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Thursday October 20, 2011

Baylor University: Baylor University Department of Athletic Performance is accepting applications for a paid internship beginning immediately. Intern responsibilities include: assisting with the supervision of training programs, assisting with daily administrative and maintenance items, completion of various educational assignments during the internship. Intern qualifications include: strong work ethic, punctuality, enthusiasm, desire to further one’s career in the strength and conditioning field. Preferred qualifications include: senior status or completion of a bachelor’s degree in exercise science or related field, CSCS/SCCC or USAW certification, CPR certification. Interns will receive experience working in a Big XII training environment, have the potential to earn recommendations for future career opportunities and the possibility of moving into a full-time position on staff. For information regarding the application process visit www.baylor.edu/athleticperformance, click on the curriculum tab and follow the instructions. The position is open until filled.

Central Connecticut State: Central Connecticut State University seeks applicants for the position of Strength and Conditioning Intern for the Spring ’12 semester. This internship will provide an intensive, hands-on approach to the principles and methods of strength & conditioning covered in a modern sports performance program. Responsibilities: Successful candidates will assist in organizing and implementing movement assessments, exercise technique progressions, dynamic warm-ups, speed & agility training, strength training, flexibility, and performance testing for all student athletes. Interns will also be responsible collecting and interpreting testing data, the daily maintenance of equipment and facilities, and the development of strength & conditioning manuals and instructional videos. Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree required or working toward the completion of, First Aid and CPR certified. Certified or working toward the CSCS or other certification and Division I coaching experience. This position requires background knowledge in Kinesiology or a related field and as well as the ability to teach exercise safety as well as enforce weight room rules and regulations. Intermediate computer skills required. Good verbal communication a must. Applications will be accepted until position is filled. Compensation: Successful candidates will receive valuable hands-on experience coaching college athletes. Course credit is also available if offered by applicant’s host institution. This is an unpaid internship. No monetary compensation, housing, or meals available at this time. To apply send letter of application, resume and contact information for three references to John Patrick, Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach, Central Connecticut State University to . No phone calls, please. Central Connecticut State University is an EEO/AA Institution.

University of Memphis: The Football Strength and Conditioning Department is searching for hard-working candidates for a Spring Internship opportunity working primarily with football. Duties and responsibilities will include but are not limited to; assist Football Strength and Conditioning Staff in all facets of implementation of training programs, aid in the instruction of safe and proper weight training techniques, and assist in the regular maintenance and upkeep of the facility. This is an unpaid position (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 and will gain valuable collegiate level work experience and exposure through various training modalities centered around vertical integration, Bod Pod assessment, Polar Team2 Heart Rate System usage, orthopedic assessment, nutrition insight, and sport massage. Individuals pursuing a Bachelors or Masters in exercise science, athletic training or a related field as well as working towards a certification with the NSCA, USAW, or CSCCa and possess CPR/AED First Aid Certification send a resume and three (3) references to Brian Hill at . Applications must be submitted before Dec 20th, 2011 as the start date for the position is January 9th 2012. AA/EOE.

Wednesday October 19, 2011

North Carolina A&T State University: Now accepting applications for a volunteer strength and conditioning Intern position during the Spring 2012 semester. The position begins in January and ends in May. This is an unpaid position.  Daily responsibilities will include but not limited to assisting the strength and conditioning staff with implementation and supervision of strength training programs for all 14 Varsity Sports, set up, and breakdown of training equipment and assisting in the maintenance and upkeep of training facility. Applicant should be knowledgeable of exercise technique including Olympic lifts. Characteristics desired in prospective interns include; great work ethic, highly motivated, attention to detail, punctuality, accountability, and the desire to grow and learn in the field of strength and conditioning. Ideal candidates will have a Bachelor’s Degree in a related field of study. Applicant should be certified in or pursuing their certification with NSCA-CSCS, CSCCA, and/or USAW. Applications should be in before December 1st, 2012. If you are interested in the position, please email Cover Letter, Resume, and three references to Director of Strength and Conditioning, Coach Cedric Walthaw at

Sunday October 16, 2009

Texas A&M Commerce: We hear the Head Strength and Conditioning job is open.

Friday October 14, 2011

University of Iowa:  Job Description:Assist the Olympic strength and conditioning staff in all day-to-day operations of the University of Iowa varsity weight rooms. Duties will include but are not limited to; assisting staff in the implementation of strength and conditioning programs for 23 varsity sports, set up, and breakdown of training equipment and assisting in the maintenance and upkeep of the facility. Qualifications: Pursuing a Bachelors or Master’s Degree in exercise science or a related field. Experience in a collegiate setting, and a strong desire to become a strength and conditioning coach at the collegiate level. Certification or working towards certifications with the NSCA-CSCS, CSCCA, and/or USAW. This is an unpaid position. Class credit toward graduation requirements from your current institution, athletic apparel when available, the opportunity to learn from four experienced full time strength and conditioning coaches, and the potential to earn future recommendations. Email cover letter, resume, and references to Gabriela Quiggle at .

Southern Illinois University:  Clete McLeod has accepted the strength and conditioning position.  McLeod spent last season working with the football program at Oregon State.

Yale University: Yale University is looking for highly motivated strength and conditioning interns for the spring 2012 semester. Interns receive exposure to 35 Division I varsity sports and over 800 student athletes. Their role will progress from observation to hands on interaction dependent upon weekly evaluations from the Yale University Strength and Conditioning staff. Our training philosophy at Yale is simple: Train to Prevent; Train to Improve; Train to Win! Under this philosophy, our goal is to assist each student athlete in reaching his/her maximal potential as a player. Contact: Joe Maher, Associate Head Strength and Conditioning Coach at .

Shenandoah University: Blake Campbell has been hired as the new head strength and conditioning coach at Shenandoah. 

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  Attention: 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 

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