The College of William and Mary Athletic Performance Department is accepting applications for 2-3 Athletic Performance Interns, 1 Basketball-Specific Athletic Performance Intern, and 1 Data Science Intern for the 2021 fall semester. The positions will start in mid-to-late August and culminate in early December. Ability to handle a flexible start/end date as dictated by state COVID-19 guidelines is necessary. Gear and some meals will be provided, as well as daily Wawa caffeine products and the occasional fritter (only on Friday’s), but this position is UNPAID, so please apply only if this is financially feasible for you. Successful applicants should expect to benefit from exposure to the working environment of Division 1 Athletics, continuing high performance education, and the opportunity to further develop as coaches and technicians in a practical setting, and also earn recommendations for future employment. Interns will be expected to support the daily functioning of the department: administrative and maintenance; session set-up and break-down, data collection, processing and management, research and project development, and most importantly, assisting with coaching the athletes.
ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS: strong desire to pursue a career in athletic performance, current or prior academic background in exercise science-related field, highly motivated and self-starting. Additionally for Data Science internship: current or prior academic background in data science or related field, experience with coding and data visualization. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: prior experience working in an athletic performance setting, currently hold or working towards accredited certification (CSCCa, NSCA, UKSCA, ASCA etc), CPR/AED/First Aid certification.
If applying, please email a copy of your resume, three references, and a SHORT cover letter in 1 PDF file to Athletic Performance Coach Scott Kuehn: firstname.lastname@example.org. Please make the subject of your email: “Firstname Lastname Fall 2020 _________ Internship”, filling in which internship you are applying for in the underlined space (Athletics Performance/Basketball Athletics Performance/Data Science).