U.S. Open Operations Short Term Intern (18 positions)

 

  • Location: Shinnecock Hills Golf Club | Southhampton, New York
  • Overview: The 118th U.S. Open Championship will be held at Shinnecock Hills Golf Club, which is a golf course in the north east United States, located in Southampton, New York, 90 miles east of New York City. The 2018 U.S. Open will mark the fifth time the course has hosted the national championship.Working at the U.S. Open, you will experience a fast paced work environment. Interns must have the ability to work under pressure and handle a multitude of responsibilities at one time. Each day brings new challenges and our interns must have top-notch organizational and communication skills. You will find yourself working in a typical office environment as well as performing a significant amount of work in exterior environs. The ability to handle some physical tasks such as lifting boxes and manual labor is required at times. In the weeks leading up to the Championship, interns work at least forty (40) hour work weeks; however, as we get closer to the Championship, work weeks lengthen to sixty plus hours (60+) and include weekends.
  • Requirements:
    • Able to think logically and prioritize multiple tasks simultaneously
    • Good interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to effectively express ideas and interact with a wide array of individuals in an exemplary manner consistent with USGA values
    • Able to work well under pressure and assume full responsibility for projects
    • Able to read and interpret manuals, diagrams, and schematics with a strong attention to all details of a project
    • Able to lift heavy items (chairs, copiers, coolers, tables, etc.) (50+lbs)
    • Able to set and meet high work standards for self and others while accomplishing tasks quickly and thoroughly
    • Able to assemble, disassemble, repair, or modify structures and work with various tools and equipment (including but not limited to saws, drills, hammers, nails, screwdrivers, paint sprayers, box cutters, knives, motor vehicles/trucks/golf carts/etc.)
    • Ensures a neat, clean, and safe work environment by cleaning work areas and discarding materials in the proper manner
    • Able to work long and strenuous hours (50 – 100+ hour work weeks) including holidays and weekends
    • Compliance with all USGA safety and operations policies, procedures, and practices
    • Prior experience in golf tournament operations is a plus
  • Position Timeframe: April 30, 2018-July 13, 2018
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