Summer 2019 Volunteer Internship

deadline 31 March 2019
employer University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
type Internship
approved No

The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Olympic Strength and Conditioning Department (non-Football) is currently accepting applications for our Summer 2019 volunteer internship. This is a voluntary position and will receive no monetary compensation. Accepted applicants will have the opportunity to gain experience coaching Division I (Big Ten) student-athletes, as well as, participate in a practical and classroom-based education program. Interns will be eligible to apply internship hours towards undergraduate/graduate internship requirements. Upon successful completion of one semester, interns will have the opportunity to receive a recommendation for future positions.

Minimum qualifications include: current CPR, AED, and First Aid certifications; currently pursuing (or holding) a degree in an exercise science related field; a great work ethic and strong desire to become an industry professional.
Preferred qualifications include: currently pursing (or holding) a certification from a recognized governing body (CSCCa, NSCA, USAW, ACSM, etc); previous internship/coaching experience; experience as a collegiate athlete; Microsoft Office proficiency; and the ability to commit to at least 20 hours per week.

Responsibilities include: assisting with team training sessions; daily, weekly, and semester-long professional development assignments; remaining updated on current developments in strength training and conditioning; and facility maintenance.

Interested candidates, send an email with the subject header, “Illinois Olympic S&C Internship Last Name, First Name.” Please email a cover letter (one page maximum), resume (one page maximum), and three professional references as one PDF file to Jeff Dolan, Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach, at The deadline for applications is March 31, 2019.