The University of Wisconsin Olympic Strength & Conditioning Department is currently accepting applications for volunteer interns for Fall 2017. Application deadline is Saturday July 1st 2017. This is an UNPAID internship position with the potential for course credit for individuals currently enrolled in a degree seeking program. Internship start date for the fall semester will be Monday August 28th and will complete Friday December 22nd, unless specified by assigned coach. Hours will be determined by facility and team needs but anticipate early mornings, late nights, weekends and possible holiday responsibilities.
Qualifications: Currently pursuing, or a recent graduate of, an exercise science or related field, certified in CPR/First Aid, and a strong desire to become a collegiate strength and conditioning coach. Preferred qualification: 1-2 years of coaching experience within a collegiate strength and conditioning environment and CSCCa, USAW or NSCA certification(s). Individuals will gain knowledge and experience within a Division I Collegiate Strength and Conditioning setting. Individuals will have the opportunity to work within one of our three weight rooms on campus. Assignments will be based on staffing needs and strengths of the prospective internship candidates.
Daily responsibilities will include but are not limited to: assisting with the supervision and execution of strength and conditioning related training programs for various sports, providing support for technological services, attending to the daily maintenance of the training facilities, and progression developmental opportunities throughout the internship program.
Applicants must submit an online internship application (http://www.uwbadgers.com/sports/2015/10/28/GEN_1028152815.aspx), cover letter, resume and three professionally relevant reference list in one PDF document to Kevin Schultz at firstname.lastname@example.org