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Strength Scoop - Tuesday October 30, 2018

Tuesday October 30, 2018


Virginia: The University of Virginia is accepting applications for Strength and Conditioning Volunteer Interns for the 2019 Winter/Spring. Interns will work primarily with football. This is an unpaid internship. Responsibilities will include: Daily weight room maintenance, set-up, tear-down, assist with supervision of weight room and field work. Interns must be motivated, able to follow specific directions, and have a strong work ethic. Interns will receive hands on experience to multiple training methods, Tendo Units, and Catapult. Interns should be working towards a Bachelor’s Degree in an exercise science related field, and certifications through the NSCA-CSCS, CSCCA, or USAW. Interns will gain collegiate experience at the Division I level, and potential for future recommendations for future career opportunities. Please send a Cover Letter, Resume, and Three professional references in one document to: Tyler Shumate, Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach, The subject line of the e-mail should read: Your Name, Virginia 2019 Winter.

Northwestern: The Northwestern University Football Sports Performance department is currently accepting internship applications for the 2019 Winter Quarter. 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. Qualifications We seek highly motivated individuals who are interested in pursuing a career as a 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. Application Instructions Submit cover letter, resume, and three references to assistant director of football performance, Alexander Spanos at​​

George Washington: GW Strength & Conditioning is accepting interns for Spring 2018! Please send cover letter, resume, references to Coach Chaz Berry and Coach Alycia Racicot at These positions are unpaid.