Strength Scoop

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Monday July 21, 2008

Marquette University: Internship in Strength & Conditioning. Job Description: Marquette University, a Division I Institution and a member of the Big East Conference, seeks qualified candidates for strength and conditioning internships in the Strength and Conditioning department. Potential interns will be expected to develop a positive rapport with the student-athletes and coaching staff's while establishing themselves as a coach figure and conducting themselves accordingly. Duties: Assisting the strength and conditioning staff with the development and implementation of strength training, speed, and conditioning programs for 14 varsity teams, weight room supervision, weight room upkeep, equipment maintenance, and other duties as assigned. Qualifications: Successful candidates should have prior weight training experience and/ or a competitive or coaching background in collegiate athletics. Additionally, successful candidates should be working towards completion of a bachelor's or master's degree and/ or have a strong desire to gain experience in the field of strength and conditioning. Additional qualifications include prior classes in anatomy, physiology, biomechanics, and exercise physiology. Compensation: Class credit toward graduation requirements, gear when available, the opportunity to learn from three full-time strength and conditioning coaches, and earned recommendation for the next step in the career progression. To apply: Please send a letter of interest and resume to Rudy.Thomas@marquette.edu or mail to Marquette University, Al McGuire Center, 770 North 12th St., Milwaukee, WI 53233, Attn: Strength and Conditioning. Review of applications for fall semester will begin immediately. Review of applications for upcoming spring and summer semester's will be on going.