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2 Apr 2024

Academy Equipment Internship

馃嚭馃嚫 Washington, DC, USA
Internship
0+ years exp.

Academy Equipment Internship

Position Summary:

D.C. United is seeking applicants for an Academy Equipment Staff Internship Position. The candidate will assist with all aspects of equipment management the D.C. United Academy as directed by the Head Equipment Manager. This position will offer the candidate hands-on experience in a high-level collaborative team-sport environment. The candidate will gain an understanding of the daily workings and the environment in elite sport. The candidate will gain a conceptional understanding of operations, logistics, and managing various components of equipment and operations within an organization. This internship is aimed towards those pursuing a management related degree or aspiring equipment managers looking to gain experience in elite level soccer. The individual must possess a strong desire to learn and grow. This is an unpaid internship.

Duties and Responsibilities:

路 Assist in locker room maintenance and organization.

路 Help equipment managers with daily laundry from training session or matches.

路 Assist coaching staff with a training field set up.

路 Assist with preparation of new training/match gear, including use of a heat press.

路 Help organize and maintain equipment room.

路 Assist with the equipment needs and preferences of players and coaches.

路 Assist equipment managers with inventory management.

路 Help manage transport, inventory and organizing of all kit and equipment for matches or training.

路 Help with all matchday activities including assisting with warm up鈥檚 and in-match/halftime needs of players and technical staff.

路 Other duties as assigned.

Desired Skills:

路 Background in sport operations at the international, professional, or collegiate level.

路 Relationship-based and understanding and appreciative of the demands of players and staff.

路 Excellent ability to prioritize and manage competing tasks.

路 Enthusiastic and initiative-taking attitude.

路 Forward thinker and contributor of ideas and opinions to tasks in hand.

路 High work ethic, with an ability to work both independently and part of a wider team.

路 Collaborative in nature, with an efficient and effective communication style.

Requirements:

路 Enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program and eligible for college credit.

路 Available 20-25 hours per week


D.C. United is committed to uplifting our community, staff, and club. We are seeking candidates to be a part of our journey in our quest for continued organizational growth and another MLS Cup.

D.C. United will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform critical job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

D.C. United is an equal opportunity employer (EOE). D.C. United reaffirms its commitment to the principles of equal opportunity and diversity. D.C. United is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. D.C. United is committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, pregnancy, religion, creed, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship status, marital status, disability, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or any other protected status in accordance with the requirements of all federal, state, and local laws. Employment decisions can include hiring, termination, compensation, benefits, promotion, training selection, or other statuses or conditions of employment. All employment decisions are made on the basis of individual skills, knowledge, abilities, job performance, and other appropriate qualifications.

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