Robert Morris University Football is currently seeking TWO qualified internship candidates for the Fall 2019 semester. This is an unpaid position. Chosen candidates can complete the required hours for the CSCCa - SCCC under the mentorship of Head Strength Coach, Robert Day. The strength and conditioning program will run from August 12, 2019 (Start date flexible) to December 7, 2019.
The daily responsibilities will include but are not limited to:
-Assisting with the supervision and execution of the strength and conditioning program for the football
-Attending to the daily maintenance of the training facilities
-Professional development throughout the semester
-Any other tasks assigned by the Head Strength and Conditioning Coach.
*Potentially assist with Olympic sports as desired by candidate*
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. In addition, there is opportunity for advancement within the Robert Morris strength and conditioning department as an apprentice or part-time assistant post internship. The internship program’s goal is to advance the intern’s future in the strength and conditioning profession.
-Strong work ethic, punctuality, enthusiasm. Effective communication skills.
-Desire to become a strength and conditioning coach.
-First Aid, CPR & AED certified.
-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 Day@rmu.edu. Review of applicants will begin immediately.