Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University is the world's largest, fully accredited university specializing in aviation and aerospace.
Our 185-acre eastern campus is located in Daytona Beach, Florida, home to NASCAR’s Daytona 500 and “The World’s Most Famous Beach.” With year-round mild temperatures and more than 229 days of sunshine a year, it’s a top vacation destination and an ideal place to live, study, and fly. The campus serves a diverse student body of approximately 5,700 undergrads and 600 graduate students from 50 states and nearly 100 countries.
We are looking for dynamic individuals seeking an internship in the areas of fitness and intramural sports.
Details and Benefits
10-month positions from August through May (specific dates negotiable)
The Fitness and Wellness Intern position offers a unique experience of working hands-on in all aspects of Fitness in a way that most major universities cannot offer. The incumbent will be involved in all phases of programming and administration, as well as daily management and promotion of such programs including group exercise, personal training, special events, wellness programming and aquatics.
Specific duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Assist in the development, execution and evaluation of new and recurring programs offered in the areas of group fitness, personal training, wellness, incentives and aquatics.
Promote student employee success through the recruitment, supervision and training of the fitness area staff, group fitness instructors and personal trainers
Contribute to the development and presentation of monthly educational in-services for student staff
Teach group exercise classes, conduct fitness assessments, and train personal training clients as needed.
Aid in the coordination of any fitness or aquatics special events
Drive the growth of our social media presence and other marketing initiatives
Assist with tracking facility utilization and any other tasks as needed
Bachelor’s Degree or three (3) or more years of study in an exercise science degree program
Hold one or more current and nationally recognized group fitness certifications and/or personal training certifications
Excellent organizational and time management skills
Exceptional communication skills
Proficiency in Microsoft Office and social media outlets
Will assist in all aspects of the intramural sports program. Areas will include, but not limited to, program development, staff training, scheduling, facility preparation, marketing, and general supervision. Assist in the development, implementation, supervision and evaluation of intramural programs for students, faculty and staff along with the recruitment, training and development of sport officials. Will also provide administrative assistance to the overall office area. Please send resumes to Leslie Whitmer at Whitmerl@earu.edu.
To be considered for either position:
Please apply to ERAU’s career site at the direct link indicated above and submit a resume, cover letter, and three recommendation letters that speak to your skills as an Intern. Applications should be submitted by Friday, March 2nd for priority consideration.
Informational interviews will be conducted at the National NIRSA Conference in Denver, Colorado, March 4-7, 2018. Contact Leslie Whitmer to schedule an appointment at Whitmerl@erau.edu.
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About Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
The Best Aviation and Aerospace UniversityAt Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, we teach the science, practice, and business of the world of aviation and aerospace.Since it was founded just 22 years after the Wright brothers' first flight, the University and its graduates have built an enviable record of achievement in every aspect of aviation and aerospace. The curriculum at Embry-Riddle covers the operation, engineering, research, manufacturing, marketing, and management of modern aircraft and the systems that support them.The University engages in extensive research and consulting that address the unique needs of aviation, aerospace, and related industries.Residential campuses in Daytona Beach, Fla., and Prescott, Ariz., provide education in a traditional setting, while Embry-Riddle Worldwide provides instruction through both online and face-to-face methods via a network of education facilities designed to support student advancement in the U.S. and abroad. All academic programs at Embry-Riddle are approved for veterans' educational benefits and are accompanied by personalized academic advisement.