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Wednesday October 8, 2014

Wednesday October 8, 2014

Ole Miss: The University of Mississippi is accepting applications for a spring semester internship position that would work with the Football Strength and Conditioning Department. This is an unpaid position that is responsible for assisting the Ole Miss Strength and Conditioning Staff with the implementation of the off-season program and all other departmental functions. This internship program contains an academic portion, which entails multiple readings and assignments, as well as a hands on practical portion. Required qualifications include completion or current pursuit of an undergraduate degree in exercise science or a related course of study, a desire to become a strength and conditioning professional, and possess a strong work ethic. Other preferred qualifications include certification from a recognized governing body, previous coaching in a collegiate setting, personal involvement in a collegiate competitive sport, and proficiency in teaching and performing Olympic movements. There is no monetary compensation so if this position is not an economically feasible option for you, please do not apply. Official start date would be January 14, 2015 and last till May 1, 2015. Please send cover letter, resume, and 3 references to Anthony Crosby at racrosby@olemiss.edu.

Washington: The University of Washington Football Strength and Conditioning staff is looking for two unpaid volunteer interns for the Winter and Spring quarters of 2015. Ideal candidates will be high motivated and working towards a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree. Candidates must be CPR/AED certified and possess or currently working towards certification through the USAW, NSCA, or CSCCa. The internship will include set up and take down of the weight room, daily cleaning and maintenance, completion of a comprehensive educational curriculum, hands on experience, and any other duties assigned by the strength and conditioning staff. This is an unpaid position and if this will not work financially, please do not apply. The start date for the internship is January 20, 2015 and will run through June 5, 2015. All interested candidates should send a resume and 3 references to Dustyn Baethke, Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach at dbaethke@uw.edu.

UW-Oshkosh: The University of Wisconsin Oshkosh Strength and Conditioning Department is currently accepting applications for volunteer interns for the Spring 2015 semester. Internship will begin January 5th and end May 15th. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to assisting with all aspects of training for 17 intercollegiate athletic teams, daily facility set-up and maintenance, assisting with instruction and skill demonstration during training sessions, data collection and entry, completion of internship course curriculum, and assisting with outside activities as assigned by the Coordinator of Strength and Conditioning. The successful candidate(s) must be highly motivated, possess strong communication and interpersonal skills as well as the ability and commitment to work within the mission and purpose of UW Oshkosh. Candidate must have a desire to learn more about the strength and conditioning profession, have knowledge of multi-joint strength movements, Olympic lifts, speed, agility and plyometric training, and basic knowledge of the human anatomy. Previous experience at the college level or as a collegiate athlete is preferred. Compensation: There is no monetary compensation for this position. However, the candidate(s) will receive experience working in a collegiate setting, gain knowledge of training methodology and program design, and the potential to earn recommendations for future career opportunities. Interns will also receive college credit if applicable. Deadline: November 15, 2014 To Apply: Email a letter of application, resume, and three professional references to Steve Brown, Coordinator of Strength and Conditioning, at browns@uwosh.edu.

Oregon State: Director of sports performance Jeff Macy has been promoted to associate athletic director for sports performance.