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Spring 2018 Olympic Strength and Conditioning Intern

deadline 21 November 2017
employer Florida State University
type Internship
approved No

Florida State University OLYMPIC Strength and Conditioning Department is seeking applicants for the 2018 Spring Semester Internship Program.

Qualifications:

  • 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.

    After candidate selection, interns will be responsible for weekly presentations to the full-time staff and weekly reading/research assignments. Interns will sit in on weekly staff presentations and participate in hands-on sessions directed by the strength staff. The subject matter includes weekly discussions and projects over assessing your athletes and pre-session readiness, understanding different models and methods of periodization and programming, resistance training variables, movement classification and selection, Olympic lifting, energy system development, power training, linear speed development, and other various topics. Responsibilities for the internship also include session set-up and breakdown, cleaning and upkeep of facility, spotting and working with specified student-athletes and/or small groups. You must be able to commit 30 hours per week throughout the semester to qualify. These positions are on a volunteer basis and can fulfill class credit if necessary. SCCC/CSCS certification strongly preferred but not necessary. If these positions are not economically feasible, please do not apply. If you are serious about becoming a strength and conditioning coach, this internship will help you develop the necessary tools to advance in the field. To APPLY, send cover letter, resume, and 3 professional references to Seth Diters, Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach and Intern Director at sditers@fsu.edu