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Strength Scoop - Friday October 19, 2018

Friday October 19, 2018


Washington State: The Washington State Football Strength & Conditioning program is now accepting applications for 1-2 volunteer interns for the Spring 2019 Semester. These positions are UNPAID. Successful candidates will work directly with football and assist with all training sessions in compliance with NCAA rules. Position responsibilities will consist of, but are not limited to, the following: assisting the staff in all aspects of the strength and speed programs, setting up and breaking down of training sessions, assisting with routine maintenance of training facilities, assisting with nutrition, as well as other assigned duties. This internship program consists of a rigorous academic curriculum along with a practical component. Minimum requirements: a current CPR/AED certification, a strong work ethic, punctuality, and a desire to become a strength and conditioning professional. Preferred qualifications include: Bachelor’s degree in exercise science or related field, SCCC, CSCS, or USAW certifications, or experience as a collegiate athlete. Official start date will be Mid-January and end in Early-May. There is no monetary compensation so if this position is not an economically feasible option for you, please do not apply. Interested applicants should email a cover letter, resume, and 3 references with subject line “WSU Spring Internship – Name” to Assistant Strength & Conditioning Coach Dan Kistler at

UConn: The University of Connecticut football strength program seeks to hire two or more interns for Spring 2019. The goal of our program is to provide an encompassing view of collegiate strength and conditioning, including programming, exercise technique and facility upkeep. This is an unpaid opportunity to gain real world coaching experience. Aside from the daily duties required of the position there will be assigned readings and projects to further the development of your knowledge base. The goal of this internship is for you to develop the needed experience and skill to make you a stronger candidate in taking the next step in your coaching career (i.e. becoming a graduate assistant coach). Potential candidates must possess an enthusiastic spirit, strong character and demonstrate effective organization and communication skills. Qualifications: In pursuit of or recent completion of a Bachelor’s degree in an exercise science related field. Experience in a collegiate strength and conditioning setting, as a coach or athlete. If not already certified, you are expected to be in pursuit of your CSCS or CSCCa certification. Compensation: This is an unpaid position with no housing or meal assistance. Internship credit hours may be obtained. Internship Term: January 16, 2019 – April 26, 2019 Application Deadline: Screening will begin immediately and will continue until positions are filled. To apply: Candidates must email a letter of application, resume and the names of three professional references to: Screening of applicants will begin immediately. Fulfillment of this position is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment background check. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer, UConn encourages applications from women, veterans, people with disabilities and members of traditionally underrepresented populations.

UMass Lowell: The University of Massachusetts Lowell, is currently accepting applications for their Spring 2019 Volunteer Sports Performance Internship positions (January- May). Interns will have the opportunity to learn from our Sports Performance team and aid in the development of the University’s Division 1 Athletic Programs. Responsibilities: Assist the Sports Performance staff with the day-to-day operations of the weight room, aid in the supervision and execution of the training programs for all of the university’s athletic programs. Qualifications: Applicants should be working towards completion of a Bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science or a related field, and must be looking to pursuing or hold a SCCC, CSCS or USA Weight Lifting Certification. Please be aware that this is a Voluntary Internship (No Monetary Compensation will be provided for this position). Application: Please send an email to Head Sports Performance Coach, Marcus Williams at Email should include your cover letter, resume and no more than 3 professional references. The subject line of the email should read: “UMASS Lowell Sports Performance Internship- Last Name, First Name”