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Strength Scoop - Wednesday November 4, 2020

Wednesday November 4, 2020


Rutgers: The Rutgers University Strength and Conditioning department is accepting applications for our SPRING 2021 VOLUNTEER internship. We are looking for candidates who would like to gain experience work closely with our varsity DI Big Ten OLYMPIC sports. This position begins in January and will go through May. Competitive candidates need to have a strong desire to pursue a career in collegiate or professional strength and conditioning. Candidates must have an exercise science related degree or be currently enrolled in a related degree program. Candidates must have a strong work ethic and desire to learn with availability to intern 15-20 hours/week. Current CPR/AED Certification required. Prior experience or strong desire to gain experience with sports performance data analytics and previous coaching experience in a collegiate strength and conditioning setting preferred. This position will assist the full-time strength and conditioning staff in all aspects of team training including but not limited to facility upkeep, set up, break down, warm up, speed, agility, conditioning, testing, data analysis and resistance training sessions. Interns will be required to complete RU Internship Education Curriculum including but not limited to roundtable classroom discussion, presentations, on-floor demonstrations, readings, program design and program defense. Interns will also be expected to attend RU Intern Professional Development meetings that include cover letter evaluation and revision, resume evaluation and revision and development of a professional portfolio. Application deadline: December 15th.To apply, email Internship Director, Becky Bonaventura the following: cover letter and resume (1 combined PDF), three professional reference letters (w/ contact information for references included), three-minute video explaining why you are interested in pursuing an internship with our program.

Southeastern Oklahoma State: SOSU is looking for a Sports Performance Graduate Assistant starting in January. Applicants must be certified through the CSCCA (SCCC) or the NSCA (CSCS). Compensation will cover all tuition (some online fees apply) and a monthly stipend. We just opened a brand new 10k sq ft room 3 months ago! Candidates will be in charge of programming for 2-3 teams. Please check out our Sports Performance Facilities: Please send a resume and a cover letter combined in one document to Zachary Fears at

Concordia St. Paul: Concordia St. Paul Strength and Conditioning is accepting applications for 2021 SpringStrength and Conditioning Volunteer Internship. This is an UNPAID position. Start date: January 11th, 2021 - End Date: May 7th, 2021. Volunteer responsibilities include: Assisting with implementation of strength and conditioning programs at CSP; Assisting with daily operations and facility/equipment maintenance; set up and take down of strength and conditioning facilities for workouts; involvement in an internship education program, and other duties assigned by the strength staff. Due to COVID-19 we have been working with medical professionals to take precautions to prevent the spread to our student athletes and staff. Volunteer qualifications include: CPR/First Aid and AED certification; passion to listen, learn and apply your knowledge. Preferred qualifications include: Pursuing CSCS or SCCC certification, playing and/or coaching experience in collegiate (or higher) athletics. To apply applicants should send a cover letter, resume, and three professional references in one PDF document to Michael Tucker at Email should be sent with the subject line CSP SPRINGINTERNSHIP 2021.

UTSA: The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) Strength and Conditioning program is now accepting applications for Spring 2021 intern candidates. This is a VOLUNTEER, UNPAID position that will be responsible for assisting the UTSA Strength and Conditioning department with our 17 Division I programs. Assigned sports will be delegated by our full-time staff. Our intern development program will give you a hands-on experience training Division I college athletes and the tools for future professional opportunities. Required qualifications include: 1. Completion or current pursuit of an undergraduate degree in exercise science or a related course of study 2. Strong desire to become a strength and conditioning professional, possess a strong work ethic and willingness to learn Other preferred qualifications include: 1. Strength and conditioning certification from an accredited organization, previous coaching experience 2. Personal involvement in a collegiate competitive sport, 3. Proficiency in teaching and performing Olympic movements. There is NO MONETARY COMPENSATION so if this position is not an economically feasible option for you, please do not apply. Due to current events, the start date for this internship is to be determined. As society works towards normalcy, there will be more information concerning dates and times. Please send cover letter, resume, and 3 professional references to Coach Wood at

Kutztown University: Kutztown University Strength & Conditioning is currently accepting applications for Strength & Conditioning Spring 2020 volunteer internship positions. Qualified candidates will have the opportunity to work with all 21 NCAA Division II sports. This is an UNPAID position. Flexible starting and ending dates (January 4 th 2021- April 30 th 2021) Daily responsibilities will include but are not limited to; assisting with supervision and execution of strength training programs for all sports, teaching student athletes proper technique and equipment use. As part of the program interns will enroll in a free 12 week online strength and conditioning course that consists of nine modules that include topics such as plyometric program design, resistance training program design, test selection and administration and cardiovascular training design. Compensation: Collegiate weight room experience and the opportunity to earn a recommendation for future career opportunities. NO MONETARY COMPENSATION WILL BE PROVIDED. Candidates must have a have a desire to become a strength and conditioning professional. Successful candidates will be required to work at least 15 hours per week. If this position interests you and is economically feasible, send cover letter, resume and a list of three professional references to Strength & Conditioning Coordinator Kevin Barry at Use “Internship Application” within the subject line. Applications must be sent prior to 12/15/2020 to be considered.