Careers

Shippensburg Strength and Conditioning Internship

deadline 17 August 2018
employer Shippensburg University
type Internship
approved Yes

Shippensburg University is currently seeking qualified volunteer internship candidates for the 2018 Fall Semester. The strength and conditioning program will run from August 22nd (date flexible) to December 14th. This is unpaid position however it is acceptable to have a part-time job to assist with personal finances. Chosen candidates can also have the opportunity to complete internship hours required for the CSCCa - SCCC exam under the mentorship of Head Strength Coach. The daily responsibilities will include but are not limited to: assisting with the supervision and execution of the strength and conditioning program for 20 DII varsity athletic teams, attending to the daily maintenance of the training facilities, professional development throughout the semester and any other tasks assigned by the Head Strength and Conditioning Coach. Interns will be used as assistant strength and conditioning coaches. Interns will gain hands on coaching experience in a collegiate setting, education in program design and application, have the potential to earn future recommendations for career opportunities, receive college credit if applicable. The internship program's goal is to advance the intern's future in the strength and conditioning profession.

Minimum Qualifications:

-Strong work ethic, punctuality, enthusiasm
-Effective communication skills
-Desire to become a strength and conditioning coach
-First Aid, CPR & AED certified.

Preferred Qualifications:

-Pursuing or have attained a bachelor's or master's degree in exercise science, kinesiology, exercise physiology or related field
-Pursuing or have attained relevant certifications: SCCC, CSCS, USAW, FMS, etc
-Previous coaching experience in a collegiate, professional, high school or private sector setting
-Competitive collegiate involvement

It is strongly advised that all potential candidates make sure that this internship is economically feasible before applying. Individuals chosen for the position are subject to University background checks. To apply all candidates should send an email labeled "S&C Internship" with a cover letter, resume, and three professional references in one PDF or Word document attached to Head Strength and Conditioning Coach Robert Day at RFDay@ship.edu by August 17, 2018. Review of applicants will begin immediately.