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Strength Scoop - Friday September 7, 2018

Friday September 7, 2018


Washington: University of Washington Olympic Strength and Conditioning department is now accepting applications for volunteer intern positions for Winter/Spring 2019. Interns will assist the strength and conditioning coaches in the day-to-day operations of the department and will have the opportunity to work with all of the University of Washington's Men's and Women's Olympic Sports. In addition, the educational curriculum includes weekly round table discussion, assignments, and projects led by the strength and conditioning staff. Successful candidates must display a strong work ethic, positive attitude, and a desire to become a collegiate strength and conditioning coach. In addition, they must be committed to enhancing themselves and the department through a continued eagerness to learn and develop professionally. Candidates must possess or be currently enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate degree program in exercise science or a related field. Finally, candidates must be working toward or currently certified by the CSCCA or NSCA. This is an unpaid volunteer positionprimary responsibilities with the Olympic Sports Strength and Conditioning Department. Dates: Early January to late May. Application Period: September7th – October 26th. How to apply: Please submit a copy of your cover letter, resume, and three professional references to: subject line: Winter/Spring Internship 2019 in PDF form.

North Carolina: The University of North Carolina Olympic Sports Strength and Conditioning is accepting applications for the SPRING 2019 Athletic Development Internship Program. This is an unpaid position. Start date: JANUARY 7th End Date MAY 3rd . Intern responsibilities include: Assisting with the supervision of training programs; Assisting with daily operations and facility/equipment maintenance; Completion of various educational assignments during the internship; Sport Science data acquisition and organization. Intern qualifications include: Punctuality; Enthusiasm; Strong work ethic; Ability to volunteer a minimum of 40 hours per week. Preferred qualifications include: Senior status or completion of a bachelor's degree in exercise science or related field; SCCC, CSCS, or USAW certification; CPR certification and a strong desire to become a Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Coach. Interns will receive experience working in a Division I environment, have the potential to earn recommendations for future career opportunities, and receive college credit if applicable. To apply: Applicants should send a cover letter, resume, and 3 professional references to Erik Hernandez, Assistant Director for Strength and Conditioning-Olympic Sports, via e-mail at Application deadline: DECEMBER 28TH

Florida Atlantic: Florida Atlantic Owls Strength and Conditioning is currently accepting applications for volunteer internship positions. Report date is expected to be January 6th and will run through May 1st. These are unpaid positions. Candidates should have, or be working towards, a BA/BS and current CPR/AED certification. We are looking for highly motivated individuals who have a strong desire to pursue collegiate strength and conditioning. Candidates will have opportunities to work with Football and with other Olympic Sports if desired and complete weekly assignments as part of the internship curriculum. Candidates must complete an FAU background check provided after resume submission. Please submit your resume to Nathan York, Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach at

Louisville: The University of Louisville Football Strength and Conditioning Volunteer Internship program is currently accepting applications for the 2019 Spring Semester. The internship will run fromJanuary 7th– April 22nd, and you will report January 6th. These internships are unpaid and non-coaching positions. Housing may be available. Prerequisites: The candidate must be pursing or have completed a Bachelor’s/Master's degree in Exercise Science or related field and be CPR and First Aid certified. Candidates must be considering, pursing or possess a certification through the CSCCa and/or NSCA. Those accepted will assist in the day to day operations of the facility, including: cleaning and maintenance duties, set-up and break-down of equipment for all workouts, data collection, organizing nutrition/fueling station and assist with GPS catapult systems. The internship program consists of mock interviews, presentations to the staff, weekly topics and bi-weekly evaluations. Candidates must possess a strong work ethic, respectable character, 100% commitment to the program and a desire to pursue a career in the strength and conditioning field. Please send a cover letter, resume, three references and contact information to Scott Wilks at , CC: Teddy O'Connor Please note: all unpaid interns may not work more than 20 hours per week and this position has the possibility of housing.