The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Olympic Strength and Conditioning Department(non-Football & non-basketball) is currently accepting applications for our Fall 2020 volunteer internship.
This is a voluntary position and will receive no monetary compensation. Accepted applicants will have the opportunity to gain experience coaching Division I (Big Ten) student-athletes, as well as participate in a practical and classroom-based education program.
Interns will be eligible to apply internship hours towards undergraduate/graduate internship requirements. Upon successful completion of one semester, interns will have the opportunity to receive a recommendation for future positions.
Minimum qualifications include:
-Current CPR, AED, and First Aid certifications
-Currently pursuing (or holding) a degree in an exercise science related field
-A great work ethic and strong desire to become an industry professional
Preferred qualifications include:
-Currently pursing (or holding) a certification from a recognized governing body (NSCA, CSCCa, USAW, ACSM, etc)
-Previous internship/coaching experience
-Experience as a collegiate athlete
-Microsoft Office proficiency
-Ability to commit to at least 20 hours per week.
-Assisting with team training sessions
-Daily, weekly, and semester-long professional development assignments
-Remaining updated on current developments in strength training and conditioning
Interested candidates, send an email with the subject header, “Illinois Olympic S&C Internship — Last Name, First Name.” Please email a cover letter, resume, and three professional references as one PDF file to Emily Schilling, Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach, at email@example.com.