Strength Scoop – Friday September 23, 2016

Friday September 23, 2016

Maryland: The University of Maryland is currently accepting applications to fill four (4) Spring 2017 volunteer internship positions. Qualified candidates would work with the Olympic Strength and Conditioning Department. This is an UNPAID position that is responsible for assisting the UMD 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 Esteban Doria, Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach, at [email protected].

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