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Friday, October 20, 2017

Rockland Peak Performance Internship

Awesome story about Max McQuillan's summer sports performance internship at Rockland Peak Performance: http://www.jmu.edu/news/chbs/102017_mcquillanrpp.shtml

Opportunities from Recruit-A-Duke

Log in to Recruit-A-Duke to search and apply for additional jobs and internships:

Athletic Technician (45363)
Rockingham County - Harrisonburg, Virginia
POSITION TYPE: Full Time - Experienced Hire, Full Time - Entry Level
POSTING DATE: Oct 17, 2017
END DATE: Nov 17, 2017
Junior Project Manager (45376)
Kinexon Sports & Media - Chicago, Illinois
New York, New York
POSITION TYPE: Full Time - Entry Level
POSTING DATE: Oct 17, 2017
END DATE: Dec 31, 2017
Retreats & Conference Coordinator (45247)
Holiday Lake 4-H Educational Center - Appomattox, Virginia
POSITION TYPE: Full Time - Entry Level
POSTING DATE: Oct 10, 2017
END DATE: Nov 06, 2017
Summer Sales Intern (45240)
Reynolds & Reynolds - Dayton, Ohio
POSITION TYPE: Internship - Paid, Externship
POSTING DATE: Oct 10, 2017
END DATE: Nov 16, 2017
Presidential Assistant/Intern (45221)
Virginia Amateur Sports - Roanoke, Virginia
POSITION TYPE: Internship - Paid
POSTING DATE: Oct 09, 2017
END DATE: Mar 05, 2018
Games Internship (45223)
Virginia Amateur Sports - Roanoke, Virginia
POSITION TYPE: Internship - Paid
POSTING DATE: Oct 09, 2017
END DATE: Mar 05, 2018
Games Internship (July Only) (45222)
Virginia Amateur Sports - Roanoke, Virginia
POSITION TYPE: Internship - Paid
POSTING DATE: Oct 09, 2017
END DATE: Mar 05, 2018
LIFE CHANGING- Camp Counselor/ Program Specialist (45220)
Camp Easter Seals Virginia - New Castle, Virginia
POSITION TYPE: Temporary/Seasonal
POSTING DATE: Oct 09, 2017
END DATE: Jan 12, 2018
Manhattan Sports Business Academy - Summer 2018 (45187)
Manhattan Sports Business Academy (MSBA) - New York, New York
POSITION TYPE: Full Time - Entry Level, Internship - Paid, Externship
POSTING DATE: Oct 09, 2017
END DATE: Nov 15, 2017
Marketing/Events Management Intern (45225)
Virginia Amateur Sports - Roanoke, Virginia
POSITION TYPE: Internship - Paid
POSTING DATE: Oct 09, 2017
END DATE: Mar 05, 2018
Marketing/Events Management Intern (July Only) (45224)
Virginia Amateur Sports - Roanoke, Virginia
POSITION TYPE: Internship - Paid
POSTING DATE: Oct 09, 2017
END DATE: Mar 05, 2018
Operations/Events Management Intern (45226)
Virginia Amateur Sports - Roanoke, Virginia
POSITION TYPE: Internship - Paid
POSTING DATE: Oct 09, 2017
END DATE: Mar 05, 2018
Operations/Events Management Intern (July ONLY) (45227)
Virginia Amateur Sports - Roanoke, Virginia
POSITION TYPE: Internship - Paid
POSTING DATE: Oct 09, 2017
END DATE: Mar 05, 2018
2018 Summer Teaching Internship (45201)
Northfield Mount Hermon School - Mount Hermon, Massachusetts
POSITION TYPE: Internship - Paid
POSTING DATE: Oct 05, 2017
END DATE: Feb 01, 2018
IS/IT AUDIT INTERNSHIP (45164)
Nestl Purina - St. Louis, Missouri
POSITION TYPE: Internship - Paid
POSTING DATE: Oct 03, 2017
END DATE: Dec 31, 2017

Thursday, October 12, 2017

Orientation is hiring Peer Advisors!

The OPA role encompasses welcoming first-year students and their families to JMU to assist them in their transition to our community during First-Year Summer Springboard and 1787 August Orientation. OPAs also provide support to advisors, college presenters, and departments during Summer Springboard and 1787 August Orientation programs. We are looking for students who are service-oriented, exemplary role models and representatives of JMU, and are interested in the success of incoming students.

  • Applications are available now at https://www.jmu.edu/orientation/OPA.shtml
  • Applications are due on Monday, October 23 at 5 PM in the Orientation Office, SSC 2200
  • Applicants must attend an information at one of the following times:
    • Thursday, October 12th at 6pm in SSC 1075
    • Monday, October 16th at 4pm in SSC 1075

Thursday, September 28, 2017

Beyond Strength Performance Internship - Sterling, VA

This facility wants you! An Exercise Science student was at this facility during Summer 2017!

Beyond Strength Performance Internship

Beyond Strength Performance 
NOVA Internship  
Course Description 

The Beyond Strength Performance NOVA, LLC (BSP NOVA) fitness coaching internship is a twelve to sixteen-week experiential learning program directed by Todd Bumgardner, MS, CSCS, and Chris Merritt, BS Kinesiology. The program is designed to help exercise science and kinesiology students, interested in pursuing a career as a strength coach or personal trainer, develop the interpersonal, coaching, and program writing skills that accelerate their professional, as well as personal, development.

The program is divided into four modules: coaching, programming, professional expansion, and additional coaching hours. Each module contains a weekly in-service that teaches interns new, immediately applicable skills. (In-service descriptions and schedule included in the attached internship curriculum.) In-service instruction is combined with 15-25 weekly experiential hours during which interns get to observe the BSP NOVA staff, and get direct coaching experience with BSP NOVA clients.

Thursday, September 21, 2017

Fieldwork Info Sessions

Do you need to complete KIN 471 Practicum or KIN 481 Internship during Spring 2018? You must attend a mandatory information session. Only those students who attend the information session will be allowed to complete fieldwork. Meeting times are:

Mon Oct 2. 4pm-5pm. Godwin Hall Room 337
Tues Oct 3. 2pm-3pm. Godwin Hall Room 208
Wed Oct 4. 9:05am-9:55am. Godwin Hall Room 337
Mon Oct 9. 8am-8:50am. Godwin Hall Room 338

Next, prepare the following documents to bring to your information session:

1.    Current resume
2.    Your five and ten year professional goals
3.    A list of 3-5 potential sites for your practicum or internship
4.    The semester you are planning on completing your fieldwork
5.    Application for Fieldwork**

After your site has been secured, you will submit the following form to Jana:

1.    Agency Acceptance Form**

**The Fieldwork Application and Agency Acceptance Form can be found at this website:


Finally, the deadline to submit your Agency Acceptance Form to complete Spring 2018 fieldwork is Friday Dec 8. This is the last day of classes this semester. Start this process soon! Many sites fill their opportunities 6-8 weeks before the deadline.

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Environmental minor options at JMU

Here are some interesting minor options that I received by email today:

·         Environmental Humanities (https://www.jmu.edu/environment/humanities.shtml)
·         Environmental Studies (https://www.jmu.edu/environment/studies.shtml)
·         Environmental Science (https://www.jmu.edu/environment/science.shtml)
·         Environmental Management (https://www.jmu.edu/environment/management.shtml)
·         Environmental Information Systems (https://www.jmu.edu/environment/infosystems.shtml)

Graduate and Professional School Fair, Sept 26

A Graduate and Professional School Fair will be held on Tuesday, September 26, 3-6 pm in Madison Hall (near the Student Success Center).   More than 100 graduate programs have already registered to participate including 26 healthcare and  medical schools, 17 law schools, 7 public policy or administration, 5 international programs, and a wide range of other programs representing virtually every discipline and interest area. Representatives of institutions from across the country will be at JMU, hoping to discuss their programs with JMU students.  This is an opportunity that should not be missed.  The event is free.  No prior registration is required.  Information about the fair, including what students can expect and who will be attending is available athttp://www.jmu.edu/gradfairs  
This event is not for Seniors only!  This is a great opportunity for students at all levels to learn more about potential career pathways and what will be needed to be admitted to particular types of programs.  This event is co-sponsored by the JMU Graduate School and the Office of Career and Academic Planning.  It is a collaborative effort of JMU, Bridgewater College, Eastern Mennonite University and Mary Baldwin College.