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Strength Scoop - Tuesday September 17, 2019

Tuesday September 17, 2019


William & Mary: The College of William and Mary Athletic Performance Department is accepting applications for 2-3 Athletic Performance Interns and 1 Data Science Intern for the 2020 spring semester. The position will start on January 15th and culminate on May 1st. Gear and some meals will be provided, as well as daily Wawa caffeine products and the occasional fritter (only on Friday’s), but this position is UNPAID, so please apply only if this is financially feasible for you. Successful applicants should expect to benefit from exposure to the working environment of Division 1 Athletics, continuing high performance education, and the opportunity to further develop as coaches and technicians in a practical setting, and also earn recommendations for future employment. Interns will be expected to support the daily functioning of the department: administrative and maintenance; session set-up and break-down, data collection, processing and management, research and project development, and most importantly, assisting with coaching the athletes. ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS: strong desire to pursue a career in athletic performance, current or prior academic background in exercise science-related field, highly motivated and self-starting. Additionally for Data Science internship: current or prior academic background in data science or related field, experience with coding and data visualization. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: prior experience working in an athletic performance setting, currently hold or working towards accredited certification (CSCCa, NSCA, UKSCA, ASCA etc…), CPR/AED/First Aid certification. If applying, please email a copy of your resume, three references, and a SHORT cover letter in 1 PDF file to Athletic Performance Coach Scott Kuehn: Please make the subject of your email: “Firstname Lastname Spring 2020 Internship”.

North Florida: The University of North Florida Strength and Conditioning Department is in search of qualified candidates for 2-3 volunteer internship positions for Spring 2020. This is an unpaid position. Successful applicants will gain valuable experience working with Division-I athletes, knowledge of the day-to-day operations of a Division-I strength and conditioning program, and potential class credit. Day to day responsibilities will include setup and breakdown of lifting/conditioning sessions, facility maintenance and upkeep, and other tasks given by the full time staff. Prospective applicants should hold or be working toward a CSCS or SCCC certification, and/or be pursuing a Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Exercise Science or a related field. Additional qualifications include a strong desire to become a strength and conditioning coach, punctuality, high energy, and confidence in a group setting. Start date is Friday, January 3rd, 2020. Please send a resume and two references to Coach Angela Robinet, Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach, at Application deadline is 11/1/2019. No phone calls, please.

Albany: The University at Albany Strength and Conditioning Department is now accepting applications for Volunteer Interns for the spring semester of 2020. This internship will begin January 15th and will conclude in May of 2020. These are unpaid positions. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to; assisting with the supervision and execution of the strength and conditioning program for an FBS football program at the University at Albany Football and all seventeen Division 1 Olympic Sports. Interns will assist with set up and break down for daily training, routine maintenance and cleaning of the training facilities, and completion of the internship curriculum. Required qualifications include a strong work ethic, completion or current pursuit of an undergraduate or graduate degree in exercise science or a related course of study, and a desire to become a strength and conditioning professional in the collegiate or professional setting. All applicants should hold or may be working towards their certification (NSCA or CSCCA). Other preferred qualifications include previous coaching in a collegiate setting and personal involvement in a collegiate competitive sport. Applications will be taken until the positions are filled. All potential applicants are strongly advised to make sure this internship is economically feasible before applying. All interested candidates please email a cover letter, resume, and three references as one (1) PDF document to Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach Rich Irving at