University of Connecticut Division of Athletics
Athletic Strength and Conditioning Volunteer Internship
The University of Connecticut Sports Performance Department is accepting applications for volunteer football interns for Winter/Spring 2017. 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 Football 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 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: NSCA, CSCS; CSCCA, SCCC; USAW and CPR –First Aid certification.
Application and Internship Dates
Application Deadline: December 1, 2016
Internship Start Date: January 9, 2017
Approx. End Date: April 28, 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. We encourage applications from under-represented groups, including minorities, women and people with disabilities. The University of Connecticut is an EEO/AA employer.