Strength Performance Network

Shippensburg University Summer 2017 Volunteer/Internship

Shippensburg University is currently seeking ONE qualified volunteer / internship candidate for the summer 2017 semester. This is an unpaid position. The summer strength and conditioning program will run from May 22 to August 5 (dates are flexible).  Daily responsibilities will include but are not limited to: assisting with the supervision and execution of the strength and conditioning program, on floor coaching of student athletes, teaching student athletes safe and proper exercise technique, attending to the daily maintenance of the training facilities and professional development throughout the internship.  This internship will provide hands on coaching experience in a collegiate setting, education of program design and application, have the potential to earn future recommendations for career opportunities, and receive college credit if applicable.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Strong work ethic, punctuality, enthusiasm
  • Effective communication skills
  • Desire to become a collegiate 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
  • Previous coaching experience in a collegiate setting or competitive collegiate involvement
  • Pursuing or have attained the SCCC, CSCS, USAW, FMS certifications, etc.

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.  All interested candidates should email a cover letter, resume, and three references in one PDF or Word document to Head Strength and Conditioning Coach Robert Day at RFDay@ship.edu.

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