Strength Scoop – Thursday October 20, 2016

Thursday October 20, 2016


Purdue: Purdue Sports Performance is currently accepting applications for INTERNSHIP positions for the Spring 2017 semester (Jan 2, 2017 – May 5, 2017).  These positions are non-paid and all applicants MUST need the experience for class credit.  All applicants must be highly motivated, hardworking, and possess a strong desire to become a strength and conditioning professional with a definitive plan to take a nationally recognized certification (CSCCa, NSCA, Etc.) exam.  Interns will have the opportunity to work with multiple sports teams, perform special projects, assist with sports science, and participate in educational meetings.  Please submit cover letter, resume, and 3 letters of reference to:  Christina Specos, Associate Director of Sports Performance and Intern Coordinator, at [email protected] If selected for an interview, we will expect that applicants will have the ability to complete a video interview for Skype or FaceTime. The application deadline is November 28, 2016.

San Jose State: San Jose State is looking to hire a volunteer / intern athletic performance coach. No financial compensation will be provided. San Jose State University is seeking highly motivated and qualified candidates for the position of VOLUNTEER/INTERN in the Athletic Performance Department for spring semester, 2017. The capable candidates will have the opportunity to advance their competence while gaining valuable knowledge and experience in the field of Athletic Performance at a Division 1A institution. Responsibilities for the positions are: assist AP staff with all daily maintenance and operational duties, involvement in volunteer/intern professional development program, as well as other duties assigned by the Head Athletic Performance Coach. Required Qualifications: Applicants should have completed a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Exercise Science or a related field and working towards CSCS or SCCC. Must have a strong desire to be involved in Athletic Performance at the collegiate level; proficient in Microsoft Excel; excellent communication skills, both oral and written; excellent organizational skills and attention to detail; must be diligent and willing to learn; adhere to all University, Mountain West Conference and NCAA regulations. This position requires a minimum of 30 hours per week. Application Process: For full consideration email your cover letter and resume to Michael Nicolini at [email protected]. Applicants must apply by November 21st.

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