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Fitness Intern - Gentry, Arkansas
McKee Foods Corp. | Gentry, Arkansas
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Job Description

Best known for Little Debbie® snack cakes, America's leading snack cake brand, Sunbelt Bakery® granola products, and Drake's Cakes®, McKee Foods Corporation is seeking a student Intern who will work in the Corporate Health and Wellness. This position will primarily develop and execute personal training plans for the participant of McKeeFIT Lifestyle, a wellness coaching program for employees. The ideal candidate has the potential to work and learn with us throughout his/her college career. This is an exciting opportunity to promote fitness and wellness in a corporate setting and provide a comprehensive overview of the several mechanisms involved in managing a corporate wellness department. McKee Foods is a privately held, family owned company with an 85 year history of innovation and treating employees with respect, and a deeply held belief in the importance of doing business with integrity.

Current employees who have worked for McKee Foods for at least six months and have a good performance record may apply and be considered for an internship. If selected, they are eligible for regular hourly part-time employee benefits. Current employees should apply using our internal posted jobs process.

"This Internship will likely last all during the school year. Only local candidates or candidates within commuting distance to Gentry, Arkansas will be considered."


Flexible hours (days and hours may vary and student's school schedule will be considered)

Expected to work around 20 hours per week during school year and up to 40 during summer.

Job Summary

* Create personalized exercise plan for the McKee FIT Lifestyle program participants
* Assist in office administration as needed
* Promote marketing and communications plans for Corporate Health and Wellness Department
* Assist in the development and delivery of wellness "lunch and learns"
* Support the Corporate Fitness Coordinator and additional McKee FIT programs as needed

Required Qualifications

* Undergraduate student working towards a degree in the health and fitness field from an accredited college or university
* Strong interpersonal skills and ability to build trust with participants
* Knowledge of exercise prescription, fitness instruction and safety guidelines
* Reliable mode of transportation
* Punctuality and dependability
* Organization and time management skills

Preferred Qualifications

* CPR/AED/First Aid certification
* Personal training certification
* Any form of fitness instructing experience


* Competitive pay scale
* Flexible hours around school schedule
* 401(k) with matching contributions
* Direct deposit payroll
* Credit Union
* Exercise and recreation facility

Please note: Spare and limited employees (including interns) are not eligible for some company benefits such as medical insurance, participation in profit sharing-cash bonus, or paid time off accruals for vacations, holidays, and sick days.

Please upload your current resume to be fully considered for this position.

Equal Opportunity Employer

About McKee Foods Corp.

McKee Foods Corporation is a privately held United States company headquartered in Collegedale, Tennessee. They are the makers of the popular Little Debbie and Sunbelt snacks.

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