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An internship at Absolute Performance can help prepare you for just about any job in the health and fitness industry, including the possibility of joining our performance team. Many of our interns are now leading the way in the field as established physical therapists, division 1, 2, and 3 strength and conditioning coaches, gym owners, chiropractors, and physical prep coaches.

Our Internship consists of between 12 and 16 week increments of hands on learning, depending on time of year. From day one you will be observing proper coaching techniques from how to cue athletes, leading warm-ups and training sessions, programming, and our individualized assessment process. Our focus moves quickly to hands on interaction with members, learning different approaches and strategies that our staff uses in order to train the variety of people we work with. This includes everyone from athletes looking to improve sport performance to general population members looking to improve daily living, fitness, and health.

Additionally, interns are provided weekly articles, assignments, and staff in-services focusing on a variety of topics in the health and fitness industry. Each week we focus on a different aspect of building a more complete coach and therefore allowing you to build more complete athletes and members. In addition, it is highly recommended that our interns spend time doing research and presentations of their own choosing to focus on topics that interest them most in this field or could potentially make them or the facility better.  We expect our interns to have passion, eagerness to learn, good listening skills, read frequently, and to ask a ton of questions.

By the end of your internship you will be well versed in the assessing, programming, training, and general management of athletes of all ages and skill levels.

WHY US?

CRITERIA

HOW TO APPLY

  • Highly skilled and motivated staff
  • Access to PT, DC, LMT on staff to learn from and connect with
  • Wide variety of athletes (rehab, sports performance, CrossFit, power lifting, weight loss, general fitness, personal training)
  • Hands on learning
  • Ability to apply training to not only other but yourself and learn how to increase your fitness/performance level
  • You will learn from a wide variety of training variations and programs

We view every internship to be a huge learning experience that makes you better as well as the facility and are eager to have you join us with your own ideas and style. Our internship provides a very detailed hands on approach to learning and application that will provide you the tools to start your career in the health and fitness industry with confidence. For this reason, we have a very involved evaluation process to select our interns

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Commitment to12-16 weeks (depending on time of year) of hands on learning that will challenge you every step of the way
  • Minimum commitment to 30 hours per week
  • Desire to better yourselves and those around you regardless of age and skill level
  • Degree or Pursuing Degree preferred (but not necessary)
  • We want good, hard working people who we can help mold into the future of not only this facility, but this industry as well
  • Email the following information to goapnation@gmail.com (Subject line must read internship and which time of year
    • Fall 16 weeks
    • Spring 16 weeks
    • Summer 12 weeks
  • Cover Letter that includes how you heard about us and why you want to complete an internship with us
  • Resume with at least 2 professional references

Internship Application Deadlines:

Applications are reviewed and chosen based on deadline dates. Applying early is recommended.

Summer 2017 (5/22/17 – 8/19/17) Registration deadline: 5/1/17

Fall 2017 (9/5/17 – 12/22) Registration deadline: 8/14/17

Spring 2018 (1/15/18 – 5/12/18) Registration Deadline: 12/22/18

CONTACT INFO

Tom Corradino
Phone: (716) 634 1329
Email: goapnation@gmail.com