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University of Minnesota Spring 2019 Athletic Performance Internship

deadline 31 October 2018
employer University of Minnestoa
type Internship
approved No

The University of Minnesota Athletic Performance Department is seeking highly motivated applicants to fill SPRING 2019 (January 7th- May) internship positions. Individuals will gain knowledge and experience in a Division I Collegiate Strength and Conditioning setting. Qualified candidates will work directly with the following sports: basketball, hockey, volleyball, wrestling, baseball, softball, soccer, swimming & diving, track & field, gymnastics, tennis, and rowing. This internship can be used for course credits. Daily responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

-Download/analyze Heart Rate and GPS data from practices/games/training sessions
-Conduct and analyze weekly Omegawave tests
-Analyze daily HRV/wellness scores/surveys
-Professional development, including various educational assignments during the internship
-Assisting with supervision and execution of strength training programs
-Assisting with daily operations and facility/equipment maintenance

Responsibilities will be assigned as they are earned. Interested applicants must exhibit effective communication skills, positive energy, attention to detail, sense of urgency and strong work ethic.

QUALIFICATIONS: Currently pursuing bachelors/masters in exercise science or related field, certified in CPR/First Aid, a strong desire to become a Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Coach and pursuing CSCCa or NSCA certification(s), and proficient in technology.

COMPENSATION: This is an un-paid volunteer position. Interns will have the potential to earn recommendations for future career opportunities. If accepted, applicants will be required to complete and clear a background check.

To APPLY (DEADLINE October 31st): Applicants should send a cover letter, resume, and 3 professional references to:

Scott McWilliams, Assistant Director of Athletic Performance
smcwilli@umn.edu