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Peak power Sport Development

Application Deadline: March 15, 2013   

Position: Strength and Conditioning Internship / Practicum

Job Description:
Peak Power Sport Development is seeking interns for the Strength and Conditioning Program. These are unpaid intern position for enthusiastic and hardworking individuals who wish to build their experience as a Strength & Conditioning Coach. Experience is vital when working with athletes in a high performance sport environment and this internship will provide the successful applicants with a unique opportunity to work in one of the most diverse sporting environments in Canada.

The “Peak Power Sports Development Practicum Program” is focused for under grads and graduate students of Exercise and Sports Science. The student contracts with Peak Power to provide specific objectives, outcomes and services that meet the students' learning goals as well as the needs of Peak Power Sports Development. Using work as the foundation, the students actively engage in their own educational and professional growth through conscious reflection and analysis. They grow by relating to professionals in the field, practicing what they have been learning conceptually, striving for high but attainable expectations, and systematically reflecting on their experiences. Interns will have the opportunity to work alongside and learn from an experienced Strength and Conditioning Coach and assist in the preparation and implementation of programming to over 700 SAIT Varsity, High School and Elite level athletes in men’s and women’s sports including; Olympic Weightlifting, Golf, Soccer, Lacrosse, Rugby, Football, Basketball, Hockey & Alpine Skiing.

• Intern should be competent in general exercise physiology and kinesiology
• Intern should be well versed in a variety of training techniques
• Intern should be professional, clean, honest, and responsible
• Intern should be good at time management
• Intern should be eager to learn and accepting of constructive criticism
• Intern must be comfortable interacting with others (staff, athletes, parents, coaches, etc.)
• Students will gain experience in strength and conditioning:

o Gain knowledge and experience in Olympic weightlifting
o Creating Programs and learn about periodization programs
o Working / coaching athletes of all ages and abilities
o Working with a variety of sports, teams and injuries

Strength and Conditioning Practi
cum Schedule Peak Power Sports Development Practicum internships are scheduled according to academic terms. All practicum students are expected to work a minimum of forty hours per week throughout the duration of their contracted term.

• Term 1: September to December (2 Positions) App. Deadline: 6/15
• Term 2: January to May (2 Positions) App. Deadline: 11/1
• Term 3: June to August (2 Positions) App.

Deadline: 3/15 (Dates are subject to change. Please Contact Us for specific dates)
Student Intern 10 – 14 week practicum
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- Minimum 3rd year undergrad Bachelor’s degree in a related field
- Current CPR/First Aid
- Interview and application

Interested applicants should email a cover letter, their resume and references to Michael Souster, at, with the subject line ‘internship enquiry’. Applications are accepted throughout the year, only 2 positions available per academic term.

• Term 1: September to December (2 Positions) App. Deadline: 6/15
• Term 2: January to May (2 Positions) App. Deadline: 11/15
• Term 3: June to August (2 Positions) App.

Deadline: 3/15
Type of Position:
Full Time - Intern / Practical / co-op
Contact Information:
Michael Souster
Peak Power Sport Development
1301 – 16 Ave N.W.
Calgary , AB, Canada
Tel. 403-284-7175

Type of Position:
Full Time - Intern / co-op

View Attachment: Strength and Conditioning intern

Contact Information:
Michael Souster
Peak power Sport Development
Calgary , T2M0L4
Tel. 403-284-7175


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