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Hardpressed Undergraduate Strength and Conditioning Coach Internship


Hardpressed – 219 W. Chicago Avenue, in Chicago’s River North neighborhood


Must be an undergraduate student working towards degree completion in Exercise Science or a Health-related field. Must be punctual, have a strong work ethic, and be highly motivated. Must be attentive to detail, and willing to work long hours. Desire to become a Strength and Conditioning Professional.

Experience in a collegiate Strength and Conditioning setting preferred.


Responsibilities include learning the Hardpressed strength training and conditioning protocol as set for by the full-time staff. Educating clients on proper lifting and conditioning technique through verbal communication and demonstration. The ability to assist, and then conduct client training sessions. Must be able to track client progress on a daily basis using the Hardpressed app. Candidate must have ability to coach and motivate clients to meet their full potential. Willing to perform administrative duties as assigned by full-time staff. Candidate will be responsible for set-up of strength training workouts and conditioning workouts for Hardpressed clients, along with the daily maintenance of two weight rooms. Must be willing to work early mornings, late nights, and weekends. Must adhere to all policies, procedures, and regulations set for by Hardpressed. Professional attributes needed for the position include great communication skills with staff, administration, and clients. Solid organizational skills and detailed documentation abilities are a must.


Fulfillment of undergraduate degree internship requirements. (For credit, unpaid)

Application Deadline:

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

appointment date: tbd


To apply please email a cover letter, resume and a list of three (3) professional references to:

  • Collin Schlosser
  • Subject Line: Hardpressed Internship 2015-2016



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