Sports Science/Analytics Intern

Position Description:

  • Application Deadline: Rolling applications, April 7, 2022
  • Anticipated Start Date: 5/16/2022
  • Anticipated End Date: August 2022, with the opportunity to continue on in the program
  • Hours/Week: 8+ hours/week, 100 total hour minimum
  • Work Schedule: Flexible
  • Work Location:  on-campus
  • Compensation from host organization: none

Program Requirements:

  • Must have completed at least 30 credit hours by the internship start date
  • Must be in good academic standing
  • Must be a declared major in the College of Science or a recent graduate

Additional Requirements for This Position:

  • Completion of one course in statistics, data science, computer science, other relevant course, or submission of a project that aligns with these experiences


Utah Applied Health & Performance Science is seeking sports science/analytics interns for Summer 2022. This experience will focus on project work with a variety of sports within Utah Athletics. These projects may involve machine learning, statistics, data analytics, data visualization, and modeling.

Students do not need to have extensive experience in these subjects, but should come with enthusiasm to work in athletics and the ability to work together to creatively solve problems. Students can expect to be challenged and expand their technical skillset and collaborative capabilities throughout the summer semester. Experiences will be presented at the College of Science symposium at the end of the summer.

Desired Skills:

  • Curiosity and interest in sports
  • Ability to creatively think about solutions to problems
  • Basic knowledge of statistical processes
  • Demonstrated ability to work as part of a team
  • Detail-oriented, thorough
  • Ability to deliver projects on time in high quality
  • Experience in Microsoft Excel
  • Experience in Microsoft Power BI or other visualization software preferred
  • Experience working in different software languages such as R and Python preferred
  • Experience working with athletes or coaches preferred

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