Sports Medicine, Sports Medicine - Strength & Conditioning
4 Year Degree
Athletic Strength and Conditioning Volunteer Internship University of Connecticut Division of Athletics
The University of Connecticut Sports Performance Department is accepting applications for volunteer interns for Olympic Sports for the Fall 2017 semester. This gratis position offers Division I experience and training in an educational environment and the opportunity of advancement in the field of strength and conditioning. Responsibilities will include: Assist the Olympic Strength and Conditioning staff in the supervision and training of UConn's Division I intercollegiate Olympic programs; assist with daily administrative, cleaning and maintenance duties; assist in the set-up and break-down of equipment for every workout; and participate in weekly projects and assignments for the duration of the internship.
Minimum Qualifications: Must have a strong work ethic, enthusiasm and a desire to develop the characteristics necessary to become a successful strength and conditioning coach.
Preferred Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in exercise science or related field and pursuing CSCS or relevant certification from one of the following: CSCCa, SCCC; NSCA, CSCS; USAW and CPR-First Aid certification.
Application and Internship Dates
Application Deadline: August 18, 2017 Internship Start Date: August 28, 2017 Approx. End Date: December 8, 2017
Candidates must email a letter of application, resume and the names of three references to:firstname.lastname@example.org. Screening of applicants will begin immediately. Fulfillment of this position is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-appointment background check. UConn encourages applications from women, veterans, people with disabilities and members of traditionally underrepresented populations.