Sports Performance Internship Summer 19

deadline 01 March 2019
employer Duke University
type Internship
approved Yes

Duke University Olympic Sports Performance is looking for qualified candidates for our Volunteer Internship Program for the Summer 2019.

Duke University is one of the most successful programs in Division I Athletics and competes in the Atlantic Coast Conference. As an intern you would work with 23 men's and women's programs (excluding football and Men's and Women's basketball).

Our goals for our interns: Be an integral member of the staff, improve on floor coaching, assist in program writing, implementation, and analysis, and learn the necessary tools to obtain a career in the strength and conditioning field.

Responsibilities include: Assisting full-time staff in the implementation and development of programs designed to improve strength, speed, power, and targeted energy system development; enhance functional movement patterns; and improve joint and soft-tissue support. Interns are additionally expected to complete weekly assignments and attend weekly meetings as a part of their intern curriculum.

Qualifications include: A strong work ethic, punctuality, enthusiasm, and desire to pursue a career in the field of Sports Performance. Candidates must act in a professional manner and adhere to the Duke University Sports Performance Internship Program Standards.

Why you should apply: The Duke University Olympic Sports Performance Volunteer Internship Program is an unpaid position. However, undergraduate and graduate level credits are available for students during the summer semester. This internship program will provide you an opportunity to learn from a CSCCa approved mentor and gain more experience working with collegiate athletes.

The screening process consists of the following steps:

1. Resume review
2. Phone interviews with staff and current interns for potential-match candidates
3. Video interview with full-time Olympic Sports Performance Coaches for candidate finalists
4. Federal Background and Criminal Records Check

Please only submit a resume if you are willing and able to:
1. Follow through with all four steps listed above,
2. Move to Durham, North Carolina for at least the length of summer semester, and
3. Work a combination of early mornings, late evenings, and some weekends as necessary

Candidates can apply by emailing a cover letter, current resume with three professional references to Megan Rottler at in one PDF file no later than March 1st, 2019.