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Strength Scoop - Tuesday August 2, 2016

Tuesday August 2, 2016

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Monmouth (FCS - NJ): Monmouth University located in West Long Branch, NJ is accepting applications for Strength and Conditioning Volunteer Interns. This is an unpaid position. Interns will have the opportunity to gain college credit towards graduation, if applicable, as well as valuable professional experience in the field of strength & conditioning at the D1 (FCS) collegiate level. Duties include: assisting with design and implementation of sport-specific training programs for 23 varsity sports (including football) through strength training, plyometric training, speed and agility, flexibility, and conditioning. Duties also include teaching proper technique and safety, serving as a source of information on fitness-related issues, set up and break down equipment, upkeep and maintenance of the varsity weight room, learn proper communication with coaches, student-athletes, and sports medicine staff, enforce the rules and philosophy of the athletics department, serve as a positive role model for all student-athletes, and any other duties assigned by the Head Strength and Conditioning Coach. Applicants must be highly motivated and energetic, and have a strong desire to pursue a career in strength and conditioning. Preferred qualifications include CPR/First Aid Certification, current work toward a Bachelor’s Degree in Exercise Science or in a related field, and have completed or are working toward CSCS or SCCC certification. Interested applicants should send cover letter, resume, and three professional references to Amanda Kuperavage at akuperav@monmouth.edu by August 15, 2016.

Hampton: The Hampton University Strength and Conditioning Department has an opening for two volunteer interns to work the Fall Semester. Start date is August 22 and the internship will conclude on December 3. These positions will work mainly with football and with several other sports TBD. Interns will be required to work early mornings, late evenings and weekends. This opportunity is on a volunteer basis. Compensation will be provided in experience, HU clothing and some meals, as well as an earned recommendation upon completion. Qualified applicants should possess or be working toward a Bachelor's degree in a related field as well as a certification from an accredited organization, preferably the CSCCa or NSCA. Interested candidates please send a Letter of Interest, Resume and List of References to head strength coach at lucas.butler@hamptonu.edu.