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Strength Scoop - Monday September 17, 2018

Monday September 17, 2018

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Georgia: The University of Georgia Olympic Strength and Conditioning department is currently accepting applications for 2019 Spring Interns. Internship Start Date: Monday, January 7th. This is a Volunteer, Unpaid position. CPR/AED Certification will be REQUIRED before the start date of the position. Applicants should have an educational background in Exercise Science, Kinesiology, or a related field. Applicants should be certified or interested in obtaining one of the following certifications: CSCS, SCCC, USAW. Individuals who apply should have a strong work ethic and desire to become a strength and conditioning coach. Daily responsibilities will consist of aiding the strength and conditioning staff with the evaluation of student athletes, assisting in the implementation of strength and conditioning programs, performing proper lifting techniques, motivating athletes, and cleaning/maintaining the strength and conditioning facility. To apply: send a Cover Letter, Resume, and 3 Professional References to Chris Herold, Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach via email at cherold@sports.uga.edu.

Notre Dame: Olympic Sports Strength and Conditioning Internship- Spring 2019 The Strength and Conditioning department at the University of Notre Dame is currently accepting applications for internship positions for the Spring 2019 semester. Interns will have the opportunity to work with all 25 Olympic Sport Teams at the University of Notre Dame. Qualifications: 1. Candidates MUST be enrolled in an institution of higher education AND be receiving class credit. 2. Candidates must possess or be working toward a certification through the CSCCa, NSCA and/or USAW. 3. Candidates must possess one year of previous experience in a strength and conditioning program or have previous collegiate athletic experience. 4. Candidates must have outstanding work ethic and attention to detail. 5. Candidates must have a strong desire to become a strength and conditioning professional. Compensation: There is no monetary compensation provided. However, the position offers the opportunity of advancement in the field of strength and conditioning as well as the fulfillment of credit hours toward a program degree. Interns will receive hands on experience with elite level Olympic Sport teams. To apply: Please submit cover letter, resume, and 3 references to Kaitlin Sweeney, Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach via email at ksweeney@nd.edu.

Citadel: The Citadel is currently accepting applications for two VOLUNTEER Strength & Conditioning (S&C) interns for Spring 2018. The internship will last from January 3 – April 26. Interns will gain practical experience working in a Division 1 S&C environment under the guidance of an approved CSCCa mentor. Minimum requirements include CPR, AED, and First Aid certifications; an unwavering work ethic, a desire to become an industry professional, the ability to adjust to a demanding work schedule, and effective communication and leadership skills in a group setting. Other preferred qualifications include certification from a recognized governing body (NSCA, ACSM, USAW, CSCCa, etc.), previous intern or coaching experience, personal involvement in a competitive sport, and proficiency with computer productivity applications. Responsibilities will include assisting with team training sessions, daily, weekly, and semester long professional development assignments, facility maintenance, and other tasks as designated by the S&C staff. Interested candidates must submit: - Cover letter (one-page maximum) - Resume (one-page maximum) - Three professional references* - A video (3:00 maximum) answering: Why do you coach? Why do you coach the way you coach? What does it feel like to be coached by you? *Note: Cover letter, resume, and references must be submitted in ONE PDF file (in that order). To apply, send one e-mail (with PDF and video attached) to Mike Morgan at mmorgan6@citadel.edu. Subject line should read: “Citadel S&C Internship, Spring 2019; Last Name, First Name.” This should also be the title of your attached document. Apply immediately; applications will be accepted until positions are filled.

Delaware: The University of Delaware Strength and Conditioning Department is looking for qualified volunteer strength and conditioning interns for the Fall 2018 semester. Responsibilities include: assisting with the supervision and training of Delaware’s 21 NCAA Division I intercollegiate athletic programs, and assisting full time staff with daily administrative and maintenance duties. This is an unpaid internship. However, candidates will receive Division I Intercollegiate experience and college credit towards graduation (if applicable). Interns will also be involved in staff and professional development with the strength and conditioning staff. Preferred qualifications: Pursuing Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in exercise physiology or related field and certification from one or more of the following NSCA, CSCS, CSCCa, SCCC, or USAW. Interested candidates can email a letter of application, resume and the names of three references to Associate Head Strength and Conditioning Coach Joe Baranello at baraj@udel.edu.

Villanova: Villanovais currently accepting applications for three VOLUNTEER Strength & Conditioning interns for Spring 2019. The internship will last from January 7th – May 24th with the possibility of an opportunity to continue into the summer. Interns will gain practical experience working in a Division 1 S&C environment specifically with the FOOTBALL team. Minimum requirements include CPR, AED, and First Aid certifications; a strong work ethic, a desire to become an industry professional, and effective communication and leadership skills. Preferred qualifications include certification from a recognized governing body (NSCA, ACSM, USAW, CSCCa, etc.) as well as previous intern or coaching experience. Responsibilities will include assisting with football or Olympic team training sessions, weekly professional development assignments, facility maintenance, and other tasks as designated by the S&C staff. There is no financial compensation for this position, HOWEVER, this position will provide a coaching intensive environment with a FCS football team. Interns may help assist in coaching football or Olympic team training sessions depending on their development and work ethic. This position requires a minimum of 20 hours per week. To apply, e-mail ONE document including cover letter, resume, and references to michael.tucker@villanova.edu. Subject line should read: “Villanova Internship: Last Name, First Name.” This should also be the title of your attached document. Apply immediately; applications will be accepted until positions are filled.