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)
Interns will be compensated at a rate of $1,450 per month to offset their living expenses during this 10-month internship. Total compensation: $14,500.
In addition, this internship provides a University meal plan.
Fitness and Wellness Intern (1)
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
For questions contact the Director of Fitness and Wellness, Greta LeDoyen at Greta.LeDoyen@erau.edu.
Intramural Sports Intern (1)
The Intramural Sports Intern will report to both the Director and Assistant Director of the Intramural and Recreational Sports Department. The intern will be responsible for helping with the day-to-day intramural tasks as well as administrative front office duties. Hours will vary but mainly the intern will work Monday through Friday and some occasional weekends.
Job Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Train, supervise, schedule, and evaluate student officials
Help improve program development
Assist with student staff training
Planning and scheduling events
Promote and market intramural activities including print, digital and social media
Plan and lead captains’ meetings and referee training sessions
Manage and assist with day-to-day intramural operations
Coordinate intramural special events
Provide customer service for office patrons including face-to-face, phone and email
Assist Director with administrative duties
Sell theme park tickets
Handle cash and other forms of currency
Help oversee student desk and office employees
Assist with making schedules
Other duties as assigned
Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree and or needed for credit to finish degree
Knowledge of intramural policies and trends
Excellent oral and written communication sills
Proficient in Microsoft Office and photo and video editing software (ie Photoshop, iMovie, Canva)
Awareness of safety and risk management concerns
Providing positive and prompt customer service
To apply for either position:
Submit a resume, cover letter, and three recommendation letters that speak to your skills as an Intern. Applications should be submitted by Friday, March 15th for priority consideration.