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Strength Scoop - Wednesday January 29, 2020

Wednesday January 29, 2020

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University at Albany: The University at Albany Strength and Conditioning Department is now accepting applications for Volunteer Interns for the summer of 2020. This internship will begin June 10th and will conclude in August 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 rgirving@albany.edu.

Minnesota: The University of Minnesota Athletic Performance Department is seeking highly motivated applicants to fill SUMMER 2020 (May 11th – August) internship positions. Individuals will gain knowledge and experience in a Division I Athletic Performance setting. Qualified candidates will work directly with the following sports: volleyball, wrestling, baseball, softball, soccer, swimming & diving, track & field, gymnastics, tennis, and rowing. This internship can be used for course credits. Daily responsibilities will include, but are not limited to: Exposure to athlete monitoring technology (HR/GPS/Force Plates/VBT/Watt Bikes/etc.) Professional development, including various educational assignments during the internship Assisting with supervision and execution of Athletic Performance programs Assisting with daily operations and facility/equipment maintenance Responsibilities will be assigned as they are earned. Interested applicants must exhibit effective communication skills, positive energy, attention to detail, sense of urgency and strong work ethic. QUALIFICATIONS: Currently pursuing bachelors/masters in exercise science or related field, certified in CPR/First Aid, a strong desire to become a Collegiate Athletic Performance Coach and pursuing CSCCA or NSCA certification(s), and proficient in technology. COMPENSATION: This is an un-paid volunteer position. Interns will have the potential to earn recommendations for future career opportunities. If accepted, applicants will be required to complete and clear a background check. To APPLY (DEADLINE March 6th): Applicants should send a cover letter, resume, and 3 professional references to Scott McWilliams, Assistant Director of Athletic Performance at smcwilli@umn.edu.