Duke Sports Performance Fall 2021 Internship

deadline 09 July 2021
employer Duke University
type Internship
approved Yes

Duke University Olympic Sports Performance is looking for qualified candidates for our FALL 2021 internship positions.

Why you should apply: Duke University is one of the most successful programs in Division I Athletics and competes in the Atlantic Coast Conference. As an intern you would work with 23 men's and women's programs (excluding football and Men’s and Women’s basketball). You would also go through our internship curriculum with program writing assignments, research presentations, mock interviews, and on floor coaching.

About the Internship:

We offer three different options for you to apply for. You need to specify when applying which position your application is for.

1. Position for class credit: Undergraduate and graduate level credits are available for students during the fall semester.
2. CSCS position: participate in a one semester curriculum which qualifies candidates to take the NSCA CSCS exam. Duke Sports Performance will cover the cost of the exam fee.
3. SCCC position: participate in a two semester (fall and spring) curriculum under a CSCCa mentor that will qualify you to take the SCCC test. Duke Sports Performance will cover the costs associated with the exam.

Our goals for our interns: Be an integral member of the staff, improve on floor coaching, assist in program writing, implementation, and analysis, and learn and develop the necessary tools to obtain a career in the strength and conditioning field.

Responsibilities include: Assisting full-time staff in the development and implementation of programs designed to improve sports performance, attend practices and games, and be able to take initiative. Interns will complete weekly assignments, attend internship and staff meetings and participate in staff continuing education activities as a part of their intern curriculum.

Qualifications include: A strong work ethic, punctuality, enthusiasm, respect, and desire to pursue a career in the field of Sports Performance. Candidates must act in a professional manner and adhere to the Duke University Sports Performance Internship Program Standards.

The screening process consists of the following steps:

1. Resume review
2. Phone interview with staff
3. Video interview with full-time Olympic Sports Performance Coaches for candidate finalists
4. Federal Background and Criminal Records Check

Please only submit a resume if you are willing and able to:

1. Follow through with all four steps listed above,
2. Move to Durham, North Carolina for at least the length of one or two full academic semesters, and
3. Work a combination of early mornings, late evenings, and weekends

Candidates can apply by emailing one PDF file of their cover letter, current resume and three professional references to Coach Megan Rottler Hattori at no later than July 9th, 2021.