2017 U.S. Open Internship – Credentialing Short Term

2017 U.S. Open Internship – Credentialing Short Term

Position Timeframe: Part-Time, April 1, 2017 through May 31, 2017


Are you interested in joining a dynamic team that is an integral part of the USGA?  The U.S. Open Championship internship is a great way to gain valuable experience in sports management.  Whether you work in Merchandising, Operations, Championship or Will Call, you will gain valuable experience and see firsthand how an exemplary golf championship is run.


The 117th U.S. Open Championship will be held at Erin Hills which will be hosting its first U.S. Open Championship and its third USGA championship. Routed over the kettle moraine areas left by glaciers, surrounded by wetlands and a river and with ground that consists of glacial till of varied composition of sand and small rock, the mix of traditional and modern elements at Erin Hills will truly provide a championship test.



Warren, NJ 07059


What You Can Expect:

A short term intern is needed for a Part-Time Internship from the beginning of April – through the end of May to work in the U.S. Open Admissions Office in Warren, NJ. (Please note that housing is not provided for interns in Warren, NJ)


The purpose of the position is to learn and assist with all aspects of the U.S. Open credentialing function including production, cropping photos, verification and shipping.


Additional duties include:

  • Assist the admissions office with day to day functions
  • Assist with special projects, mailings and some data entry
  • Help with the ticket and credential fulfillment for all USGA Staff


What You Bring to the USGA:

  • Clear and professional phone manners – required
  • Organized and detail oriented – required
  • Basic computer skills – required
  • Able to work independently – required
  • Ability to multitask – required
  • Strong Customer Service - helpful
  • Golf knowledge – helpful


To Apply:

Please click the following link to apply: 2017 U.S. Open Internship – Credentialing Short Term


This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Intern may perform other duties as assigned. Please note that housing is not provided for interns in Warren, NJ but that housing will be provided in Erin Hills, WI.


About the USGA:


The USGA celebrates, serves and advances the game of golf worldwide.  Founded in 1894, we conduct golf’s premier professional and amateur championships, including the U.S. Open and U.S. Women’s Open.  With The R&A, we govern the sport via a global set of playing, equipment and amateur status rules.  Our operating jurisdiction for these governance functions includes the United States, its territories and Mexico.  The USGA Handicap System is utilized in more than 40 countries and our Course Rating System covers 95 percent of the world’s golf courses, enabling all golfers to play on an equitable basis.  The USGA campus in Liberty Corner, New Jersey, is home to the Association’s Research and Test Center, where science and innovation are fueling a healthy and sustainable game for the future.  The campus is also home to the USGA Golf Museum, where we honor the game by curating the world’s most comprehensive archive of golf artifacts.  To learn more, visit usga.org. 


The United States Golf Association is an Equal Opportunity Employer


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