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Basketball Operations Intern

You could be part of the excitement at the Sacramento Kings. Our internship program will contribute to your education and to your professional growth and development. Our program has a rich combination of learning and networking activities that will make your term impactful, beneficial, and yes, FUN!

Interns may be responsible for any relocation and/or housing expenses.

Kings University starts October 10, 2023, and runs through the 23-24 season!


Join the Sacramento Kings as a Basketball Operations Intern and support our front office in player personnel, scouting, and analytics projects. This role offers a unique opportunity to gain entry-level experience in an NBA front office while contributing to projects that shape the Kings' success in the NBA Draft, free agency, and trades. You'll be responsible for a range of tasks, from securing tickets for scouts to organizing scouting calendars and conducting data research. This position may require unconventional hours, including occasional evenings and weekends, and calls for candidates who are proactive, deadline-driven problem solvers capable of handling sensitive information.

Essential Functions (Duties & Responsibilities):

  • Support the Sacramento Kings front office with scouting and analytics projects.
  • Secure tickets and credentials for amateur, collegiate, and professional basketball events.
  • Conduct data entry projects using Excel or CSV.
  • Organize and co-manage prospect lists and scouting documents.
  • Utilize video platforms like Synergy, HUDL, and Hoop 1 to prepare materials for the front office.
  • Assist with meeting preparation, including materials, notetaking, and coordinating food and beverages.
  • Meet deadlines, performance goals, and benchmarks.
  • Represent the Kings in a professional manner while maintaining confidentiality.


  • Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • 2+ years of team operations experience is a plus.
  • Extensive knowledge of amateur, collegiate, and/or professional basketball.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Previous experience with video platforms such as Synergy, HUDL, and/or Hoop 1 is preferred.
  • Flexibility to work unconventional hours, including occasional evenings and weekends.
  • Strong organizational skills and effective communication techniques.

To qualify for Kings University internships, you must be:

  • Currently enrolled in college or have graduated within 12 months
  • Able to commute to the downtown Sacramento office
  • Able to work 25 hours per week

Interns will be compensated $15.50 per hour and receive benefits such as California Paid Sick Leave, discounts on Sacramento Kings merchandise, and free parking.

The Sacramento Kings Organization is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, religion, age, disability, political beliefs, sexual orientation, marital/familial status or any other protected class under federal, state, or local law. The Sacramento Kings organization also complies with all provisions of the U.S. Government's Executive Order 11246 dated September 24, 1965 and the rules, regulations and relevant orders of the Secretary of Labor.

Job Details
Date Posted
13 Sept 2023
🇺🇸 Sacramento, CA, USA
Required Experience
0+ years