Intern: Acceleration


Avera Sports Institute, Sioux Falls, SD


Day/Evening Shift

Varied Hours 8AM-8PM

This is an unpaid internship for Summer Semester 2019

SUMMARY: The Exercise Science Intern will receive education and training in the real-world setting of sports performance training.  The education and training will be directed to preparation of the intern for an eventual career in their chosen field of study. 



·         Current student in last half of academic program, required.

·         Internship credit obtained during the internship experience, required.

·         If selected as an Avera intern, you will work with your school to complete/confirm the following:

-Current immunizations including a 2-Step TB test

-Physical exam within the last year

-Current flu shot (if internship occurs between October 1 and March 31)

-National criminal background check

-HIPAA, infection control and safety training (we will provide if not covered by your academic program)



1.      Become proficient in all phases of Avera Sports Institute training programs.


2.      Become proficient in the Athletic Republic™ Sports Performance Training System.


3.      Become proficient in administering sports performance workouts: 1) Plyometrics; 2) Strength Training; 3) Incline Treadmill; 4) Triathlon Training; 5) Athlete Assessment.


4.      Become proficient in bridging theoretical (classroom) concepts with real-life application.


5.      Become familiar with the operations and management of Avera Sports Institute.