Careers

VCU Sports Performance Internship

deadline 10 April 2017
employer Virginia Commonwealth University
type Internship
approved Yes

Virginia Commonwealth University Athletics, Richmond, Virginia.

Virginia Commonwealth University is accepting applications for the position of Sports Performance Intern for the Summer term of 2017. This position will begin in May 2017 and end August 2017.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist in the design and implementation of a sports performance program
  • Assist in all areas related to the maintenance of strength and conditioning facility
  • Completion of the VCU Sports Performance curriculum including: classroom discussions, readings, written assignments, practical demonstrations and projects
  • Implementation of technologies relevant to sports performance

Qualifications:

  • Practical knowledge and experience with strength training
  • Practical knowledge and experience with energy systems training
  • Desire to pursue career in sports performance
  • Previous experience in formal exercise instruction
  • Currently pursuing or already holding a degree in exercise science or related field
  • Currently holding or planning to pursue SCCC, CSCS or USAW certification

Compensation:

This is an unpaid position. Motivated interns will gain a greater understanding of collegiate strength and conditioning as well as improve their qualifications for future employment. The VCU Sports Performance Internship is an approved mentorship for SCCC Certification. Interns who complete the CSCCa mentorship requirements may receive endorsement for SCCC Certification.

Deadline:

Application reviews will begin the week of APRIL 10th, 2017

How to Apply?

Email cover letter, resume and list of three references to rmetzger@vcu.edu

Virginia Commonwealth University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action institution. Women, minorities and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.