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Strength Scoop - Wednesday June 26, 2018

Wednesday June 26, 2018

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North Carolina: The University of North Carolina Olympic Sports Strength and Conditioning is accepting applications for the FALL 2018 Athletic Development Internship Program. This is an unpaid position. Start date: August 11 End Date December 14. Intern responsibilities include: Assisting with the supervision of training programs; Assisting with daily operations and facility/equipment maintenance; Completion of various educational assignments during the internship. Intern qualifications include: Punctuality; Enthusiasm; Strong work ethic; Ability to volunteer a minimum of 40 hours per week. Preferred qualifications include: Senior status or completion of a bachelor's degree in exercise science or related field; SCCC, CSCS, or USAW certification; CPR certification and a strong desire to become a Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Coach. Interns will receive experience working in a Division I environment, have the potential to earn recommendations for future career opportunities, and receive college credit if applicable. To apply: Applicants should send a cover letter, resume, and 3 professional references to Erik Hernandez, Assistant Director for Strength and Conditioning-Olympic Sports, via e-mail: ehhernan@email.unc.edu. Application deadline: Aug. 7.

Fresno State: Fresno State University Strength & Conditioning is currently accepting applications for the position of Intern Strength and Conditioning Coach to contribute to the Program for Fall 2018 and Spring 2019. This position offers valuable knowledge and hands on experience assisting the full-time coaching staff in all aspects of the strength and conditioning program and teams as assigned, as well as providing qualified candidates the opportunity to support the coaching staff with training sessions and all 19 Olympic Sports in compliance with NCAA rules. During the internship, potential candidates will receive experience working at the Division 1 level, have the opportunity to complete total hour requirements needed to sit for the SCCC Certification Exam, have the potential to earn recommendations for future career opportunities and receive college credit if applicable. Responsibilities include but are not limited to assisting the strength and conditioning staff with implementation of training for assigned teams, assisting with supervision of athlete and training facilities, assisting with setup and breakdown down of equipment for training sessions, active participation in projects and assignments throughout the duration of the internship, as well as performing any other duties as assigned by the strength and conditioning staff. Potential candidates must possess a strong work ethic and character, great energy and enthusiasm, as well as the ability to demonstrate effective organization and communication skills. Potential candidates must have a great desire to learn about the strength and conditioning profession as well as pursue a career in the collegiate setting. Required qualifications include current CPR/ AED certification, as well as achievement or current pursuit of a Bachelor’s Degree in Exercise Science or related course of study, and CSCS or SCCC certification. Previous experience in a strength & conditioning program, coaching internship experience or collegiate athletics experience is preferred. Strength and Conditioning Interns must be able to commit a minimum of 20 hours per week including some early mornings, night and weekends. This Internship has a nine month (nonconsecutive months) commitment that is expected to begin August 13th, 2018, and end no later than May 10th, 2019. Compensation for this position is $1100 per month with no benefits. To apply, submit your cover letter, resume and three references together in one PDF file to Nick O’Brien, Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach at nobrien@csufresno.edu. Deadline to apply is July 18, 2018.