USA Softball National Office
2801 NE 50th St.
Oklahoma City, OK

Founded in 1933, USA Softball is the National Governing Body of Softball in the United States and a member of the United States Olympic & Paralympic Committee. One of the nation’s largest sports organizations, USA Softball sanctions competition in every state through a network of local associations and has grown from a few hundred teams to over 135,000 teams today, representing a membership of more than one million. USA Softball is responsible for training, equipping, and promoting the USA Softball National Teams that compete in international and domestic competitions.

Types of Internships

A variety of internships are offered by USA Softball, ranging from seasonal internships to year-round internships. Additional intern opportunities are subject to arise following the evaluation of business needs and yearly event schedules.

Internships offered on a seasonal basis include Event Management and Communications.

Internships offered on a year-round basis include Museum Operations and Marketing/Communications.

Event Management (Summer Internship - Paid)

Assist with the planning and coordination of events. Duties include: event operations and administration, database entry, logistics, participant services, ticketing, registration, volunteer recruitment and management, hospitality, meeting planning, vendor orders and general support. Please note, travel may be required. Schedule of events: Big XII Softball Tournament, NCAA Women’s College World Series, All-American Games, USA Softball Junior Olympic Cup, GOLD Nationals, and all other events as assigned.

Communications (Summer Internship - Paid)

Assist with advertising development and production, and communications efforts for USA Softball and its events. Duties may include: writing press releases, video production, video and photo library maintenance, media follow-up, contributing to social media presence, graphic creation, web site and e-mail blasts. Additional duties include assisting with grassroots marketing efforts, media operations for USA Softball events and writing and editing publications and event materials.

Marketing/Communications (Yearly Internship – Unpaid, School Credit)

Assist with promotional opportunities, during select events. Assist in preparing marketing materials (business cards, grassroot graphics/videos, promotional items, banners, etc.). Assist with sponsor prospects, this includes on a local and national level. Assist with inventory of USA Softball promotional giveaways. Support general communication efforts, including generating content for various publications and social media platforms with special attention to USA Softball grassroots programming. Research and find compelling human-interest stories by working with USA Softball Local Associations. Support the Communications Department in researching and writing relevant stories and press releases pertaining to all levels of the organization. Assist in the organization and editing of photos and videos from past and current seasons. Research various trends to ensure USA Softball engages with membership on all digital platforms

Museum Operations (Yearly internship – Unpaid, School Credit)

Assist with organizing museum collection space best practices and procedures. Take lead on designing and execution of museum exhibits. Creating and improving the catalog and database information. Assist with digitizing exhibit collects. Conduct research that supports program and audience development. Assist with developing a virtual educational programming for various audiences.