Tuesday September 29, 2015

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Tuesday September 29, 2015

South Florida: Department of Athletic Performance is accepting applications for the position of Strength and Conditioning Interns for the SPRING 2016 semester. The successful candidates will be working with a variety of sports. Compensation: Division 1 experience with earned recommendation for future career opportunities. No monetary compensation will be provided. Must have a strong work-ethic and a desire to become a strength and conditioning coach. If you are interested, send a letter of interest, resume, and three (3) professional references to: Joey Carnes, Assistant Athletic Performance Coach at josephcarnes@usf.edu.

UConn: The University of Connecticut Sports Performance Department is accepting applications for volunteer football interns for Spring 2016. This gratis position offers Division I experience and training in an educational environment and the opportunity of advancement in the field of strength and conditioning. Responsibilities will include: assist the Football Strength and Conditioning staff in the supervision and training of UConn’s Division I intercollegiate football program; assist with daily administrative, cleaning and maintenance duties; assist in the set-up and break-down of equipment for every workout; and participate in weekly projects and assignments for the duration of the internship. Minimum Qualifications: must have a strong work-ethic, enthusiasm and a desire to develop the characteristics necessary to become a successful strength and conditioning coach. Preferred Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in exercise science or related field and pursuing CSCS or relevant certification from one of the following: NSCA, CSCS; CSCCA, SCCC; USAW and CPR –First Aid certification. Application and Internship Dates: Application Deadline: December 1, 2015. Internship Start Date: January 19, 2016. Approx. End Date: April 22, 2016. Candidates should email a letter of application, resume and the names of three references to jobsinathletics@uconn.edu.

Northwestern: The Northwestern University Football Sports Performance department is currently accepting applications for the position of volunteer strength & conditioning intern beginning in January 2016 with specific start dates still to be determined. Duties will include, assisting with daily operations & facility maintenance, managing various football performance data base programs as well as the completion of various educational assignments. Interns will receive experience working in a Division 1 environment with the potential to earn recommendations for future career opportunities, and receive college credit if applicable. Qualifications: Must be enrolled in or graduate of an institution of higher education, must possess or be working toward a certification through the CSCCa, NSCA and/or USAW, possess one year of previous experience in strength and conditioning or have previous collegiate athletic experience, candidates must have outstanding work ethic and attention to detail, candidates must have a strong desire to become strength and conditioning professionals, ability to volunteer a minimum of 40 hours per week is preferred. Compensation: No compensation will be provided. However, the position offers the opportunity of advancement in the field of strength and conditioning as well as the fulfillment of credit hours toward a program degree. To apply: Please submit cover letter, resume, and 3 references to Troy Sutton, Assistant Director for Football Sports Performance via email at troy.sutton@northwestern.edu.

UNC Charlotte: The University of North Carolina at Charlotte is currently seeking highly motivated candidates for the position of Intern Strength and Conditioning Coach for the Spring of 2016. The dates of the internship will be from approximately January 11, 2016 until May 12, 2016. This is an unpaid position; however, the COMPENSATION of this experience is as follows but not limited to: experience working with Division 1 athletes (every team except football and baseball), professional development opportunities, daily learning opportunities, resources and assistance in preparing for major certifications such as the CSCS, and professional references for future opportunities in the field. RESPONSIBILITIES are as follows but not limited to: assist strength and conditioning coaches in program implementation of each sport, design and implementation of individual workouts (when given the opportunity), set up prior to and break down following workouts, and routine organization/cleaning of the weight room. REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS are as follows: open availability, strong work ethic, reliability, desire to become a strength and conditioning coach, desire to learn and be challenged, and daily positive attitude. PREFFERED QUALIFICATIONS are as follows: internship to take place during the last semester of his or her undergraduate curriculum, working towards master’s degree in the field, and currently have or working towards a highly recognizable certification in the field. IF INTERESTED, please forward a copy of your updated cover letter, resume, and three professional references to Jimmy Duba at jduba@uncc.edu.