Tuesday October 7, 2014
South Dakota State (FCS): The South Dakota State University Strength and Conditioning Department is now accepting applications for Interns for the 2015 Spring Semester. Daily responsibilities will include but are not limited to: assisting with the implementation and supervision of strength, speed, agility and conditioning programs for all of SDSU’s athletic programs, assisting with daily maintenance and upkeep of SDSU’s facilities, and other duties assigned by the SDSU Strength and Conditioning Staff. NO MONETARY COMPENSATION WILL BE PROVIDED. Ideal candidates will possess or be pursuing an undergraduate in exercise physiology or related field of study and have a strong desire to work in College Strength and Conditioning/Sports Performance. The following certifications (SCCC, CSCS, USAW, PES) as well as experience executing and teaching the Olympic Lifts are preferred. Inquiries must be received by December 1, 2014 for (projected internship time line: January 12, 2015 – April 2, 2015). If you are interested in the position, please email a letter of interest, resume, and three professional references to email@example.com. Attention: Adam Parsons, Assistant Strength & Conditioning Coach.
The Citadel (FCS - SC): The Citadel, The Military College of South Carolina, is currently accepting applications for two volunteer Strength & Conditioning (S&C) internship positions. The internship will last for the duration of the spring semester, January 12 – April 30, 2015. These are unpaid positions. Interns will gain practical experience working in a Division I S&C environment under the guidance of a CSCCa approved mentor, with exposure to training, programming, and coaching. Other benefits include possible future references, course credit, and gear when available. Minimum requirements include certifications in CPR, AED, and First Aid, a strong work ethic, a desire to become an industry professional, the ability to adjust to a demanding work schedule, and effective communication skills in a group setting. Candidates must need this internship for college requirement/course credit. 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 Rebekah Sittig at firstname.lastname@example.org by November 7, 2014. Subject line should read: “Citadel S&C Internship, spring 2015: Last Name, First Name”
Illinois: The University of Illinois Football Strength and Conditioning Department is now accepting applications for 4 Volunteer Interns for the Winter / Spring Semester of 2015. The internship begins January 14th and ends May 6th. These are unpaid positions. However, these positions offer an opportunity for advancement in the field of strength and conditioning as well as the fulfillment of credit hours toward a program degree based on circumstance. The interns that are selected will also have the opportunity to accumulate internship hours as it relates to preparation for the Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Coaches Association (CSCCa) Certification Process. Daily responsibilities for these positions include, but are not limited to; assistance in the supervision of the University of Illinois Football team, set up and breakdown for daily strength and conditioning activities, routine maintenance, cleaning, and organization of the training facility. Characteristics desired of an intern include; great work ethic, strong desire to enhance knowledge of strength and conditioning, attention to detail, punctuality, and accountability. Please email a cover letter, resume, and three references to Nate Peoples by November 14, 2014. Email: email@example.com. Please no phone calls.