Basketball Operations Internship – Washington Wizards

School: Washington Wizards
Position: Internship
Organization: NBA
Level: N/A
Assist Washington Wizards’ front office staff with the day-to-day operations of the organization. This is a paid internship.
  • Provide administrative assistance to all staff as needed/requested.
  • Provide personal assistance to all staff as needed/requested.
  • Coverage of multiple phone lines, provide detailed, accurate messages.
  • Daily duties include, but not limited to delivering mail, keeping order/inventory of office supplies, miscellaneous errands for staff as needed/requested.
  • Assist in reconciling travel expenses for college/NBA team scouts.
  • Assist in escorting visitors to various onsite meetings as needed.
  • Provide logistical support to all areas of the department as necessary.
  • Acquire knowledge of the Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA).
  • Update player boards – draft prospects, NBA rosters, potential free agents.
  • Research draft prospects for 2016 NBA draft; some pre-draft preparation.
  • Update agent list/database as changes occur.
  • Various projects requiring proficiency in use of Excel.
  • Research for game preparation, compiling statistical information on opposing teams with information packet of basic stats/shot charts.
  • Assist with multiple game day/game night responsibilities; includes pre-game setup for Wizards home games, working with SportVu camera during games.
  • Develop working knowledge of SportVU technology- camera system installed in basketball arenas to track real-time player positions/ball movement.
  • Data can create innovative statistics, and assist/identify with player queries.
  • Other duties as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications:
  • Must be an undergraduate or graduate student.
  • Must be able to commit to a minimum of 20 hours per week.
  • An ideal candidate possesses: exceptional work ethic, strong desire to succeed, eagerness to learn, professionalism, and a passion for the sports industry.
  • Strong time management and organizational skills.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office & Outlook.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Reliable transportation and housing.
Applicant Information:

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