Strength Scoop – Wednesday September 28, 2016

Wednesday September 28, 2016
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The Citadel: The Citadel is currently accepting applications for two VOLUNTEER Strength & Conditioning (S&C) internship positions. The internship will last from January 5 – April 28. Interns will gain practical experience working in a Division I S&C environment under the guidance of an approved CSCCa mentor. Minimum requirements include CPR, AED, and First Aid certifications; an unwavering work ethic, a desire to become an industry professional, the ability to adjust to a demanding work schedule, and effective communication and leadership skills in a group setting. Other preferred qualifications include certification from a recognized governing body (NSCA, ACSM, USAW, CSCCa, etc.), previous intern or coaching experience, personal involvement in a competitive sport, and proficiency with computer productivity applications. Responsibilities will include assisting with team training sessions, daily, weekly, and semester long professional development assignments, facility maintenance, and other tasks as designated by the S&C staff. Interested candidates must submit: Cover letter (one page maximum), Resume (one page maximum), Three professional references. Note: Cover letter, resume, and references must be submitted in ONE PDF file (in that order)Optional: Links to any personal, applicable social media profiles that might reflect work history, creativity and/or computer skills To apply, send one e-mail (with PDF attached) to Mike Morgan at [email protected]. Subject line should read: “Citadel S&C Internship, Spring 2017; Last Name, First Name.” This should also be the title of your attached document. Applications due October 19.

Tulsa: The University of Tulsa Department of Athletic Performance is accepting applications for the Spring 2017 Athletic Performance Internship Curriculum. This volunteer internship will expose participants to all facets of Athletic Performance. Interns will complete both an academic and practical curriculum. Academic experiences include: weekly reading assignments, program design projects, daily meetings/discussions with full time staff members, and weekly evaluations. Practical experiences include: hands on experience in running a Division I Athletic Performance Department, staff meetings, daily maintenance, technology implementation and record keeping. Interns will receive experience working with various teams in a Division I training environment, have the potential to earn recommendations for future career opportunities, and receive college credit if applicable. Intern qualifications include: enrollment in a bachelor’s/master’s program in exercise science or related field, punctuality, enthusiasm, and strong work ethic. Preferred qualifications include: SCCC or CSCS certification, CPR/First Aid certification. To apply applicants should send a cover letter, resume, and 3 professional references to Chad Cain, Assistant Director of Athletic Performance, via e-mail: [email protected].

Tulane: Tulane University Strength and Conditioning is currently seeking applicants for 3 volunteer UNPAID internships for BOTH Football (2) and Olympic Sports (1) 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].

Kutztown (D-II – PA): Kutztown University is seeking applicants to fill Spring 2017 Internship positions. This is an unpaid position with the possibility of receiving class credit and recommendations for future career opportunities. Interns will be assisting in the implementation of strength, speed and conditioning programs and will be given hands on experience training collegiate athletes. Candidates must have a strong work ethic and desire to become a strength and conditioning coach. Candidates must be CPR/AED certified. Those interested should send their resume, cover letter and three (3) references to Kyle Mastropole, Strength and Conditioning Coordinator: [email protected].

Houston: The University of Houston Athletic Performance Department is accepting applications for the position of Athletic Performance Interns for Football and Olympic Sports for the Spring of 2017. The Houston Performance staff is looking for highly motivated, aspiring strength coaches that want to work at the collegiate level of strength and conditioning. The program is beneficial for the undergraduate student and the post bachelor professional looking for experience; as well as develops the necessary skills to become a successful strength and conditioning coach. The successful candidates will be required to schedule and maintain a minimum of 40 hours per week with the Athletic Performance Department. Compensation: Division 1 experience with earned recommendation for future career opportunities. No monetary compensation will be provided. Ideal candidates will have a bachelor’s degree in the field of Exercise Science or related and prior experience participating in college athletics, however it is not a requirement. Inquiries must be received by: October 31 and be available for the START DATE: January 6  In order to apply, send ONE .pdf document containing a letter of interest, resume, and three (3) professional references to: Coach Rod Grace- [email protected].

Georgia: The University of Georgia Olympic Strength & Conditioning department is currently accepting applications for 2017 Spring Intern. Internship Start Date: Tuesday, January 3rd. This is a Volunteer, Unpaid position. CPR/AED Certification will be REQUIRED before the start date of the position. Applicants should have an educational background in Exercise Science, Kinesiology, or a related field. Applicants should be certified or interested in obtaining one of the following certifications: CSCS, SCCC, USAW. Individuals who apply should be highly motivated, have a strong work ethic, be punctual, and have a strong desire to become a future strength and conditioning coach. Daily responsibilities will consist of aiding the strength and conditioning staff with the evaluation of student athletes, assisting in the implementation of strength and conditioning programs, performing proper lifting techniques, motivating athletes, and cleaning/maintaining the strength and conditioning facility. To apply: send a Cover Letter, Resume, and 3 Professional References to Chris Herold, Assistant Strength & Conditioning Coach via email, [email protected].

Connecticut: The University of Connecticut Sports Performance Department is accepting applications for volunteer football interns for Winter/Spring 2017. This gratis position offers Division I experience and training in an educational environment and the opportunity of advancement in the field of strength and conditioning. Responsibilities will include: assist the Football Strength and Conditioning staff in the supervision and training of UConn’s Division I intercollegiate football program; assist with daily administrative, cleaning and maintenance duties; assist in the set-up and break-down of equipment for every workout; 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. Application and Internship Dates Application Deadline: Dec 1, 2016. Internship Start Date: January, 9 2017. Approx. End Date: April 28, 2017. Candidates must email a letter of application, resume and the names of three references to: [email protected]. Screening of applicants will begin immediately. Fulfillment of this position is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-appointment background check. We encourage applications from under-represented groups, including minorities, women and people with disabilities. The University of Connecticut is an EEO/AA employer.

Clemson: Clemson University Department of Olympic Sports Strength and Conditioning is seeking highly motivated candidates to fill Spring 2017 internship positions. Individuals will gain knowledge and experience in a Division I Collegiate Strength and Conditioning setting. Individuals will also have the opportunity to work with all the Olympic sports that train out of the Jervey weight room. It may fulfill course credit if necessary. Daily responsibilities will include but are not limited to: assisting with supervision and execution of strength training programs for various sports, attending to daily maintenance of the training facilities, and professional development throughout internship program. Qualifications: Currently pursuing bachelors/masters in exercise science or related field, certified in CPR/First Aid, a strong desire to become a Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Coach and pursuing NSCA, USAW, or CSCCa certification(s). Compensation: This is a non-paid volunteer position. You will gain experience as well as the opportunity to learn and grow in the field of Strength & Conditioning. Applicants must submit a cover letter, resume, and professional references in one PDF document to Jessica Prencipe at [email protected].

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