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Equipment Intern

Detroit Lions

Posted 4 months ago



Allen Park, MI, USA

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Job Description

The Detroit Lions currently need an Equipment Intern.  This is a full-time internship working approximately 60 hours per week, and occasional weekend and holidays. The internship would begin in June 2024 and end in August 2024. This position is based at Allen Park Training Facility with occasional work at the Ford Field. This is a paid position.

The Equipment Intern will have the opportunity to learn and assist with the day-to-day operations of the Detroit Lions Equipment Department and will assist at practice, training camp, and games as needed.

 ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS (including, but not limited to):
The Equipment Intern will have daily responsibilities including, without limitation, the following:

  • Assist in Daily Flow of Laundry Process
    • Pick Up, Processing, and Distribution to all Locker Rooms
    • Equipment Maintenance
  • Assist with upkeep of Coaches & Staff Locker Room and toiletries counter
  • Assist with upkeep of Players Locker Room, Bathroom, Sauna, and Player Lounge
  • Assist at practice and games as needed
  • Assist with Practice Field setup and breakdown
  • Assist with issuing Player equipment and clothing
  • Assist with Locker Room setup and pack up at Ford Field
  • Team Ball Boy on gameday
  • Attend various teaching sessions given by full-time staff
    • Helmet fitting, Shoulder Pad fitting, Footwear, and Laundry

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Qualifications Required

  • Recent college graduate or some college level courses preferred
  • Minimum of 2 year of football experience required
  • Must be A.E.M.A. certified or working towards certification
  • Candidate must have the ability to work with a flexible schedule, including being available for major scheduled events on nights, weekends, and holidays
  • Must provide own transportation and housing (local candidates preferred)
  • Ability and willingness to learn new equipment and systems
  • Ability to function in high pressure situations

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