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Thursday April 22, 2010

East Carolina University: Strength and Conditioning Football Intern. East Carolina Strength & Conditioning has immediate openings for the Summer 2010. The intern will begin on Monday, May 17, and will finish on Wednesday, July 28. This is an unpaid position. The Pirate Strength & Conditioning staff is looking for very motivated and vocal individuals for this position. The intern must have flexible availability and a drive for excellence in the field of strength and conditioning. The interns daily responsibilities include, but are not limited to: 1. Clean up and maintenance of the facility and all its equipment/implements. 2. Setup and break down of weight room for football workouts/conditioning. 3. Assisting full-time staff with proctoring of workouts (coaching proper technique, etc). Applicants should mail or email a professional cover letter, resume and references to Mike Yartin; Assistant Strength & Conditioning Coach/Intern Coordinator, East Carolina University Strength & Conditioning, 203 Ward Sports Medicine Building, Greenville, NC 27858. East Carolina University is an equal opportunity employer.

Northwest Missouri State University: currently accepting applications for the position of Graduate Assistant Strength & Conditioning. Responsibilities include developing and monitoring strength training programs for varsity athletic teams, instructing proper lifting technique and speed development, testing and evaluating physical performance, and overseeing operation and general maintenance of varsity weight room activities as assigned by the Head Strength & Conditioning coach. Required Qualifications: Bachelors Degree in Exercise Science and experience in performing/teaching Olympic lifts, experience performing,
writing, monitoring, and coaching athletic training programs for a multitude of athletes. Preferred Qualifications: USAW CSCS certification, experience in intercollegiate athletics. Graduate Assistants receive full tuition waiver, stipend, but must be enrolled full-time in Applied Health Sciences or Sports Administration Master's Program. Coaching time requirements include a minimum of 20 hours per week and some weekend appointments. Send Cover letter, Resume, and 3 professional references to: Joe Quinlin at or 800 University Dr. Maryville Mo 64468 Attn: Joe Quinlin. Deadline for applications will be May 7th. This assistant-ship will run from August to May.

Bucknell University: is seeking applications for the position of Football Strength and Conditioning Intern in the Department of Athletics and Recreation. Bucknell is a private liberal arts university of 3,400 students that is a member of the NCAA Division I football championship subdivision and of the Patriot League. Responsibilities for candidates to the position will entitle assisting in implementation of Strength and Conditioning program in all aspects for Football, Men's Basketball and Wrestling. Responsibilities will include: apply, demonstrate, and instruct exercise, speed and conditioning technique, program design, performance testing, and weight room maintenance. Candidates are required to be working toward a bachelor's degree in exercise science or related field, also pursuing relevant certifications. This is a volunteer position. To be considered, please send cover letter, resume, and three references to: John Field, Football Strength and Conditioning Coordinator, Bucknell University, KLARC G234, Lewisburg, PA. 17837, or email it to . Bucknell University encourages applications from women and members of minority groups.

Sacramento State: California State University, Sacramento, an NCAA Division I (FCS Football) institution is accepting applications for Strength and Conditioning Interns for summer and/ or fall 2010. Duties: Assist Strength and Conditioning staff with the implementation of strength, speed, agility, flexibility and conditioning programs; facility maintenance and upkeep; other duties assigned by the strength and conditioning staff. After becoming familiar with techniques taught by the Sacramento State Strength and Conditioning Staff, interns will assist in teaching proper technique in all aspects of the athletes' strength and conditioning program. Applicants must have a strong work ethic, be coachable and dependable, have a strong desire to become a strength and conditioning professional, be CPR/First Aid certified and have prior weight room experience via previous coaching experience and/or a background as a competitive athlete. Preferred qualifications include: pursuing Bachelors or Masters Degree in Physical Education, Exercise Science or related field; working towards NSCA-CSCS, SCCC, and/or USAW certifications. This is a Non Paid/Volunteer position. Compensation: experience and knowledge working at the Division 1 level, earned recommendation in your career path, possible credit which may be obtained as approved by their institution. Hours for internship: 25 hours minimum per week. Summer application deadline is May 7, 2010. Summer internship dates: June 1 thru August 13, 2010. Fall application deadline is June 25, 2010. Fall internship dates: August 23 thru December 10, 2010.How to apply: Send a cover letter, resume with mission statement, three professional references, and a copy of a current CPR certification to be considered to Terrance A. Brooks, Director of Strength and Conditioning, Sacramento State, e-mail: or mail to: Broad Field House, 6000 J Street, Sacramento, CA 95819. No phone calls please.