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Monday September 29, 2014

Monday September 29, 2014

Northwestern: The Northwestern University Football Sports Performance department is currently accepting applications for the position of volunteer strength & conditioning intern beginning 1/13/15. Duties will include, assisting with daily operations & facility maintenance, managing various football performance data base programs as well as the completion of various educational assignments. Interns will receive experience working in a Division I 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; Must possess or be working toward a certification through the CSCCa, NSCA and/or USAW; Possess one year of previous experience in strength and conditioning or have previous collegiate athletic experience; Candidates must have outstanding work ethic and attention to detail; Candidates must have a strong desire to become strength and conditioning professionals; Ability to volunteer a minimum of 40 hours per week is 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 Troy Sutton, Assistant Director for Football Sports Performance via email at

Clemson: Clemson University Department of Olympic Sports Strength and Conditioning is seeking highly motivated candidates to fill Spring 2015 internship positions. Individuals will gain knowledge and experience in a Division I Collegiate Strength and Conditioning setting. Individuals will also have the opportunity to work with all the Olympic sports that train out of Jervey weight room. It may fulfill course credit if necessary. Daily responsibilities will include but are not limited to: assisting with supervision and execution of strength training programs for various sports, attending to daily maintenance of the training facilities, and professional development throughout internship program. Qualifications: Currently pursuing bachelors/masters in exercise science or related field, certified in CPR/First Aid, and a strong desire to become a Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Coach. Pursuing NSCA, USAW, or CSCCa certification(s) Compensation: This is a non-paid volunteer position. Will gain experience as well as future recommendation for employment. Applicants please submit a cover letter, resume, and professional references to

Vanderbilt: Vanderbilt University is accepting applications for Intern Sports Performance Coaches to contribute to the Vanderbilt Football Sports Performance Program. Qualified candidates will serve the Football program as a non-counted coach that will have the opportunity to observe all training sessions and assist with set-ups, breakdowns, spotting and additional administrative responsibilities. This unpaid opportunity provides a learning experience assisting the Football Sports Performance staff with the day to day operations of the program. Potential candidates must possess an enthusiastic spirit, strong character and demonstrate effective organization and communication skills. Required qualifications include current pursuit of a Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Exercise Science or related course of study in addition to certification in CPR/AED. This internship is expected to start mid to late January 2015 and has the opportunity, based on evaluation, to extend throughoutthe 2015 spring football season. Deadline to apply is: Monday, November 15th 2014. Please email letter of application, with attached resume and list of at least three professional references to Jamey Mroz, Football Sports Performance Coach at

Army: Ryan Wood is now an assistant strength coach at Army working with Olympic Sports.