Strength Scoop – Tuesday September 27, 2016

Tuesday September 27, 2016

Eastern Michigan: Eastern Michigan University Sports Performance is looking for qualified strength and conditioning interns for the Fall 2016 semester. The internship will begin Tuesday January 3rd and end on Wednesday April 20th 2017. Preferred qualifications: Pursuing Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in exercise physiology or related field; working towards NSCA-CSCS, CSCCa, USAW certifications; CPR certification. One year of previous experience in a strength and conditioning program or have previous collegiate athletics experience. Compensation: This is a non-paid position. Those accepted into the program will be provided with a one of a kind internship curriculum, practical strength and conditioning experience, and career mentorship. Hours completed can be applied toward undergraduate/graduate internship requirements and/or the Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Coaches Association certification practicum requirement. To apply: Please send a cover letter, resume, and 3 professional references to Fred Hale at [email protected]. Internship Dates: Tuesday January 3rd-Wednesday April 20th 2017.

North Carolina: The University of North Carolina Olympic Sports Strength and Conditioning is accepting applications for the SPRING 2016 Athletic Development Internship Program. This is an unpaid position. Start date: January 9 End Date May 12. Intern responsibilities include: Assisting with the supervision of training programs; Assisting with daily operations and facility/equipment maintenance; Completion of various educational assignments during the internship. Intern qualifications include: Punctuality; Enthusiasm; Strong work ethic; Ability to volunteer a minimum of 40 hours per week. Preferred qualifications include: Senior status or completion of a bachelor’s degree in exercise science or related field; SCCC, CSCS, or USAW certification; CPR certification and a strong desire to become a Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Coach. Interns will receive experience working in a Division I environment, have the potential to earn recommendations for future career opportunities, and receive college credit if applicable. To apply: Applicants should send a cover letter, resume, and 3 professional references to: Erik Hernandez, Assistant Director for Strength and Conditioning-Olympic Sports, via e-mail: [email protected]. The application deadline is Dec. 1. 

Nicholls State: Nicholls State University (Thibodaux, LA) is seeking driven applicants with a passion for strength and conditioning for the position of Intern/Volunteer Strength and Conditioning Coach for the 2017 Spring Semester. The position is UNPAD, but applicants can receive academic credits if applicable. Successful candidates will gain experience working with a Division I Strength and Conditioning program for Football and all Olympic Sports offered at Nicholls State University. Candidates will also be in consideration for a recommendation for future employment in the strength and conditioning field throughout the country. Responsibilities will be assigned based on previous experience by the Head Strength and Conditioning Coach. Candidates are expected to perform daily tasks in addition to coaching duties, such as weight room maintenance and upkeep, nutrition room maintenance, set up and break down for the day, and all internship curriculum assignments. Candidates must have a current CPR/AED and First Aid Certification and be attempting to complete or have completed a degree in exercise science/kinesiology or related field. A Bachelor’s degree in exercise science/kinesiology or strength and conditioning and NSCA CSCS or CSCCA SCCC certification is preferred but not required. To apply, submit a cover letter, resume, and three professional references to Greg Carrasquillo, Head Strength and Conditioning Coach at [email protected]

Winthrop: Winthrop University is currently accepting applications to fill two (2) Spring 2017 volunteer internship positions. Qualified candidates would work with the Strength and Conditioning Department. This is an UNPAID position that is responsible for assisting the WU Strength and Conditioning staff with the implementation of the Spring 2017 program, set up and break down of all workouts, maintenance and upkeep of the weight room and facility, and hands-on experience training collegiate athletes. Required qualifications include completion of Bachelor’s degree by the commencement of the intern program/current pursuit of a graduate degree in exercise science or a related course of study, a desire to become a strength and conditioning professional, and possess a strong work ethic. Preferred qualifications include certification from a recognized governing body (USAW, CSCS, CSCCa), previous coaching experience, personal involvement in a collegiate competitive sport, and proficiency in teaching and performing Olympic movements. If this position is not an economically feasible option for you, please do not apply. Please send your cover letter, resume, and contact information for 3 references to Andy Parker,  Strength and Conditioning Coach, at [email protected]

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