The University of Pittsburgh Olympic Strength and Conditioning Staff is looking to fill 3-4 VOLUNTEER (unpaid) internship positions for the Fall 2021 semester. Start and end dates will be Aug 28-Dec 17. We are looking for eager and enthusiastic individuals with a strong desire to pursue a career as a strength and conditioning professional. You will gain invaluable experience at an ACC, Power-5 program, working with elite level athletes in a variety of sports.
Qualified applicants will have obtained or be working towards a degree in Exercise Science or a related field, as well as possess or be working towards their CSCS or CSCCa certification. CPR/AED certification is mandatory and all qualified candidates must be able to pass a background check. Upon completion of the Pitt Strength and Conditioning Intern Education Program you will be qualified to confidently sit for the CSCS and/or CSCCa certification exam.
Daily duties and responsibilities will include but not be limited to assisting with the implementation and supervision of strength and conditioning programs for Olympic sports; active participation in the intern education program which will include completion of required readings, assignments, projects, demonstrations, meetings with the strength staff, and more; maintenance of the strength and conditioning facility and equipment; set-up and break- down of equipment for strength and conditioning sessions; other daily tasks as assigned by the Strength and Conditioning staff.