The University of Connecticut Sports Performance Department is accepting applications for volunteer interns with the UConn Football program for Spring 2022. 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 Strength and Conditioning staff in the supervision and training of UConn's Division I intercollegiate football program; assist with daily administrative, cleaning and maintenance duties; assist in the set-up and break-down of equipment for every training session; and participate in weekly projects and assignments for the duration of the internship.
Application and Internship Dates
Application Deadline: January 28, 2022 Approx. Start Date: January 31, 2022 Approx. End Date: May 1, 2022
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.
As an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer, UConn encourages applications from women, veterans, people with disabilities and members of traditionally underrepresented populations.
Must have a strong work-ethic, enthusiasm and a desire to develop the characteristics necessary to become a successful strength and conditioning coach.
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.
University/Department/NCAA COVID-19 Protocols
Successful candidates must adhere to all University/Department/NCAA COVID-19 safety and testing protocols for the duration of the internship. Failure to comply may result in termination of the internship. Protocols are subject to change without notice.