Thursday October 9, 2014
Maryland: The University of Maryland Olympic Sports Strength and Conditioning Staff is seeking highly motivated, hardworking candidates for a strength and conditioning internship for the Spring 2015 Semester. Duties will include assisting the strength and conditioning staff with all aspects of the athletic performance program as well as daily maintenance of weight room and facilities. This is an unpaid position, living and transportation arrangements will not be provided. If chosen for this internship opportunity you will gain valuable experience, be educated on training philosophy, Olympic lifting modalities, and how to structure and execute a successful strength and conditioning program. Minimum qualifications: Strong work ethic and desire to become a strength and conditioning professional. Candidates should have or be working towards attaining their bachelor’s degree in a related field and at least one of the following Certifications: CSCS, SCCC, USAW. Preferred qualifications: Prior experience, Master’s degree, enrolled in Master’s program Interested Candidates should send a cover letter, resume, and three (3) professional references to: Brent Kwiatkowski, M.S., CSCS, USAW Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach of Olympic Sports at firstname.lastname@example.org.
South Alabama: The University of South Alabama, is currently accepting applications for unpaid internship positions. The internship will last for the duration of the spring semester, beginning January 9th with apparel provided. Topics covered will be programming/periodization models, hormonal responses to training, body composition, nutrition, sports psychology, facility design and budgeting, CSCS and SCCC prep, and more. Minimum qualifications: Senior in the classroom with intent to sit for CSCS or SCCC exam. The ideal candidate will be pursuing a degree in Exercise Science or related field. Other preferred qualifications include certification from a recognized governing body, (NSCA, ACSM, USAW, CSCCa, etc.), previous intern or coaching experience, personal involvement in a competitive sport, and proficiency with Microsoft Office programs. Responsibilities will include daily, weekly, and semester long professional development assignments, facility maintenance, and other tasks as designated by the S&C staff. Interested candidates must submit a resume, cover letter (not to exceed 1 page) and three references. Links to any personal, applicable social media profiles that might reflect work history, creativity and/or computer literacy are encouraged but not required (Facebook, Twitter, etc.). To apply, send one e-mail (with all materials attached) to Jerry Partsch at Partsch@southalabama.edu by October 31, 2014. Subject line should read: “South Alabama S&C Internship, Spring 2015: Last Name, First Name” 2015. These are unpaid positions,
Findlay (OH): The University of Findlay is accepting applications for Spring 2015 volunteer intern coaches to contribute to the Strength & Conditioning program. Qualified candidates will serve all sports including Football, and will have the opportunity to assist in all training sessions in compliance with NCAA rules. This is an unpaid opportunity that provides experience assisting 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, assist with outside activities as assigned by S&C Coach. NO MONETARY COMPENSATION WILL BE PROVIDED. Potential candidates 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. 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. During this evaluation, interns will have the opportunity to compete and earn a Part-time assistant or Graduate assistant position on the Strength & Conditioning staff. Deadline to apply is: November 15, 2014. Please email letter of application, with attached resume and list of at least three professional references to Travis Roberson, Strength and Conditioning Coach at email@example.com.
Kennesaw State (GA): The Kennesaw State University OLYMPIC Sport Performance is looking for a highly motivated individuals to fill VOLUNTEER Assistant positions for the SPRING 2015 semester to begin on January 5, 2015. Kennesaw State University Olympic Sports has 14 sports competing at the Division I level in the Atlantic Sun Conference. Qualifications: Individuals applying must be willing to work 20+ hours per week, possess or working towards one of the major certifications (USAW, CSCS, SCCC), graduated with or in their last semester of undergraduate studies in exercise physiology or related field, willing to complete the full internship experience with adherence to standards of the Kennesaw State University Sport Performance Department, Kennesaw State University Athletics Association, and Kennesaw State University. This internship experience has a thorough educational experience that individuals will complete and present to staff members at biweekly roundtable discussions. Compensation: although no monetary compensation is offered, individuals will receive Division I Olympic Sports experience, further knowledge of the field, educational advancement, course credit if needed, and the possibility for future references. To apply please submit a letter of application, resume and references to Jeremy Gough, Director of Sport Performance at firstname.lastname@example.org. No phone calls please.
Florida Atlantic: The Florida Atlantic University Strength & Conditioning department is accepting applications for the position of Volunteer Intern for the Spring 2015 semester (Jan. 5th-May 1st). Compensation: Division I Intercollegiate experience; an earned recommendation toward further success as a Strength & Conditioning Coach; as well as college credit toward graduation, if applicable. Please be aware that there will be NO monetary compensation, nor housing offered for this position. Duties will include, but are not limited to: assisting staff in the implementation of strength and conditioning programs for all FAU sports; set up, and breakdown of training equipment; as well as assisting in the maintenance and upkeep of the facility. Minimum Qualifications: Strong work ethic, and highly motivated; must be in a Bachelor’s degree program geared towards Exercise Physiology or a related field; experience in a college strength & conditioning setting. Preferred Qualifications: Working towards a Graduate’s degree in a program geared toward Exercise Physiology or a related field; working towards a nationally-accredited strength & conditioning certification (SCCC, CSCS, USAW, etc.); knowledge/experience working with Microsoft Excel. In order to apply for this position, please e-mail a resume, and list of professional references (with contact information) to Joe Valentino, email@example.com. Please no faxes or phone calls.