Performance Nutrition Intern- Athletics
Newark, DE
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Job Description

Performance Nutrition Intern (1-Year Part-time Paid),

University of Delaware Department of Athletics

(1 position available starting July 1st 2019; $15 hourly for max of 52

weeks, average 28 hours per week)

University of Delaware

Newark, DE

CONTEXT OF THE JOB:

Under the guidance of the Director of Sports Nutrition, the Performance
Nutrition Intern is responsible to support the day-to-day operations of the

Sports Nutrition Department, to include assisting with the fueling and
performance nutrition of 21 Division I varsity sports. The Performance
Nutrition Intern will work in collaboration with current Sports Nutrition staff,

Strength and Conditioning staff, Athletic Training staff, Sports Psychology staff,
and other members of the sports performance department to ensure all policies
and procedures are followed and implemented.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:
 Assist with the daily operations of the fueling station(s) and

practice/competition fueling for all 21 varsity sports, including staffing,

ordering, inventory, procurement, and budgeting.
 Support football during competition and practice to ensure proper fueling

and hydration, and assist with hydration testing.
 Provide supplemental sports nutrition coverage and peri-practice/game

support of other sports.

Provide education and mentorship of undergraduate sports nutrition

students (independent study, community nutrition, and non-credit
volunteers)

Assist the Director of Sports Nutrition in collaborating with on-campus

Registered Dietitians to ensure cross-collaboration of Athletics and
Academics.

Assist Director of Sports Nutrition with supplement evaluation and student

athlete counseling for legality, safety, quality, and efficacy, and continuous

awareness of all aspects of the supplement industry.

Other duties may include hydration testing with other sports, travel

nutrition assistance, nutritional counseling, nutrition education
development, cooking demonstrations, social media management,

prospective student athlete meetings, nutrition education material
development and various other tasks, as assigned.

Perform miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.

Qualifications, Minimum Education, & Experience

Employment is contingent upon a satisfactory background check.

Bachelor's degree in nutrition or related field and strong desire to pursue
a career in sports nutrition.

RD or RD eligible (preferred).

Ability to obtain licensure in the state of DE if RD.

Ability to work 28 hours a week with a flexible schedule.

Knowledgeable of NCAA rules and policies.

Effective organizational, personnel supervision, communication and

computer skills.

Physical Demands and Work Environment
  • Ability to lift, move, push and pull equipment or boxes in excess of 40
Job Type Internship