Fall 2022 Student Internship (Sept-Nov) - Philadelphia Union (Chester · PA)

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ABOUT OUR COMPANY
Philadelphia was awarded the 16th Major League Soccer franchise in February 2008 and the team was officially announced as the Philadelphia Union in May 2009.  Owned and operated by Union Sports & Entertainment, the group launched the Philadelphia Union's inaugural season in 2010 and opened what is now Subaru Park in June 2010.  Subaru Park is an 18,500 seat, world-class soccer specific stadium that sits beautifully along the Delaware River at the base of the Commodore Barry Bridge and is only 15 miles from downtown Philadelphia.  The club has reached the finals of the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup in 2014, 2015 and 2018, and has appeared in the MLS Cup Playoffs in 2011, 2016, 2018, 2019, 2020, and hosted the Eastern Conference Final 2021.  In 2020, the Union were awarded the club’s first Supporters’ Shield after finishing with the best regular season record in MLS.
 
Philadelphia Union’s culture and brand positioning of Young, Fearless, Challengers differentiates us from others and focuses our vision to be unafraid and defy the ordinary.  Our company is relentlessly pursuing excellence both on and off the field and will lead the way, set the standards and share the glory.  Our connection to Philadelphia is symbolized in the Club’s crest as the snake, colors, shield, slogan and thirteen stars all represent Philadelphia as the original capital city and its call to action during the American Revolution.
 
ABOUT THIS INTERNSHIP
Internships with Union Sports and Entertainment, including Philadelphia Union, Union II, and Union Academy will provide students with an assortment of valuable learning experiences and exposure to all facets of a professional soccer team’s front office.  Qualified candidates for this position will have a passion for sports and have the ability to work in a fast-paced environment.   Applicants should be familiar with Microsoft Office and possess excellent written and oral communication skills.  Interns may be asked to work some nights and weekends.  
 
INTERNSHIP ROLES AVAILABLE:
Academy Operations
Community Relations
Box Office Digital Marketing
Equipment Operations (First Team, Union II & Academy)
Event Operations
Front Office Administration & HR
Game Day Operations 
Graphic Design
Marketing 
Partnership Marketing 
Philadelphia Union Foundation 
PR & Communications
Ticket Sales & Service
 
To be considered, please include a cover letter describing your interests, why you want to work for Union Sports & Entertainment, and what makes you the best candidate for an internship.  Application must be received by July 15, 2022.

The duration of the internship will be 10 -12 weeks and  approximately 20 hours per week.  There is not an option for remote work at this time.
 
If selected for an internship, the intern will be required to provide the following clearances:
  • PA Child Abuse History clearance
  • PA State Police Criminal Records Check
  • FBI Criminal Background Check  
 
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, gender identity, marital or veteran status, or any other protected class.

Job Questions:

  1. Are you a current college student?

  2. Do you need to satisfy a certain number of hours during an internship towards credit? If so, how many?

  3. Please rank your top 3 internship roles (1 being your preferred choice)

  4. When could you start?

  5. When would you end?

  6. Are you able to work on-site in Chester, PA?

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