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
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
We are an equal opportunity employer
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.
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
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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