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University of Minnesota FALL 2020 Athletic Performance Internship

deadline 26 June 2020
employer University of Minnesota
type Internship
approved Yes

The University of Minnesota Athletic Performance Department is seeking highly motivated applicants to fill FALL 2020 (August 24th 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: 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:
-Exposure to athlete monitoring technology (HR/GPS/Force Plates/VBT/Watt Bikes/etc.)
-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

*Note: Due to circumstances and the unknown, the internship may be conducted virtually. If so, you will still receive the same presentations and assignments as if you were on campus.

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)
-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 26th): Applicants should send a cover letter, resume, and 3 professional references to:

Scott McWilliams, Assistant Director of Athletic Performance
smcwilli@umn.edu