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Strength Scoop - Thursday March 25, 2021

Thursday March 25, 2021


South Florida: The University of South Florida Football Strength and Conditioning Staff is currently accepting applications for SUMMER 2021 volunteer internship positions. These are positions for the SUMMER 2021 training session Deadline to apply: April 15th, 2021. Start date: May 17th, 2021. Qualified candidates would work with all facets of a NCAA Division 1 FBS FOOTBALL Strength and Conditioning program. This is an UNPAID position. However, the position offers the opportunity for advancement in the field of strength and conditioning, as well as the fulfillment of credit hours towards a degree program. Responsibilities include, but not are not limited to: assisting with the daily implementation of off-season training for the Football team, set-up and breakdown of daily training sessions, routine maintenance, cleaning and organization of the training facility, data collection, data entry as well as participation in the internship curriculum. Required qualifications include completion or current pursuit of an undergraduate degree in exercise science or a related course of study, a desire to become a strength and conditioning professional, and possess a strong work ethic. Preferred qualifications include certification from a recognized governing body (USAW, CSCS, CSCCa), previous coaching experience and proficiency in teaching and performing Olympic and Strength movements. Please send your cover letter, resume, and 3 references to Jordan Diaz at

Western Carolina: The Western Carolina University Sports Performance Department is looking to fill 2-3 professional internship positions for the Summer of 2021. These are strictly VOLUNTARY/UNPAID POSITION’S that will include a strict curriculum to help with the development of candidates who are serious about pursuing a career in the Sports Performance Industry. The ideal candidate is humble, disciplined, hardworking, coachable, willing to learn, and can support themselves throughout the two-month internship. Potential candidates must be currently finishing up or have completed their undergraduate degree in exercise science, kinesiology, or related fields. It is the goal of this internship to educate potential candidates in true speed development, basic programming, command of coaching on the floor, management of daily operations in the weight room, as well as the science of training for sport. Candidates will also be tasked to complete a final project putting into practice everything they have learned. On top of an extensive curriculum, potential candidates will be tasked with the upkeep and organization of the weight room, fueling station, as well as making nutritional shakes on a daily basis. Please send a cover letter, resume, and 3 references in ONE PDF document to Justin Browner,, Assistant Director of Sports Performance. This position will start on June 1, 2021 and end July 30, 2021.

North Dakota State: North Dakota State University’s Strength and Conditioning department is seeking applicants for a Football Strength and Conditioning unpaid Internship for the summer semester of 2021. This position will begin in May and end in August. The intent of the internship is to provide a semesters worth of hands-on coaching experience working with our strength and conditioning staff and eventually with our student-athletes. This will allow the individual to gain knowledge of our program thus making them a viable candidate for paid positions in the fall. Duties will include assisting the Director of Football Strength & Conditioning with all aspects of the football strength and conditioning and nutrition programs. Applicants must be prepared to work long hours. These hours will vary throughout the internship and will include early morning, late afternoon, or weekend hours. Requirements: Applicants must possess a relentless work-ethic and have a strong desire to work with football in an intense environment. They must understand the importance nutrition plays in the development of student-athlete and be willing to assist in that role. Again, this is a hands-on internship where you will be expected to coach student-athletes once you have taken the time and interest in learning the system. Candidates that are open-minded, inquisitive and have the ability to listen and learn through an example-based, learning environment are encouraged to apply. Previous weight room or athletic coaching experience preferred. Please include cumulative GPA on resume. Application: E-mail resume, cover letter, GPA, and names of three references to: Jim Kramer at North Dakota State University does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, gender expression/identity, genetic information, marital status, national origin, public assistance status, sex, sexual orientation, status as a U.S. veteran, race or religion. Direct inquiries to the Vice President for Equity, Diversity and Global Outreach, 205 Old Main, (701) 231-7708.