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Friday September 18, 2015

Friday September 18, 2015

Western Carolina University: Western Carolina University’s Athletic Performance Dept is accepting applications for strength and conditioning interns for the Spring 2016 semester. This is an UNPAID position. Through this internship you will gain Division I experience, and an opportunity for recommendations for future jobs in this field. APPLICANTS WILL ALSO BE GIVEN TIME TO SEEK LOCAL EMPLOYMENT TO OFFSET THE COSTS OF THE INTERNSHIP. The internship will start January 4th and proceed through April 29th, 2016. Responsibilities will include: assisting with the winter football program, assisting with all Olympic sports programs, teaching athletes great technique and assist in keeping athletes accountable during sessions, daily maintenance responsibilities, and projects that may be periodically assigned. Applicants must be CPR Certified or must obtain certification once they arrive on campus. It is preferred that the applicant either has or be in pursuit of an undergraduate degree in a related field. Certification or pursuit of one of the following certifications is preferred: CSCS, SCCC, USAW, PES. Candidates must also possess an unbelievable work ethic, great interpersonal skills and enjoy training with loud music! Interested applicants please send your resume, cover letter, and at least 3 references to Evan Barr at edbarr@wcu.edu. No phone calls please.

Southwestern University (D-III - TX): The Southwestern University Sports Performance department is currently accepting applications for Spring 2016 volunteer Football Strength & Conditioning intern positions. Duties will include assisting with daily operations & facility maintenance, managing various athletic performance data base programs as well as the completion of various educational assignments. Interns will have the opportunity to receive experience working with all aspects of the varsity football training program. Candidates selected will be working in a rapidly expanding NCAA DIII environment with the potential to earn recommendations for future career opportunities, and receive college credit if applicable. Qualifications: Must be enrolled in an institution of higher education in an exercise related major. Candidates must have a strong desire to become strength and conditioning professionals, must possess an enthusiastic spirit, strong character and demonstrate effective organization and communication skills. Possessing or pursuing the CSCS, SCCC, or USAW certifications preferred. No compensation will be provided. However, the position offers the opportunity of advancement in the field of strength and conditioning as well as the fulfillment of credit hours toward a program degree. Please submit cover letter, resume, and 3 references to Doug Ross – Head Strength and Conditioning Coach via email at dross@southwestern.edu.