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Monday October 12, 2015

Monday October 12, 2015

UMass: The UMass Football Performance Department is now accepting applications for its 2016 Winter Internship Program. This is an unpaid position (no-monetary) 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 towards a degree program. Candidates interested in this position should be hardworking, passionate, and detail orientated individuals, who have the desire to work in the strength and conditioning field at the collegiate level. Applicants should hold a BA/BS in Exercise Science or a Health Related field and be working toward certification as a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist with the NSCA or the SCCC through the CSCCa. Responsibilities will include: Daily clean up and maintenance of the facility and all its equipment. Setup and break down of weight room and field for football workouts, and supervision of training sessions. This program will also consist of weekly educational projects and reports. Interested applicants should email a cover letter, resume, and three professional references to Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach Brad Bielaniec at bbielaniec@umass.edu.

Houston: The University of Houston is accepting applications for Football Sports Performance Interns for the Spring of 2016. The Houston Football 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 undergraduate students 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 Football Sports Performance Staff. Compensation: Division 1 experience with earned recommendation for future career opportunities, as well as mentorship hours towards the SCCC certification. No monetary compensation will be provided, however you will have access to training table meals. On campus housing is available at your expense. 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: November 6th. START DATE: January 17th. In order to apply, send a letter of interest, resume, and three (3) professional references in one PDF file to Coach Rod Grace at jcgrace@central.uh.edu.

Coastal Carolina: Coastal Carolina University is now accepting individuals for our spring volunteer internship. You will have the opportunity to assisting with supervision and execution of strength training programs for various sports, teaching student athletes’ proper technique and equipment use, learn the ins and outs of working in the strength and conditioning field, and professional development throughout the internship program. Intern qualifications include: punctuality; enthusiasm; strong work ethic; and strong communication skills Preferred qualifications include: senior status or completion of a bachelor's degree in exercise science or related field; SCCC, CSCS certification; CPR certification. Interns will receive experience working for a highly competitive Division I University, have the potential to earn recommendations for future career opportunities, and receive college credit if applicable. Candidates must have a strong desire to become strength and conditioning professional. If interested in the position, please email a letter of interest, resume, and three professional references to swoods@coastal.edu. Attention: Sonya Woods.