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Bon Secours In Motion Sports Performance Internship Guidelines

Bon Secours In Motion Internship Overview

Bon Secours In Motion Sports Performance’s internship program offers an in-depth look into the training philosophies and system design of holistic human performance. As part of the larger Bon Secours Virginia Health System, our comprehensive approach involves interaction with several different disciplines including:

  • Sports medicine
  • Physical therapy
  • Athletic training
  • Nutrition
  • Recovery

Our program affords students the opportunity to learn and be hands-on with some of Hampton Roads’ finest medical professionals. Our internship program is based upon education, and each student who completes our curriculum will have completed weekly educational sessions/discussions. Once methodology becomes proficient, each internship class will receive direct training experience with our current clientele under the supervision of our performance team.

Internship Requirements

  • Applicant must be pursuing degree in relevant field of study (athletic training, exercise science, kinesiology, etc.).
  • Applicant must have current CPR/AED certification (must remain valid throughout duration of internship).
  • Applicant must provide documentation from school that internship will be awarded academic credits or that it is a requirement for completion of a relevant program.
  • Internship program of over 320+ hours required.
  • Applicant with experience in personal training, strength and conditioning coaching, or related fitness field preferred.
  • Applicant must complete all BSHSI paperwork and required screenings prior to start date of the program.
  • Applicant is required to follow all BSHSI Policies and Procedures and must sign and agree to the BSHSI Code of Conduct.

Expectations of Intern

  • Students are expected to be flexible with their working hours based on the performance specialist they are assigned to (clinic hours vary between 6:00am-8:00pm, Monday thru Friday).
  • Students will be expected to go through a simulated training program incorporating the methodology as part of their educational sessions.
  • Students are expected to present themselves in respectable fitness attire. Black, blue, white or grey are preferred colors.
  • Student curriculum will give opportunity to observe, coach and gain exposure to many different aspects of the industry, including: performance training for athletes, performance training for health and wellness, physical therapy, nutrition, business, sales and marketing.
  • Complete a minimum of 40 hours a week for the duration of the internship program.
  • Other clinic expectations will be reviewed during orientation.

Curriculum Overview

*Can vary based on student and length of program*

  • Introduction
  • Plyometrics
  • Linear Speed
  • Multi-Directional Speed
  • Rotational Power/Stability Development
  • Strength Exercises
  • Power Exercises
  • VO2 Max Testing
  • Program Design
  • Literature Review and Case Study Presentation

Interested in an internship with Bon Secours In Motion?
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