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Thursday November 3, 2011

Thursday November 3, 2011

South Dakota State: South Dakota State University is currently accepting applications for a qualified and highly motivated individual looking to further develop their skills, as they relate to strength and conditioning, through an unpaid summer internship. Expectations of the intern include the following - Provide safe and effective coaching on all lifts, movement mechanics, soft tissue and mobility/flexibility work - Willingness to assist in daily maintenance and upkeep of both student-athlete facilities - Strong communication, leadership, integrity, self-confidence and a willingness to learn - Strong work ethic, punctuality, enthusiasm, positivity and a desire to improve one’s self for the possibility of future endeavors in the field- Willingness to work a minimum of 20 hours/week. Preferences of the candidate include the following: Pursuit of future career in strength and conditioning as demonstrated by pursuit of professional certifications (CSCS, CSCC, USAW) and/or continued pursuit of undergraduate degree in a sport science or related field - CPR/First Aid and AED certification - Knowledge of Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel - Knowledge of strength and cardio equipment - Previous coaching experience in a team setting. Benefits to the candidate would include experience in strength and conditioning at a collegiate level, internship manual, potential to earn a recommendation toward further pursuits in the field, further learning of proper exercise technique via staff lifts and the ability to further professional learning and development through staff article discussions. In addition, college credits can be rewarded, if applicable. Closing of applications will be December 9, 2011. Timeline of work will be January 4, 2012 – May 4, 2012. Please send cover letter, resume and references to Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach Brad Schmidt at Bradley.Schmidt@sdstate.edu