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Strength Scoop - Tuesday September 11, 2018

Tuesday September 11, 2018

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Nebraska: The University of Nebraska Strength and Conditioning department (Olympic sports) is currently seeking qualified candidates to fill unpaid internship positions for the remainder of the 2018-2019 school year. Ideal candidates will possess a strong work ethic, willingness to learn, and a strong desire to become a Strength & Conditioning Professional. Candidates possessing or working toward CSCS & First Aid/CPR/AED certifications are preferred. Job duties will include, but are not limited to (1.) participation in a coaching education program encompassing Husker Power testing & training principles and CSCS prep for candidates eligible for certification, (2.) equipment set up and breakdown for assigned training sessions, (3.) facility maintenance and upkeep, (4.) supervision of training groups and individual student-athletes, (5.) weekly training sessions to further personal understanding of exercise techniques and muscle-building programming. To apply, please send cover letter of interest, resume and a short video of the candidate coaching or demonstrating a major lift to Lauren Harris, Assistant Director of Strength & Conditioning at lharris@huskers.com.

Louisville: The University of Louisville Football Strength and Conditioning Volunteer Internship program is currently accepting applications for the 2019 Spring Semester. The internship will run from January 7th– April 22nd, and you will report January 6th. These internships are unpaid and non-coaching positions. Housing may be available. Prerequisites: The candidate must be pursing or have completed a Bachelor’s/Master's degree in Exercise Science or related field and be CPR and First Aid certified. Candidates must be considering, pursing or possess a certification through the CSCCa and/or NSCA. Those accepted will assist in the day to day operations of the facility, including: cleaning and maintenance duties, set-up and break-down of equipment for all workouts, data collection, organizing nutrition/fueling station and assist with GPS catapult systems. The internship program consists of mock interviews, presentations to the staff, weekly topics and bi-weekly evaluations. Candidates must possess a strong work ethic, respectable character, 100% commitment to the program and a desire to pursue a career in the strength and conditioning field. Please send a cover letter, resume, three references and contact information to Scott Wilks at ScottW@GoCards.com , CC: Teddy O'Connor Teddy@GoCards.com. Please note: all unpaid interns may not work more than 20 hours per week and this position has the possibility of housing.

Purdue: Purdue Football Strength and Conditioning is currently accepting
applications for internship positions for SPRING 2019. This VOLUNTEER internship will
expose participants to all facets of Strength and Conditioning. This is an UNPAID position that will last for the duration of the spring semester. Interns will complete both an academic and practical curriculum. Academic experiences include weekly reading assignments, program design projects, daily meetings/discussions with full time staff members, and weekly evaluations. Practical experiences include hands on experience in running a Division I Athletic Performance Department, staff meetings, daily maintenance, technology implementation and record keeping. Interns will receive experience working with a Division I football program, have the potential to earn recommendations for future career opportunities, and receive college credit if applicable. Intern qualifications include: enrollment in a bachelor’s/master’s program in exercise science or related field, punctuality, enthusiasm, and strong work ethic. Qualifications: As part of compliance with Purdue University Athletics Department, students interested in applying must
need the experience for class credit. Additional Preferred qualifications include SCCC or
CSCS certification, CPR/First Aid certification. All applicants should be highly motivated,
hardworking and possess a strong desire to become a strength and conditioning professional with a definitive plan to take a nationally recognized certification (CSCCa, NSCA),upon completion of the internship, if not sooner. Application: Please submit cover letter, resume, and 3 letters of reference to: Domenic Reno Senior Associate Director of Strength and Conditioning for Football / Intern Program Coordinator, at dreno@purdue.edu