US Sailing is the national governing body for sailing. Our mission is to provide leadership, integrity and advancement for the sport. Founded in 1897 and headquartered in Portsmouth, Rhode Island, US Sailing is a 501(c) (3) non-profit organization.

At US Sailing, employee performance expectations are high, position responsibilities diverse, and rewards satisfying. US Sailing provides a creative team environment that allows talented employees to work with a respected, long-standing, and visionary sailing leaders committed to exceptional performance and customer service. We also offer exceptional benefits, including medical, dental, life, long-term disability and 403b retirement plan.

If you’re looking for a dynamic atmosphere surrounded by supportive and passionate co-workers, then US Sailing is the place to be. If you don’t see a current job listing of interest, please check back soon.


US Sailing’s internship programs offer college students an excellent opportunity to apply their education and sharpen their talents in real world situations; gaining hands-on work experience by participating in challenging projects and assisting with day-to-day operations. This also gives students an advantage when beginning their job search. Internships are available throughout the year for both accredited and paid positions.


Communications & Marketing Intern

US Sailing is seeking candidates for a Communications and Marketing Internship position this summer and possibly beyond. The role of the Marketing Department is to fully support and promote US Sailing’s broad range of programs, services and events. The intern will assist primarily in communications efforts, including coverage of US Sailing Championships, social media, website maintenance, and other department outreach initiatives.

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Racing Coaches

A seasonal, contractual position, participating in the Development Program for advanced and developing youth sailors in the U.S.  and in US Sailing’s Racing Clinic program. This position may be ideal for a college or high school sailing coach.  Please contact for more information about this position.

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Championship Autumn Intern

An internship opportunity exists in the Championships department of US Sailing, the national governing body for the sport of sailing. This internship will run from September -November  with the possibility of extension through December and is suitable for someone looking for a career in Communications and/or Event Management.

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