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Job Category:
Sports and Recreation / Fitness
Industry:
Telecommunications
Employment Type:
Full time
Compensation:
Open to Commensurate with experience
Posted:
11/17/2009
Wellness Center Intern
(This job is no longer available)
Verizon Wireless | Rochester, New York
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Job Description

Responsibilities
This position is responsible for supporting the overall direction and development of the Health and Wellness programs for employees at Verizon Wireless. Interns will support the facilitation of fitness assessments (including health history, height, weight, circumference measurements, body composition, heart rate, blood pressure, submax VO2 bicycle testing, flexibility testing through the use of a sit and reach test, and muscular strength and endurance tests utilizing push-up and sit-up protocols). Conduct equipment orientations including both cardiovascular equipment and resistance equipment. Provide one-on-one training, nutritional advice and exercise prescriptions. Help ensure a safe and clean facility by checking equipment, addressing and correcting malfunctions and maintaining an adequate inventory of supplies. Chart member attendance and progress. Support the development of incentive programs and motivation programs. Assist with health promotion activities including seminars, lectures and workshops on a variety of health and wellness topics including nutritional topics, time and stress management and relaxation techniques. Assist with other fitness center programs that could include: flu shots, wellness messages, health screenings, blood drives, body composition and blood pressure checks, and charitable events. LOCATION: Rochester NY Corporate Office


Qualifications:

Current college student pursuing a Bachelor's or Master's degree in Exercise Science, Exercise Physiology, Kinesiology or a related field. Student must be at the junior level and above. Excellent communication skills. Ability to work a flexible schedule. Ability to meet deadlines and work in a fast paced work environment. CPR, First Aid & AED Certification required. Experience with fitness assessments/testing and personal training strongly preferred. Be committed to encourage and motivate others to exercise and maintain healthy lifestyle through personal example.

We are an equal opportunity employer m/f/d/v.


It takes dedicated, hard-working people like you to provide the nation's best, most reliable wireless network. That's why we offer some of the best benefits around. And the best part is, the day you start is the day your medical/dental/vision/life insurance, paid vacation, training and tuition reimbursement benefits start.

We also know how important work/life issues are in today's marketplace. And we reward you with competitive time off and employee assistance programs so you can manage work with the rest of your life.

 

About Verizon Wireless

Working for Verizon Wireless means joining the best. We understand what people are looking for: high earnings potential, great benefits, and opportunities to advance. It takes a variety of talented professional to provide the nation’s best, most reliable wireless network. Verizon Wireless has been one of Training magazine’s “Top 100 Training Organizations in America” for five years in a row – and we’re the only wireless organization on the list. Isn’t it smart to work for a company that wants you to keep learning? With ongoing training through VZLearn, you can take many courses, with online, instructor-led and blended approaches. You'll find career-specific training for your position, development courses, covering a wide range of topics including business writing, career planning, project management, technical, data and sales training, and management development, with topics that include manager training and leadership. Full-time or part-time employees who work at least 20 hours per week are eligible for tuition assistance for undergraduate and graduate degree programs as well as certificate and continuing education courses. Within an annual cap, our program covers 100% of your tuition and required textbooks for approved courses related to your career at Verizon Wireless.

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