Professional Internship

deadline 01 September 2018
employer Gardner-Webb University
type Internship
approved No

The Gardner-Webb University Athletic Performance Department is currently accepting applications for the role of professional intern for the 2018-2019 academic year [August 22 - May 10]. This is a full-time, PAID position will report directly to the Director of Athletic Performance and will assist, as needed, with all day-to-day operations of Athletic Performance for each of Gardner-Webb University's varsity athletic programs, including football and men's and women's basketball. The chosen candidate may also earn the opportunity to design and implement sport-specific training for teams as designated by the Director of Athletic Performance, and may also be considered for a Graduate Assistantship following the completion of the professional internship.

Gardner-Webb University is a private, Christian, Baptist-affiliated university in Boiling Springs, NC home to 22 NCAA Division I Athletics Programs in the Big South Conference. The position is subject to a university background check and drug test prior to official hire.


-Assisting in all aspects of the Gardner-Webb Athletic Performance day-to-day operations
-Candidate must have ability to effectively teach and execute proper technique of lifts and drills
-Assist with the maintenance and upkeep of the Athletic Performance facility
-Remain compliant with all appropriate university, Big South Conference, and NCAA Rules/Regulations


-Bachelor's Degree in a field related to Exercise Science
-First Aid/CPR/AED Certification
-Working towards the completion of SCCC (CSCCa) or CSCS (NSCA) certification

Preferred Qualifications

-SCCC (CSCCa) certification
-CSCS (NSCA) certification
-Previous NCAA strength and conditioning internship experience
-Previous athletic playing experience

To apply, send 1 email including your cover letter, resume, and list of 3 professional references (in this order) in 1 PDF file to Director of Athletic Performance Matt Frederick at
All documents should be submitted with title "Lastname_Firstname_GWUAP_Application" when sent. Please use this same heading to title your email.