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Monday July 9, 2012

Monday July 9, 2012

Montana State: Montana State University is currently accepting applications the position of volunteer strength and conditioning intern for the Fall 2012 semester. Preferences of the candidate include the following: Pursuit of future career in strength and conditioning as demonstrated by pursuit of a professional certification (CSCS, CSCC, USAW) and/or continued pursuit of a degree in a sport science or related field, CPR/First Aid and AED certification, Knowledge of Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel, Previous coaching experience in a team setting. Benefits to the candidate include hands-on experience in strength and conditioning at the collegiate level, potential to earn a recommendation toward further pursuits in the field, further learning of proper exercise technique via staff lifts, and the ability to further professional learning and development through formal internship curriculum. Closing date of applications will be July 20, 2012. Timeline of work will be August 20–December 7, 2012. Please send cover letter, resume and three professional references to Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach Chris Sheckler at the following email address:

South Carolina: The University of South Carolina Football Strength and Conditioning department are accepting applications for the position of Football Volunteer Intern for the Fall semester. There are four positions available. This is a highly competitive and demanding internship. Compensation: Division I Intercollegiate experience, earned recommendation toward further success as a Strength & Conditioning Coach, and college credit toward graduation if applicable. Qualification; Must be in a Bachelor’s degree program geared toward Exercise Physiology or a related field; CPR / AED certification; Experience as a college athlete or in a college strength and conditioning setting. Preferred: Bachelor’s degree in a program geared toward Exercise Physiology or a related field, nationally-accredited strength and condition certification (PES, CSCS, USAW, SCCC, etc.), To apply for one of the positions, e-mail / mail a cover letter, resume, mission statement, list of professional references, and a video of yourself teaching the Back Squat, Bench Press, and Olympic Lift of your choice to Mike Sirignano, Please no faxed resumes or phone calls. 

Coastal Carolina: Coastal Carolina is now accepting applications for the position of Strength and Conditioning VOLUNTEER INTERN. Daily responsibilities will include but are not limited to; assisting with supervision and execution of strength training programs for various sports, teaching student athletes proper technique and equipment use, attending to the daily maintenance of the training facilities, participation in weekly projects, and professional development throughout the internship program. Intern qualifications include: punctuality; enthusiasm; strong work ethic; strong communication skills, and the ability to volunteer a minimum of 30 hours per week. 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. If interested in the position, please email a letter of interest, resume, and three professional references to Attention: Sonya Woods. 

FAU: The FAU Strength and Conditioning Staff is looking for qualified interns for the 2012 Fall semester. This is an unpaid position lasting the duration of the Fall semester (August 18- December 7). Interns will get the opportunity to assist with all of our 22 Division I sports teams. This internship will provide the opportunity to coach athletes and assist in day to day activities involved in the development of athletes and functioning of a collegiate weight room. Applicants must be currently enrolled in or a graduate of an Exercise Science or related program, course credit may be fulfilled with this internship. Interns will also be required to complete weekly assignments designed to assist in the understanding of program design and implementation. Qualified applicants should send a cover letter and resume to Associate Director of Strength and Conditioning, Carson Randall at

Troy: Troy is now accepting resumes for a full time position on the strength and conditioning staff. Minimum requirements: bachelor’s degree in exercise related field, CSCCa or CSCS, current first aid and CPR. Preferred requirements: Master’s degree in exercise related field, CSCCa or CSCS, with previous experience at a Division 1 university. Responsibilities- Assist with football and responsible for program design for 1-2 other assigned sports. Please send a resume, cover letter, and unofficial transcripts to the following: Head Strength Coach Richard Shaughnessy at

Troy: Troy has now accepting applicants for a graduate assitant position. Minimum requirements: bachelor’s degree in exercise related field, CSCCa or CSCS, current first aid and CPR, minimum requirements to be accepted to the University’s graduate program. Responsibilities: Assist with football and responsible for program design for 1-2 other assigned sports. Please send a resume, cover letter, and unofficial transcripts to the following: Head Strength Coach Richard Shaughnessy at

Midwestern State (D-II - TX): Midwestern State University Strength and Conditioning program is currently in the process of accepting applications for Strength and Conditioning Graduate Assistant for fall 2012 semester. Candidate will be asked to design and implement annual periodization for the sports assigned by Director of Strength and Conditioning. Assist with and conduct periodic performance and strength testing, and assist in the maintenance and upkeep of the facility. The candidate must have a bachelor’s degree with preferred emphasis in the exercise sciences, and extensive knowledge of Olympic lifts. Must have great work ethic, and strong computer skills especially in excel. Preferred experience (1-2 years) includes coaching strength and conditioning for intercollegiate athletes, playing intercollegiate athletics. CSCS and USAW certification is also preferred. Educational stipend and financial compensation will be provided. If interested please send resume and three references to Frank Bourgeois, Director of strength and conditioning at Midwestern State University via email at or (940) 397-4422. Applicant must be enrolled into Midwestern State University graduate school, GRE is required. Visit this link for additional information on grad school.