THE ALTIS INTERNSHIP
It is the belief of us here at ALTIS that a big step towards becoming a high-performance coach is by being immersed in a high-performance culture, and working alongside elite coaches and athletes on a daily basis.
The primary goal of the ALTIS Internship Program is to train the next generation of high-performance coaches. At the same time, we are dedicated to advancing the discipline of Professional Coaching by providing an environment in which developing coaches are able to learn their craft through a hands-on, immersive experience.
What To Expect
The ALTIS Internship program involves a combination of lecture sessions, problem-based learning, and practical skills development.
With learning taking place both on the track and in the weight room, the ALTIS Internship Program provides interns with scientific and practical education in all areas related to high-performance coaching, including:
- Methodology and systems
- Program design
- Periodization and planning
- Strength and power
- Basics of performance nutrition
- Acceleration development
- Performance Therapy
- Event-specific mechanics
It is the primary coach-development philosophy of ALTIS that learning should be active, self-directed, and interactive.
1. Gain Work Experience
Most young coaches all have their educational experience in common. What stands out to employers are students who ALSO have work experiences. The internship automatically makes you more marketable to potential employers – especially when the internship experience is with such a high-level of mentor coaches.
2. Network with professionals in your field
There is not a more experienced, more successful group of coaches working in the same Center anywhere in the world. Take advantage of this unique opportunity to learn from this accomplished group. It is true that it is about who you know. The hands-on real-world experiences that you encounter during your ALTIS Internship will enable you to develop your potential and make key contacts for future networking.
3. Develop new skills and refine others
Learn your strengths and weaknesses by creating learning objectives and receiving feedback from your Mentor Coach. This is a unique learning opportunity that you may never have again as a working adult.
4. Gain confidence in your abilities
The opportunity to work alongside not only an elite coaching group, but also with elite professional athletes will give you the confidence to apply your teachings once the Internship is finished. If the practice is good enough for this group, chances are it will be good enough for any other group in the world.
5. Access to BENEFITS AND RESOURCES
Interns will have participation in the Apprentice Coach Programs and Performance Therapy Programs that take place during your internship as well as access to ALTIS online education courses.
Schedule & Open Positions
The ALTIS internship terms are scheduled according to the training and competitions of the athletes in Atlanta, Georgia.
We have the following opportunities across four areas of interest available in all three upcoming semesters!
Strength and Conditioning
October - December 2022
Application Deadline: August 1st, 2022
January - March 2023
Application Deadline: October 1st, 2023
April - June 2023
Application Deadline: February 1st, 2023
*Interns are expected to be available Monday-Saturday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM.
Qualifications & Requirements
• Proof of Covid-19 Vaccination
• Relevant experience in the field
• Ability to demonstrate an understanding of the subject matter
• Interested in learning new models and techniques
• Committed to the betterment of the organization
• Demonstration of core values: Character, Responsibility, Dedication
• Ability to adapt and be flexible on the spot
What Previous Interns say
"My internship at ALTIS was unequivocally the most impactful period of my professional development. The incredible wealth of knowledge and experience within the ALTIS staff and extended network is second to none. I wouldn’t be the practitioner I am today without the mentorship and friendship of the ALTIS crew."
AEK Athletic Club
Performance Expert & Author of ‘Game Changer’
"My internship experience at ALTIS gave me the opportunity to grow as a coach in more ways than one. I was able to explore my developing coaching philosophy, with support from my fellow interns and mentor coaches. My experience challenged my thinking from beginning to end, and I left a more confident coach. It was an experience I’ll never forget!"
New Mexico State Track & Field
in Performance Training”
Federico Heredia Barion
Professor & Coach in Barcelona
START THE APPLICATION PROCESS
Submitting this application is the first step to be considered for an internship. Outstanding candidates will move on for a virtual interview to continue the selection process. We appreciate every applicant, but please understand this is a very competitive process and we have very limited internship slots available.
Have questions? Contact Andreas Behm by email at firstname.lastname@example.org
*Please do not email applications. You must fill out the form above to be considered.