Monday June 15, 2009
Florida Atlantic University: a NCAA Division 1 institution and member of the Sun Belt Conference invites those interested in pursuing a career in Strength and Conditioning to apply for a fall semester internship with the Strength and Conditioning Department. Potential interns will acquire valuable experience and knowledge while being a positive asset to FAU and its student-athletes. Upon successful completion of this internship, one should posses and demonstrate the required abilities to advance in the field of Strength and Conditioning. Duties: Assist Strength and Conditioning staff with the implementation of strength training, conditioning and speed programs designed for 17 varsity teams, weight room upkeep, equipment maintenance and other duties assigned by the full time staff members. There will be an opportunity to have responsibility over 1 or more sports teams TBD by your prior experience, knowledge and skill level. Qualifications:Potential interns must be self motivated and possess a strong interest in becoming a Strength and Conditioning Coach. Candidates should have prior weight room experience via previous coaching experience and/or a background as a competitive athlete. In addition, candidates should be pursuing or just completed a Bachelors or Masters degree in exercise science or a related field a well as working towards a certification with the CSCCa or NSCA. Compensation:Class credit toward graduation requirements, valuable experience and knowledge and earned recommendation to pursue the next step in your career. This is an unpaid position. How to apply: A letter of interest, resume with mission statement, and a copy of a current CPR certification are required to be considered. Please send these items to Head Strength and Conditioning Coach, Matt Pleskovic at email@example.com or mail to: Matt Pleskovic, Head Strength and Conditioning Coach, Tom Oxley Athletic Center, 777 Glades Road, Boca Raton, FL 33431, Limited positions are available and not all applicants will be accepted.