Thursday October 20, 2011

Baylor University: Baylor University Department of Athletic Performance is accepting applications for a paid internship beginning immediately. Intern responsibilities include: assisting with the supervision of training programs, assisting with daily administrative and maintenance items, completion of various educational assignments during the internship. Intern qualifications include: strong work ethic, punctuality, enthusiasm, desire to further one’s career in the strength and conditioning field. Preferred qualifications include: senior status or completion of a bachelor’s degree in exercise science or related field, CSCS/SCCC or USAW certification, CPR certification. Interns will receive experience working in a Big XII training environment, have the potential to earn recommendations for future career opportunities and the possibility of moving into a full-time position on staff. For information regarding the application process visit www.baylor.edu/athleticperformance, click on the curriculum tab and follow the instructions. The position is open until filled.

Central Connecticut State: Central Connecticut State University seeks applicants for the position of Strength and Conditioning Intern for the Spring ’12 semester. This internship will provide an intensive, hands-on approach to the principles and methods of strength & conditioning covered in a modern sports performance program. Responsibilities: Successful candidates will assist in organizing and implementing movement assessments, exercise technique progressions, dynamic warm-ups, speed & agility training, strength training, flexibility, and performance testing for all student athletes. Interns will also be responsible collecting and interpreting testing data, the daily maintenance of equipment and facilities, and the development of strength & conditioning manuals and instructional videos. Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree required or working toward the completion of, First Aid and CPR certified. Certified or working toward the CSCS or other certification and Division I coaching experience. This position requires background knowledge in Kinesiology or a related field and as well as the ability to teach exercise safety as well as enforce weight room rules and regulations. Intermediate computer skills required. Good verbal communication a must. Applications will be accepted until position is filled. Compensation: Successful candidates will receive valuable hands-on experience coaching college athletes. Course credit is also available if offered by applicant’s host institution. This is an unpaid internship. No monetary compensation, housing, or meals available at this time. To apply send letter of application, resume and contact information for three references to John Patrick, Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach, Central Connecticut State University to [email protected]. No phone calls, please. Central Connecticut State University is an EEO/AA Institution.

University of Memphis: The Football Strength and Conditioning Department is searching for hard-working candidates for a Spring Internship opportunity working primarily with football. Duties and responsibilities will include but are not limited to; assist Football Strength and Conditioning Staff in all facets of implementation of training programs, aid in the instruction of safe and proper weight training techniques, and assist in the regular maintenance and upkeep of the facility. This is an unpaid position (IF THIS IS NOT AN ECONOMICALLY VIABLE OPTION FOR YOU THEN PLEASE DO NOT APPLY) in which the potential candidate(s) may receive class credit if applicable and will gain valuable collegiate level work experience and exposure through various training modalities centered around vertical integration, Bod Pod assessment, Polar Team2 Heart Rate System usage, orthopedic assessment, nutrition insight, and sport massage. Individuals pursuing a Bachelors or Masters in exercise science, athletic training or a related field as well as working towards a certification with the NSCA, USAW, or CSCCa and possess CPR/AED First Aid Certification send a resume and three (3) references to Brian Hill at [email protected]. Applications must be submitted before Dec 20th, 2011 as the start date for the position is January 9th 2012. AA/EOE.

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