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Tuesday May 6, 2014

Western Michigan: The Western Michigan University Olympic Strength and Conditioning Department is seeking highly motivated candidates to fill the internship positions for the Fall of 2014. Daily responsibilities will include the following: 1. Assisting with supervision and implementation of strength training programs for the Olympic sports 2.Tending to daily maintenance of the training facilities 3.Learning the basics of Annual planning/programming. 4. Testing and monitoring of the athletes training program. 5. Any other duties specified by the Director of the program. This is a non-paid position. Qualifications: Currently pursuing bachelors/masters in exercise science or related field, certified in CPR/First Aid, and a strong desire to become a Collegiate level Strength and Conditioning Coach. If interested, please submit a cover letter, resume, and professional references to Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach for Olympic Sports Kyle Skinner by email at

Monday May 5, 2014

Florida International: Florida International University Strength & Conditioning Department is accepting applications for the position of Strength and Conditioning Volunteer Intern for Football for the fall 2014 semester. The FIU staff is looking for highly motivated, hungry, aspiring strength coaches that want to work at the collegiate level. The program is beneficial for undergraduate students and the post bachelor professional looking for experience; as well as develops characteristics necessary to become a successful strength and conditioning coach. The successful candidates will be required to schedule and maintain a minimum of 40 hours per week with the Strength & Conditioning Department. Compensation: Division 1 experience with earned recommendation for future career opportunities. No monetary compensation will be provided. Ideal candidates will have a bachelor’s degree and a certification from one of the following: CSCS; SCCC; USAW but are not required. Inquiries must be received by: July 25th for the fall semester. If you are interested, send a letter of interest, resume, and three (3) professional references to: Florida International University Attn: Cory Houston, Assistant Strength at .

Minnesota Duluth (MN): The University of Minnesota Duluth Athletics Strength and Conditioning Department is seeking an applicant for Graduate Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach. The successful candidate will assist with the implementation of sport-specific strength training programs for all sports and will be assigned his/her own sports. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: assisting the head strength and conditioning coach with the design and implementation of sport-specific strength, speed, and agility programs; weight room supervision; daily upkeep and maintenance of equipment; communication with coaches and other duties as assigned by the head strength and conditioning coach. Must be highly motivated, possess strong interpersonal skills as well as written skills and provide positive leadership within the University of Minnesota Duluth Athletic Department. This is a two year renewable position that requires a bachelor’s degree, admission to the graduate program and certification through the NSCA with CSCCA or USA Weightlifting preferred . Compensation includes an annual stipend. Please send e-mail with a cover letter, resume, and three references to Head Strength and Conditioning Coach Matt Bauman at

Akron: The University of Akron is looking for one highly motivated VOLUNTEER Football only Strength and Conditioning Intern. This internship will include direct coaching experience with responsibilities that include conducting team warm- up stations, speed and agility stations, and leading athletes through team workouts. This internship will include intense staff development and will provide a highly educational atmosphere. All applicants must be pursuing an exercise science related bachelors degree and either a CSCS, USAW, or CSCCa certification. Applicants must have an unmatched desire and passion to develop themselves in the field of strength and conditioning. Please email a cover letter, resume, and 3 references to Matt Gildersleeve at

Northern Colorado: Northern Colorado is looking for an assistant director of sports performance / assistant strength and conditioning coach. PRIMARY POSITION FUNCTION/SUMMARY: Assist the Director of Sport Performance in developing and implementing individualized strength and conditioning programs for student-athletes. RESPONSIBILITIES: Assistant Director of Sport Performance in the following: 1. Developing and implementing individualized strength and conditioning programs for student-athletes in the football program and Olympic sports as assigned 2. Instruct athletes in how to execute all training exercises safely and correctly to obtain desired results 3. Assisting in managing, supervising and controlling the operation of the weight room QUALIFICATIONS/EXPERIENCE: Master’s degree in a related field required. Minimum of two years of strength and conditioning experience preferred at the collegiate and/or professional level. N.S.C.A. or C.S.C.C.A certification required and background in nutrition preferred. Experience in working with football programs helpful. To apply, visit this link.

Akron: Parker Showers and Matt Clapp have joined the strength and conditioning staff at Akron. Showers will serve as a grad assistant and spent last season at Villanova, and Clapp comes from the University of Arizona.

Friday May 2, 2014

Wisconsin-River Falls: University of Wisconsin-River Falls: Athletic Performance Department is seeking highly motivated individuals for a ten month Athletic Performance Internship starting August 1st 2014 and finishing May 31st 2015. This ten month intern position is designed for recent graduates looking to gain experience which includes a $5000-$8000 contract to be paid in monthly stipends, work/athletic apparel, opportunities to travel for professional development, and potential to earn extra income working campus jobs. Required Qualifications: Must have a desire to become a strength and conditioning professional, a bachelor's degree in Exercise Science or a related field, current CPR/AED certification, and successful completion of the University of Wisconsin System background check. Preferred Qualifications: Prior experience playing or coaching college athletics; certification from one of the following NSCA, CSCCA, or ACSM. Inquiries must be received by June 1st. If you are interested, email a letter of interest, resume, transcript, and three professional references to Carmen Pata, Director of Athletic Performance at . No phone calls please.?

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Notre Dame: The Strength and Conditioning department at the University of Notre Dame is currently accepting applications for internship positions for the Fall 2014 semester. Interns will have the opportunity to work with all 25 Olympic Sport Teams at the University of Notre Dame. Qualifications: Candidates must be enrolled in an institution of higher education AND be receiving class credit. Candidates must possess or be working toward a certification through the CSCCa, NSCA and/or USAW. Candidates must possess one year of previous experience in a strength and conditioning program or have previous collegiate athletic experience. Candidates must have outstanding work ethic and attention to detail. Candidates must have a strong desire to become a strength and conditioning professional. Compensation: There is no monetary compensation provided. However, the position offers the opportunity of advancement in the field of strength and conditioning as well as the fulfillment of credit hours toward a program degree. Interns will receive hands on experience with elite level Olympic Sport teams. To apply: Please submit cover letter, resume, and 3 references to Kaitlin Sweeney, Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach via email at

Thursday May 1, 2014

Kennesaw State (FCS): The Kennesaw State University OLYMPIC Sport Performance is looking for a highly motivated individual to fill one (1) of two (2) VOLUNTEER Assistant positions for the FALL 2014 semester to begin on August 11, 2014.  Kennesaw State University Olympic Sports compete at the Division 1 level in the Atlantic Sun Conference. Qualifications: Individuals applying must be willing to work 40+ hours per week, possess or working towards one of the major certifications (USAW, CSCS, SCCC), graduated with or in their last semester of undergraduate studies in exercise physiology or related field, willing to complete the full internship experience with adherence to standards of the Kennesaw State University Sport Performance Department, Kennesaw State University Athletics Association, and Kennesaw State University. This internship experience has a thorough educational experience that individuals will complete and present to staff members at biweekly roundtable discussions. Compensation: although no monetary compensation is offered, individuals will receive Division I Olympic Sports experience, further knowledge of the field, educational advancement, course credit if needed, and the possibility for future references. To apply please submit a letter of application, resume and references to Tim Dombrowski, Assistant Sport Performance Coach at . NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE!

Tuesday April 29, 2014

Loyola Marymount: The strength and conditioning staff at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles, CA is seeking highly motivated volunteer interns for the 2014 Fall semester. Possession of the NSCA-CSCS or NASM-PES is preferred. Applicants must be able to commit to volunteering a minimum of 20 hours per week for this opportunity. Interns will have the opportunity to assist with the training of Division 1 collegiate athletes, learn principles of program design and implementation, and enhance their coaching skills. Greater responsibilities will be granted to interns upon demonstration of excellent ability and desire. Assisting with the maintenance and cleanliness of the strength and conditioning center is expected. Interested applicants should send a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three references to Jack McCormick, Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coordinator at . Please title subject line "RE: LMU strength and conditioning internship application".

Brown University: Brown University is now accepting SUMMER AND FALL internship applications. Applicants must be taking this internship for course credit and possess a strong desire to become a collegiate strength & conditioning coach. Intern will have the opportunity to work with 38 Ivy League varsity sports and gain hands on experience. Duties will include but not limited to: assisting with the supervision of training programs; assisting with daily administrative and maintenance duties; completion of internship curriculum. This is a NON-PAID internship. Expected start date for the summer is June 2nd and August 18th. Qualifications: Currently pursuing Bachelors/Masters in Exercise Science or related field; taking internship for course credit; a strong desire to become a Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Coach; pursuing CSCCa, USAW, or NSCA certification(s) To apply: Applicants should send a cover letter, resume, and 3 professional references to Maureen Khairallah, Assistant Strength & Conditioning Coach, via email:

Webber International (FL): Webber International University is seeking qualified applicants for 2014-2015 Intern-Assistant positions. Benefits include free housing, full meal plan, and work attire/athletic apparel. This is an unpaid position but includes supplemental on campus employment. The position runs from July 2014-April 2015. Responsibilities are similar to that of a graduate assistant minus the graduate classes, as the intern-assistant would be in control of programming and leading workouts for a select number of our teams; assisting with football strength & conditioning; assisting with rehab assignments; assisting with day-to-day operational work in running the Fitness Center. Please be prepared for the rigors of a structured mentorship program, dealing with the integration and application of various strength and conditioning principles. This job will prepare the intern-assistant for a graduate-level or an assistant-level position, and is only for those who desire a career in Strength & Conditioning. Candidates for this program must be enrolled in or have graduated from an exercise science or related program, and must have current CPR/AED certification. Pursuit or attainment of CSCS or SCCC is not required, but recommended. To apply for this position, candidates must email their resume with cover letter and professional references . Preliminary interviews begin middle of May.

Waldorf (NAIA - IA): Waldorf College in Forest City, Iowa, is seeking a Strength & Conditioning Coach/Director of Sports Performance Center. The Strength and Conditioning Coach provides expertise, guidance, and training in the area of strength training and physical conditioning for all student-athletes and sports teams at Waldorf College. Responsibilities: Responsible for the total athletic performance preparation of the student-athletes to include: development of training programs; application of appropriate motivational techniques; instruction of student-athletes in the proper execution of weight training exercises, plyometrics, agility drills, flexibility training, speed improvement technique, conditioning modalities, and nutrition; and communicating with appropriate coaching personnel regarding the needs and demands of the student-athletes. Qualifications: A bachelor’s degree in strength training or related field is required, master’s preferred. Nationally recognized certification required. Minimum of two years strength training experience at the collegiate level preferred. This is a 10-month, full time position. Interested applicants should submit resume/materials to: .

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