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W League Operations UWEP Internship - Summer 2024

🚀 Summer Internship


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Summer Internship

Business, Operations & Strategy•Tampa


  • 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 W League team, the W League Operations UWEP supports the department by assisting with multiple functional areas of W League 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 in reviewing and analyzing league management and competition issues (i.e., player discipline).
  • Assist with analyzing league minimum standards to update Operational Manual.
  • Survey collection – conduct data analysis and produce reports for a variety of stakeholders (i.e. the League, clubs, partners).
  • Track strategic partner activation elements.
  • Assist with the resources database for clubs.
  • Identify creative ways to grow the W League’s fanbase via marketing and communications strategies.
  • Assist with club onboarding.
  • Help prepare for W League programming at USL events.
  • Build out W League season tracking documents and Teamworks game forms.
  • Track shipments sent out to clubs.
  • Other relevant duties in preparation and execution of the W League season.
  • 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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