Careers

Summer 2017 Internships

deadline 07 April 2017
employer University of Kentucky
type Internship
approved Yes

The University of Kentucky's Olympic Sports Strength & Conditioning department is seeking volunteer interns for the Summer 2017. Interns will have the opportunity to work with all the Olympic sports at the University of Kentucky. Volunteer interns may have the opportunity to earn a paid intern position come the Fall 2017.

Qualifications:
- Strong desire to become a strength and conditioning coach
- Possess or working towards a certification through the CSCCa, USAW and/or NSCA
- CPR/AED certified
- Prior experience working in a strength and conditioning setting or previous collegiate athletic experience
- Experience coaching the Olympic lifts and/or competing in the sport of Olympic weightlifting
- Outstanding work ethic and integrity

Details of Volunteer Internship Program:
- Start Date: May 30, 2017
- End Date: August 3, 2017 (this date is negotiable)
- Interns will complete our internship curriculum, which includes programming projects, drills to improve coaching ability on the floor, how to network within the profession and preparation for future job opportunities
- No monetary compensation provided
- There may be opportunities to earn income through local weightlifting club and assisting with coaching clinics
- Opportunity to work alongside our Nutrition department
- Breakfast will be provided each morning
- Experience working in a SEC athletic program
- Possibility of earning a positive recommendation and evaluation based on work performance
- May receive credit towards completion of a college degree or certification

Interested candidates should submit their resume and 3 references via email to Coach John Spurlock john.spurlock@uky.edu by April 7, 2017.