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Volunteer Internship

deadline 15 December 2017
employer University of Arizona
type Internship
approved Yes

The University of Arizona Olympic Strength and Conditioning Department is now accepting applications for Volunteer Interns. This internship will begin Spring of 2018 and will conclude at the end of the Spring 2018 semester. This is an unpaid position. Compensation will include gear, learning from an approved mentor via the CSCCa, potential to sit for the SCCC certification, and recommendations for future career opportunities. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to; assisting with the supervision and execution of the strength and conditioning program for the University of Arizona Olympic sports teams, set up and break down for daily training, routine maintenance and cleaning of the training facilities, and completion of the internship curriculum.

Required qualifications include a strong work ethic, completion of an undergraduate or graduate degree in exercise science or related course of study, and a desire to become a strength and conditioning professional in the collegiate or professional setting.

Preferred applicants will have a current CSCS certification and working towards SCCC certification. Other preferred qualifications include previous coaching in a collegiate setting and personal involvement in a collegiate competitive sport. Effective August 1st, 2015, NCAA legislation mandates that only certified personnel can coach athletes unsupervised, therefore current CSCS or SCCC certification is highly desired.

Applications will be accepted until Dec. 15th 2017. SCCC preferred. Our head strength & conditioning coach is mentoring for the opportunity to become SCCC Certified. Applications will be taken until the positions are filled. All potential applicants are strongly advised to make sure this internship is economically feasible before applying. All interested candidates please email a cover letter, resume, and three references to Assistant Strength & Conditioning Coach Rob Harris at rdharris1@email.arizona.edu


The University of Arizona is an equal opportunity employer.