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Fall 2021 Olympic Sports Performance Internship

deadline 20 June 2021
employer Northwestern University
type Internship
approved No

Northwestern University Olympic Sports Performance Department is seeking VOLUNTEER interns for Fall 2021, August 2 — December 3

The internship will involve:
-Assisting with the supervision and execution of the training programs for Olympic sports teams
-Learning coaching, programming, communication and leadership skills
-Gaining experience in areas of coaching; plyometric, speed, and agility techniques; conditioning; and facility/athlete management
-Daily responsibilities within the NU Sports Performance Department

QUALIFICATIONS:
-Currently pursuing/completed bachelors/masters in exercise science or related field
-Currently certified or pursuing CSCCA or NSCA certification(s)
-A strong desire to work in the field of sport performance
-Preferred certification in CPR/First Aid
-Previous weight room or athletic experience is preferred

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: send cover letter, resume, and references in one PDF document to Matt Lemanowicz, Assistant Director of Sports Performance at matt.lemanowicz@northwestern.edu. Deadline to apply is June 20th.