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Strength Scoop - Thursday August 31, 2017

Thursday August 31, 2017


Notre Dame: The Strength and Conditioning department at the University of Notre Dame is currently accepting applications for internship positions for the Spring 2018 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

Northwestern: Northwestern Sports Performance works weekly over 490 athletes who compete at the highest level in the Big Ten. The goal of our internship program is to develop young professionals by providing experience in Olympic lifting, traditional strength exercises, corrective exercises, warm-up protocols, recovery methods, program methodology and design, and nutrition. An open mind to various training paradigms and thought processes is a must. Interns will also gain experience with ordering and distribution of nutritional products, staff meetings, continuing education and facility maintenance. Interns will participate in active learning by participating in a work-out and then ‘coached up’. All internships are unpaid. The Start Date for the Fall Quarter would be September 25th and would continue until December 15th. Qualifications We seek highly motivated individuals who are interested in pursuing a career as sports performance coach in a collegiate or alternate setting. Candidates should be personable, self-motivated, possess a team oriented mindset and professional demeanor. Must be able to demonstrate initiative. Ability to teach diverse group of student-athletes and communicate effectively one-to-one, in small groups and in public speaking contexts. Working knowledge of Microsoft Office programs preferred. Facility hours vary based on individual and team schedules therefore interns may be asked to arrive early or stay late. Please apply send your resume/cover letter to