Personal Trainer- Intern

Job Posted 5/14/2024
Life Time
Oakbrook, IL 60523
United States
Category Personal Trainer
Job Description

Position Summary

Life Time Personal Training Internship program is designed to for individuals who have a strong desire to make a career in the health and fitness industry. Interns should be looking to acquire an accredited fitness certification an/or degree in a related field. Interns will work closely with the Personal Training Team to learn the skills and abilities needed to be a best in-class fitness professional. Interns will have a dedicated schedule specific to receiving all experiences needed to become a well versed professional. They will observe and have hands on experience opportunities assisting in a variety of Personal Training Services. They will apply all knowledge and experience received to provide a positive member experience that is educational, supporting, and upholds the integrity of the Life Time Brand.                                                                            

Job Duties/Responsibilities

  • Reads, watches, engages in all required training's associated with the role and adheres to all company policies, procedures and safety standards.

  • Provides fitness floor assistance to all members to ensure safety, provide education, and motivate members       

  • Fulfills member service requirements such as fitness assessments and equipment operations, service desk duties and fitness equipment cleaning             

  • Promotes personal training programs and services      

  • Ensures all members feel competent, confident, and connected by providing superior customer service through complimentary and based services/programming    

  • Document your experience each week:  interesting observations, lessons learned, questions for discussion, comments on workouts observed, useful client communication / training techniques, etc. 

  • Assist with personal training sessions when appropriate.

  • Demonstrate behaviors consistent with Life Time's Mission & Vision, culture and values in all interactions with clients, coworkers and the general public.

  • Weekly connects with supervisor to review progress on weekly objectives and set up actions for the upcoming week

  • Member experience & engagement activities: Boothing, fitness floor engagement, front desk support, member reach outs, etc.

Minimum Required Qualifications   

  • High School Diploma or GED

  • Must have a working knowledge of health and fitness and the human body, and be able to quickly grasp and apply new concepts.

  • Must be punctual while having a positive, enthusiastic, energetic personality that enjoys working with people

  • Must have a desire to work towards an accredited Personal Training Certification and/or Degree in a related field

  • Must have a desire to work as a Life Time Personal Trainer in the near future

  • Must be open to working in other departments at Life Time to support customer experience and engagement

  • Must have the ability to perform an aerobic activity for the duration of a class and be able to bend, stand, reach, climb and lift up to 50 pounds

Preferred Qualifications

  • CPR and AED certified

  • Experience working in and/or shadowing at a fitness facility

  • Experience with program design

  • Experience with coursework related to health and fitness

  • Experience in customer service


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