Internship Program

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Thank you for your interest in the United States Olympic Committee Internship Program!

Internships are posted in:

The Winter/ Spring internship session begins the first week of January till the end of May.  Internships will post the first week of October.

The Summer internship session begins the first week of June till the end of August. Internships will post the second week of February.

The Fall Internships session begins the first week of September till mid-December.  Internships will post the third week of June.

Additionally, the USOC Communications division offers two year-long assistantships for recent college graduates. Each position requires a 12-month commitment and generally runs from approximately Oct. 1 through Sept. 30 of the following year. For more information, click here.

The postings will remain open until filled. 

Please include a cover letter with your resume. We have a limited number of internships opportunities available, and the internships are highly competitive. You are encouraged to attach letters of recommendation along with your resume.

You will be notified via phone if you are being consider for a phone interview.

We will notify all candidates via email if they have not been selected for an internship.

The United States Olympic Committee conducts an internship program for college students, following the traditional college semester schedule -- fall, winter/spring and summer. The internship sites are Colorado Springs, CO, Lake Placid, NY, and Chula Vista, CA; the Washington, DC office also offers a single internship opportunity. Positions are either with the USOC or its sport National Governing Bodies (i.e. Swimming, Triathlon, Volleyball, etc.).

Optional: Interns may live at Olympic Training Centers, eat their meals at the Athletes' Dining Hall, and gain on-the-job experience and training. Colorado hourly wage is $9.00 per hour. California hourly wage is $10.00 per hour. 

The program offers internships in the areas of: broadcasting, Paralympics, journalism, marketing, sports medicine, sports administration, human resources, development, strength and conditioning, and more.

To be eligible for the internship program, students must have completed at least two years of college before the start of the internship and be enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate degree program at an accredited United States college or university, or be a recent graduate.  Internships are competitive.

To apply for an internship with the USOC, you must submit a resume online including a cover letter as one attachment.  Letters of reference are optional; however, any letters must be submitted at the time of the resume submission.