FAU Olympic Strength and Conditioning Intern

deadline 05 August 2020
employer Florida Atlantic University
type Internship
approved No

The Florida Atlantic University Olympic Strength and Conditioning staff is now accepting applications for highly motivated, VOLUNTEER INTERNS for the Fall 2020 semester.

The primary function of this position will be to assist the Director of Strength and Conditioning for Olympic Sports and the rest of the strength staff with the management of total athletic preparation of student-athletes, to include, but not limited to:

-Development of training programs
-Application of appropriate motivational techniques
-Instruction of student-athletes in the proper execution of weight training exercises, plyometrics, agility drills, flexibility training, speed development techniques, conditioning modalities
-Communicating with appropriate coaching personnel regarding the needs and demands of the student-athletes.

The successful candidate will gain valuable experience with specific Olympic sport teams and elite amateur student-athletes at a Division 1 University.

Minimum qualifications include:

-Eligible candidates will need to be in good academic standing and finishing their undergraduate studies or have graduated with their Bachelor’s degree
-Current certification in CPR/First Aid/AED
-Financially capable of holding the position for the Spring Semester (January to May 2020) since NO MONETARY COMPENSATION WILL BE PROVIDED.

Successful applicants must have a strong desire to become strength and conditioning professionals and a tireless work ethic in order to accommodate the demands of the position.

Preferred qualifications include:

-A Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in related field (Exercise Science, Kinesiology, Sports Performance, etc.)
-Various certifications
-Previous experience working in a collegiate or professional athletic setting,
-Previous playing experience in a collegiate or professional level.

Interested applicants should send a resume and a list of 3 professional references with phone and e-mail contact information to Dennis Wilson, Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach, via e-mail at