Liberty University Athletic Performance Internship for Olympic Sports

deadline 05 December 2018
employer Liberty University
type Internship
approved No

Liberty University Department of Strength and Conditioning for Olympic Sports is seeking applicants who are highly motivated to fill internship positions for the Spring of 2018 starting the week of January 7th or 14th. This is an unpaid position where school gear is offered. Interns will also have the chance to earn additional assigned responsibilities. Academic credits can be applied towards an Exercise Science or related Undergraduate or Graduate program if necessary.

With education through experience being our main goal, interns will be provided and challenged with the key qualities of success in the Strength and Conditioning field. This includes professional development and continuing education, daily opportunities to learn and grown as a leader, expansion of network connections, teaching student athletes' proper lifting technique, and daily weight room maintenance. Along with assisting strength coaches with program design implementation, interns will also have the opportunity to work out of our new state of the art Liberty Athletic Center Olympic Weight Room as well as our 3 other weight rooms.

While working with Division I programs, interns will gain practical coaching experience in accordance with the philosophy of the department and can begin to lay the groundwork for future opportunities with a consideration for a recommendation for future employment.

Qualifications: hard work ethic, attention to detail, enthusiasm, effective communication skills, positive energy, willingness to work, Bachelor's degree or a degree in process, hold certification(s) and/or seeking to get certified in at least one of the major certifications below.

Preferences (but not limited to): CPR/AED/First Aid Certified, SCCC, CSCS, USAW
Email cover letter, resume, and at least three professional references including name and all contact information to Katie Guillory, Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach,