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The Washington & Jefferson College department of athletics offers paid coaching internships to provide a hands-on learning experience with a NCAA Division III sports organization. The W&J athletic internship program is an excellent step toward a coaching career in a number of different sports.
The internship provides a monthly stipend, housing, and a meal stipend. Current opportunities are available in the sports of field hockey, women's soccer and women's volleyball.
The program's objective is to use the college's NCAA Division III sports to give aspiring coaches opportunities to observe, participate and gain experience to eventually become a head coach at the collegiate level.
Designed as a vocational tool, the program will educate interns on specific aspects of the duties of a head coach, including recruiting 30 percent, practice planning 10 percent, on-field instruction 40 percent and video editing and other assigned duties 10 percent. On-field coaching experience will provide the intern with an opportunity to test personal ideas and coaching methods under the direction of a seasoned, veteran head coach. The intern will learn the rules and regulations with recruiting under the NCAA Division III umbrella.
The program provides the opportunity to gain exposure on a highly-competitive NCAA Division III coaching staff, while increasing marketability to a future employer.
The intern will have the ability to be exposed to resume-building situations while applying coaching concepts and principles. Hands-on opportunities to work with equipment and technology offered by the college will also enhance the experience. In addition, the intern will have the opportunity to be exposed to the administrative side of the athletic department through experiences with game management, facility coordination and working with the college's Student Athlete Advisory Council.
The head coach sports information director for the athletic communications position is the intern's primary supervisor. The intern will also be evaluated by the Director of Athletics.
Stipend: $10,000 10-month contract - August 1 thru May 31
Housing: On-campus apartment 2 interns per apartment; Utilities included with the exception of cable and internet
Meal Stipend: $100 per month 10 months starting in August
Washington & Jefferson College offers a comprehensive benefit package for benefit eligible employees; including health, vision, and dental coverage, group life insurance, AD&D and LTD coverage, retirement plan, generous leave time, and the tuition benefit programs. These benefits add significantly to the employee’s total compensation package.
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