Performance Nutrition Intern

UC Berkeley
Berkeley, CA

The Department of Intercollegiate Athletics consists of more than 275 staff members and coaches and sponsors 30 varsity sports programs.  These 30 programs include more than 850 student-athletes who participate in the various sports programs annually within the National Collegiate Athletics Association (NCAA).  We are currently seeking a Performance Nutrition Intern who will work within the department’s Performance Nutrition unit.

Description of Position: 

The University of California Berkeley Athletic Department is currently accepting applications for a Performance Nutrition Intern. This is a full-time paid position. This opportunity will allow the intern to gain experience working in collegiate sports nutrition by assisting the Performance Nutrition staff with overseeing Fueling Stations and the Grab & Go meal program. Hours may include early mornings, nights, and weekends.


  • Oversees Grab and Go meal program for Olympic sports by assisting with meal inventory, order communications, Red Card coordination, and additional operational activities
  • Manage 2 Fueling Stations and student workforce
  • Lead Gatorade operations including oversight of inventory, deliveries, distribution and stocking; relay information to director for ordering
  • Learns to maintain and analyze departmental database and prepare reports and analyses
  • Assists Performance Nutrition Department with developing and running a Division 1, Power 5 nutrition program which includes but is not limited to  developing and providing educational materials, cooking demos, and grocery store tours

 Required Qualifications:  

  • Bachelor’s degree in related nutrition area and/or equivalent experience/training
  • Experience working in sports nutrition
  • Qualified candidates should have an understanding of food safety, inventory standards, organizational skills, ability to manage multiple tasks in a fast paced environment, excellent communication, follow directions and meet deadlines, strong work ethic, and leadership skills

 Preferred Qualifications:

  • Working toward RD credentialing
  • Knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations 

The University of California, Berkeley is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.  This position has been designated as sensitive and may require a Criminal Background Check.  We reserve the right to make employment contingent upon successful completion of a Criminal Background Check. 

Apply online at, indicating job #24479.  Please include a cover letter, resume, and three references submitted as a single attachment with your application.