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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: jobsinathletics@uconn.edu. 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.