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INTERNSHIPS

Interns/students pursuing Foundation studies work as unpaid interns get hands-on, real life training and experience. This helps interns broaden their understanding of the United States Ski and Snowboard Association (USSA) , a non-profit professional sports organization environment, techniques and strategies to maximize USSA's objective to be Best in the World.
 
 

USSA Foundation Internship

 

1.    INTERNSHIP PROFILE

 

Students/Interns pursuing development studies work as unpaid Foundation interns get hands-on, real-life training and experience. This helps interns broaden their understanding of U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association (USSA) a non-profit professional sports organization's environment, techniques and strategies to maximize their working knowledge of development donor identification strategies and special events auction strategies to maximize donations.

Learning Objectives:

·         Develop and implement a new donor identification strategy

o   Create a portfolio of prospect donors utilizing Oaktree, Wealth Engine, and other resources

o   Identify an appropriate strategy to be put into practice for current and future donor research

·         Assist with Special Events silent auction process

o   Manage auction item documentation including solicitation and description

 

2.    REQUIRED SKILLS

 

  • Self-motivated
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Web knowledge
  • Detail oriented
  • Basic Word, Excel and database knowledge

 

3.    REQUIREMENTS

 

  • Successful Completion of the USSA Background Screening
  • Completion of the USSA Volunteer/Intern Confidentiality Agreement
  • Proof of health insurance.
  • Formal documentation from intern's learning institution stating all internship requirements and educational relevance of the internship.
  • All scholastic internship guidelines, evaluations and any other paperwork must be completed by the department's seasoned staff mentor. 

 

4.    MENTORED BY

 

  • Vice President, Foundation

 

5.    INTERNSHIP DURATION

  • 18-20 Hours per week in Park City, Utah
  • Will be determined by the time period needed to complete Learning Objectives


 

ALL USSA INTERNSHIPS ARE UNPAID

INTERNSHIPS ARE CONTINGENT ON SUCESSFULLY COMPLETION OF USSA'S BACKGROUND SCREENING. COMPLIANCE WITH SCREENING REQUIREMENTS MUST BE MAINTAINED. SCREENING CRITERIA AVAILABLE BY CLICKING HERE.

COMPLETION OF THE USSA EMPLOYEE CONFIDENTIALITY AGREEMENT

PROOF OF HEALTH INSURANCE

Interested candidates should submit formal documentation from the Intern's learning institution stating all internship requirements and educational relevance of the internship along with a letter of interest to foundation@ussa.org