Summer 2019 Internship

deadline 04 March 2019
employer University of Wisconsin
type Internship
approved Yes

The University of Wisconsin Olympic Strength & Conditioning Department is currently accepting applications for volunteer interns for Summer 2019. Application deadline Monday, March 4th 2019. This is an UNPAID internship position with the potential for course credit for individuals currently enrolled in a degree seeking program. Internship start date for the summer semester will be Monday, May 25th and will be completed on Friday, August 30th or specified by assigned coach. Hours will be determined by facility and team needs but anticipate early mornings, late nights, weekends and possible holiday responsibilities. Jeff Zuhlke will be the approved mentor for this internship.

Qualifications: Currently pursuing, or a recent graduate of, an exercise science or related field, certified in CPR/First Aid, and a strong desire to become a collegiate strength and conditioning coach.

Preferred Qualification: 1-2 years’ of coaching experience within a collegiate strength and conditioning environment and CSCCa, NSCA, or USAW certification(s). Individuals will gain knowledge and experience within a Division I Collegiate Strength and Conditioning setting. Individuals will have the opportunity to work within one of our three Olympic weight rooms on campus. Assignments will be based on staffing needs and strengths of the prospective internship candidates.

Daily responsibilities will include but are not limited to: assisting with the supervision and execution of strength and conditioning related training programs for various sports, providing support for technological services, attending to the daily maintenance of the training facilities, and progression developmental opportunities throughout the internship program.

Applicants must submit an online internship application (, cover letter, resume and three professionally relevant reference list in one PDF document to Kevin Schultz at