Thursday February 1, 2018

Wisconsin: The University of Wisconsin Olympic Strength & Conditioning Department is currently accepting applications for volunteer interns for Summer 2018. Application deadline Thursday, March 1st 2018. This is an UNPAID internship position with the potential for course credit for individuals currently enrolled in a degree seeking program. Internship start date for the Summer semester will be Tuesday May 29th and will be completed on Friday August 31st, or unless specified by assigned coach. Hours will be determined by facility and team needs but anticipate early mornings, late nights, weekends and possible holiday responsibilities. Qualifications: Currently pursuing, or a recent graduate of, an exercise science or related field, certified in CPR/First Aid, and a strong desire to become a collegiate strength and conditioning coach.  Preferred qualification: 1-2 years’ of coaching experience within a collegiate strength and conditioning environment and NSCA, USAW or CSCCa certification(s).  Individuals will gain knowledge and experience within a Division I Collegiate Strength and Conditioning setting. Individuals will have the opportunity to work within one of our three Olympic weight rooms on campus. Assignments will be based on staffing needs and strengths of the prospective internship candidates. Daily responsibilities will include but are not limited to: assisting with the supervision and execution of strength and conditioning related training programs for various sports, providing support for technological services, attending to the daily maintenance of the training facilities, and progression developmental opportunities throughout the internship program. Applicants must submit an online internship application (via this link), cover letter, resume and three professionally relevant reference list in one PDF document to Kevin Schultz at [email protected].

North Dakota State: The North Dakota State University Strength & Conditioning Department is actively seeking interested students to fulfill UNPAID internship positions with our Olympic sports program for Summer 2018. Candidates for the position should be a graduate or undergraduate student in exercise science or a related field and have a strong desire to pursue a career in strength and conditioning. Internship responsibilities will vary and will include various duties within the NDSU Strength & Conditioning Department. Hours will vary throughout the semester and may include early morning, late afternoon, or weekend hours. As an intern in our program, you will have the opportunity to join a high functioning, collaborative team of professionals who are committed to helping our athletes achieve their full potential on and off the field. Interns in our program can expect to gain valuable, hands on experience in areas such as program design, exercise instruction, plyometric, speed and agility techniques, conditioning, facility and athlete management. It is our goal to equip our interns with the skills needed to achieve a graduate assistant position at the conclusion of their time in our program. All interns will take part in a formal internship curriculum with weekly meetings and assignments. Our staff will take the time to mentor and develop interns within our program. We believe that an educated and well trained staff will have a powerful and meaningful impact on our student athletes. Requirements: Graduate or undergraduate students working towards a degree in exercise science or a related field. Must have a strong desire to pursue a career in strength and conditioning. Previous weight room or athletic experience preferred. Compensation: Academic credit only, this is an unpaid internship. Application: E-mail resume, cover letter, and names of 3 professional references to: Adam Mead, Assistant Strength & Conditioning Coach – Olympic Sports at [email protected].

Louisville: The University of Louisville Football Strength and Conditioning Volunteer Internship program is currently accepting applications for the 2018 summer semester.  The internship will run from May 7th – July 31st, and you will report May 6th. These internships are unpaid and non-coaching positions.  Prerequisites: The candidate must be pursing or have completed a Bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science or related field and be CPR and First Aid certified.  Candidates must be considering, pursing or possess a certification through the CSCCa and/or NSCA.  Those accepted will assist in the day to day operations of the facility, including: cleaning and maintenance duties, set-up and break-down of equipment for all workouts, data collection, organizing nutrition/fueling station and assist with GPS catapult systems.  The internship program consists of mock interviews, presentations to the staff, weekly topics and bi-weekly evaluations. Candidates must possess a strong work ethic, respectable character, 100% commitment to the program and a desire to pursue a career in the strength and conditioning field. Please send a cover letter, resume, three references and contact information to Scott Wilks at [email protected] , CC: EJ Hibbler [email protected]. Please note: all unpaid interns may not work more than 20 hours per week and if this position is not a financially feasible option for you, please do not apply.

Florida Gulf Coast: FGCU Strength and Conditioning is accepting applications for a volunteer strength and conditioning coach position for the summer, working with men’s and women’s basketball. Report date is May 14 and will run through August 3. This is an unpaid/volunteer position. Candidates should have, or be working towards, a BA / BS in an Exercise Science related field plus current CPR / AED certification. We are looking for highly motivated individuals who have a strong desire to pursue collegiate strength and conditioning, especially those looking to work with basketball. Please submit your resume and three (3) professional references to Blake Bender, Head Basketball Strength Coach at [email protected].

SMU: Jake Miller has been announced as the director of human performance at SMU.

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