Stadium Operations Intern

  • Los Angeles Football Club
  • Los Angeles, CA, USA
  • 31 Mar, 2024
Intern MLS Stadia & Operations

Job Description

The Los Angeles Football Club (LAFC) is an MLS soccer club serving the greater Los Angeles area. LAFC is dedicated to building a world-class soccer club that represents the diversity of Los Angeles and is committed to delivering an unrivaled experience for fans. LAFC’s ownership group is comprised of local leaders and innovators of industry with intellectual capital, financial prowess, operations expertise, and success in the fields of entertainment, sports, technology, and media. LAFC is invested in the world’s game and Los Angeles, constructing, and developing the 22,000 seat BMO Stadium and a top-flight training center on the campus of Cal-State Los Angeles.

LAFC Internship Program aims to provide students with the opportunity to apply university teachings to a real-world setting in the business of professional sports and live entertainment. Throughout the program, students will be given the opportunity to receive mentorship and shadow key industry leaders, but also able to ideate and execute upon their learning goals. Participants will be given a final capstone project to work on in conjunction with hands on experience during the internship. Interns will present their final capstone project to a panel at the end of the program. 

Additional program details: 
  • 8-week summer internship program from June 18th to August 13th  
  • Part-time opportunity with a commitment of 30 hours/week 
  • Interns will be compensated at $17.50/hour 

Candidates must meet the following requirements to participate in the program: 
  • Be eligible to receive college credit for the internship 
  • Applicants, including international students, must possess work authorization, which does not require sponsorship by the employer for a visa 

Knowledge and skill requirements: 
  • Excellent time management skills and ability to multitask, organize and prioritize work 
  • Attention to detail and problem-solving skills 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills 
  • Ability to maintain strict levels of confidentiality 

Applications will close on Tuesday, April 2nd at 9am PT.
LAFC is currently operating on a hybrid work model with a minimum of 1 – 2 in-office days per week. Please note that this may vary by role, and your scheduled in-office days are up to the discretion of your supervisor. 
  • Gain a general understanding around stadium operations and its requirements  
  • Learn and explain what is required of front and back of house departments in order to execute events and how they interact and collaborate with one another 
  • Attend and participate in event planning meetings and pre/post-event day briefings 
  • Shadow and help with the execution of stadium events to learn what is needed to produce a successful event and how to troubleshoot common issues that may arise 
  • Review guest satisfaction surveys and help troubleshoot with the various departments on improvements 

The preceding job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.  

LAFC strongly supports equal employment opportunity for all applicants regardless of race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, marital status, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by state or federal law. 

Applicants for employment in the U.S. must possess work authorization, which does not require sponsorship by the employer for a visa.