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Wednesday June 11, 2014

Wednesday June 11, 2014

Tulane: Tulane University Strength and Conditioning Department is accepting applications for 2014 intern positions (semester or yearly). Positions are open for those interested in gaining experience in the field of strength and conditioning. The program can be tailored to an intern’s education, experience, and future professional goals. Job Description: Assist the strength and conditioning staff in all day-to-day operations of the Tulane University varsity weight rooms. Duties will include but are not limited to; assisting staff in the implementation of strength and conditioning programs for the Olympic sports, set up, and breakdown of training equipment and assisting in the maintenance and upkeep of the facility. Qualifications: Pursuing or have already completed Bachelors or Master’s Degree in exercise science or a related field. Experience in a collegiate setting, and a strong desire to become a strength and conditioning coach at the collegiate level. Certification or working towards certifications with the NSCA-CSCS, CSCCA, and/or USAW. Compensation: This is an unpaid position. Class credit toward graduation requirements from your current institution, athletic apparel when available, the opportunity to learn from experienced strength and conditioning coaches, and the potential to earn future recommendations. How to Apply: Email cover letter, resume, and references to Dan Rickaby, Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach at drickaby@tulane.edu.

Samford (AL): Samford University Department of Strength and Conditioning is now accepting applications for Strength and Conditioning VOLUNTEER INTERNS. Daily responsibilities will include but are not limited to; assisting with supervision and execution of strength training programs for Football and all Olympic Sports, bringing fire and passion to the workplace day in and day out, assisting in creating the best and most productive training environment for our student athletes, and assist in creating a competitive training atmosphere. Some candidates will have the opportunity to travel with various sports during if you are chosen to remain through the entirety of the fall semester. NO MONETARY COMPENSATION WILL BE PROVIDED. Ideal candidates will have a bachelor’s degree or be in the last semester of coursework for undergraduate degree in exercise physiology or related field of study. Certification from one or more of the following (NSCA, CSCS; CSCCa, SCCC; USAW) are preferred. CSCCa mentorship program will be available for candidates seeking to obtain the SCCC certification for candidates who are selected to remain for the full nine month mentorship program. Inquiries must be received by August 1, 2014 for the Fall Semester 2014 (August 4, 2014 through December 15, 2014). If you are interested in the position, please email a letter of interest, resume, and three professional references to jfarris1@samford.edu, Attention: Jonathan Farris, Associate Director of Strength and Conditioning. 

Iowa: The University of Iowa Olympic Strength and Conditioning Department is accepting applications for Fall 2014 intern positions. Job Description: Assist the Olympic strength and conditioning staff in all day-to-day operations of the University of Iowa varsity weight rooms. Duties will include but are not limited to; assisting staff in the implementation of strength and conditioning programs for 23 varsity sports (this does not include football), set up, and breakdown of training equipment and assisting in the maintenance and upkeep of the facility. Qualifications: Pursuing a Bachelors or Master’s Degree in exercise science or a related field. Experience in a collegiate setting, and a strong desire to become a strength and conditioning coach at the collegiate level. Certification or working towards certifications with the NSCA-CSCS, CSCCA, and/or USAW. Compensation: This is an unpaid position. Class credit toward graduation requirements from your current institution, athletic apparel when available, the opportunity to learn from five experienced strength and conditioning coaches, and the potential to earn future recommendations. How to Apply: Email cover letter, resume, and references to Coach Gabriela Quiggle at gabriela-quiggle@uiowa.edu. Internship Dates: August 2014-December 2014