About the job


About IMG Academy


IMG Academy is the world’s leading sports education brand, providing a holistic education model that empowers student-athletes to win their future, preparing them for college and for life. IMG Academy provides growth opportunities for all student-athletes through an innovative suite of on-campus and online experiences :


  • Boarding school and camps , via a state-of-the-art campus in Bradenton, Fla.
  • Online coaching via the IMG Academy+ brand, with a focus on personal development through the lens of sport and performance
  • Online college recruiting , via the NCSA brand, providing content, tools, coaching and access to a network of 40,000 college coaches


The Sport Science Intern will support the Sport Science team at IMG Academy to deliver the company’s mission to help athletes realize their potential


Position Responsibilities


  • Conduct allocated intern projects, including but not limited to assisting with data collection and the interpretation of data in relation to athlete development and performance.
  • Effectively communicate project findings to athletes, coaches and other support staff as appropriate
  • Collaborate with sport coaches and APD staff to drive continuous education and program improvement through sport science intern projects
  • Develop competency with IMGA performance technology (e.g., Catapult, Vald, Swift) and athlete management system (Smartabase)
  • Support the systematic approach to data collection, analysis and application of athlete, developmental or performance insights
  • Present the completed main intern project to IMGA colleagues
  • Support the Sport Science team at IMG Academy to deliver the company’s mission to help athletes realize their potential
  • Conduct allocated intern projects, including but not limited to assisting with data collection and the interpretation of data in relation to athlete development and performance.
  • Effectively communicate project findings to athletes, coaches and other support staff as appropriate
  • Collaborate with sport coaches and APD staff to drive continuous education and program improvement through sport science intern projects
  • Develop competency with IMGA performance technology (e.g., Catapult, Vald, Swift) and athlete management system (Smartabase)
  • Support the systematic approach to data collection, analysis and application of athlete, developmental or performance insights
  • Present the completed main intern project to IMGA colleagues


Knowledge, Skills And Ability


  • Bachelors degree or entering final year of undergraduate study in sport science or related area (e.g. kinesiology, exercise science, etc.)
  • Knowledge of sports science disciplines and their impact on training and performance of developmental athletes.
  • The ability to analyze, organize and communicate data relevant to athlete development
  • The ability to apply scientific principles to athlete development pathways
  • Excellent written and verbal presentation skills with the ability to interface with a variety of audiences
  • Highly organized with the ability to multi-task in a fast-paced organization
  • Ability and desire to work collaboratively with colleagues
  • A proactive approach with a superior work ethic


Program Details


  • We have internships available across several departments at IMG Academy in Bradenton, Florida. All internships are in the office and in-person.
  • Our program will include a welcome event, interaction with executives, career planning sessions and other events throughout the 8 weeks you’re with us.
  • Internships are 40 hours per week, Monday through Friday, unless otherwise noted
  • Housing (if needed) is included.


Important Dates


  • February 25 th : Applications close
  • June 3 rd : Internship starts *anticipated
  • July 26th: Internship ends *anticipated


Recruitment Process


  • Tell us your story. In addition to your application and resume, please attach a word document and in 300 words max, share why you’re interested in the role. What are the unique perspectives, abilities, and qualities you would bring to the role? What do you hope to learn?
  • Video Interview with a Recruiter. If selected for next steps, you will be contacted by the recruiting team to schedule a video interview.
  • Video Interview with the Hiring Manager. If selected to move forward, you will meet with the hiring manager and potentially 1-2 additional team members.
  • Offer or Decline. If selected for the position, a recruiter will call to extend an offer. If you have not been selected, a recruiter will reach out to let you know.


Background Requirements


  • Requires a background check upon offer
  • Requires a drug test upon offer


Don’t meet every single requirement? We are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, authentic workplace, so if you’re excited about this role but your past experience doesn’t align perfect with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyway. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles.


Get To Know Us Better


www.imgacademy.com


www.imgacademy.com/careers


IMG Academy provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

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