Careers

Fall 2019 Internships

deadline 09 August 2019
employer University of Pennsylvania
type Internship
approved Yes

The University of Pennsylvania Strength and Conditioning Department is seeking applicants who are highly motivated to fill internship positions for the Fall of 2019 starting the week of August 26, 2019 and going through December 10, 2019. This is an unpaid position.

Academic credits can be applied towards an Exercise Science or related Undergraduate or Graduate program if applicable. This internship is approved for those preparing to complete the required hours for the SCCC certification.

While working with ALL 33 Division I athletic 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 and recommendation for future employment.

Expectations include: assist the Strength and Conditioning staff in all areas of program design and implementation; set-up and breakdown of sessions; cleaning and upkeep of facility to maintain health and safety; spotting and working with specified student-athletes and/or small groups; assist with daily administrative and maintenance duties; and participate in weekly projects and assignments for the duration of the internship.

Qualifications: positive energy, strong work ethic, attention to detail, eagerness to learn and contribute, effective communication skills, Bachelor’s degree or a degree in process, hold certification(s) and/or seeking to get certified in at least one of these major certifications: CPR/AED/First Aid Certified, SCCC, CSCS, and/or USAW. Must be willing to work 20 hours per week minimum.

To apply, submit a cover letter, resume, and at least three professional references including name and all contact information no later than August 9, 2019 to Coach Stephen Brindle, Associate Strength and Conditioning Coach, sbrindle@penn.edu.