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Friday October 4, 2013

Friday October 4, 2013

Pitt: University of Pittsburgh: The University of Pittsburgh’s Olympic Sports Strength and Conditioning Department is currently accepting applications for volunteer interns for the Spring 2014 semester. Daily responsibilities include: assisting with the set up and break down of weight room and fields for conditioning workouts; daily clean up and maintenance of the weight room and all of its equipment; assist with supervision and demonstration during the training sessions. Applicants must be highly self motivated, able to follow directions, desire to learn, and have a strong work ethic. The Successful applicants should be working towards earning their Bachelor’s degree and a certification from the NSCA-CSCS, CSCCA, and/or USAW and have experience as a collegiate athlete. Interns must be CPR/AED certified. This is an unpaid position, however, volunteers will receive experience working at a Division I program, better understanding of program design, have the potential to earn recommendations for future career opportunities, and receive college credit if applicable. Please send a cover letter, resume, and three professional references to: Chris Gilman, Assistant Strength and Conditioning coach, at cgilman@athletics.pitt.edu. Deadline to apply is October 25th, 2014.

Wyoming: Wyoming has an internship in the department of sports performance available for the winter of 2014. Positions are open for those interested in gaining experience in the field of athletic performance enhancement. The program can be tailored to an intern’s education, experience, and future professional goals. Duties include, but not limited to, assisting staff with set up and breakdown of training sessions, supplement distribution, maintenance of facility and equipment, and testing and training of most sports including significant time with football. Internship Qualifications: Currently pursuing or completed a Bachelors Degree in an exercise science related field, a strong desire to be involved in an athletic performance field. Preferred Qualifications: Certified or a strong desire to obtain certification with the NSCA-CSCS, CSCCA, and/or USAW is a plus. Previous experience in leading training sessions a plus. Compensation: This is an unpaid position; however, the possibility exists for class credit toward graduation from current institution, athletic apparel when available, the opportunity to learn from several experienced, full time strength and conditioning coaches, and the potential to earn future recommendations. Coach Cotterman is also an approved Mentor for the CSCCa internship program which, upon completion of the internship, the candidate is able to sit for the Strength & Conditioning Coach Certified Exam. To apply, email Mike Cotterman, Associate Head Strength & Conditioning Coach, at mcotterm@uwyo.edu and request an application. An application can also be found at http://www.uwyo.edu/uwstrength/other-info/internship-opportunities.html.

Louisiana-Monroe: The grad assistant strength and conditioning position has been filled.