Info, Criteria, and Application Process
Sponsor 4 Success, in partnership with Mark Cuban Heroes, is offering a non-paid two week summer internship for a college student who is interested in developing, promoting and implementing nutrition, fitness and wellness programs. The intern in this position is usually interested in becoming a Wellness Coordinator, Health Promotion Specialist, Health Educator, Sports Trainer, Registered Dietitian or Facility Manager. The internship will take place July 10-23, 2018. This position is designed to offer the successful candidate the ability to build/strengthen the following skillsets:
Gain on-the-job training experience under the direction of health and sport management professionals.
Apply industry specific knowledge to professional practice.
Identify areas of interest within the sport management industry.
Identify the proper channels of communication within the specific organization.
Practice decision-making through testing theories and ideas, in accordance with stated policies of the particular organization.
Gain administrative experience in a health and wellness management setting.
Develop professional social skills.
Identify the qualities inherent to working successfully with coworkers and clients.
Work on-site at the Mark Cuban Heroes Basketball Center, and partner locations under the supervision of Trina Terrell, Cuban Center Director of Operations.
Interface with Cuban Center guests, high school and professional athletes.
Develop educational materials to supplement existing programs.
Conduct literature searches for current trends/guidelines in the field.
Student should be a college student majoring in health promotion/health education/exercise science, corporate fitness, wellness, public health and or nutrition with a minimum GPA of 3.0 or greater
Students should have completed a minimum of 60 credit hours
Must be a US Citizen and resident of the state of Kentucky
Must attand a university in the state of Kentucky
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Mastery level in Microsoft Windows applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
Strong Interpersonal skills
Strong ability to influence and interact with multiple levels of an organization
Strong multitasking ability/prioritization
Proven track record of meeting deadlines
Must have a smart phone & reliable transportation.
MARK CUBAN HEROES BASKETBALL CENTER 1800 BONNIE VIEW RD – DALLAS, TEXAS 75216
There may be a small stipend available to help offset transportation and living expenses during the internship sponsored by www.sponsor4success.com
Candidates should send a resume to firstname.lastname@example.org. Included in a cover letter should be a statement as to why you are the best candidate for this internship. All applications should be in no later than May 30th, 2018
The S4S Board of Directors will decide which candidate is best for the internship shortly after May 30th