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Intern - Fitness at STAR

at Metro Parks Tacoma

Posted: 8/22/2019
Job Status: Internship
Job Reference #: 1336459
Categories: Summer Jobs

Job Description

Overall Job Objective

Job Description

Learn about and assist with fitness facility management and application. Gain experience in programming, scheduling, community outreach, member retention, and logistics of how a fitness center functions. Obtain practical experience in creating, marketing, instructing, and analyzing fitness programs from start to finish. Develop experience in working with members and assessing needs to be met with current classes or programs. Also, learn what goes on behind the classes, personal trainers and programs from an administrative perspective: how to manage a budget for classes, programs, equipment, etc.

This internship requires a 10 hour maximum per week commitment, for a minimum of 8 weeks.  It is an unpaid position with no housing provided.

Minimum Qualifications

Currently enrolled in an accredited four-year college or university with course work in Kinesiology, Exercise Science, Sports Management, Recreation, or closely related field; academic standing as a Junior or Senior required.

Must have the ability to communicate clearly and concisely orally and in writing.

Must be able to read and interpret accurately and complex material; collect, compile and objectively analyze data; write clear and concise reports.

Must be proficient in Microsoft software applications.

Previous experience is desirable, but is not required.