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Sports Nutrition Intern

Indianapolis Colts

Application Deadline Ended
Apply by Ended 8/14/2022

Sports Nutrition Intern | Indianapolis Colts

Sports Nutrition Intern

Indianapolis Colts

Apply by Ended 8/14/2022

Posted 3 months ago

No Longer Accepting Applications



Indianapolis, IN, USA

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 Job Description

The Indianapolis Colts are seeking a Sports Nutrition Intern to assist in the planning and execution of clinical, performance and foodservice based nutrition services provided to the team. This full-time 11-month internship program will start with OTA and run through the end of the upcoming 2022-2023 football season:
The Sports Nutrition Intern’s responsibilities will include but are not limited to the following:
  • Manage daily tasks such as stocking refrigerators and coolers, filling game day food travel cart, setting up supplement stations, stocking snack station, making nutrition shakes
  • Assist in player data collection and analysis (hydration, weights, body composition, intake, etc.)
  • Manage ordering, inventory, and stocking
  • Assist in menu planning with team chef and nutrient analysis of menu items
  • Assist in managing meal and menu app
  • Assist in player education initiatives and development of resources
  • Assist with counseling/development of plan for return to play/injured players
  • Collaborate and communicate with coaching staff, sport medicine, food service staff, players and administration
  • Stay up to date on recent research of various nutrition products, practices, and supplements
  • Monthly article reviews to assist with staying on top of current evidence-based research
  • Assist in planning and executing outside meals/snacks, away game hotel meals/snacks, charter flight meals/snacks, the game day locker room nutrition station, and post-game meals
  • Perform other duties as assigned
  • Responsibilities may change at any time with or without notice

Qualifications RequiredQualifications Required

In addition to embodying the team’s core values in support of its mission to entertain, inspire, and unite by winning the right way, the Sports Nutrition Intern's qualifications will include:
  • Bachelor or Master’s degree in Nutrition/Dietetics; Exercise Physiology
  • Minimum of six-months Experience in collegiate or professional sports nutrition environment
  • Experience with food service
  • Strong oral and written communication skills with the ability to effectively communicate at all levels
  • Organized with attention to detail and effective time management
  • Ability to problem solve and work autonomously, as well as in a team structure
  • Registered Dietitian or RD-eligible (preferred)
  • Food Handlers Permit/ServeSafe Certification (preferred)
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