IMPACT RSI Data Analyst Intern (Summer)

Title: IMPACT RSI Data Analyst Intern (Summer)

Location: USGA Headquarters, Liberty Corner, NJ

Position Timeframe:  May through August 2019


From the USGA Handicap System to national amateur championships, to modernizing the delivery of the game’s Rules and supporting sustainable golf course management practices, the United States Golf Association promotes the health of a game that inspires, challenges, and rewards like nothing else can.

Are you looking to join a dynamic team that works together to promote and conserve the true spirit of the game of golf?

Help the USGA’s Research, Science and Innovation (RSI) department as we work to bring a new approach to strengthening the foundation of the game. We are a small team that is harnessing the power of data, technology and collaboration to help golf facilities to reduce costs and provide a better experience for all golfers.

We are looking for an intern to join our team this summer to help us collect and analyze data that will help golf courses provide a better experience for golfers and operate more efficiently. The intern will work in the field to collect data at golf courses, in addition to performing statistical analyses and generate reports that will be shared with others in the organization, and the findings ultimately will be distributed across the industry.

The intern also will have the opportunity to learn more about all facets of the USGA and its mission, participate in events with other interns, and work with RSI staff to select and complete a capstone project.


What you can expect:

  • Developing data-collection forms and procedures based on project requirements
  • Collecting data from local golf facilities during on-site visits
  • Analyzing data to discover trends and derive insights at the golf-facility level
  • Generating reports on results of data analysis to present to RSI team and USGA leadership



What you bring to the USGA:

  • Pursuing an undergraduate degree with a major in mathematics, statistics, and/or a related science field strongly preferred
  • General working knowledge of golf
  • Strong communication/presentation skills
  • Experience with a statistical tool such as R and Python


To Apply:

Please click on the following link to apply: RSI Data Analyst Intern



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


The United States Golf Association is an Equal Opportunity Employer