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Liberty University Strength & Conditioning Internship for Olympic Sports

deadline 01 August 2017
employer Liberty University
type Internship
approved Yes

Liberty University Department of Strength and Conditioning for Olympic Sports is seeking applicants who are highly motivated to fill internship positions for the Fall of 2017. This is an unpaid position where school gear is offered and meal assistance is provided. Interns will also have the chance to earn additional assigned responsibilities. Academic credits can be applied towards an Exercise Science or related Undergraduate or Graduate program if necessary. The internship is also Mentor Approved for those preparing to complete the required hours for the SCCC certification.

With education through experience being our main goal, interns will be provided and challenged with the key qualities of success in the Strength and Conditioning field. This includes professional development and continuing education, daily opportunities to learn and grown as a leader, expansion of network connections, teaching student athletes' proper lifting technique, and daily weight room maintenance. Along with assisting strength coaches with program design implementation, interns will also have the opportunity to work out of our 3 weight rooms on Liberty's campus as well as be included in the aspects and operations of building of our new state of the art Athletic Performance Center Olympic Weight Room.

While working with Division I programs, interns will gain practical coaching experience in accordance with the philosophy of the department and can begin to lay the groundwork for future opportunities with a consideration for a recommendation for future employment.

Qualifications: hard work ethic, attention to detail, enthusiasm, effective communication skills, positive energy, willingness to work, Bachelor's degree or a degree in process, hold certification(s) and/or seeking to get certified in at least one of the major certifications below.

Preferences (but not limited to): CPR/AED/First Aid Certified, SCCC, CSCS, USAW

Submit letter of application, resume, and at least three professional references including name and all contact information to Katie Guillory, Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach, kguillory@liberty.edu.