Monday, June 1, 2015

Sports Performance Internship at Michigan State University

Internship in Sports Performance

Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Reading scientific literature related to the performance testing and training
  • Assisting and collaborating with Full-time personnel and other sports medicine staff
  • Conducting individual or team training sessions including Dynamic Warm-up and Flexibility/mobility drills, multi-direction speed and agility, Plyometrics, Core Stabilization; including medicine ball work, Lower body strength training
  • Providing sports nutrition & mental skills education
  • Daily setup and maintenance of the training center; office tasks such as scheduling, etc.
·         Chart keeping for each athlete
·         Attendance during staff meetings
Assisting with physiological testing
·         Assisting with research and data entry 

·   Preference given to a student who has completed a minimum of at least three years of collegiate studies, with a major in one of the following fields: Kinesiology, Pre-med or Health Science, or Exercise Science.
·   Essential coursework with a GPA >3.0 includes: Anatomy, Physiology, Exercise Physiology, Motor Learning, Biomechanics, etc. 
·   Applicants should be energetic, enthusiastic and possess excellent interpersonal skills.
·   Experience in high school or collegiate sports and working with young athletes is a plus.
·   Note: This is an unpaid internship.

If you are interested in an internship position, please send a copy of your resume and grades in the following courses (Anatomy, Human Physiology, Exercise Physiology, Biomechanics, other pertinent courses) to Drew Coker –
Interviews will be conducted with candidates prior to an agreement.

Contact Internship Coordinator
Drew Coker

Deadline / Decision
Sept 15 / Oct 15
Spring (Jan – May)
Jan 15 / Feb 15
Summer (May-Aug)
Feb 15 / Apr 1
Fall (Aug-Dec)

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