Strength Scoop – Friday September 22, 2017

Friday September 22, 2017

Georgia: Georgia Strength and Conditioning and Georgia Football Nutrition Departments are accepting applications for interns for Spring 2018 but may start immediately if available. This is an ENTRY LEVEL, VOLUNTEER/UNPAID, position and offers Division I experience and training in an educational environment and the opportunity for future recommendations or opportunities in the field of strength and conditioning and/or nutrition. Responsibilities will include: assist Nutrition staff with set up and distribution of post workout/practice recovery, clean up of all nutrition areas prior to and after meals, and any other tasks asked of/required to maintain championship level productivity and efficiency. This position may also assist the Football Strength and Conditioning staff in the training of the University of Georgia’s football program; may assist with daily administrative, and maintenance duties; may assist in the set-up and break-down of equipment for every workout; spotting athletes and participate in weekly projects and assignments for the duration of the internship. Minimum Qualifications: must have a strong work ethic, enthusiasm and a desire to develop the characteristics necessary to work in college athletics. Preferred Qualifications: Pursuing bachelor’s degree in exercise science/nutrition or related field and pursuing relevant certification for either field. Candidates must email a letter of application, resume and the names of three references to Aaron Feld, Assistant Director of Strength and Conditioning, University of Georgia at [email protected].

South Dakota: The University of South Dakota is now accepting applications for 1-2 VOLUNTEER interns for the Spring 2018 semester. Interns will work with football and Olympic sports. Duties include: coaching, weight room maintenance, aiding in supervision of sessions and completion of USD’s performance coach development program. Qualifications include: desire to be a strength coach or be in the strength and conditioning field, strong work ethic, willingness to learn, passion for helping athletes and the program as a whole, great communication skills and a good organizer of people and resources. Interns will earn a hands-on approach to their education as it relates to strength and conditioning and potential for future recommendations for the advancement of the intern’s career and professional development. Applicants must have completed or be in the process of completing their bachelor’s degree. If interested, please send a cover letter, resume and three references to Austin Stroeh, assistant strength coach, at [email protected].

 

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