UWM Summer 2017 Internship

deadline 31 March 2017
employer University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
type Internship
approved No

Job Description: The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee is seeking high energy, motivated applicants for a Full-Time Strength and Conditioning Internship for the Summer semester of 2017. Candidates that apply must have high intrinsic motivation, strong work ethic, ability to work autonomously in a dynamic environment and possess the singular desire to develop a career as a Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Coach.

The primary role of this full time (40+ hour) internship is to assist the Strength and Conditioning Department in all areas. Chosen applicant will assist in coaching of teams, be charged with daily responsibilities, and program/manage a sport team's training with minimal supervision. The applicant will be educated (formally and practically) on all aspects of the training process: strength and power development, energy system specific conditioning, speed and agility, as well as the collegiate strength and conditioning coach profession.

Required Qualifications:

  • Career goal of becoming a Collegiate Strength Conditioning Coach
  • Previous experience in an Athletics' Strength and Conditioning Department
  • CPR/AED Certification
  • Senior status or a Bachelor's Degree in exercise science or related field

Preferred Qualifications:
  • One of the following certifications: SCCC, CSCS, USAW
  • Intercollegiate Varsity Sports Athlete

Compensation: This is an UNPAID position with no compensation/housing available, please do not apply for this position if you do not have the means to financially support yourself during the internship. Interns will receive experience working in a Division I environment and receive college credit if applicable. The staff is dedicated to preparing the intern coach for their next full time coaching position.

Deadline: March 31, 2017

How to Apply: Email a cover letter, resume and a list of three references to:
Matthew Holt-Interim Head Strength and Conditioning