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Fall Football Operations Intern - Sherman Oaks, CA

Athletes First LLC

Athletes First LLC

sherman oaks, los angeles, ca, usa
Posted on Tuesday, May 21, 2024

The Los Angeles Internship at ATHLETES FIRST will provide you with a great deal of hands-on experience and insight into what it takes to be a successful agent. It is a great opportunity for a passionate, creative, and focused graduate or exceptional undergraduate student who is interested in a career in sports or entertainment management. Over the course of the internship, the candidate would work closely with an NFLPA certified contract agent as well as a client relations associate, assisting in a variety of both challenging and interesting projects surrounding our professional athletes, coaches, and executives.

*The Fall internship session will begin the week of August 19th and end December 20th.

Intern Responsibilities and Projects:

Office Tasks

  • Participate in weekly office meetings with Sherman Oaks staff
  • Expense Reports
  • Prepare Fed-Ex shipments as needed
  • Maintain daily to-do list of work pending and completed
  • Print/bind/Fed-Ex packages as requested

Football & Coaching/Personnel Clients

  • Monitor and report NFL injuries and relevant NFL news
  • Create NFL Stat Report on clients and vet recruits
  • Create and maintain college stat report
  • Assist in monitoring film/images for any NFL Fine Appeals
  • Assist in other client related services (scheduling flights, hotels, Airbnb’s, etc.) as requested
  • Create coaching and executive bios


  • Individual recruiting research as assigned including in-depth background bios of potential recruits
  • Prepare agendas for meetings with recruits
  • Coordinate brochure updates as suggested and requested
  • Maintain recruiting board list
  • Prepare materials for coaches and/or personnel staff for potential league job openings
  • Research and generate new information for agents in player, coaching or personnel staff recruitment
  • Research, coordinate, and assist with event logistics on a needed basis (Super Bowl, NFL Combine, NFL Draft, youth football camps, etc.)
  • Identify potential new marketing opportunities for clients
  • General office duties and administrative services as assigned


  • Extremely organized and able to handle multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Polished written and oral communication skills
  • Strong ability to work as part of a team, as some coworkers will be in satellite offices
  • Critical thinker and problem solver
  • Strong knowledge of the Microsoft Office suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook)
  • Must have a car as some tasks will require intern to travel*

*This is a paid internship or you can choose to receive college credit*