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Intern, Mental Performance

Arizona Diamondbacks

Application Deadline Ended
Apply by Ended 11/7/2022

Intern, Mental Performance | Arizona Diamondbacks

Intern, Mental Performance

Arizona Diamondbacks

Apply by Ended 11/7/2022

Posted 2 months ago

No Longer Accepting Applications



Scottsdale, AZ, USA

Job Type

 Job Description

Responsibilities & Opportunities:
  • Assisting with development and production of mental performance materials including individualized performance plans for players.
  • Assisting with and supporting delivery of group sessions in mental skills training with players.
  • Shadowing full-time mental performance staff in both delivery and observation settings.
  • Collaborating with staff across departments including the Sports Medicine and Performance Team (SMPT), player development (e.g. coaches, R&D), and amateur scouting.
  • Exploration and utilization of sports science technologies that pertain to cognitive performance.
  • Certified Mental Performance Consultant (CMPC) supervision.
  • Engage in other relevant player and staff support activities as needed and requested by the mental skills and medical staff.

Qualifications RequiredQualifications Required

  • Qualified candidates will possess or be in progress towards a Masters or PhD in Sport Psychology or a related field.
  • Experience observing and/or participating in mental skills services delivery.
  • 1-2 years of related experience (e.g. coaching, teaching) in working with athletes and teams
  • Demonstrated interest in the field of sport psychology and working in baseball
  • Willingness to be a member of the Arizona Diamondbacks Organization and the Mental Performance Department, functioning within its policies and procedures.
  • Desire to grow and develop as a practitioner of applied sport psychology.
  • Adherence to the codes of ethics of the American Psychological Association and the Association of Applied Sport Psychology (AASP)
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