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Strength Scoop - Monday May 7, 2018

Monday May 7, 2018

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Nevada: The University of Nevada Strength and Conditioning Department is now accepting applications for the positions of VOLUNTEER INTERN for OLYMPIC SPORTS for Summer 2018 (June 4 to August 10, 2018). DAILY RESPONSIBILITIES will include but are not limited to assisting in the implementation of the Strength and Conditioning Department programs; set up and break down for daily activities, routine maintenance and cleaning of the training facilities, and participation in the internship curriculum. NO MONETARY COMPENSATION OR HOUSING/TRANSPORTATION will be provided, however, Interns will receive experience working in a Division 1 training environment and have the opportunity to earn recommendations for future career opportunities and/or receive college credit if applicable. Interns at Nevada will be expected to work up to 40 hours/week and will have the opportunity to work with all 15 of our Men and Women’s Olympic Sport teams. The Intern’s level of ambition will determine the level of the learning experience. QUALIFICATIONS: Candidates must have a strong work ethic and have a desire to become a strength and conditioning professional. Interns are expected to be punctual, enthusiastic, reliable, productive and consistent along with having the financial capability to hold the position for the duration of the internship. Ideal candidates should possess a bachelor’s degree or be in the last semester of coursework earning and undergraduate degree in exercise science or related field of study. Certification from one or more of the following (NSCA, CSCS; CSCCa, SCCC; USAW) is preferred but not required. Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to Austin Ardrey, Assistant Director of Strength and Conditioning, via email at aardrey@unr.edu.

Minnesota: The University of Minnesota Athletic Performance Department (Cal Dietz) is seeking highly motivated applicants to fill Fall 2018 (August 27 – December) Sports Science Internship positions. Individuals will gain knowledge and experience in a Division I Collegiate Strength and Conditioning setting. Qualified candidates will work directly with Men’s and Women’s Hockey. This internship can be used for course credits. Daily responsibilities will include, but are not limited to: Download/analyze Catapult and Polar Team 2 data from practices/games/training sessions Conduct and analyze weekly Omegawave tests Download/analyze force plate data Professional development, including various educational assignments during the internship Assisting with supervision and execution of strength training programs Assisting with daily operations and facility/equipment maintenance Responsibilities will be assigned as they are earned. Interested applicants must exhibit effective communication skills, positive energy, attention to detail, sense of urgency and strong work ethic. QUALIFICATIONS: Currently pursuing Bachelors/Masters in Exercise Science or related field, certified in CPR/First Aid, a strong desire to become a Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Coach and pursuing CSCCa or NSCA certification(s), and proficient in technology. COMPENSATION: This is an un-paid volunteer position. Interns will have the potential to earn recommendations for future career opportunities. If accepted, applicants will be required to complete and clear a background check. To APPLY (DEADLINE June 8th): Applicants should send a cover letter, resume, and 3 professional references to: Cal Dietz, Associate Director of Strength and Conditioning at cal.dietz@gmail.com.

Clemson: Clemson University Department of Olympic Sports Strength and Conditioning is seeking highly motivated candidates to fill Fall 2018 internship positions. Individuals will gain knowledge and experience in a Division I Collegiate Strength and Conditioning setting. Individuals will also have the opportunity to work with all the Olympic sports that train out of the Jervey weight room. It may fulfill course credit if necessary. Daily responsibilities will include but are not limited to: assisting with supervision and execution of strength training programs for various sports, attending to daily maintenance of the training facilities, use of technology/data analysis and professional development throughout internship program. Qualifications: Currently pursuing bachelors/masters in exercise science or related field, certified in CPR/First Aid, a strong desire to become a Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Coach and pursuing NSCA-CSCS, and/or CSCCa-SCCC certification(s). Compensation: This is a non-paid volunteer position. You will gain experience as well as the opportunity to learn and grow in the field of Strength & Conditioning. Applicants must submit a cover letter, resume, and professional reference list in ONE PDF document to Jessica Prencipe at jprenci@clemson.edu.

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Castleton University: Castleton University is currently accepting applications for a Graduate Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach. Candidates for this position must be highly motivated to pursue a career in the Strength and Conditioning field. Bachelor’s degree required and 3.0 GPA to be admissible to desired graduate program if offered position. Preferred Qualifications: Degree in Exercise Science or related field, internship experience in collegiate or professional athletics, and CSCS certification. All interested applicants please send a cover letter, resume, and 3 professional references (all in PDF format) to Drew.Henley@Castleton.edu.