Fitness & Sports Performance Internship

ProjectMOVE Internships

As a ProjectMOVE intern, you will work with movement, performance, and medical specialists who serve a wide diversity of youth and adults, deconditioned and elite athletes. You’ll be trained in the same systems that produce these world-class results and you’ll get the skills needed to far exceed others in your field.

The Experience

Education

As part of your ProjectMOVE internship, you’ll participate in lectures and practical sessions for an in-depth look at ProjectMOVE' core fundamentals: Mindset, Nutrition, Movement and Recovery.
Performance training lectures and practical areas include but are not limited to:

  • Methodology and systems lecture

  • Program design lecture and practical

  • Plyometric lecture and practical

  • Medicine ball training

  • Acceleration lecture and practical

  • Multidirectional movement lecture and practical

  • Absolute speed lecture and practical

  • Energy System Development (ESD) lecture and practical including program design

  • Upper-body lifting progressions

  • Lower-body lifting progressions

  • Rotational lifting progressions

  • Olympic lifting practical

  • Physical therapy performance integration

  • Functional Movement Screen™ lecture and practical

  • Functional Movement Screen™ corrective exercise practical

  • Vibration training lecture and practical • VO2 Testing lecture and practical

  • Power and performance testing practical

  • Active Isolated Stretching practical

  • Soft tissue modalities practical

  • Pillar strength practical

  • Common movement compensations lecture

  • Nutrition methodology

  • Nutrition lecture and practical for body comp testing and individual meal planning

  • Culinary practical experience

  • Sales and Marketing Q&A

  • Regeneration techniques lecture and practical

  • Putting it all together lecture and Q&A

Experience

Interns have the opportunity to observe, coach, and gain exposure to different aspects of the industry, including CrossFit, performance training for sport, performance training for executives/general population, rehabilitation of athletes, teaching industry education courses, youth athlete training, physical therapy and soft tissue services, nutrition and culinary services, chiropractic, health and wellness, facility design, business, sales and marketing.  

Workforce Placement

  • Networking. ProjectMOVE has countless national and global connections in the field, and interns are exposed to more than 100 industry professionals through mentorships and visits.

  • Placement. It is our goal to help place you in your dream job.

  • Job Potential. ProjectMOVE hires come from within the organization. Your internship is a great opportunity for you to learn and fully understand our systems while showcasing your talent and ability.

Additional Benefits

  • Interns receive FREE personal care from ProjectMOVE clinicians

  • Interns receive FREE access to ProjectMOVE Educational seminars and events

  • Interns receive discounts on merchandise and outside seminars hosted by ProjectMOVE

Scheduling

Duration

This is an unpaid academic internship that last approximately 16 weeks
Hours
Intern is expected to be insite at least 20 hours per week. The facility is open Monday – Friday from 5 a.m. - 8p.m. and Saturdays (rotating schedule) from 8 a.m. – 12 p.m. (Hours are subject to change depending on the time of year.) Specific schedule will be worked out with Internship Supervisor.

Application Process and Requirements

Application Process

To apply, email a cover letter, resume, and references to info@projectmove.com
Notification
Selected interns will be notified two weeks after the application submission. Those not selected will not be notified.

Qualifications and Requirements

  1. Experience in personal training, strength and conditioning coaching, or related fitness field.

  2. Relevant educational background such as exercise science, kinesiology, pre-physical therapy, biomechanics, or athletic training with relevant coursework (anatomy and physiology, exercise science, nutrition, statistics).

  3. First Aid/CPR certification that’s valid for the duration of the internship term.

  4. Available to commit to the entire length of the internship (dates vary by season/semester) and work 20 hours per week.

Note: Internships are currently only open to U.S. domestic students.
For additional questions about an ProjectMOVE internship, please contact info@projectmove.com.