Strength Scoop - Thursday July 7, 2016

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Thursday July 7, 2016

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North Dakota State: The North Dakota State University Strength & Conditioning Department is actively seeking applicants for one paid internship position working with Olympic Sports within our program for the 2016-2017 academic year. This position will begin in August and conclude at the end of the school year in May. Internship responsibilities will vary and will include various duties within the NDSU Strength & Conditioning Department. Hours will vary throughout the semester and may include early morning, late afternoon, or weekend hours. As an intern in our program, you will have the opportunity to join a high functioning, collaborative team of professionals who are committed to helping our athletes achieve their full potential on and off the field. Interns in our program can expect to gain valuable, hands on experience in areas such as program design, exercise instruction, plyometric, speed and agility techniques, conditioning, facility and athlete management. It is our goal to equip our interns with the skills needed to achieve a graduate assistant position at the conclusion of their time in our program. All interns will take part in a formal internship curriculum with weekly meetings and assignments. Our staff will take the time to mentor and develop interns within our program. We believe that an educated and well trained staff will have a powerful and meaningful impact on our student athletes. Requirements: Bachelor’s degree in a related field required, CSCS preferred. Must have a strong desire to pursue a career in strength and conditioning, possess an excellent work ethic and have the ability to take initiative and be pro-active. Previous weight room or athletic coaching experience preferred. Compensation: $6000 stipend per year. Academic credit available. Application: E-mail resume, cover letter, and names of 3 professional references to: Jason Miller, Director of Athletic Performance – Olympic Sports at jason.s.miller@ndsu.edu.

Morningside College (NAIA - IA): Morningside College Strength and Conditioning Department is accepting applicants for one paid internship position working with all programs for the 2016-2017 academic year. This position will start in August and complete at the end of the school year in May. Internship responsibilities will vary and include various duties with in the Morningside College Strength and Conditioning department. Hours will vary during the semester and may include early morning, late afternoon, or weekend hours. Interns will gain valuable, hands on experience in areas such as program design, speed and agility techniques, conditioning, facility and athlete supervision. Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree in an Exercise Science related field required, CSCS and/or SCCC preferred. Must have a strong desire to pursue a career in strength and conditioning. Previous weight room or athletic coaching experience preferred. Compensation: $2,000 stipend per year, and academic credit available. Application: E-mail cover letter, resume, and names of 3 professional references to: Aaron Jung, Head Strength and Conditioning Coach at junga@morningside.edu.

Gallaudet (D-III - Washington, DC): Gallaudet University is seeking a well-qualified intern for the 2016 Fall semester. Gallaudet University is the premier institute of higher learning for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing. The successful applicants will gain hands-on experience working with all 14 NCAA Division III varsity sports. It is the goal of Gallaudet University staff to provide interns with a well-rounded experience incorporating all facets of strength and conditioning. Interns who are entering into the internship program will assist the strength coaches with all sports and implement the strength, power, speed, agility, conditioning, movement assessment, and corrective exercise programs. In addition, interns will be taught the fundamentals of yearly planning and program design. An emphasis will be placed upon the professional development of each intern in an effort to ready them for a career as a collegiate strength and conditioning coach. JOB REQUIRMENTS: Applicants must have or be working towards the completion of a degree in Exercise Science, Kinesiology, Physical Education or another related field. Interns with either collegiate athletic or coaching experience are preferred but not required. A strong work ethic and willingness to work extended hours are a must. In order to apply each candidate must be First Aid and CPR/AED certified and either working towards or already certified strength coach. Knowledge of American Sign Language (ASL) is preferred. If the successful candidate has no prior knowledge, it will be expected that the intern is willing to learn. Interested applicants shall submit a cover letter, resume, and two references. The successful applicant will be provided with a dorm room and a $1000 meal card. To apply, email a cover letter and resume to Stephon Healey at stephon.healey@gallaudet.edu.

Loyola (Chicago): The Sports Performance program at Loyola University Chicago is looking for hard-working, passionate candidates for its semester-long Fall Internship opportunities working with all Olympic sports. Duties and responsibilities will include but are not limited to; assisting the Strength and Conditioning Staff in the implementation of training programs, instructing safe and proper weight training techniques, and maintaining facility upkeep. Individuals pursuing a Bachelors or Masters in exercise science, athletic training or a related field are encouraged to apply. They must possess CPR/AED certification, and also be working towards a certification with the NSCA, USAW, or CSCCa. This is an unpaidposition (IF THIS IS NOT AN ECONOMICALLY VIABLE OPTION FOR YOU THEN PLEASE DO NOT APPLY) in which the potential candidate(s) may receive class credit if applicable, but will also gain valuable collegiate level coaching experience and exposure. Selected interns will learn various training modalities for improving not only physical preparedness, but movement assessment, performance analytics, nutrition integration, and recovery strategies as well. Please send a resumes to Alex Sharon at asharon@luc.edu. Applications should be submitted as soon as possible. Start date for the position is August 15th 2016. AA/EOE.