Careers

Summer 2017 Football S&C Interships

deadline 16 April 2017
employer Colorado State University
type Internship
approved Yes

The CSU Football Strength and Conditioning department has a number of unpaid internship opportunities available for summer 2017. These positions are designed to engage students who actively seek a career as a strength and conditioning coach in the day-to-day operations of the football weight room. Students will be exposed to all facets of an NCAA Div. I FBS football strength and conditioning program. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: assisting with the daily operations of the weight room, helping to create a positive training environment, assisting with distribution of nutritional supplements under guidance of a registered dietitian and strength and conditioning staff, record keeping and facility and equipment maintenance.

These positions provide the opportunity to gain experience and examine career opportunities in intercollegiate athletics while working in a dynamic, exciting and collaborative environment. Students are encouraged to examine all aspects of the strength and conditioning program in an effort to maximize exposure to potential career opportunities.

Individuals must demonstrate the ability to work effectively with a culturally diverse community and advance the Department's commitment to diversity and inclusion. Ideal candidates will be certified or actively pursuing certification from CSCCa and/or NSCA. CSCCa mentorship program will be available for candidates seeking to obtain the SCCC certification, pending mutual agreement between the candidate and the Head Football Strength and Conditioning Coach. Preference will be given to candidates who are enrolled in a strength and conditioning educational curriculum and need internship hours as part of their educational requirements and candidates actively seeking SCCC certification through the CSCCa mentorship program. Interns should be prepared to work a variety of times including days, nights, weekends and holidays. All interns will receive instruction in - and be required to comply with - NCAA regulations and policies.

Interested students are encouraged to submit a letter explaining your interest in the position and your goals for the internship experience, a resume and contact information for three professional references. Applications should be sent or emailed to:

Michael Ray
Mike.Ray@colostate.edu
Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach
Athletics 0120
Colorado State University
Fort Collins, CO 80523-0120

DEADLINE: Applications will be accepted until all positions are filled. For full consideration, applications must be received in the department of athletics by 11:59 p.m. (MT) on Sunday, April 16, 2017.

Colorado State University is committed to providing an environment that is free from discrimination and harassment based on race, age, creed, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, gender, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or pregnancy. Colorado State University is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce and complies with all Federal and Colorado State laws, regulations, and executive orders regarding non-discrimination and affirmative action. The Office of Equal Opportunity is located in 101 Student Services.

Colorado State University is committed to providing a safe and productive learning and living community. To achieve that goal, we conduct background investigations for all final candidates being considered for employment. Background checks may include, but are not limited to, criminal history, national sex offender search and motor vehicle history.