Monday October 19, 2020
Pitt: The University of Pittsburgh Olympic Strength and Conditioning Staff is looking to fill 3-4 VOLUNTEER (unpaid) internship positions for the Spring 2021 semester (Jan – May). 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.
Robert Morris (PA): Robert Morris University is currently seeking qualified volunteer internship candidates for the 2021 Spring Term. The strength and conditioning program will run from January 6th (date flexible) to April 30 th . This is an unpaid position however, it is acceptable to have a part-time job to assist with personal finances. Chosen candidates can also have the opportunity to complete internship hours required for the CSCCa – SCCC exam under the mentorship of the Head Strength Coach. The daily responsibilities will include but are not limited to: Assisting with the supervision and execution of the strength and conditioning programs for potentially 15 D1 teams including Football, Ice Hockey & Basketball, Attending to the daily maintenance of the training facilities, Data input and upkeep, Professional development throughout the semester, Any other tasks assigned by the Head Strength and Conditioning Coach. Interns will gain hands on coaching experience in a collegiate setting on the floor, education in program design and application, have the potential to earn future recommendations for career opportunities and receive college credit if applicable. Robert Morris has a strong reputation and a great track record of the advancement an intern’s future in the strength and conditioning profession. Minimum Qualifications: Strong work ethic, punctuality, enthusiasm and effective communication skills, Desire to become a strength and conditioning coach, First Aid, CPR & AED certified. Preferred Qualifications: Pursuing or have attained a bachelor’s or master’s degree in exercise science, kinesiology, exercise physiology or related field, Pursuing or have attained relevant certifications: SCCC, CSCS, USAW, FMS, etc., Previous coaching experience in a collegiate, professional, high school or private sector setting, Competitive collegiate athletic involvement. It is strongly advised that all potential candidates make sure that this internship is economically feasible before applying. Individuals chosen for the position are subject to University background checks. To apply all candidates should send an email labeled “S&C Internship” with a cover letter, resume, and three professional references in one PDF or Word document attached to Head Strength and Conditioning Coach Robert Day at Day@rmu.edu by, December 18, 2020. Review of applicants will begin immediately. Please check out our webpage for more insight via this link.