The American Junior Golf Association is a 501(c)3 non-profit dedicated to the overall growth and development of young men and women who aspire to earn college golf scholarships through competitive junior golf.
The AJGA is committed to creating an engaging, safe, and inclusive environment. We welcome people from all backgrounds and believe in embracing diverse perspectives, we are better equipped to accomplish our mission of developing golf’s next generation.
The backbone of the AJGA is its internship program and we are 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.
Job Responsibilities •General tournament set-up, execution and break-down •Start and score players •On-course rules officiating and enforcing Pace of Play •Volunteer support and coordination •Execution of social activities for players and/or parents •Monitor equipment inventory, maintenance, and replenishment •Public speaking •Customer Service •Operation and maintenance of company vehicles •Working with golf course staff, sponsors, and stakeholders •Maintain and work within a tournament budget
Basic golf knowledge is preferred, but not required
Experience in event management or operations is preferred, but not required
Past experience in a team environment
Efficiency, multi-tasking and time management
Ability to work and communicate in a team atmosphere
Highly motivated, self-starter and 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 complete a Georgia Department of Transportation physical (expenses covered by the AJGA)
Legally eligible to work in the U.S. without sponsorship
Must either be working towards or achieved a Bachelor's Degree
Ability to work long hours and weekends
Work outside in extreme weather, temperatures, and direct sun exposure
Drive and operate a golf cart, company vehicles and travel via plane
Use and operate company equipment, i.e. radios / walkie-talkies / cameras / computers
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
Must follow all AJGA COVID-19 protocols
Spring and Summer Season (March 7, 2022 – May 10, 2022 / May 18, 2022 – September 8, 2022)
Dates are subject to change. End dates can be accommodated.
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 internship is 100% travel. You will travel week in, week out to different cities & states. The AJGA organizes all lodging in a combination of hotels, rental properties, and local-family homes.
The AJGA will compensate most tournament-related expenses (all lodging, gas, laundry, and some food).
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.
Each intern will be provided with clothing and shoes.
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: October 15, 2021
**Spring candidate finalists will be required to partake in Virtual Intern Recruiting Week November 8 – 12. Your commitment will be 3 hours virtually over the span of this week.
Summer Deadline: January 7, 2022
**Summer candidate finalists will be required to attend a mandatory Intern Recruiting Weekend February 25 – 27, 2022. Travel, food and lodging will be covered.
***In light of COVID-19, there is a possibility Intern Recruiting Weekend will be virtual. This will be determined by January 7, 2022.
Please visit www.ajga.org/careers for all information. For any questions, contact Blair Sumner, Director of Recruiting (firstname.lastname@example.org).
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.