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Seasonal Intern

Internship

2023 Internship 

Congressional Country Club is seeking seasonal Golf Course & Grounds Interns for the 2023 golf season. The 2023 season will be yet another exciting season here at Congressional. We recently hosted the 2022 KPMG Women’s PGA Championship on the newly renovated Blue Course. This year’s interns will help us progress and prepare the club to host major championships in the future while also providing the best experience for our members and guests. This opportunity will allow students to get firsthand practical experience at one of the most storied clubs in the country on golf course maintenance. Interns will also get the unique opportunity to spend a week with the Field Management Team for the Washington Nationals Baseball Club.

Located in Bethesda, MD, Congressional Country Club is the #1 Platinum Club in the country. Congressional has a long-storied history of hosting Championships. In the last 15 years alone, Congressional has hosted the U.S. Open Championship in 2011 followed by two Quicken Loans National Tournaments (2014 & 2016). Congressional most recently hosted the 2022 KPMG Women’s PGA Championship. Congressional is proud to continue this history in agreement with the PGA of America in hosting seven more Championships in the next fifteen years as follows:

2024 Junior PGA Championship
2025 KitchenAid Senior PGA Championship
2027 KPMG Women’s PGA Championship
2029 PGA Professional Championship
2030 PGA Championship
2033 KitchenAid Senior PGA Championship
2037 Ryder Cup

Interns will be involved in the daily maintenance of two golf courses, Blue and Gold, and will work closely with the Superintendents and Assistants. Interns will learn fertilizer/pesticide calibration as well as proper application practices. Daily jobs will include but not limited to course setup, irrigation repair, disease identification, and water management on USGA and pushup greens. Interns will also be exposed to the equipment maintenance and clubhouse horticulture/grounds side of the operation. Additionally, interns will experience 1 week working alongside the Washington Nationals field management team. Congressional Country Club prides itself on a positive learning experience for all interns of various skill levels.

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Educational Requirements

  • Enrolled or interested in enrolling in an accredited 2 or 4-year college turf program

Experience Requirements

  • Ability to operate a motor vehicle
  • Ability to use logical or scientific thinking to solve problems
  • Ability to work independently to carry out written and verbal instructions
  • Ability to visually inspect golf course conditions and clubhouse grounds
  • Good organizational and prioritization skills

Job Benefits

  • Employment Availability: Season-Winter 2022-2023/ March to October of 2023 / Summer- May to August of 2023 / Flexible
  • Onsite Housing & Complimentary meals
  • Tournament/Championship Volunteer Opportunities
  • Employee Golf/Employee Discounts: Golf, Tennis, Fitness Apparel/Items
  • Field trip visits to various clubs in the area

Date Job is Available

Salary

$18 to $18 per hour

Overtime: Yes

Job Application Instructions

Please email resume to: Peter Wendt CGCS, Director of Golf Courses and Grounds: pwendt@ccclub.org Andrew Crawford, Blue Course Superintendent: acrawford@ccclub.org Ryan Higgins, Gold Course Superintendent: ryan@ccclub.org


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