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Monday March 22, 2010

University of Southern California: Department of Strength & Conditioning is accepting applications for Strength and Conditioning Interns and/or Volunteer Assistants for the Summer and Fall Semester 2010. Responsibilities include: assisting with the supervision and training of the University of Southern California's strength and conditioning programs; assisting with daily administrative and maintenance items; completion of educational curriculum and assignments during the internship. Applicants must have a strong work ethic, a desire to become a strength and conditioning professional, CPR/First Aid certification and previous coaching experience. Preferred qualifications include: pursuing Bachelors or Masters Degree in Physical Education, Exercise Science or related field; NSCA-CPT, CSCS, SCCC, NASM and/or USAW certifications. Individuals chosen for position are subject to University background checks and standard hiring procedures. This is a Non Paid/Volunteer position. Interns and/or Volunteer Assistants will receive experience working at the Division 1/Pacific 10 Conference level and receive college credit (if applicable). Applicants should send a cover letter, resume, 3 professional references and video of yourself performing: Hang Snatch, Power Clean, Clean Pull, Back Squat, Front Squat, Pull Up and Standing Shoulder Press to: Tim Caron, Associate Strength and Conditioning Coach, University of Southern California, Heritage Hall 203A, 3501 Watt Way, Los Angeles, CA 90089-0602.

Arizona State University: Sports Performance Internship. Job Description: Assist the ASU Sports Performance staff in the day-to-day operations of the Arizona State University varsity weight rooms. Duties will include but are not limited to; assist the sports performance staff in the implementation of strength and conditioning programs for 21 varsity sports, instruction of safe and proper execution of all facets of athletic development, and assist in the maintenance and upkeep of the facility. Summer interns will work primarily with Football or Men's & Women's Basketball, please indicate in your application which sport you prefer to gain experience in. Qualifications: Pursuing Bachelors in exercise science or a related field. Experience in a collegiate setting, and a strong desire to become a strength and conditioning coach at the collegiate level. Certification or working towards certifications with the NSCA-CSCS, CSCCa, and/or USAW. Compensation: This is an unpaid position. Internship credit may be obtained for current degree program enrolled in. How to apply: E-mail cover letter, resume, and references to josh.storms@asu.edu Deadline for application is April 9th 2010 Internship Dates: May 24th through August 6th 2010.