Careers

Athletic Performance & Performance Analyst Internships

deadline 19 September 2019
employer UC San Diego
type Internship
approved No

The UC San Diego Athletic Performance Department is accepting applications for UNPAID Athletic Performance and Performance Analyst Interns. We are seeking highly motivated candidates with a strong desire to work in a fast paced, educational, and high-performance training environment. Selected candidates will have the opportunity to work with athletes from 23 teams and the possibility to focus on a preferred sport. The candidates will also gain experience working with world class resources such as Catapult Player Monitoring, Tendo, force plates and more. Candidates will have access to educational material spanning from workshops to online courses. Most importantly, the candidates will leave with invaluable experience that will prepare them for a career in high-performance sport environments and access to our growing network of trusted colleagues in collegiate, professional and international athletics.

*Possibility of paid part-time position for qualified applicants. Not guaranteed with internship.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Candidate responsibilities include supporting the functions of full-time performance coaches (preparation for games/training sessions, coaching athletes, cleaning/breakdown, data collection, etc.). The selected candidates will also be required to complete the self-paced intern curriculum; which includes an experience checklist, staff development meetings, online tutorials, and a capstone presentation. Particularly for applicants seeking experience with specific sports, the candidate is expected to be available as your supervisor schedules to accomplish the learning objectives of the internship. This may include early morning, afternoon and early evening training times.

QUALIFICATIONS:
-Strong work ethic, punctuality, enthusiasm, respect, and desire to perform at a high level
-First Aid and CPR certifications
-Must possesses or be in process of obtaining certification from SCCC certified through the Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Coaches association or NSCA Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist (CSCS)
-Have a bachelor’s degree or completing requirements to attain degree.

Due to the nature of the duties as they relate to working with scholar-athletes, a background check is required prior to the start of the internship.

TO APPLY:
Please send a letter of interest and resume with references to Lauren Green (lgreen@ucsd.edu)
Review of applications for positions will begin immediately.

UC San Diego, located in La Jolla, in the San Diego Metropolitan area, enrolls over 35,000 students and is one of the University of California’s 10 campuses. UC San Diego has earned recognition as one of the world’s premier research universities and one of the top 10 public universities in the nation. Triton Athletics has a proud tradition of academic and athletic excellence and sponsors 23 varsity sports. UC San Diego Athletics is reclassifying to NCAA Division I as a member of the Big West Conference. Triton Athletics won two of its last three and seventh overall California Collegiate Athletic Association Commissioner's Cups in 2017-18 and, placed among the top 10 in the nation in the Learfield Directors' Cup for the third straight year.
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