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New York Islanders Hockey Club
A storied franchise. A world class arena. The best fans.
Be a part of the team.
Our Game Plan
The New York Islanders Hockey Club is one of the most iconic franchises in professional sports, with a deeply passionate and loyal fanbase. The 2022-23 season marks the 50th Anniversary of Islanders hockey, and we are commemorating our history to propel us forward. Isles Nation celebrates four consecutive Stanley Cups in the 1980s, numerous all-stars and hall of famers, a state-of-the-art arena, millions raised for charities in our communities, and much more. We will add on to that legacy with the help of our diverse team that embodies what it means to be a part of the Blue & Orange.
We invite you to apply for IslesU! IslesU provides an integrated experience in the sports and entertainment industry while working with some of the best in the business. We have created a meaningful internship program for current and postgrad students looking to take their first steps into our growing world. Working with your mentor, team leaders, and Islanders executives, you will gain tremendous insight from industry leaders. You will play an integral role in everything that goes into creating Isles Nation and the work we put in for our fans.
The Islanders have a long history of working with various universities and students across the country but have always been drawn to one thing. Passion. We are looking for students that are willing to go the extra mile and have a strong desire to learn. Our interns are important members of Isles Nation and our community.
How to Join Our Team
IslesU interns are expected to be extremely driven, goal-oriented, and hardworking. Whether you are finishing your degree or just graduated, you will continue your learning here at IslesU. Throughout the program, you will gain firsthand experience and knowledge in the sports and entertainment industry.
You’ll also have opportunities to showcase your creativity and problem-solving abilities throughout the internship by working within your department and across the organization. IslesU interns will also be expected to work on a business project that is focused on real life scenarios within the organization. This “Keystone Project” is your chance to show why you should be called up from the minors and make the pro team!
What Skills You’ll Use
Flexibility: Switch gears on a moment’s notice and adapt to shifting priorities
Motivation: Leverage your personal skills to drive results and influence success
Autonomy: Manage your own time, work independently, and prioritize tasks
Collaboration: Liaise with cross-functional internal teams and establish positive relationships
Accountability: Take ownership of your work
Conflict Resolution: Show off your problem-solving and decision-making skills
Your Training & Talent
- Received or working toward a bachelor's degree
- Strong work ethic and desire to learn
- Team mentality
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills
- Microsoft Office skills
Where You’ll Go
- Our IslesU program is held from mid-June through the first week of August.
- We have a hybrid work environment, with occasional hours on site at our corporate office in Floral Park, NY, along with attending any necessary events.
What’s in it for You
- Gaining core experience interning for an iconic NHL® franchise
- Experience in UBS Arena, our new, state of the art home
The Fine Print
The New York Islanders are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our organization. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.