The LA28 Olympian/Paralympian Fellowship Program is open to US or international athletes who hold current US work permit/employment authorisation.

To apply, you will also need to have competed in either the Olympic or Paralympic Games.

If you think you’re the right candidate for the programme, you can apply now by following this link. Applications close on 8 November 2021.

With the Olympic and Paralympic Games Los Angeles 2028 set to be a celebration of diversity and creativity, the Organising Committee (LA28) are calling on Olympic and Paralympic athletes to contribute to the planning and execution of the Games through a unique programme.

A unique opportunity to help shape LA 2028

The LA28 Olympian/Paralympian Fellowship Program is inviting athletes who have previously competed in any edition of the Olympic or Paralympic Games to work with LA28 on a 12-month paid placement. You will be assigned two six-month rotations with LA28’s operational teams, with the first from January 2022 to June 2022 and the second from July 2022 to December 2022.

This opportunity will not only enable you to share the unique perspective you’ve gained from competing at the Games, but also enable you to add to your career skill-set. You will learn from and work alongside experienced professionals from a variety of departments, while earning a salary for the full duration of the programme.

The LA28 Olympian/Paralympian Fellowship Program is inviting athletes who have previously competed in any edition of the Olympic or Paralympic Games to work with LA28 on a 12-month paid placement.

To apply for the fellowship program, you’ll need to have experience of competing at an Olympic or Paralympic Games, as well as hold current US work permit/employment authorisation.

What you need to apply

To apply for the fellowship program, you’ll need to have experience of competing at an Olympic or Paralympic Games, as well as hold current US work permit/employment authorisation. Excellent written, verbal and analytical skills are also desired traits in the successful candidate.

If you believe you’re the right fit for this role, you will need to submit your resume and a cover letter by 8 November 2021 via this link. Your cover letter should highlight why you want to work for LA28 and what you believe you can bring to the team.

As part of your cover letter, you will also be asked to rank your top six departments of interest from this list: athlete department, communications, marketing and brand engagement, commercial development and innovation, insights and analytics, community relations, human resources, legal, technology, Games planning and delivery, and partnership management and activation.

Athlete Fellows will be announced on 6 December 2021. We wish you the best of luck with your application!

Learn more about LA 2028 and the LA2028 Olympian/Paralympian Fellowship Program via the job application page.