NHL Jobs and Internships

The NHL (National Hockey League) has been in existence since 1917, and was founded in Montreal, Quebec. Originally made up of four professional ice hockey teams, the League has experienced a number of expansions and contractions over the years. It is now made up of 30 teams. Twenty-four of the NHL franchises are located in the United States, and the remaining six teams are in Canada. The League’s head office is located in New York City, and professional hockey is popular with sports fans of all ages.

Working for the NHL



The NHL hires people for positions at NHL clubs or League offices in several job categories, including:

  1. Administration/General Management
  2. Broadcast
  3. Communications
  4. Facility Operations/Security
  5. Finance
  6. Hockey Operations
  7. Legal
  8. Retail/Licensing
  9. Sales and Marketing
  10. Technical Services

NHL Internships

Along with permanent positions, NHL clubs offer various unpaid internship opportunities to university students. Interns are given college credit in return for their work, and are responsible for transportation costs of they are invited for a personal interview or are accepted into the internship program at an NHL club city. Here are some examples of the internships available:

  1. Community Relations Internship
  2. HD Radio Internship
  3. Marketing and Public Relations Internship
  4. Photography Internship
  5. Sales Internship
  6. Sales and Marketing Support Internship
  7. Ticket Operations Internship

How to Apply for a Job or Internship at the National Hockey League

The NHL accepts applications for employment online. Prospective employees or interns can see current NHL job openings by visiting the JobMonkey Job Center. New positions are added all the time. Internship opportunities are also posted occasionally.

Try signing into your JobMonkeyJobs account where you can set up Job Search Agents via your Dashboard. Do this and you will be notified by e-mail when a job matching your skills and experience comes available with the NHL. Clicking on the job title link brings up a detailed job description and the qualifications necessary to be considered for the position. Get on with it and don’t miss the dream job you’ve been looking for.

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