Strength & Conditioning Internship for Olympic Sports
12 December 2017
Liberty University Department of Strength and Conditioning for Olympic Sports is seeking applicants who are highly motivated to fill internship positions for the Spring of 2018. 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 4 weight rooms on Liberty's campus while becoming the first interns in our brand new state of the art Liberty Athletic 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, firstname.lastname@example.org.