The University of Minnesota Athletic Performance Department is seeking highly motivated applicants to fill FALL 2019 (August 26th - December) internship positions. Individuals will gain knowledge and experience in a Division I Athletic Performance setting. Qualified candidates will work directly with the following sports: basketball, 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 training sessions
-Conduct and analyze weekly Omegawave tests
-Analyze daily HRV/wellness scores/surveys
-Conduct and analyze Force Plate/Watt Bike data
-Professional development, including various educational assignments during the internship
-Assisting with supervision and execution of Athletic Performance 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 Athletic Performance 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 June 10): Applicants should send a cover letter, resume, and 3 professional references to:
Scott McWilliams, Assistant Director of Athletic Performance