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Friday June 26, 2015

Friday June 26, 2015

Duke: Duke University is looking for qualified candidates for our Olympic Sports Performance Volunteer Internship Program. Come be a part of one of the most successful programs in Division I Athletics. Olympic Sports Performance Coaches at Duke work with 23 men's and women's programs competing in the Atlantic Coast Conference. Interns are responsible for assisting full-time staff in the implementation and development of programs designed to improve strength, speed, power, and targeted energy system development; enhance functional movement patterns, improve joint and soft-tissue support, and improve daily nutritional habits and practices. Interns also help maintain all training facilities; do on-site, off-site, and online research; meet with various sport staffs and the Sports Medicine staff to increase sport-specific knowledge; participate in the Athletic Department Leadership Academy, and complete weekly assignments related to the teams they train and the experiences they have at Duke. They will also present on a variety of topics at weekly staff meetings, and learn to "coach the coaches". These are unpaid positions. However, undergraduate and graduate level credits are available, and there will be potential opportunities to earn money through participation in sport camps and training clinics. Candidates can apply by emailing a current resume with three professional references to Dan Perlmutter, Head Olympic Sports Performance Coach, at dperlmutter@duaa.duke.edu. The screening process consists of the following steps: 1. Resume review 2. Two brief phone interviews with staff and current interns for potential-match candidates 3. Skype interview with full-time Olympic Sports Performance Coaches for candidate finalists 4. Submission of a video of the finalist both performing and coaching exercises of their choosing 5. Federal Background and Criminal Records Check.

Missouri: The University Of Missouri Department Of Athletic Performance is now accepting applications for the position of Volunteer Intern. There is no monetary compensation provided, however, the aforementioned internship is a learning opportunity that qualifies as practical experience toward the 9 months or 640 hours required toward SCCC certification with the Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Coaches Association as well as theoretical and practical experience that can be applied to CSCS certification from the National Strength and Conditioning Association. Daily responsibilities include, but are not limited to: assistance of supervision for daily activities, set up and break down for daily activities, routine maintenance, weekly educational projects and reports, and assistance with execution of workout design and implementation for various sports. All prospective interns are expected to have an interest in advancing in a career in athletic performance. Prospects should have outstanding work ethic, energy, enthusiasm and attention to detail. Individuals chosen for this position are subject to university background checks and will possess or be in the process of obtaining CPR/First Aid/AED certification. Materials must be received before July 15th. Please email a cover letter, resume, and three references to Rusty Burney at burneyrj@missouri.edu.

Monmouth (FCS - NJ): Monmouth University located in West Long Branch, NJ is accepting applications for the Assistant for Student-Athlete Performance. The candidate would be responsible for designing and implementing sport-specific training programs including strength training, plyometric training, speed and agility, flexibility, and conditioning for Football and Olympic sports teams. He or she will be responsible for the direct supervision of student-athletes during scheduled training times in the varsity weight room and serve as a source of information on fitness-related issues. Required qualifications include completion of a Bachelor’s degree, CSCS or comparable certification through a recognized governing body, CPR/First Aid Certification, previous coaching experience in a collegiate setting, and proficiency in teaching and performing Olympic movements. For application, apply for this position online through the Monmouth University Employment Opportunities website. The online application closes July 5, 2015.