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Business Intelligence UWEP Internship - Spring 2024 - United Soccer League (Tampa · FL · Open to Remote)

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Internship: Internship
USL Work Experience Program 
Job Title: Business Intelligence UWEP
Position Type: Internship - For College Credit Hours Only  
Semester: Spring 2024
Location: Remote
Overview of the United Soccer League (USL)
The United Soccer League (USL) is shaping the future of soccer in America. We are the nation’s largest and fastest-growing professional soccer organization, bringing the world’s game to more and more communities across the United States and Canada. Based in Tampa, Fla., the USL oversees multiple professional and elite pre-professional leagues, including the USL Championship, USL Super League, USL League One, USL League Two, USL W League, USL Academy, and Super Y League. 
We are authentic to the spirit of the game, honoring the dedication of the players, the passion of the supporters, and the culture of the clubs. We believe in the power of soccer to unite people, provide unique life experiences, and have a meaningful impact in local communities. We work as a team, challenge the status quo, and strive to make everyone feel welcome. 
United Soccer League is the proud recipient of Front Office Sports' 2021 & 2022 Best Employers in Sports and Tampa Bay Business Journal's Coolest Office Spaces.
Program Purpose
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 Technology & Data Strategy team, the Business Intelligence UWEP supports the department by assisting with maintaining and developing league-wide dashboards. The Participant will assume an integral role in the production of data analytics and distribution of the results.
Duties and Responsibilities
Specific duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Assist with the routine collection of data and updating of established Tableau dashboards
  • Identify opportunities to implement procedures for new data collection processes and/or data reporting
  • Build Tableau dashboards to track performance in key metrics towards league goals and initiatives
  • Generate new analysis of match performance data to unlock potential commercial value driven from our partnership with Stats Perform
  • Analyze Corporate Sponsorship data to identify revenue-generating insights and recommendations for clubs 
  • Act in a quality assurance role to ensure dashboards/reports are functioning correctly and to provide any recommendations for improvements
  • Work with other areas of the business – communications, marketing, analytics etc. to accomplish their goals
  • Assist other departments and operational areas as requested to provide a well-rounded overview of working in sports

  • 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.
  • Familiarity of Tableau, or another data visualization software
  • 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
  • While completing the USL Work Experience Program remotely, participants must have access to a computer or laptop with reliable internet connection 

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 able to receive college credit from an accredited college or university for your participation in the Work Experience Program?

  2. What days & hours would you be able to participate in the Work Experience Program?

  3. Approximately how many hours per week would you like to participate in the Work Experience Program?

  4. Do you have access to a computer/laptop with reliable internet access?

  5. On a scale of 1-10, rate your proficiency within Tableau? (1 being not proficient at all and 10 being expert)

  6. Are you legally authorized to work in the United States for our Company?

  7. Do you now, or will you in the future, require sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g., H-1B visa status, etc.) to work legally for our Company in the United States?