Assistant Coach Internship – Washington & Jefferson College

School: Washington & Jefferson College
Position: Assistant Coach
Position Type: Internship
Organization: NCAA
Level: Division III

The Washington & Jefferson College department of athletics offers paid coaching internships to provide a hands-on learning experience with a NCAA Division III sports organization. W&J is currently searching for a Women’s Basketball intern assistant coach.


The internship provides a monthly stipend, campus housing, and a monthly meal stipend.


The program’s objective is to use the college’s NCAA Division III sports to give aspiring coaches

opportunities to observe, participate and gain experience to eventually become a head coach at the collegiate level.


Designed as a vocational tool, the program will educate interns on specific aspects of the duties of a head coach, including recruiting 30 percent, practice planning 15 percent, instruction 40 percent and video editing and other assigned duties 15 percent. Hands-on coaching experience will provide the intern with an opportunity to test personal ideas and coaching methods under the direction of a seasoned, veteran head coach. The intern will learn the rules and regulations with recruiting under the NCAA Division III umbrella.


The program provides the opportunity to gain exposure on a highly-competitive NCAA Division III coaching staff, while increasing marketability to a future employer.


The intern will have the ability to be exposed to resume-building situations while applying coaching concepts and principles. Hands-on opportunities to work with equipment and technology offered by the college will also enhance the experience. In addition, the intern will have the opportunity to be exposed to the administrative side of the athletic department through experiences with game management, facility coordination and working with the college’s Student Athlete Advisory Council.


The head coach is the intern’s primary supervisor. The intern will also be evaluated by the Director of Athletics.


Stipend: $10,000 10 months


Housing: On-campus apartment shared apartment with another coaching intern; Utilities included, with the exception of cable television.


Application Instructions

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Getting to Know W&J

Washington & Jefferson College is the best of both worlds: a small-town college setting in historic Washington, Pa., with easy access to the bustling business and cultural districts of nearby Pittsburgh, Pa. just 30 miles to the north. Founded in 1781, W&J College is a private, residential liberal arts college that is focused on student success. Our dedicated, experienced professors are passionate about teaching and work closely with our students to ensure that they receive a quality, comprehensive education. For more than 200 years, our alumni have influenced change in business, politics, medicine, and the arts and sciences as CEOs, lawyers, doctors, researchers, writers, teachers, and in many other equally worthy professions.


Celebrating Diversity

Washington & Jefferson College welcomes people of all backgrounds and beliefs who wish to participate in a diverse educational community. The College strives to be a place where all students, faculty, administrators and employees are able to live, study and work in an atmosphere free from bias and harassment. The College encourages civil debate and lively exchange of ideas in the belief that such exchanges promote understanding that will grow beyond simple tolerance of difference to embracing and celebrating the richness of diversity. Our graduates acquire knowledge and learn skills that help them thrive in a culturally diverse world.


Equal Opportunity Employer

Washington & Jefferson College W&J is committed to increasing diversity in our community and actively pursues individuals from all backgrounds. Additionally, W&J College complies with all applicable federal, state and local laws and provides equal opportunity in all educational programs and activities, admission of students and conditions of employment for all qualified individuals regardless of race, color, sex, religion, age, disability, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, gender identity, or national origin.

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