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Texas Rangers Performance Center Internship - Fall 2021

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    Texas Rangers Performance Center Internship

    The Texas Rangers are seeking intern(s) to join our Performance Center team and gain knowledge and experience working in an elite baseball sport science environment. This internship is based in Surprise, AZ during the Fall of 2021. This is an unpaid internship. There is the possibility of housing accommodations in Rangers Village if needed for the duration of the internship.

    As a Performance Center intern, you may be expected to:
    • Shadow, observe, and participate in performance testing for professional baseball players
    • Assist with the preparation and operation of a variety of sport science equipment
    • Assist with high frame rate video captures of hitters and pitchers.
    • Support sport science staff with responsibilities related to athlete evaluation, training, and performance
    • Perform other duties as assigned
    The ideal intern would be:
    • Passionate for sport science and possess an eagerness to learn new skills
    • Interested in the field of sport science, proficient in anatomy, and has preliminary exposure to biomechanics and applied performance science
    • Trustworthy and expected to maintain the confidentiality of work materials and processes
    • Able to dedicate a minimum of 25 hours/week, predominantly in the morning and early afternoon, and able to work weekends upon request
    • Receiving college credit through undergraduate, or graduate classes specializing in sport science, kinesiology, exercise physiology, exercise science, etc
    • Used to working in team settings, detail oriented, and possess a strong work ethic
    • Proactive and action oriented
    Interested applicants should submit a resume and brief cover letter indicating why they are interested in this internship to Chris Curran ( Application review will begin immediately. Please address the following questions in your application:
    • What skills/experiences do you have that you believe make you the best applicant for this internship?
    • What do you hope to gain/learn during this internship?
    • How did you hear about this job?
    • What dates are you available for the internship?
    • How many hours are you available/do you expect to work on a weekly basis?
    • Do you have any time restrictions for your availability in the Fall of 2021 (i.e. Athletic schedules, class schedules, or other work schedules)
    Application review will begin immediately, and all applications should be submitted by Friday, July 30th. Applicants should be able to begin work September 1, 2021 and be available through November 1, 2021.