U.S. Soccer Announces 2018 SheBelieves Internship Program

SheBelieves Interns to Work in Fields with Historically Lower Female Participation; Program Will Include Mentorship Component

CHICAGO (March 8, 2018) – U.S. Soccer, along with several of its partners, will launch an internship program in 2018 as part of the SheBelieves initiative. U.S. Soccer will provide four SheBelieves internships, Continental Tire will provide four, Northwestern Medical will provide one, Hisense will provide one and the National Women’s Soccer League Media will provide one. Interested students can go to shebelieves.us/shebelievesinternships to receive more information.

In addition to regular intern responsibilities, this internship will be a part of the SheBelieves Network, consisting of several interns across the country and individuals who are dedicated to personifying the SheBelieves movement.

“We're happy to partner with the U.S. Women's National Soccer Team and support the SheBelieves Internship program by offering summer internships at three of our U.S. locations,” said Rick Ledsinger, vice president of Human Relations at Continental. “At Continental, we recognize the importance of diversity in our workforce and know women play a key role in the future of mobility. We're excited to see what these young women will accomplish this summer.”

The SheBelieves platform aims to inspire and encourage young women and girls to accomplish their dreams both on the field and off. This exciting platform includes the SheBelieves Cup, SheBelieves Hero, and additional programs with the goal of positively impacting their lives. Through SheBelieves, U.S. Soccer aims to instill in every young woman and girl self-confidence and positive action towards being their best self.

“We couldn't be more excited to support and empower the next generation of female leaders through the SheBelieves Internship program,” said Kara Glynn, Senior Manager of Channel Strategy & Execution at Hisense. “Sports marketing needs more female voices and leadership, and we look forward to collaborating with our candidate and the CSM team this summer as we bring our World Cup story to life.”

At the conclusion of the internship, each intern will be invited to a participate in a celebratory wrap-up gathering at a time and location to be determined.

Internship opportunities include:

U.S. Soccer

  • Analytics Intern/Associate
  • Referee Programs Associate
  • Brand Intern
  • Corporate Partnerships Intern

NWSL Media

  • Partnership Sales Intern

Continental Tire

  • Product Development / Engineering Co-op
  • Industrial Engineering (IE) Intern
  • Plant Summer Internship
  • Intern - Validation Test Engineer or Mechanical Engineering

Northwestern Medical

  • NW Medicine Pre-Med Undergraduate Internship

Hisense / CSM Sport & Entertainment

  • Consulting Internship