Online Intern

About the USGA: 


The USGA conducts the U.S. Open, U.S. Women’s Open and U.S. Senior Open, as well as 10 national amateur championships, two state team championships and international matches. Together with The R&A, the USGA governs the game worldwide, jointly administering the Rules of Golf, Rules of Amateur Status, Equipment Standards and World Amateur Golf Rankings. The USGA’s working jurisdiction comprises the United States, its territories and Mexico.

The USGA is a global leader in the development and support of sustainable golf course management practices. It serves as a primary steward for the game’s history and funds an ongoing “For the Good of the Game” charitable giving program. Additionally, the USGA’s Course Rating and Handicap systems are used on six continents in more than 50 countries.



Far Hills, New Jersey

Reports to: 

Web Editorial Manager

Duration of Internship: 

May - October

Position Summary: 

The Online Intern shall be responsible for providing online support – technical and editorial – primarily during championship season. Intern will assist in gathering and posting editorial content, such as stories, photos and photo galleries, as well as video.  Intern will be expected to assist with editorial and multimedia packages support. This position requires working long hours and/or into the night. Intern will also be expected to assist with the editing process of stories, as well as expected to assist in our social media platforms.  Intern should have the ability to pitch social media concepts, as well as think outside the box with stories/ideas when posting on social media sites. This position does not include travel, but there will be opportunities to attend a local USGA championship, i.e. U.S. Open at Merion or Women’s Open at Sebonack.


What You Can Expect 

  • Operating the content management system – writing, editing, proofreading and posting of editorial content.   
  • Building photo galleries to USGA Website and social media platforms.  Ensuring photo correlates with stories and captions when posted.
  • Assist with posting video to USGA Website and social media platforms.  Maintain video hub/content.
  • Assist with editing process of championship stories.
  • Editorial duties as assigned.
  • Assist with social media platforms. Monitor USGA/U.S. Open, Facebook and Twitter pages.  Ensuring all posting content correlates with USGA Story/Communications procedures. 



What You Bring to the USGA 

  • Required – 1-2 years experience working online, including familiarity with content management systems.
  • Strong communication and editing skills and self-sufficient with projects and assignments.
  • Ideal candidate will be a college junior or senior.
  • Knowledge of HTML, Photo Mechanic and Photo Shop preferred, but no required.
  • Person should be proficient at juggling a multitude of projects.
  • Familiarity with Twitter, Facebook and YouTube is a plus.

To Apply: 


Please click the following link Online Intern.


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