Careers

Winter 2018 Football Sports Performance Internship

deadline 06 December 2017
employer Northwestern University
type Internship
approved Yes

Overview
The Northwestern University Football Sports Performance department is currently accepting internship applications for the 2018 Winter Quarter. The goal of our internship program is to develop young professionals by providing experience in Olympic lifting, traditional strength exercises, corrective exercises, warm-up protocols, recovery methods, program methodology and design, and nutrition. An open mind to various training paradigms and thought processes is a must.

Interns will also gain experience with ordering and distribution of nutritional products, staff meetings, continuing education and facility maintenance. Interns will participate in active learning by participating in a work-out and then 'coached up'.

All internships are unpaid.

Qualifications
We seek highly motivated individuals who are interested in pursuing a career as a sports performance coach in a collegiate or alternate setting. Candidates should be personable, self-motivated, possess a team oriented mindset and professional demeanor. Must be able to demonstrate initiative. Ability to teach diverse group of student-athletes and communicate effectively one-to-one, in small groups and in public speaking contexts. Working knowledge of Microsoft Office programs preferred.

Facility hours vary based on individual and team schedules therefore interns may be asked to arrive early or stay late.



Application Instructions
Submit cover letter, resume, and three references to assistant director of football performance, Alexander Spanos, alexander.spanos@northwestern.edu.