Thursday July 5, 2018
Michigan: The University of Michigan Olympic Sports Strength and Conditioning Department is currently accepting applications for Volunteer Strength and Conditioning Interns for Fall 2018. The deadline to apply is July 13, 2018. Successful candidates will have the opportunity to interact with coaches and athletes at the highest level of intercollegiate athletics. This vital experience will aid interns by preparing them to meet the demands of graduate assistantships and future professional positions in the field of Strength and Conditioning. Duties include assisting the Director, Head, Assistant and Graduate Assistant Coaches in all facets of the University of Michigan Strength and Conditioning program including but not limited to warm-ups, strength and speed/agility training, conditioning, athlete assessments and facility and equipment upkeep. Specific responsibilities will be based upon experience and education, as well as initiative and desire to learn. Continuing education, being imperative to excelling as strength and conditioning professional, will be made readily available. Staff educational sessions will take place weekly, covering a variety of sports performance topics. Interns will not only be expected to attend, but be actively involved in these sessions as well. Internship Qualifications Required: Candidates must have a strong desire to become a Strength and Conditioning professional; Must be CPR certified; Must have completed or are working toward completing a bachelors degree at an accredited college/university; Must be able to volunteer a minimum of 30 hours per week with the strength and conditioning staff; Must be an assertive and effective verbal communicator. Other crucial characteristics of the successful candidate include punctuality; the ability to work alone and as a member of a team; the ability to follow instructions with a strong attention to detail, a strong work ethic; a positive attitude; and the ability to effectively operate within a diverse work environment. Preferred: Educated in teaching and performing Olympic movements according to USA Weightlifting Guidelines; NSCA Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist; USA Weightlifting Level 1 coach. Unfortunately, we are unable to sponsor any type of work visa for this internship opportunity. To apply for an internship with the University of Michigan Olympic Sports Strength and Conditioning Staff email a cover letter, resume and references a single PDF to the following: Ashley Jackson, Strength & Conditioning Coach, [email protected].
Wisconsin: The University of Wisconsin Olympic Strength & Conditioning Department is currently accepting applications for volunteer interns for Fall 2018. Application deadline Sunday, July 29th 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 Fall semester will be Monday September 3rd and will be completed on Friday December 14th or 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].
Cincinnati: The University of Cincinnati Football Strength and Conditioning Department is now seeking applications for two-four (2-4) UNPAID qualified Strength and Conditioning Interns for Phase III of Summer Training & the 2018 season. The start date will be July 23rd, but if successfully offered the position it is encouraged that you join us ASAP. Candidates should be passionate, hardworking, and insanely dedicated. These are UNPAID positions that are responsible for assisting the UC Football Strength and Conditioning staff with the implementation of the Phase III Summer/In-Season training programs, set up and break down of workouts, maintenance/upkeep of the weight room, and assisting with the nutritional needs of the football student-athlete. In addition, this internship provides educational courses for professional development in the field of Strength and Conditioning, Coaching and Certification Preparation. Preferred qualifications include Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree, CSCS or CSCCa certifications, CPR/AED certifications and experience participating in Collegiate Football/Athletics. Applicants should send a copy of their resume and references to Coach Stephan at [email protected]. The subject line should read “Lastname UC FB INTERNSHIP”.
Mississippi State: Mississippi State University Department of Olympic Sports Strength and Conditioning is seeking highly motivated candidates to fill Fall 2018 internship positions. Individuals will gain knowledge and experience in a Division I Collegiate Strength and Conditioning setting. Daily responsibilities will include but are not limited to: assisting with supervision and execution of strength training programs for various sports, attending to daily maintenance of the training facilities, use of technology/data analysis and professional development throughout the internship program. Qualifications: Currently pursuing bachelors/masters in exercise science or related field, certified in CPR/First Aid, a strong desire to become a Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Coach and pursuing NSCA-CSCS, and/or CSCCCa-SCCC certification(s). Compensation: This is a non-paid volunteer position. You will gain experience as well as the opportunity to learn and grow in the field of Strength and Conditioning. Applicants must submit a cover letter, resume, and professional reference list to Stephanie Mock at [email protected].
UNLV: The UNLV Football Strength and Conditioning Program is seeking elite candidates for the Fall 2018 VOLUNTEER internship program (Start Date July 25th). Qualified candidates will work directly with Football, and will have the opportunity to assist in all training sessions (in compliance with NCAA rules) with the implementation of individualized, comprehensive, sport-specific injury prevention and performance enhancement programs. This is an UNPAID opportunity that provides experience working in a Division I FBS environment within the Mountain West Conference. If this is not an economically feasible option, please do not apply. Required qualifications: current CPR / AED; completion of an undergraduate degree in Exercise Science or a related field. Applicants should be working toward or have completed certification(s) from CSCCa and/or NSCA, previous coaching experience(s), experience in collegiate sports, and proficiency with Microsoft Office. Seeking those who will embody the UNLV culture, are focused, and have the desire to pursue a career as Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Coach. To apply, send an email with the subject header, “UNLV Internship- Last Name, First Name.” Please email letter of application, resume, and list of three professional references together as one PDF file to David Kitchen, Assistant Director of Football Strength and Conditioning at [email protected].