Careers

Strength & Conditioning Intern

deadline 04 December 2017
employer Catawba College
type Internship
approved No

Catawba College (D-II Salisbury, NC): Catawba Strength & Conditioning is seeking applications for ONE UNPAID 2018 Internship set to begin January 3nd, 2018 and end April 30th, 2018. You will be given the month of May off. Having a part time job around team scheduling is allowed. Experience with Olympic Sports is preferred. The position will assist with Football and a minimum of three other teams, men and women, based on experience. Preferred applicants must be highly motivated, have a tremendous work ethic, and be interested in becoming a Strength/Performance Coach. Daily responsibilities include but are not limited to: assisting the Strength Staff in all aspects of program administration. The position requires working directly with student athletes to teach proper lifting technique, assess and document progress of the student athletes during training, and maintain a clean, sanitized weight room. As an intern within Catawba Strength & Conditioning, you will follow an 11-week curriculum that allows you to learn how to: learn and teach proper lifting position and technique, research relevant training modalities, create exercise banks, develop training programs and manipulate those programs based on time of year, sport-specificity, exercise progression, training age, and available equipment. You will also be given monthly performance reviews to help you improve your abilities as a Strength Coach. All interns, if applicable, will have the opportunity for credit towards graduation with a Bachelor's or Master's degree in Exercise Science or a related major. All applicants will be subject to a background check. Please apply only if you are financially able. No other compensation (meals, housing, etc.) will be given. A Nationally accredited certification, CSCCa/NSCA/USAW is required at the beginning of the internship, or you must show proof of exam test date. Interns MUST be CPR/AED certified. Application cutoff date for submission is December 4th, 2017. Those seriously interested should send an email according to the following instructions. Subject: "Your Name Catawba Strength Spring 2018 Internship." Within that email, ONE PDF FILE should be attached and named "Catawba Strength 2018 Internship." Three references only. Send all correspondence to Jadwin Bignon via email only jebignon@catawba.edu. NO phone calls please.