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Fitness Intern
Exact Sciences | Madison, Wisconsin
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Job Description

Summary of Major Responsibilities

The Fitness Intern is responsible for supporting the fitness programming and outreach initiatives of Exact Sciences' Fitness team through general fitness coaching, program promotion, programming support, and employee onboarding support.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

* Support the marketing and promotion of fitness and opportunities offered to employees.
* Compile, analyze, and audit data to inform the fitness team of statistics relating to fitness program success, participation, and opportunities.
* Champion fitness participation initiatives by actively engaging employees in opportunities to get involved and the benefits of involvement in the company's fitness and wellness program.
* Provide general fitness education to employees visiting the fitness center.
* Support the design and implementation of fitness projects based on monthly or quarterly wellness focus of the organization.
* Compile information and contribute to employee newsletters, bulletins and online articles.
* Assist with preventative maintenance, cleaning, and equipment storage in the fitness center(s).
* Assist with annual employee biometric screenings program and follow up including data interpretation and programming support.
* Research latest trends in corporate/large-scale fitness programing and engagement strategies and statistics.
* Support the implementation of new tools and systems.
* Play an active role on wellness committee.
* Collaborate with interns across all departments for projects.
* Actively participate in sessions with Exact Sciences senior leadership.
* Strong verbal and written communication skills.
* Strong presentation skills.
* Organizational skills and the ability to work independently on concurrent projects.
* Uphold company mission and values through accountability, innovation, integrity, quality, and teamwork.
* Support and comply with the company's Quality Management System policies and procedures.
* Regular and reliable attendance.
* Ability to work designated schedule.
* Ability to work nights and/or weekends.
* Ability to work overtime as needed.
* Ability to lift up to 30 pounds for approximately 40% of a typical working day.
* Ability to work seated for approximately 30% of a typical working day. Ability to work standing for approximately 70% of a typical working day.
* Ability to work on a mobile device, tablet, or in front of a computer screen and/or perform typing for approximately 90% of a typical working day.
* Ability to grasp with both hands; pinch with thumb and forefinger; turn with hand/arm; reach above shoulder height.
* Ability to work on a computer and phone simultaneously.
* Ability to use a telephone through a headset.
* Ability to comply with any applicable personal protective equipment requirements.
* Ability and means to travel between Madison locations.

Physical Requirements

* May be required to lift up to 50lbs on a regular basis
* Ability to lift 30 pounds for approximately 40% of a typical working day
* Ability to work standing for up to 70% of a typical working day
* Ability to bend, lift, twist, carry various objects in all planes of motion
* Ability to use computers daily in an interactive manner for extended periods of time and up to 8 hours per day
* Ability to frequently and accurately communicate with co-workers in person, via the telephone or by email


Minimum Qualifications

* Enrollment towards Bachelor's degree in Kinesiology, Exercise Science, Physical Education or related field of study in junior or senior standing
* Work experience in a fitness related environment with diverse clientele
* Hold American Red Cross CPR for Professional Rescuers Certification or equivalent or be willing to become certified within 30 days of start date
* Authorization to work in the United States without sponsorship
* Demonstrated ability to perform the Essential Duties of the position with or without accommodation

Preferred Qualifications

* 3.5 GPA or higher


We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, creed, disability, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, and any other status protected by applicable local, state or federal law. Applicable portions of the Company's affirmative action program are available to any applicant or employee for inspection upon request.

About Exact Sciences

EXACT Sciences Corporation develops deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA)-based technologies for use in the detection of cancer. The Company has selected colorectal cancer as the first application of its technologies. The Company has licensed certain of its technologies, on an exclusive basis through December 2010, to Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings (LabCorp). LabCorp developed and commercially offered PreGen-Plus, its first generation non-invasive stool-based DNA colorectal cancer screening service for the average-risk population. (Source: 10-K)

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