Washington & Jefferson College (W&J) is searching for staff members to contribute their talents to our campus community. W&J seeks to create a transformative learning experience for its increasingly diverse student body, and bolster an inclusive environment in which everyone’s voice is heard and appreciated, and individuality is celebrated. W&J is dedicated to the values of a liberal arts education that is both liberating and practical, and supports a community committed to multicultural and global understanding.
The Washington & Jefferson College (W&J) Department of Athletics offers 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 stipend, housing, and a meal stipend. Opportunity available in the sport of Field Hockey, Women's Basketball and Swimming & Diving. This opportunity will begin August 2018. The program's objective is to use the college’s NCAA Division III sports to give aspiring coaches opportunities to observe and learn about the many aspects of coaching at the collegiate level.
The program will educate interns on specific aspects of the duties of a head coach, including recruiting (approximately 30 percent), practice planning (approximately 10 percent), on-field instruction (approximately 40 percent) and video editing and other assigned duties (approximately 10 percent). Working directly with a seasoned, veteran head coach will provide the intern with an opportunity to observe on-field and off-field coaching from “the front row,” to develop personal ideas and coaching methods and to learn the rules and regulations applicable to recruiting at the NCAA Division III level. 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 developing 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 is the intern’s primary supervisor. The intern will also be evaluated by the Director of Athletics.
Program Stipend: $10,000 (10-month program – August thru May) Housing: On-campus apartment (two interns per apartment); Utilities included with the exception of cable and home internet Meal Stipend: $100 per month (during the 10 month program) A Bachelor's degree is required. Goalkeeping playing and/or coaching experience at the collegiate level is preferred. The position will require excellent communication skills and knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations.
Application Instructions Apply for this internship at https://washjeff.applicantpro.com/jobs/. Review of applications will begin immediately.
Getting to Know W&J Washington & Jefferson College is the best of both worlds: a small-town college setting in historic Washington, Pa., with easy access to the bustling business and cultural districts of nearby Pittsburgh, Pa. just 30 miles to the north. Founded in 1781, W&J College is a private, residential liberal arts college that is focused on student success. Our dedicated, experienced professors are passionate about teaching and work closely with our students to ensure that they receive a quality, comprehensive education. For more than 200 years, our alumni have influenced change in business, politics, medicine, and the arts and sciences as CEOs, lawyers, doctors, researchers, writers, teachers, and in many other equally worthy professions.
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Washington & Jefferson College (W&J) is committed to increasing diversity in our community and actively pursues individuals from all backgrounds. Additionally, W&J College complies with all applicable federal, state and local laws and provides equal opportunity in all educational programs and activities, admission of students and conditions of employment for all qualified individuals regardless of race, color, sex, religion, age, disability, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, gender identity, or national origin.
About Washington & Jefferson College
Founded in 1781 and located about 30 miles south of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Washington & Jefferson College is a coed, four-year, private liberal arts college dedicated to developing students one at a time. All classes are taught by master teachers who are caring mentors and advisors, and opportunities abound for internships, study-abroad programs, student activities, athletics, and volunteer service.