Internships

At True Athlete Performance, we are proud to be a leader in sports performance training in the DMV and we continue to strive for success by continuously pursuing relationships and producing desired results. Joining the TrueAP team will present you with rewarding opportunities to help drive these results and a chance to build a successful career with a constantly growing company.

We are looking for individuals who are passionate, driven and dedicated, and who can support the True Athlete Performance mission: To help every athlete maximize his or her full athletic potential, regardless of age, gender, limitation, sport or natural ability through hard work, dedication, and an intense focus on form.

Performance Intern

(Paid Positions Available in Fairfax, Loudoun Counties (VA), Washington, Frederick, Montgomery, Howard Counties (MD), Berkeley, Jefferson Counties (WV)

Our company specializes in improving sports performance for athletes of any age, sport, or skill level.

An internship at True Athlete Performance will present you with the opportunity to experience hands-on coaching with as many as 150 athletes per day. Each intern will have the chance to coach youth, high school and collegiate athletes, become more familiar with the intricacies of program design, and observe and assist a variety of athletes under the supervision of our qualified staff of performance coaches.

As a True AP intern, you would have the opportunity to compliment your hands-on learning experience with participation in our our weekly Staff In-Service, which focuses on continuing education in a classroom-style learning environment. Internship participants will develop coaching, testing and program-design skill sets to compliment career aspirations within the fitness industry.

Additionally, all interns are provided with Nike apparel, and will begin their internship experience with an all-staff seminar/mentorship hosted at our northern Virginia facility.

Expectations of all Applicants

  • Be competent teaching dynamic warm-up & flexibility drills
  • Demonstrate a knowledge of training techniques
  • Be eager to learn and accepting of constructive criticism
  • Must be comfortable interacting with coaches, clients, parents, etc.
  • Present yourself in a manner that will reinforce your status as a role model for impressionable young athletes

Internship Schedule

True Athlete Performance internships are scheduled according to traditional academic semesters and summer vacation.

  • First week of January (ends in March)
  • Last week of May (ends in August)
  • Second week of September (ends in December)

If you are interested in any of these internship positions, please fill out the form below.

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Social Media & Content Creation Intern

True Athlete Performance specializes in improving sports performance for athletes of any age, sport, or skill level. With True Athlete Performance, athletes can improve their maximum potential through hard work, dedication, and a focus on proper form and technique.

We’re looking for a Social Media & Content Intern who will be responsible for assisting in day-to-day operations and management of content of True Athlete Performance’s social accounts. This position will be responsible for planning, creating, scheduling, and posting content for various social media projects.

To be successful as a Social Media & Content Intern at True Athlete Performance, you must have excellent knowledge of various social media platforms and in-depth knowledge of the sports world. You will combine creative campaign ideas with analytical skills to craft engaging content and successful posts.

This is a paid position and may qualify for curriculum credits if applicable.

An internship at True Athlete Performance will present you with the opportunity to acquire and further develop your communication skills, time management, attention to detail, adaptability, and customer service skills, all while working for a supportive and impactful company.

Additionally, all interns are provided with Nike apparel, and will begin their internship experience with an all-staff seminar/mentorship hosted at our Northern Virginia facility.

Internship Schedule:

  • The Social Media & Content Internship will run from June 1 – August 15 and will require a minimum of 10 hours worked per week.

If you are interested in any of these internship positions, please fill out the form below.

Responsibilities:

  • Create engaging content for all major social media platforms to increase brand awareness
  • Brainstorm/offer ideas for social media projects/opportunities
  • Schedule content to be published on social media at ideal times
  • Assist with monitoring the social media channels and activities
  • Assist with managing the social media content calendar
  • Assist with curating social media content for events, stand-alone campaigns, and other projects
  • Gather content via video and photo
  • Create engaging and attention grabbing graphics
  • Other duties as assigned

Requirements:

  • Excellent knowledge of social media platforms
  • Displays excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Creative mindset
  • Ability to multitask
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team
  • Prior experience with marketing or social media
  • Background/knowledge of the sports world encouraged but not required
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