Friday October 9, 2015
Florida Atlantic: The Florida Atlantic University Strength & Conditioning department is accepting applications for the position of Volunteer Intern for the Spring 2016 semester (January 9th – May 9th). Compensation: Division I Intercollegiate experience; an earned recommendation toward further success as a Strength & Conditioning Coach; as well as college credit toward graduation, if applicable. Please be aware that there will be NO monetary compensation, nor housing offered for this position. Duties will include, but are not limited to: assisting staff in the implementation of strength and conditioning programs for all FAU sports; set up, and breakdown of training equipment; as well as assisting in the maintenance and upkeep of the facility. Minimum Qualifications: Strong work ethic, and highly motivated; preferred candidates are to be in a Bachelor’s degree program geared towards Exercise Physiology or a related field; experience in a college strength & conditioning setting. Preferred Qualifications: Working towards a Graduate’s degree in a program geared toward Exercise Physiology or a related field; working towards a nationally-accredited strength & conditioning certification (SCCC, CSCS, USAW, etc.); knowledge/experience working with Microsoft Excel. In order to apply for this position, please e-mail a resume, and a list of 3 professional references (with contact information) to Joe Valentino at email@example.com. Please do not send faxes or phone calls.
Tulane: Tulane University Strength and Conditioning Department is currently accepting applications for volunteer interns for the spring semester of 2016. Positions are open for those interested in gaining experience in the field of strength and conditioning. The program can be tailored to an intern’s education, experience, and future professional goals. Job Description: Assist the strength and conditioning staff in all day-to-day operations of the Tulane University Hertz Center weight room. Duties will include but are not limited to; assisting staff in the implementation of strength and conditioning programs for the Olympic sports, set up, and breakdown of training equipment and assisting in the maintenance and upkeep of the facility. Qualifications: Pursuing or have already completed Bachelors or Master’s Degree in exercise science or a related field. Experience in a collegiate setting, and a strong desire to become a strength and conditioning coach at the collegiate level. Certification or working towards certifications with the NSCA-CSCS, CSCCA, and/or USAW. Compensation: This is an unpaid position. Class credit toward graduation requirements from your current institution, athletic apparel when available, the opportunity to learn from experienced strength and conditioning coaches, and the potential to earn future recommendations. How to Apply: Email cover letter, resume, and references to Dan Rickaby, Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Campbell (NC): Campbell University’s Strength and Conditioning Department is currently seeking qualified intern candidates for the Spring 2016 semester. Internship will begin January 11, 2016 and conclude on May 6, 2016. This is an unpaid position. No monetary compensation will be provided. Accepted applicants may be able to receive college credit and a recommendation for future employment upon completion of the internship. Intern responsibilities will consist of but are not limited to the following: 1.) Assisting with the supervision of athletes and implementation of training programs for various sports, 2.) Setting up and breaking down of equipment for training sessions, 3.) Assisting with routine maintenance of training facilities, 4.) Active participation in projects and assignments throughout the duration of the internship, 5.) Any other duties assigned by the Strength and Conditioning staff. Applicants must be certified or working toward certification with the CSCCa (SCCC) or the NSCA (CSCS) and have current CPR/AED certification. The successful candidate(s) must possess strong communication and motivational skills as well as the ability and commitment to work within the mission and purpose of Campbell University. Candidate must have a desire to learn more about the strength and conditioning profession, have knowledge of multi-joint strength movements, Olympic lifts, and basic knowledge of the human anatomy. Interested candidates should email a cover letter, resume, and three references (names and phone numbers) to Mike Stryffeler, Assistant Director of Strength and Conditioning, at email@example.com.
Rice: The Department of Intercollegiate Athletics at Rice University has vacancies for Volunteer Strength and Conditioning Interns for Olympic Sports and Football. These are unpaid positions. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - Bachelor’s degree (Exercise Sciences or related fields). Candidates must also have extensive knowledge and coaching experience with Olympic-style lifting exercises. DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS - current CSCCa or NSCA Coaching Certifications or the active pursuit of the CSCCa or NSCA Coaching Certifications. Recent Intercollegiate Athletic participation. POSSIBLE STARTING DATES - December 2015 and January 2016. **Volunteer Strength and Conditioning Interns will have the opportunity to complete the CSCCa 640 hour Practicum under an approved CSCCa mentor. Submit a letter of application, resume, including a list of names, addresses and phone numbers of 4 references to Kevin Yoxall, Rice Head Strength and Conditioning Coach at firstname.lastname@example.org. No phone calls please.