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University of Houston Olympic Internship Opening

The University of Houston Olympic Sports Performance department is now accepting applications for 2-3 open positions for the fall 2017 internship program. Start date is August 18th and will continue through the entire semester to December 8th.

This VOLUNTEER internship is for Olympic sports ONLY. Interns will gain experience working with all Olympic sports with the exception of men’s basketball. Applicants must be highly motivated, eager to learn, and possess the desire to be involved with high-level collegiate athletics. Applicants should be working toward or have a degree in Exercise Science or related field and be working towards becoming CSCS or SCCC certified.

 All accepted applicants should be prepared for early mornings, late evenings, and the possibility of weekend hours. The internship curriculum gives the opportunity to have hands on experience under the supervision and guidance of the sports performance staff during team training sessions, as well as involvement in weekly intern projects and discussions designed to prepare interns to sit for the CSCS exam (other learning opportunities are available as requested on top of the projects). Interns will be assigned to complete assignments at the end of the curriculum including an annual program for a selected sport, a professional portfolio, and experience a mock job interview by the conclusion of the semester.

This is strictly a VOLUNTEER internship. There will be no monetary compensation for this position. Applications will be taken until the positions are filled. To apply, please send a cover letter, resume, and 3 professional references to Zz Gore at


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