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Strength Scoop - Tuesday August 1, 2017

Tuesday August 1, 2017


Penn State: The Penn State Applied Health and Performance Science Department is accepting applications for a Performance Science Intern position to support the Penn State Football program. This is an excellent opportunity for an individual to become embedded within our football and Performance science programs as they compete in the Big10 and NCAA competitions. The successful applicants will report to the Assistant Athletic Director for Applied Health and Performance Science – Dave Hamilton and Football Strength and Conditioning department – Dwight Galt IV. The applicants should possess excellent communication and time management skills, with an avid interest in sport science. Strength and conditioning and performance metrics. The role will require excellent organization skills, a solid understanding of data collection and the need to be technology savvy. The position is voluntary and will not be compensated. Degree in exercise science or a related field, CSCA / CSSCa certification or in the process of completion, CPR and first aid certified. The post is voluntary and will not be compensated. Please send a cover letter and resume to David Hamilton at

Indiana: The Department of Strength and Conditioning at Indiana University is now accepting volunteer internship applications for the Fall Semester. This position is unpaid. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, assisting with daily facility maintenance, learning from and assisting strength and conditioning coaches in the training of Collegiate Athletes. Candidates MUST be CPR/AED certified. Additional Strength and Conditioning certifications are preferred. This program will include educational projects and discussions. Communication skills, discipline, and a strong work ethic are the characteristics necessary to be successful. Interested applicants should email a cover letter, resume and a list of three professional references to Strength & Conditioning Coach Will Alli at Subject heading: FALL INTERN APPLICATION. Deadline: Aug 9th.

Illinois: The University of Illinois Olympic Strength and Conditioning Staff offers educational volunteer internship opportunities for those interested in a career in strength and conditioning. To be eligible you must be pursuing (or hold) a degree in a field related to exercise science. Those who have or are studying for the CSCS or CSCCa (internship hours will count towards this if needed) certification exams are preferred. Successful completion of this internship will provide invaluable collegiate strength and conditioning experience and references for future positions. To apply, please send your resume, 3-references and a cover letter to Zach Boone, Assistant Strength Coach-Internship Coordinator at Applications for the fall semester will be accepted June 15-August 18, for the spring semester October 15-November 30; and for the summer semester March 15-April 30.

Moravian (PA): The Moravian College Sports Performance Staff is looking for highly motivated and hardworking interns/volunteers for the Fall 2017 semester. This is an UNPAID position, but candidates will be provided real experience within the field of Sports Performance, and also an opportunity to network with a number of Head Strength Coaches within the field. Interns/volunteers will work with all 14 sports teams here at Moravian College. Candidates must be able to work early mornings, have/or working towards their CSCS, First Aid/CPR is preferred. Internship/volunteers will start August 21st, 2017 and run until the end of November. Resumes and questions, please email Director of Athletic Performance Thomas Long at

Weber State: Weber State is accepting applications for Strength & Conditioning internship positions for the 2017-2018 Academic year. Internship dates are from August 15th – April 26th. Interns will gain practical experience working in a Division I Strength & Conditioning setting. REQUIREMENTS: CPR, AED, and First Aid certifications; a desire to become a Strength and Conditioning professional, the ability to maintain a flexible and demanding schedule, and effective communication and leadership skills in a group setting. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: CSCS, USAW, or SCCC certifications; previous intern or coaching experience, personal involvement in a competitive sport, and proficiency with computer data entry programs. Responsibilities will include assisting with team training sessions, professional development assignments, facility maintenance, and other tasks as designated by the Strength and Conditioning staff. Interested candidates must submit a cover letter, resume and 3 professional references to Derek Rosinski at with the heading “Weber State Strength and Conditioning Internship” on both the document and the email.