Monday October 8, 2018

South Alabama: The University of South Alabama Department of Athletics is accepting applications for football interns to begin Spring Semester 2019. This position offers Division I experience and the opportunity of advancement in the field of strength and conditioning. Responsibilities will include: Assist the Football Strength and Conditioning staff in the supervision and training of South Alabama’s Division I football program; assist with daily administrative, cleaning and maintenance duties; assist in the set-up and break-down of equipment for every workout. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Must have a strong work-ethic, a positive attitude, enthusiasm and a desire to develop the characteristics necessary to become a successful strength and conditioning coach. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s degree in exercise science or related field, pursuing of a certification from one of the following: CSCCa; NSCA, USAW, and pursing CPR –First Aid certification. Internship Start Date: January 7, 2019 End Date: May 2, 2019 APPLICATION PROCESS: Please send Resume and Cover Letter to [email protected].

Yale: Yale University Sports Performance is looking for candidates to fulfill internship positions with the Football team during the Fall 2018 semester. This internship does not provide monetary compensation, but can be used as continuing education credits (2.0) through the NSCA, or College credit. Along with credit, the internship will provide the opportunity to work hands on with a Football team that won the 2017 Ivy Championship and finished #24 in the nation. Along with the Football team, Yale has 30 teams that interns will also have the opportunity to work with for added experience, including the 2018 National Champion Men’s Lacrosse team. This is a rigorous internship with hours that would closely mimic that of a full time strength coach. There is a classroom component to this internship, that will include lectures on program design, theory, nutrition, athletic testing, and more. Assignments will be given to test understanding of material and will be required for completion of the internship. The goal of this internship is to ready individuals for full time positions upon completion. Requirements: The ideal candidate would be working towards their Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree. Students who have recently graduated are also welcome to apply. A SCCC / USAW / CSCS certification is preferred but not required. No previous experience is required but strength room experience or collegiate athletic history is preferred. Reporting Dates: January 10th – End of May Contact: [email protected].

Elon: Elon University is currently accepting applications for our spring 2019 volunteer internship program. The internship will begin January 3rd and conclude May 14th. Qualified candidates must possess a strong work ethic, display an eagerness to learn, and have experience in sports performance. This is a voluntary position and will receive no monetary compensation. Preference will be given to candidates who possess or are working towards certification through the CSCCa or NSCA, all applicants must have a current CPR/AED certification prior to the start date. Accepted applicants will be eligible to apply completed hours during the internship towards CSCCa practicum requirements under the supervision of a CSCCa approved mentor. Accepted applicants are also eligible to apply internship hours towards undergraduate/graduate internship requirements. Intern responsibilities will consist of but are not limited to the following: 1.) Assisting with the supervision of daily training, 2.) Setting up and breaking down equipment for training sessions, 3.) Assisting with routine maintenance of training facilities, 4.) Participation in weekly coaching education curriculum, 5.) Other duties assigned by the Director of Strength and Conditioning. Fulfillment of this position is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment background check.  Elon University is an equal employment opportunity employer committed to a diverse faculty, staff and student body and welcomes all applicants. If you are interested in the position, please email your resume and three professional references to [email protected].

Wright State: Wright State University is seeking three (3) volunteer Strength and Conditioning interns for the spring of 2019. This is an UNPAID position. Accepted applicants will receive practical hands-on experience in strength and conditioning at the Division 1 level, as well as class credit and the opportunity to participate in the intern education curriculum. Required qualifications: First Aid/CPR/AED training, the desire to become a strength and conditioning professional, a strong work ethic, the ability to commit to AT LEAST 20 hours per week, and effective communication and teamwork skills. Preferred Qualifications: CSCS, SCCC, or USAW certification, or in the process of obtaining any or all of the aforementioned certifications, and previous coaching experience. Responsibilities: Assist full time coaches in implementing programs, set up and break down of training sessions, weight room maintenance and upkeep, intern curriculum assignments and projects, and any other tasks or projects assigned by staff as they arise. To apply: Email [email protected] with a cover letter, resume, and three (3) professional references. Put “Wright State Strength and Conditioning Internship” as the title of your email in order to be considered for this opportunity. Applications are due by Friday, November 2nd.

The Citadel: The Citadel is currently accepting applications for two VOLUNTEER Strength & Conditioning (S&C) interns for Spring 2018. The internship will last from January 3 – April 26. Interns will gain practical experience working in a Division 1 S&C environment under the guidance of an approved CSCCa mentor. Minimum requirements include CPR, AED, and First Aid certifications; an unwavering work ethic, a desire to become an industry professional, the ability to adjust to a demanding work schedule, and effective communication and leadership skills in a group setting. Other preferred qualifications include certification from a recognized governing body (NSCA, ACSM, USAW, CSCCa, etc.), previous intern or coaching experience, personal involvement in a competitive sport, and proficiency with computer productivity applications. Responsibilities will include assisting with team training sessions, daily, weekly, and semester long professional development assignments, facility maintenance, and other tasks as designated by the S&C staff. Interested candidates must submit: – Cover letter (one-page maximum) – Resume (one-page maximum) – Three professional references* – A video (3:00 maximum) answering: o Why do you coach? o Why do you coach the way you coach? o What does it feel like to be coached by you? *Note: Cover letter, resume, and references must be submitted in ONE PDF file (in that order) To apply, send one e-mail (with PDF and video attached) to Mike Morgan at [email protected]. Subject line should read: “Citadel S&C Internship, Spring 2019; Last Name, First Name.” This should also be the title of your attached document. Apply immediately; applications will be accepted until positions are filled.

Notre Dame: The University of Notre Dame Department of Athletics is accepting applications for on-call football interns to begin Winter 2019. This position offers Division I experience and training in an educational environment and the opportunity of advancement in the field of strength and conditioning. It also provides the opportunity to gain exposure on a national NCAA Division I team, while increasing marketability to a future employer. Responsibilities will include: Assist the Football Strength and Conditioning staff in the supervision and training of Notre Dame’s Division I football program; assist with daily administrative, cleaning and maintenance duties; assist in the set-up and break-down of equipment for every workout; and participate in weekly projects and assignments for the duration of the internship. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Must have a strong work-ethic, a positive attitude, enthusiasm and a desire to develop the characteristics necessary to become a successful strength and conditioning coach. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s degree in exercise science or related field, pursuing CSCCA-SCCC certification or relevant certification from one of the following: CSCCa; NSCA, USAW, and pursing CPR –First Aid certification. Application and Internship Dates Application Deadline: November 15, 2018 Internship Start Date: January 9, 2019 Approx. End Date: May 10, 2019 APPLICATION PROCESS: Please apply online at jobs.nd.edu Search: Football Strength and Conditioning

North Florida:  The University of North Florida Strength and Conditioning Department is in search of qualified candidates for 2-4 volunteer internship positions for the Spring 2018 semester. This is an unpaid position. Successful applicants will gain valuable experience working with Division-I athletes, knowledge of the day-to-day operations of a Division-I strength and conditioning program, and potential class credit. Day to day responsibilities will include setup and breakdown of lifting/conditioning sessions, facility maintenance and upkeep, and other tasks given by the full time staff. Prospective applicants should hold or be working toward a CSCS or SCCC certification, and/or be pursuing a Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Exercise Science or a related field. Additional qualifications include a strong desire to become a strength and conditioning coach, punctuality, high energy, and confidence in a group setting. Start date is Friday, January 4th, 2019. Please send a resume and two references to Coach Connor Gettemy, Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach, at [email protected]. Application deadline is 11/16/2018. No phone calls, please.

 

Virginia: The University of Virginia is accepting applications for Strength and Conditioning Volunteer Interns for the 2019 Winter.  Interns will work primarily with football.  This is an unpaid internship.  Responsibilities will include: Daily weight room maintenance, set-up, tear-down, assist with supervision of weight room and field work.  Interns must be motivated, able to follow specific directions, and have a strong work ethic.  Interns will receive hands on experience to multiple training methods, Tendo Units, and Catapult.  Interns should be working towards a Bachelor’s Degree, and certifications through the NSCA-CSCS, CSCCA, or USAW.  Interns will gain collegiate experience at the Division I level, and potential for future recommendations for future career opportunities.  Please send a Cover Letter, Resume, and Three professional references in one document to: Tyler Shumate, Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach, at [email protected].   The subject line of the e-mail should read: Your Name, Virginia 2019 Winter.

Weber State: Weber State University, a Division I university member of the Big Sky Conference, is actively seeking applicants for the UNPAID internship program this spring. The internship program will run January thru early May. Interns will gain practical experience working in a Strength and Conditioning Setting. Over the course of the semester interns can expect to work early morning, late afternoon, or weekend hours. As an intern you can expect to assist with all team training sessions. Gain valuable knowledge and experience via, exercise selection/progression/regression, facility management, and professional development assignments. The goal of the internship program is to develop the skills and coaching experience that prepare successful interns for graduate assistant positions at the conclusion of their time in the program. Requirements: Graduate, or Undergraduate students working towards a degree in exercise science or related field. A strong desire to become a Strength and Conditioning Professional, ability to maintain a flexible and demanding schedule, effective communication and leadership skills in a group setting. Compensation: Academic credit only, this is an unpaid internship. Application: Interested candidates must email a cover letter, resume and 3 professional references to: [email protected]; Subject “Weber State Strength and Conditioning Internship”. Please submit all applications by November 9 th .

Liberty: Liberty University Department of Strength and Conditioning for Olympic Sports is seeking applicants who are highly motivated to fill internship positions for the Spring of 2018 starting the week of January 7 th or 14 th . This is an unpaid position where school gear is offered. Interns will also have the chance to earn additional assigned responsibilities. Academic credits can be applied towards an Exercise Science or related Undergraduate or Graduate program if necessary. With education through experience being our main goal, interns will be provided and challenged with the key qualities of success in the Strength and Conditioning field. This includes professional development and continuing education, daily opportunities to learn and grown as a leader, expansion of network connections, teaching student athletes’ proper lifting technique, and daily weight room maintenance. Along with assisting strength coaches with program design implementation, interns will also have the opportunity to work out of our new state of the art Liberty Athletic Center Olympic Weight Room as well as our 3 other weight rooms. While working with Division I programs, interns will gain practical coaching experience in accordance with the philosophy of the department and can begin to lay the groundwork for future opportunities with a consideration for a recommendation for future employment. Qualifications: hard work ethic, attention to detail, enthusiasm, effective communication skills, positive energy, willingness to work, Bachelor’s degree or a degree in process, hold certification(s) and/or seeking to get certified in at least one of the major certifications below. Preferences (but not limited to): CPR/AED/First Aid Certified, CSCS, SCCC, USAW Email cover letter, resume, and at least three professional references including name and all contact information to Katie Guillory, Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach at [email protected].

Nicholls State: The Nicholls State University Strength & Conditioning Department is accepting applications for Spring 2018 NON-PAID/VOLUNTEER internship positions. Successful applicants must not only have the desire to become a strength and conditioning professional, but also possess a relentless work ethic and positive attitude. This is a coaching intensive internship with the opportunity for a lot of practical experience. The interns will be required to complete assigned readings, programming projects, and on floor coaching drills throughout the duration of the internship. The intern will earn the opportunity to be assigned individual teams to oversee, along with assisting the strength staff with all other Nicholls State University D-1 Southland Conference sports teams and needs of the strength and conditioning department. Applicants must also be willing to work early mornings and late nights during the week and weekends. Applicants should be working towards completion of a bachelor’s or master’s degree. Applications for the internship at Nicholls State University should include a cover letter, resume, and three references in a Single PDF Document. The projected start date is January 16th 2019 lasting through May 15th 2019. Please send applications via email to Taylor Jenkins (Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach) at [email protected].

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