Friday September 30, 2016
Florida State: Florida State University OLYMPIC Strength and Conditioning Department is seeking four(4) applicants for the 2017 Spring Semester Internship Program. After candidate selection, interns will be responsible for weekly presentations to the full-time staff and weekly reading/research assignments. Interns will sit in on weekly staff presentations and participate in hands-on sessions directed by the strength staff. The subject matter includes weekly discussions and projects over assessing your athletes and pre-session readiness, understanding different models and methods of periodization and programming, resistance training variables, movement classification and selection, Olympic lifting, energy system development, power training, linear speed development, and other various topics. Responsibilities for the internship also include session set-up and breakdown, cleaning and upkeep of facility, spotting and working with specified student-athletes and/or small groups. These positions are on a volunteer basis and can fulfill class credit if necessary. If these positions are not economically feasible, please do not apply. If you are serious about becoming a strength and conditioning coach, this internship will help you develop the necessary tools to advance in the field. To APPLY, send cover letter, resume, and 3 professional references to Seth Diters, Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach and Intern Director at [email protected]. Applications will not be accepted after October 22nd, 2016.
Colorado: The University of Colorado Football Strength and Conditioning Department is now accepting applications for two (2) internship positions for the Spring 2017 Semester. These are unpaid positions. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to; assisting with the supervision and execution of the strength and conditioning program for the University of Colorado Football team, set up and break down for daily training, routine maintenance and cleaning of the training facilities, and completion of the internship curriculum. Required qualifications include a strong work ethic, completion or current pursuit of an undergraduate or graduate degree in exercise science or a related course of study, and a desire to become a strength and conditioning professional in the collegiate or professional setting. Postgraduate applicants are also required to hold a certification from a recognized governing body (NSCA or CSCCA) and all undergraduate applicants should be working towards their certification. Other preferred qualifications include previous coaching in a collegiate setting and personal involvement in a collegiate competitive sport. Applications will be taken until the positions are filled. All potential applicants are strongly advised to make sure this internship is economically feasible before applying. All interested candidates please email a cover letter, resume, and three references as one (1) PDF document to Football Strength and Conditioning Coach, Justin Geyer at [email protected].