Tuesday October 22, 2013
Saint Leo (D-II - FL): Saint Leo University is currently accepting internship applications for the Fall 2013 and Spring 2014 semesters. Qualified candidates should be planning on pursuing a career in Strength and Conditioning. This 17 week internship will afford candidates the opportunity to acquire hands-on experience and knowledge working with all (17) sports while becoming a positive asset to Saint Leo University and its student-athletes. Qualifications Strong work ethic, punctual, and enthusiastic. Junior or Senior, working towards completion of a Bachelor’s degree, as well as working toward a certification with CSCCA or NSCA. Prior weight room experience via previous coaching experience and/or a background as a competitive athlete. Ability to work 30-40 hours plus a week. Compensation This is an UNPAID internship but free apparel will be provided to the student during participation. A liability form must be signed before participation stating the university will not be held responsible for any injuries that may occur during the internship. The ability to earn class credit towards graduation requirements is also available. Deadline Inquiries must be received by July 19, 2013 for the Fall 2013 Semester, and November 15, 2013 for the Spring 2014 semester. Please email a letter of interest, resume, and three professional references to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Colorado: The University of Colorado at Boulder, Department of Intercollegiate Athletics Sports Performance Program is accepting applications for the 2014 Spring Semester Sports Performance Internship. Qualifications: Ideal candidates should be pursuing a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Exercise Science, or related field of study. Must possess a strong work ethic, a willingness to be open to new ideas and possess a strong desire to enter the Sports Performance field, particularly at the collegiate level. Current certification, or working towards certification with the NSCA-CSCS or CSCCa. CSCCa mentorship program is available to those pursuing the SCCC certification. CPR certification/renewal can be attained during the internship. Compensation: This is an unpaid voluntary position. Candidates will have the opportunity to learn and gain experience at a highly competitive Division 1 Pac-12 institution. The curriculum is structured and designed to prepare candidates to advance a career in the Sports Performance field. Athletic apparel will be provided when available. Class credit from current institution is available if applicable. How to apply: Email cover letter, resume, list of references to Colorado Sports Performance. email@example.com.
Monday October 21, 2013
UMass: The University of Massachusetts Football Strength and Conditioning Department is looking for motivated individuals who are interested in Spring volunteer internship positions. A background in Exercise Science, Sport Science, Kinesiology or related field is preferred but not required. Applicants should also be in pursuit of obtaining a CSCS, USAW, or SCCC certification as well as being CPR certified. Individuals who apply should be highly motivated, have strong work ethic, be punctual, and have a strong desire to become a future strength and conditioning coach. Daily duties will consist of aiding the strength and conditioning staff with assessments of student athletes, sitting in on meetings when designing programs, implementation of programs, performing proper lifting techniques, motivating athletes, and general maintenance/cleaning of the strength and conditioning facility. Interns will receive experience working at a Division I program, better understand program design, and have the potential to earn recommendations for future career opportunities. There is no monetary compensation for theses positions. Start date is January 20, 2014. To apply send a cover letter and resume along with 3 references to Andrew Tokarz at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Maine: University of Maine is currently seeking applicants for our Spring Semester 2014 Speed, Strength & Conditioning Internship Program. Must adhere to the rules of the NCAA, The University of Maine Intercollegiate Athletics Department, Colonial Athletic Association, America East Conference, and the Hockey East Conference. Required qualifications: Currently pursuing bachelors/masters in exercise science or a related field, and/or a strong desire to become a Collegiate/Professional Speed Strength & Conditioning Coach. Preferred qualifications: Currently pursuing NSCA, USAW, or CSCCa certification(s) Compensation: This is a non-paid volunteer position. Individuals will gain experience in a Division I collegiate speed, strength & conditioning setting, as well as future recommendation for employment. College credit will be given as approved by their institution. Applicants please submit a cover letter, resume, and professional references to STRENGTH_SEARCH@UMIT.MAINE.EDU. No phone calls please.
Saturday October 19, 2013
Rutgers: The Rutgers University Football Strength and Conditioning department is accepting applications for the position of Football Volunteer Intern for the summer of 2014. This is an unpaid/voluntary internship so if this position is not an economically feasible option for you, please do not apply. This position is responsible for assisting the Rutgers Strength and Conditioning Staff implement the off-season program and assist in all departmental functions.. Rutgers University is committed to the policy that all persons shall have equal access to its programs, and facilities without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, disability, or veteran status. Compensation: Division I Intercollegiate experience, earned recommendation toward further success as a Strength & Conditioning Coach, and college credit toward graduation if applicable. Qualifications: Minimum requirements: Strong work ethic, Highly motivated; Must be in a Bachelor’s degree program geared toward Exercise Physiology or a related field; CPR/AED certification; Experience as a college athlete or in a college strength and conditioning setting. Preferred: Working towards a Graduate’s degree in a program geared toward Exercise Physiology or a related field, nationally-accredited strength and condition certification (PES, CSCS, USAW, SCCC, etc.), To apply for one of the positions, e-mail a cover letter, resume, mission statement, list of professional references to Mike Tufo at email@example.com Internship dates: May 2014-August 2014 Please no faxed resumes or phone calls.
Friday October 16, 2013
Cameron University (D-II - OK): Sources tell us Ryan Flood has accepted the head strength and conditioning post with Cameron University.
Stanford: As a reminder, today is the last day to apply for the volunteer internship with the Football Sports Performance program at Stanford. See more information on the opportunity here.
Central Connecticut State: Central Connecticut State is seeking applicants for their internship program. Description: Central Connecticut State University is accepting applications for the position of Strength and Conditioning Intern for spring 2014. Central Connecticut State University competes in the Northeast Conference, and currently has 18 Division 1 Varsity intercollegiate athletic programs. The successful candidate will be required to schedule and maintain a minimum of 30 hours per week with the Strength and Conditioning Department. The program is designed for current undergraduate students who want to continue into the field of Strength and Conditioning and gain experience. Compensation: Division 1 intercollegiate experience, earned recommendation toward further success as Strength and Conditioning Coach, gear and college credit towards graduation if applicable Qualifications: Must have a strong work ethic and have a desire to become a Strength and Conditioning professional. Candidate should be CSCS or working towards certification. How to apply: Send letter of application, resume and references to: Michael Ericksen, Head Strength and Conditioning Coach, 1615 Stanley St. New Britain CT 06050. firstname.lastname@example.org.
Villanova: The Villanova Strength and Conditioning Department is now accepting volunteer intern applicants for Spring 2014. Daily responsibilities include: assisting with the set up and break down of weight room and turf field for conditioning workouts; daily clean-up and maintenance of the weight room and equipment; assist with supervision and demonstration during the training sessions. Applicants must be highly self-motivated, possess excellent communication skills, both oral and written, desire to learn, and have a strong work ethic. Applicant should already possess or be eligible and preparing to sit for the CSCS, CSCCA, PES, and/or USAW. Interns MUST be CPR/AED certified. This is an unpaid position; however, volunteers will receive a unique experience working at a Division I program with Olympic Sports. At the end of the internship, volunteers will better understand program design, have the potential to earn recommendations for future career opportunities, and receive college credit, if applicable. Expected start date is January 8, 2014 and end date is May 3, 2014. Please send a resume and three references by email to: email@example.com. No cover letters. The deadline for applications is October 31, 2013.
Thursday October 17, 2013
Western Michigan: Sources tell us that Florida offensive graduate assistant Dan Wenger has accepted a full-time assistant strength and conditioning job with Western Michigan.
Merrimack: Merrimack College is seeking applications for the position of Strength and Conditioning Intern in the Department of Athletics. 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 the position will entail assisting in implementation of all aspects of Strength and Conditioning programs for 23 intercollegiate sports in a brand- new 5,000 square foot Varsity Weight Room. Interns will assist with all strength, speed, and conditioning training, as well as weight room maintenance and upkeep. Interns may also be responsible for the design and implementation of programs for 1-2 teams. This is an unpaid position. Candidates are required to be working toward a bachelor’s degree in exercise science or related field, also pursuing relevant certifications, and have a strong desire to pursue a career in Strength and Conditioning. Applications will be accepted year round to fill internship positions for each of the semesters and also the summer. To be considered, please send cover letter, resume, and three references to: Jim McGuire, Assistant Director of Strength and Conditioning firstname.lastname@example.org.
Mercer: Mercer University Football, a Division I FCS member of the Pioneer Football League and future member of the Southern Conference, is currently accepting applications for the position of one (1) Intern Strength Coach. The position is responsible for assisting the Director of Strength & Conditioning in all departmental functions. Duties will include assisting with Mercer University Football’s Strength & Conditioning Program in brand new 5,000 square foot weight room, as well as writing and implementing Strength program for one (1) assigned collegiate team. Qualifications required are experience with teaching and demonstrating the Olympic lifts, Power lifts and other movements to collegiate teams; 6+ months experience in writing and implementing sports performance team work outs; first aid and CPR certified; an accredited certification (preferably CSCS, USAW, or SCCC). Applicants should have a strong desire to pursue a career as a full time, collegiate strength & conditioning coach. Position primarily needed to assist with Football and Lacrosse, and be fully responsible for one of the assigned teams (M&W Tennis, M&W Golf, Cross Country, Cheer; but not limited to only these sports). Position is NON PAID/VOLUNTEER and would start work January 6th, 2014. Strength staff can provide advice / assistance for outside employment and low cost housing. Interested applicants may apply by sending cover letter, resume and at least 3 professional references to: Jon Mangel, Director of Strength & Conditioning, email@example.com.
Wisconsin-Whitewater: UW-W has a Strength & Conditioning Internship for Spring Semester 2014 (Jan. 20-May 9) available. This is an UNPAID internship but great opportunity to gain experience. Duties: Assist S & C coordinator with all aspects of training for all varsity sports. Provide leadership and instruction in the athletic development of student athletes to include skill analysis, teach proper technique and adapt workouts to match each sports specific need. Provide encouragement, motivate, and give feedback to student athletes to ensure maximum development of athletic potential. Assist with outside activities as assigned by S & C Coach. Job Requirements: Strong desire to pursue a career in collegiate strength and conditioning. Excellent work ethic. Ability to adapt to schedule changes. CPR/First Aid certified. Desired Skills: Knowledge and experience in all areas of strength training including Olympic style lifting as well as speed, agility, plyometric, flexibility and conditioning methods. Working towards or completion of an undergrad/grad degree in Exercise Science or related field. Currently certified or working towards certification from nationally known organization. To apply: Please e-mail a cover letter and resume with 3 references to: Lee Munger, Strength & Conditioning Coordinator, UW-Whitewater. E-mail address - firstname.lastname@example.org.
Wednesday October 16, 2013
Tulsa: University of Tulsa Department of Athletic Performance is accepting applications for the Spring 2014 Athletic Performance Paid Internship Position. Paid intern responsibilities include: Assisting with the supervision of training programs; Assisting with daily administrative and maintenance duties; Completion of various educational assignments. Paid Intern qualifications include: Punctuality; Enthusiasm; Strong work ethic; Ability to work a minimum of 40 hours per week. Preferred qualifications include: completion of a bachelor's degree in exercise science or related field; SCCC, CSCS, or USAW certification; CPR certification. Paid Interns will receive experience working in a Division I training environment, and receive college credit if applicable. Expected Start Date is the beginning of January. To apply: Applicants should send a cover letter, resume, and 3 professional references to Ryder Weischedel, Assistant Director of Athletic Performance, via e-mail: email@example.com.
South Alabama: The University of South Alabama Department of Strength & Conditioning is currently accepting applications for 3 full-time intern positions for the spring semester. Successful candidates can expect to work full time for the duration of the 16-week internship starting Jan. 9th. Application for the internship at the University of South Alabama should include a cover letter, resume, and have a bachelor’s degree or be a college senior at an accredited institution. Applications for the spring semester are due by Nov. 1st and should be sent to the address listed below. Prior to starting the internship, successful candidates must be willing to complete a liability waiver with the potential of undergoing a background check per University of South Alabama policy. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to; assisting the Full-time Strength and Conditioning Coaches with the design and implementation of sport specific strength, speed, agility and quickness programs. During the internship there will be various assignments given to help enrich their experience help develop them to become a better coach. These include but are not limited to; writing a year-round training program(s), developing a training philosophy, facility design, budgeting, staffing and a mock NSCA test. if interested please get your materials to associate strength coach Jon Hersel at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tuesday October 15, 2013
Baylor: Baylor University Department of Athletic Performance is accepting applications for the Spring 2014 Nutrition Internship Program. This is an unpaid position. Intern responsibilities include: Assisting with the supervision and implementation of nutrition for Baylor athletics; Assisting with day to day nutrition tasks, administrative and maintenance items; Completion of various educational assignments during the internship. Intern qualifications include: Punctuality; Enthusiasm; Strong work ethic; Athletic background; Understanding of food service; Ability to volunteer a minimum of 40 hours per week. Preferred qualifications include: Senior status or completion of a Bachelor's degree in nutrition or related field; RD eligible or RD aspirations a plus; CPR certification. Interns will receive experience working in a Big 12 training environment, have the potential to earn recommendations for future career opportunities, and receive college credit if applicable. For information regarding the application process visit www.baylor.edu/athleticperformance. Click on the curriculum tab and follow the instructions. Applicants who do not fill out all the requested documents will be rejected. Deadline: December 1st, 2013 Start Date: January, 2014
Monday October 14, 2013
San Jose State: San Jose State University is seeking highly motivated and qualified candidates for the position of VOLUNTEER/INTERN in the Athletic Performance Department during the Spring Semester 2014. The capable candidates will have the opportunity to advance their competence while gaining valuable knowledge and experience in the field of Athletic Performance at a Division 1A institution. Responsibilities for the positions are: assist AP staff with all daily maintenance and operational duties, involvement in volunteer/intern professional development program, as well as other duties assigned by the Head Athletic Performance Coach. Salary: None. No financial compensation will be provided. Required Qualifications: Applicants should have completed a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Exercise Science or a related field and working towards CSCS or SCCC. Must have a strong desire to be involved in Athletic Performance at the collegiate level; proficient in Microsoft Excel; excellent communication skills, both oral and written; excellent organizational skills and attention to detail; must be diligent and willing to learn; adhere to all University, Mountain West Conference and NCAA regulations. This position requires a minimum of 30 hours per week. Application Process: For full consideration email your cover letter, resume and three professional references by December 1st to Taylor Johnson at email@example.com.