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Wednesday October 12, 2011

Wednesday October 12, 2011

Merrimack College: Merrimack College is seeking applications for the position of Strength and Conditioning Intern in the Department of Athletics for the spring of 2012. Merrimack is a Catholic Institution with more than 2,000 students, and is a member of NCAA Division I Hockey East and also of the NCAA Division II Northeast-10 conference. Responsibilities for candidates to the position will entitle assisting in implementation of Strength and Conditioning program in all aspects for all 22 intercollegiate sports. Responsibilities will include: apply, demonstrate, and instruct exercise, speed and conditioning technique, program design, performance testing, and weight room maintenance. Candidates are required to be working toward a bachelor’s degree in exercise science or related field, also pursuing relevant certifications. Applications will be accepted year round to fill 1 internship position for each of the semesters and also the summer. To be considered, please send cover letter, resume, and three references to: Mike Kamal, Head Strength and Conditioning Coach at Merrimack College accepts and encourages applications from women and members of minority groups.

Southern Illinois University: A Division I institution and member of the Missouri Valley Conference/Gateway Conference IAA, has an opening for a Graduate Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach. This position will be responsible for the design and implementation of strength and conditioning programs for assigned teams. The applicant will teach proper lifting techniques and lifting progression. Additional duties as assigned by the Head Strength and Conditioning Coach will be expected. Notes: Monthly stipend of 1,426 with full tuition waiver. Requirements: Must possess bachelor’s degree in exercise science or fitness-related field. Prefer applicant to be a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist or currently pursuing becoming certified. Applicant must have drive, desire, and a passion to coach and a willingness to learn. The applicant must be able to demonstrate confidence and independence when working with student-athletes. Good verbal and non-verbal communication skill is a must. Please email or submit cover letter, resume, and three references to: Maureen Khairallah, Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach at

Alabama: University of Alabama Strength & Conditioning department is now accepting applications for the position of Strength & Conditioning Volunteer Intern. Daily responsibilitiies will include but are not limited to assisting with supervision and execution of strength training programs for various sports, teaching student athletes proper technique and equipment use, attending to daily maintenance of the training facilities and participation in weekly projects and professional development throughout the internship program. Compensation: Division 1 experience with earned recommendation for future career opportunities. Potential mentorship opportunity to obtain CSCCa, SCCC certification will be available for some candidates. No Monetary Compensation Will Be Provided. Candidates must have a strong work ethic and have a desire to become a strength and conditioning professional. 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. Inquiries must be received by December 1st, 2011 for the spring semester 2012. If you are interested in the position, please email a letter of interest, resume, and three professional references to Ryan Davis Strength & Conditioning Coach U of A Athletics. We are seeking candidates who are highly motivated and wish to pursue a career in the field of collegiate strength and conditioning. THE UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER, WHICH ENCOURAGES APPLICATIONS FROM MINORITY GROUP MEMBERS AND WOMEN.

Maryland: The University of Maryland Olympic Sports Strength and Conditioning Staff is seeking highly motivated, hardworking candidates for a strength and conditioning internship opportunity. Duties will include assisting the strength and conditioning staff with all aspects of the athletic performance program as well as daily maintenance of the weight room and facilities. Candidates must have a strong work ethic and have a desire to become a strength and conditioning professional. Candidates who will be receiving course credit will be given preference. This is an unpaid position, living and transportation arrangements will not be provided. If chosen for this internship opportunity you will receive division 1 experience at a major university in an elite conference, you will be educated on training philosophy, Olympic lifting modalities, and how to structure and execute a successful strength and conditioning program. Preferred qualifications; Candidates should have or be working towards attaining their bachelor’s or master’s degree, and one of the following certifications; CSCS, SCCC, or USAW. If you are interested, send a cover letter, resume, and three (3) professional references to: Brent Kwiatkowski,

Louisville: Olympic sports internship - Spring 2012. The Louisville Sports Performance (LSP) program services all 21 teams (no football or men’s basketball), including over 550 student-athletes. LSP is now accepting applications for Sports Performance Graduate Student Interns for Spring 2012. Application deadline is 10-31-11. Responsibilities: 1) Assist with supervision and training of all 21 teams, 2) Assist with daily administrative, facility and equipment maintenance items, and 3) Participate in LSP Internship Curriculum (12-14 week intensive education program). Applicants must possess an exceptional work ethic, a passion for working with athletes, desire to learn, contagious enthusiasm, and plans to pursue a career in the (collegiate or professional) sports performance field. Preferred Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science (or related field); current enrollment in a graduate program in exercise science; CSCS, SCCC or USAW certifications; CPR certification; coaching experience and intercollegiate athletic experience. Individuals chosen are subject to university background checks and standard hiring procedures. These are volunteer positions. Applicants should send a cover letter, resume, and 3 professional references to:Eric Hammer