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Thursday October 2, 2014

Thursday October 2, 2014

George Washington: George Washington University is seeking a part-time sports nutritionist to provide nutrition education and services to 27 Division 1 varsity teams. George Washington University is located in Washington, D.C and competes in the Atlantic 10 Conference. This position is for immediate appointment and will report until May 1, 2015. The primary role of this position is to inform student athletes on the importance of fueling for performance. The goal is to create a comprehensive system to evaluate and optimize the nutritional strategies of our student athletes. Compensation: $15 per hour 20 hours per week Desired Qualifications: Registered Dietician with a Masters Degree in Sports Nutrition, Precision Nutrition Level 1 Certification, 1-2 years working with athletes of various sports (private sector, collegiate, professional), Strong public speaking skills, Ability to develop interactive hands on educational presentations and workshops, Experience working with nutrition software for meal planning purposes, Specialized nutrition portfolios based on the caloric demands of various sports, Experience working in a performance dining setting specifically for athletes. Ability to create/adjust menus and discuss meal preparation with caterers. To Apply: Please send a cover letter, resume and 2 written references to Matthew Johnson, Director of Strength and Conditioning at mattjohnson@gwu.edu.

Colorado: The University of Colorado at Boulder, Department of Intercollegiate Athletics Sports Performance Program is accepting applications for the 2015 Spring Semester Sports Performance Internship. Qualifications: Ideal candidates should be pursuing a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Exercise Science, or related field of study. Must possess a strong work ethic, a willingness to be open to new ideas and possess a strong desire to enter the Sports Performance field, particularly at the collegiate level. Current certification, or working towards certification with the NSCA-CSCS or CSCCa. CSCCa mentorship program is available to those pursuing the SCCC certification. CPR certification/renewal can be attained during the internship. Preferred candidates will have experience in a team training setting, be able to lead groups large and small and be able to communicate effectively with a diverse group of student athletes. Intern will be assigned tasks, duties, readings and projects related to Sports Performance. Projects and assignments must be completed in a timely manner, with the utmost responsibility, care and professionalism. Successful candidates must possess and demonstrate a strong attention to detail. Compensation: This is an unpaid voluntary position. Candidates will have the opportunity to learn and gain experience at a highly competitive Division 1 Pac-12 institution. The curriculum is structured and designed to prepare candidates to advance a career in the Sports Performance field. Athletic apparel will be provided when available. Class credit from current institution is available if applicable.How to apply: Email cover letter, resume, list of references to Colorado Sports Performance at sportsperformance@colorado.edu.

Augsburg College (D-III - MN): The Augsburg College Strength and Conditioning Department is currently accepting applications for volunteer interns for the Spring 2015 semester. Duties include: assist with all aspects of training for all varsity sports, daily facility set-up and maintenance, assist with supervision and skill demonstration during training sessions, data collection and input, completion of internship course curriculum, assist with outside activities as assigned by S&C Coach. Applicants must be highly self motivated, able to follow directions, eager to learn, have a strong work ethic, and have the ability to adapt to schedule changes. In addition, the successful applicants should be working towards earning their Bachelor’s degree and a certification from the NSCA-CSCS, CSCCA, and/or USAW. Experience as a collegiate athlete is also desired. Interns must be CPR/AED certified. This is an unpaid position. However, interns will receive experience working in a collegiate setting, a better understanding of program design, and the potential to earn recommendations for future career opportunities. Interns will also receive college credit if applicable. Please send a cover letter, resume, and three professional references to: Adam Maronde, Head Strength and Conditioning Coach, at maronde@augsburg.edu.

Memphis: Jeff Carr has accepted the assistant strength and conditioning position at Memphis working with football and baseball.