Strength Scoop – Wednesday October 26, 2016

Wednesday October 26, 2016


Tulane: Tulane University Strength and Conditioning is currently seeking applicants for 3 volunteer UNPAID internships for Football and Olympic Sports for the Spring Semester 2017. This position will run from January 9 to April 28. Required qualifications: Currently pursuing bachelors or masters degree in exercise science or a related field and a strong desire to become a Collegiate/Professional Strength & Conditioning Coach. Preferred qualifications: Experience as a collegiate athlete and currently pursuing or possessing NSCA, USAW, or CSCCa certification(s). This is a non-paid volunteer position, it may fulfill course credit if necessary. Applicants please submit a cover letter, resume, and professional references to [email protected].

Virginia: Virginia is looking for four volunteer interns for their summer internship program. See this video for more information, and how to apply.

Marshall: The Marshall Football Strength and Conditioning Department is now accepting applications for its 2017 Winter Internship Program. This is an unpaid position (no-monetary) compensation will be provided. However the position offers the opportunity of advancement in the field of strength and conditioning, as well as the fulfillment of credit hours towards a degree program. Candidates interested in this position should be: hardworking, passionate, detail orientated individuals, who have the desire to work in the strength and conditioning field at the collegiate level. Applicants should hold a BA/BS in Exercise Science or a Health Related field and be working toward certification as a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist with the NSCA, or the SCCC through the CSCCa. Responsibilities will include: Daily maintenance of the facility and all of its equipment. Daily setup and break down of weight room and field workouts, and supervision of training sessions. This program will also consist of weekly educational projects and reports. Interested applicants should email a cover letter, resume, and three professional references to Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach Brad Bielaniec at [email protected].

Maine: The University of Maine Sports Performance department is now accepting applications for 4  Spring 2017 interns.  Applicants should be working toward a degree in Exercise Science (or a related field), or hold an undergraduate degree in the respective field.  Selected individuals should expect to gain experience working with all 15 Division 1 sports at The University of Maine, including Ice Hockey (Hockey East), Football (FCS, CAA), Basketball (America East) as well as other nationally recognized programs.  Applicants should be highly motivated, eager to learn, and possess the desire to be involved with high-level collegiate athletics.   Applicants must be able to commit a minimum of 20 hours per week working with the Sports Performance staff; undertaking responsibilities of working with both in-season and off-season program implementation, set-up and breakdown of team lifts, coaching as directed, and other administrative duties as assigned.  Once accepted into the Sports Performance Internship role, interns should expect to learn directly from the sports performance staff through team training sessions, as well as involvement in weekly staff meetings and intern education workshops designed to prepare interns to sit for the CSCS exam if not already certified. There will be no monetary compensation for this position; however, contingent upon performance there may be paid position thereafter that includes programming and managing assigned sports teams. Applications will be accepted until positions are filled. To apply, please send a resume including 3 professional references, and cover letter to Matt Marshall at [email protected]

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