Strength Scoop – Thursday August 17, 2017

Thursday August 17, 2017

Buffalo: The University at Buffalo Sports Performance Department is accepting applications for Sports Performance interns to work in OLYMPIC SPORTS. This is an UNPAID position and interns will gain practical experience working in a Division I Sports Performance setting. REQUIREMENTS: CPR, AED, and First Aid certifications; strong work ethic, and a desire to become a Sports Performance professional. You must be able to commit at least 20 hours per week to the department to qualify. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: CSCS, USAW, or SCCC certifications and previous internship or coaching experience. Responsibilities will include assisting with training sessions, facility upkeep, completing weekly assignments on Sports Performance topics, and other tasks as designated by the Sports Performance staff. This is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of duties and responsibilities required. Interested candidates must submit a cover letter, resume, and 3 professional references to Mike Snowden at [email protected] with the subject “Buffalo Sports Performance Internship: Last Name, First Name” in the email.

Marshall: Marshall University, located in Huntington, West Virginia, is currently accepting applications for Fall 2017 Volunteer Strength and Conditioning Internship positions. This position is UNPAID, however, WE DO OFFER HOUSING. It may fulfill course credit if needed. Individuals will gain knowledge and experience working in a Division 1 Strength and Conditioning Olympic Sport setting. Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, and professional references to Duval Kirkaldy at [email protected].

Southern Utah: The SUU Sports Performance Staff is looking for qualified and hardworking part time Paid intern for 2017-18 School year.  This position is a 50 week / 28 hour position w/ no benefits. Responsibilities will include: assist the Olympic Sports Performance staff in the training of the Southern University Division I Tennis and Golf teams, along with various Olympic sports and assist with Football; assist with daily administrative, and maintenance duties; 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 become a successful strength and conditioning coach. Preferred Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in exercise science or related field and pursuing CSCS or relevant certification from one of the following: NSCA, CSCS; CSCCA, SCCC; USAW and CPR –First Aid certification. Candidates must email Director of Sport Performance Mitchell Depner. Interested candidates can contact [email protected].

Lee University (D-II): Lee University is accepting applications for a paid intern for the strength and conditioning department. This is a ten (10) month position that will last for the duration of the 2017 Fall Semester through the 2018 Spring Semester. Requirement for this position include; bachelor degree in Exercise Science or related field, SCCC or CSCS certified (must be able to provide documentation of certification), CPR/AED/ First Aid certified, and at least one semester of experience with a collegiate strength and conditioning program. Candidates must also be able to accept criticism/suggestions, possess strong communication skills, a relentless work ethic, punctuality, and a positive attitude. Candidates with more than one (1) semester of programming experience is preferred. The chosen candidate will program for assigned teams and will assist the head strength coach with all other teams in the weight room. Teams will be assigned according to applicants experience level and ability. Lee University Athletics is dedicated to upholding the integrity of the university’s mission as well as all NCAA bylaws. As a Christian liberal arts university, Lee University is committed to the principle that God is glorified when individuals develop to their full potential as whole persons – intellectually, spiritually, socially, and physically. The existence of an athletic program at Lee University not only is consistent with this principle but is necessary to it. Submit a cover letter, resume and three (3) professional references to Garrett Rowland, Head Strength and Conditioning Coach, to [email protected]. Subject line should read, “Paid Internship Application”.

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