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Training Camp Equipment Intern

Cardinals Organizational Summary:

The Arizona Cardinals Football Club is a professional football team within the National Football League (NFL). The Cardinals compete in the National Football Conference (NFC) West division and call State Farm Stadium in Glendale their home stadium.

As one of the oldest pro football franchises in the U.S., the Cardinals Club has established itself as a sport and cultural hallmark within Arizona, developing a family-oriented culture that strives to be a championship team on the field, in the community, and as an organization. Over the years, the organization not only continues to grow its fanbase and reach within the local community but also prides itself in maintaining a diverse and dedicated workforce.

If you want to join an organization that values safety, courtesy, efficiency, experience, diversity, and longevity, we would love for you to join our team.

Job Summary:

The Arizona Cardinals Training Camp Football Equipment Internship is sponsored by the Football Equipment Department located at the Dignity Health Arizona Cardinals Training Facility in Tempe, AZ. This internship provides an exceptional opportunity for committed, hardworking, and dedicated individuals that are seeking to gain a future career in Equipment Management, including first-hand experience in a National Football League (NFL) environment. This internship assists in the daily operations of the department such as equipment set-up, breakdown, and maintenance, assisting position coaches, and locker room preparation.

Primary Job Duties:

The Training Camp Equipment Intern position will have daily responsibilities including, without limitation the following:

  • Set-up and breakdown training camp equipment

  • Laundry (washing, folding, etc.)

  • Practice field set-up and breakdown

  • Work with position coaches during practice such as moving heavy objects, throwing to a player, setting up drills, etc.

  • Assist with the upkeep of protective equipment

  • Locker room prep for games and practices


  • Education: Currently enrolled in a college educational program

  • Basic knowledge and concepts of football equipment management preferred, but not required

  • Basic knowledge and concepts of the Athletic Equipment Managers Association (AEMA)

  • Ability to work program duration from July 2022 to September 2022; hours may vary depending on business needs.

Position Information:

  • Includes walking and/or standing for extended periods of time

  • May have continuous exposure to outdoor weather conditions

  • May require continuous lifting and bending

The Arizona Cardinals Football Club is 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.