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1 Apr 2024

Team Administration Internship

πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ Washington, DC, USA
0+ years exp.

Team Administration Internship

Position Summary:

The Team Administration Intern will work closely with the Team Operations Director as well as the Team Administrator in performing several tasks supporting the First Team. The Team Administration Intern will gain valuable experience and insight into what goes on behind-the-scenes on a day-to-day basis in a sports organization. This position will work out of Inova Performance Center in Leesburg, VA. This is an unpaid internship.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Help coordinate activities regarding first-team players and staff at training ground and home stadium.
  • Assist with daily team breakfast and lunch orders and set up.
  • Assist with maintaining an organizing workspace for First Team Staff
  • Assist with tasks involving team travel which may include First Team travel, new/trial players, player call-ups.
  • Be available to assist with tasks in the office when the team is on away trips.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Desired Skills:

  • Background in sport operations at the international, professional, or collegiate level.
  • Relationship-based and understanding and appreciative of the demands of players and staff.
  • Excellent ability to prioritize and manage competing tasks.
  • Enthusiastic and initiative-taking attitude.
  • Forward thinker and contributor of ideas and opinions to tasks in hand.
  • High work ethic, with an ability to work both independently and part of a wider team.
  • Collaborative in nature, with an efficient and effective communication style.
  • Familiarity with various software platforms including, but not limited to, Excel, Word, and Powerpoint.


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