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Communications UWEP Internship - Summer 2024

🚀 Summer Internship


💻 Remote

AI generated summary

  • Bachelor’s or master’s degree in related field, ability to receive college credit, computer proficiency, strong communication skills, positive attitude, team player mentality, organizational skills, ability to meet deadlines, knowledge of sports/soccer a plus, access to computer and internet for remote work.
  • Day to day, the Communications UWEP Intern at USL will monitor matches, develop written content for web and newsletters, track media coverage, select photos, transcribe interviews, monitor social media, and assist in various operational tasks to gain a comprehensive experience in the sports industry.

Summer Internship



  • 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 Communications team, the Communications UWEP supports the Communications department by assisting with the in-house creation of materials with public releases, digital content, and league websites. 


  • 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

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Area of Responsibilities



  • Match monitoring for USL Leagues that are active during the season.
  • Brainstorm, develop and execute written content, such as press releases, recurring content and articles for web.
  • Write website & Newsletter content for the USL Leagues.
  • Monitor the League’s media coverage, including the collection and composition of internal coverage reports.
  • Photo selection and sizing for content pieces.
  • Transcribing interviews and quotes.
  • Monitoring social media for storylines.
  • Other opportunities to assist in both the pre-professional space and professional space.
  • 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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