The AJGA is looking for talented and well-rounded applicants to serve as operations interns. Interns will travel extensively throughout the United States during the internship to help conduct national junior golf tournaments.
On-course rules officiating
General tournament set-up and preparation
Golf course set-up and preparation
Start and score players
Monitor equipment inventory, maintenance and replenishment
Operation and maintenance of company vehicles
Working with golf course staff, sponsors, stakeholders and volunteers
Maintain and work within a tournament budget
Golf knowledge is preferred, but not mandatory
Experience in event management/operations is preferred
Past experience in a team environment
Efficiency, multi-tasking and time management
Ability to work and communicate in a team atmosphere
Highly motivated and self-starter
Willingness to take an active leadership role
Excellent communication and public speaking skills
Basic computer knowledge and skills (Microsoft Office)
Must be at least 21 years old prior to the start of the internship
Must have a valid U.S. driver’s license for a minimum of three years
Must take a Georgia Department of Transportation physical provided by and paid for by the AJGA
Legally eligible to work in the U.S. without sponsorship
Must either be working towards or achieved a Bachelor's Degree
Work outside in extreme weather and temperatures
Work in direct sun exposure
Drive and operate company vehicles and travel via plane
Drive and operate a golf cart
Use and operate company equipment, i.e. radios / walkie-talkies
Ability to spot golf balls on the course
Stand and walk for extended periods of time
Communicate both verbally and in writing
Lift equipment up to approximately 50 pounds
Spring and Summer Season (March 16, 2020 – May 5, 2020 / May 14, 2020 – September 13, 2020)
The AJGA will compensate interns the hourly federal minimum wage ($7.25) plus time and one-half for overtime worked.
Spring Interns on average will work 40 – 55 hours per week
Summer Interns on average will work 50 – 65 hours per week
The AJGA will compensate all tournament-related expenses (lodging, food, gas and laundry).
Travel to Atlanta for the start of the internship will be paid in full by the AJGA but travel home at end of the internship is on the intern.
Each intern will be provided with clothing, shoes and sunglasses
In limited instances a week off could happen for a team. In this case all travel, food and lodging will be on each individual if they determine to go home or stay in the city in which they are located. In this case, time off is unpaid.
Spring Deadline: November 15, 2019
Summer Deadline: January 10, 2020
**Summer candidate finalists will be required to attend a mandatory Intern Recruiting Weekend February 21 – 23, 2020. Travel, food and lodging will be covered.
Please visit www.ajga.org/careers for all information. For any questions, contact Blair Thompson, Director of Recruiting (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Additional Salary Information: The AJGA will compensate interns the hourly federal minimum wage ($7.25) plus time and one-half for overtime worked. The AJGA will compensate all tournament-related expenses (lodging, food, gas and laundry). Travel to Atlanta for the start of the internship will be paid in full by the AJGA but travel home at the end of the internship is on the intern.
About American Junior Golf Association
The American Junior Golf Association is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to the overall growth and development of young men and women who aspire to earn college golf scholarships through competitive junior golf.