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

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Internship: Internship
USL Work Experience Program 
Job Title: W League Operations 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' Best Employers in Sports 2021 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 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.
Duties and Responsibilities
Specific duties include, but are not limited to:

  • 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

  • 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

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

  6. 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?