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Strength Scoop - Friday October 7, 2016

Friday October 7, 2017


Central Michigan: The CMU Strength and Conditioning Department has spring 2017 unpaid academic internship opportunities available for undergraduate and graduate degree seeking students. Applicants must receive academic credit from current University to be considered. These academic internship positions are designed to engage current students actively seeking a career as a strength and conditioning coach in the day-to-day operations of a Division I weight room. Students will be exposed to all aspects of an NCAA Division I strength and conditioning program. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: assisting with the supervision and training of ALL varsity programs, completing weekly requirements set out in the 16-week intern curriculum, assisting with daily administrative and maintenance duties, and teaching techniques in a wide variety of lifts. These intern positions provide the opportunity to gain valuable experience while working in a dynamic, educational based, and collaborative environment. Ideal candidates will be certified or actively pursuing certification from NSCA and/or CSCCa. If candidate is currently in pursuit of CSCS certification, Central Michigan University is an approved online proctoring site for the exam. Interns should be prepared to work around 40 hours/week, which may include days, nights, weekends and/or holidays. All interns will receive instruction in, and be required to comply with, NCAA and Central Michigan University rules, regulations and policies. Interested students need to submit ONE pdf document containing: a cover letter, resume, and three professional references to be considered for the position. Application materials can be emailed to: Aaron McLatcher at Applications will be accepted until all positions are filled. For full consideration, applications must be received by 11:59 p.m. (EST) on November 14, 2016..

Duquesne: Duquesne is seeking a part time paid strength and conditioning intern with responsibility to assist Strength & Conditioning Staff in developing and implementing strength, speed, agility and conditioning programs with assigned teams. Work with staff to assist in monitoring and managing training activities in addition organization and upkeep of equipment, nutrition and supplement station, cleaning, and other duties as assigned. Candidate must have bachelor’s or master’s degree in related field. Must have or obtain certification from the NSCA or CSCCa within 3 months of hire and should be First Aid & CPR certified. Collegiate strength and conditioning experience preferred. Basic knowledge of Microsoft Office. Demonstrated ability to implement advanced training principles as applied to the development of speed and power. Knowledge of various modalities of training. Demonstrated ability to be organized, structured, and disciplined throughout the program duration. Must be available to work on evenings, weekends and holidays. Must be able to walk, run, bend, demonstrate strength & conditioning exercises, and stand for prolonged periods in a weight room/field setting. Submit application, cover letter, resume, and references via this link.