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Strength Scoop - Monday February 17, 2020

Monday February 17, 2020

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Pitt: The University of Pittsburgh Olympic Strength and Conditioning Staff is looking to fill 3-4 VOLUNTEER (unpaid) internship positions for the Summer 2020 semester. Start and end dates will be May 4th-August 21st. We are looking for eager and enthusiastic individuals with a strong desire to pursue a career as a strength and conditioning professional. You will gain invaluable experience at an ACC, Power-5 program, working with elite level athletes in a variety of sports. Qualified applicants will have obtained or be working towards a degree in Exercise Science or a related field, as well as possess or be working towards their CSCS or CSCCa certification. CPR/AED certification is mandatory and all qualified candidates must be able to pass a background check. Upon completion of the Pitt Strength and Conditioning Intern Education Program you will be qualified to confidently sit for the CSCS and/or CSCCa certification exam. Daily duties and responsibilities will include but not be limited to assisting with the implementation and supervision of strength and conditioning programs for Olympic sports; active participation in the intern education program which will include completion of required readings, assignments, projects, demonstrations, meetings with the strength staff, and more; maintenance of the strength and conditioning facility and equipment; set-up and break- down of equipment for strength and conditioning sessions; other daily tasks as assigned by the Strength and Conditioning staff. To be considered you must send your resume, cover letter and a list of 3 references to Frank Barone at Fbarone@athletics.pitt.edu.

Yale (FCS - CT): Yale University Sports Performance is looking for candidates to fulfill internship positions for the Summer and Fall 2020 semesters. The internship is a comprehensive experience providing hands on education in the weight room, with a classroom component, including lectures on program design, theory, nutrition, athletic testing, and more. The internship will provide the opportunity to work hands on with the Football team that has just won the 2019 Ivy Championship and finished #17 in the nation. This is a rigorous internship with hours that would closely mimic that of a full time strength coach. The goal of this internship is to prepare individuals for full time positions upon completion. There is no monetary compensation for the internship, but there is the opportunity to use this internship as a site for the completion of College requirements. The internship is also an NSCA accredited continuing education site. You will receive 2 CEU's for participating in the internship. The ideal candidate will be a current college student, or one who has recently graduated. Preference will be given to those who are in Exercise Science, who have collegiate athletic experience, or prior weight room experience. Applicants of all professional backgrounds who are eager to learn and grow as a coach are encouraged to apply. Begin date: May 26th 2020 (Tentative Orientation Date) End date: August 7th 2020 (Tentative End date) Please reach out to our internship email at Yalestrengthinternship@outlook.com.