The Brendan Burke Internship is a unique professional growth opportunity that will be awarded to a recent college graduate who is pursuing a career in hockey operations. Successful candidates will have gained substantial experience in hockey during their collegiate career. Applicants should represent the high ideals characterized by Brendan in both the personal and professional aspects of life.

Internship Term

The term of the internship 10 months, beginning mid-August and concluding mid-June.


This is a salaried intern position.


Based in the Hockey Operations Department at USA Hockey’s National Team Development Program in Plymouth, Michigan, the position calls for assistance in all aspects of hockey operations with the NTDP, which includes both the U.S. National Under-17 and U.S. National Under-18 Teams. In addition, the selected candidate will gain experience with international events, the American Development Model and Coaching Education Program.

Selection Process

The recipient of The Brendan Burke Internship will be chosen by a committee that includes representatives from the many divisions within the hockey operations department at USA Hockey.