Sports Medicine, Sports Medicine - Strength & Conditioning
4 Year Degree
University of Connecticut
Division of Athletics
The University of Connecticut Sports Performance Department is accepting applications for volunteer interns with Olympic Sports for Summer 2021. 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.
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.
Application and Internship Dates*:
Application Deadline: April 21, 2021
Tentative Start Date: July 2021 (Specific Date TBD)
Approx. End Date: August 20, 2021
*At this time, we cannot guarantee any internship positions with the Olympic Sports Performance Department for Summer 2021. We are waiting on the University to determine summer operating procedures and will update any applicants as more information becomes available.
To Apply: 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.
Employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check.
As an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer, UConn encourage s applications from women, veterans, people with disabilities and members of traditionally underrepresented populations.
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