  • Excellent verbal communication skills are required.
  • Positive attitude and strong work ethic a must. Must have a “team-first” mentality with an eagerness to learn.
  • Should be extremely organized and detail oriented, with a focus on quality and consistency.
  • Ability to work under fluid deadlines and complete tasks in a timely and efficient manner.
  • Knowledge of sports/soccer is preferred, but not required.
  • While completing the Work Experience Program remotely, participants must have access to a computer or laptop with reliable internet connection.

Education requirements

Currently Studying

Area of Responsibilities

Business, Operations & Strategy


  • Assist with planning and execution of USL Academy Cup events.
  • Process player/coach registrations for each event.
  • Perform market research and compile reports when necessary.
  • Communicate with current and potential event participants and collect data on experience.
  • Club Auditing with Match Reviewal process (highlights tapes).
  • Game Reports (rosters & suspensions).
  • Determine operational needs and procedures and communicate them to the relevant parties.
  • Develop & explore new ideas to enhance and add value to USL Academy programming, initiatives, and overall club participation in the platform.
  • Perform other tasks as directed by the senior staff.
  • Assist other departments and operational areas as requested to provide a well-rounded overview of working in sports.


Work type

Full time

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