Thursday, February 27, 2014

Graduate Assistantship - Salisbury, MD

Organization: Department of Health and Sport Sciences, Salisbury University

Position Title: PHEC 106 Graduate Assistant

Location: Salisbury, MD

Employer description: Salisbury University, a member of the University System of
Maryland, is a regionally accredited four-year comprehensive institution offering 57
distinct graduate and undergraduate programs. Located on the historic Eastern Shore, SU's
beautiful campus is some 30 miles from the Atlantic beaches and 2.5 hours from Baltimore
and Washington, D.C. More information about Graduate Studies can be found at

Job description: The Department of Health and Sport Sciences is seeking energetic,
reliable, computer-savvy individuals to fill the position of Graduate Assistant for the 2014-
15 academic year. Graduate assistants will be responsible for teaching the lecture and/or
activity components of PHEC 106: Personalized Health Fitness (Course Description: the
study and practice of principles that affect human health. Emphasis on physical fitness,
stress management, nutrition and weight control with specific personalized techniques for
optimizing health). Instruction of PHEC 106 will occur under the supervision of the PHEC
106 Course Coordinator. Graduate assistants will be required to attend weekly meetings
and complete related administrative tasks as assigned. Qualified applicants must be
certified in CPR/AED and have an earned degree in a related field (i.e., health, exercise
science). Appointment will begin August 2014.

Tuesday, February 18, 2014

Graduate Assistantships at University of Pittsburgh

Graduate Assistantships in Health and Physical Activity
The Department of Health and Physical Activity at the University of Pittsburgh is seeking Masters level graduate assistants to assist with teaching in the general physical education program, faculty and staff health and fitness program, student fitness or aquatics center, and/or research in a laboratory setting. Graduate Assistantships are available to students with a background in exercise science, athletic training, physical education, nutrition or related field.
 The Department of Health and Physical Activity offers a Master of Science Degree with a research or clinical focus in Health and Chronic Disease, Health and Fitness or Developmental Movement.  The program is a 36-credit program, certified by the American College of Sports Medicine, that can be completed in three academic terms over a period of 12 to 15 months.
 Applicants are considered for a Graduate Assistantship if they achieved at least a 3.0 GPA in their undergraduate training, and demonstrate experience in fitness, aerobic, aquatics, team and individual sports and have appropriate certifications.
Prior to consideration for a Graduate Assistantship the applicant must have applied and been accepted into the HPA graduate degree program.
Online applications ( received by March 9, 2014 will be given first consideration for available graduate assistantships.

Information related to the Department of Health and Physical Activity can be found at:
Information related to the Physical Activity and Weight Management Research Center, a center within the Department of Health and Physical Activity, can be found

The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversity. Women and members of minority groups are especially encouraged to apply.
University of Pittsburgh
School of Education

5500 Wesley W. Posvar Hall

230 South Bouquet Street (
map it)
Pittsburgh, PA 15260

TEL: 412.648.2230

FAX: 412.648.1899

Explosive Performance Summer Internships


Locations in NoVA, MD, DC

We're searching for summer interns for our athletic performance program!

Explosive Performance (EP) is a fast-growing sports training program looking to recruit new talent to our team through our internship program. 

Our interns can make as much as $6,000 during the 12-week program, and will become proficient in all aspects of the system including testing and evaluation, SMR, AIS, dynamic warm-up, power and speed development, strength training, corrective exercises, ESD, and flexibility training.

Thursday, February 6, 2014

Want to complete Practicum or Internship with JMU Strength and Conditioning?


For more information attend Information Night 
on Tuesday Feb 18, 4:30pm in APC Team Meeting Room

Deadline to apply: March 15.

Required application materials: practicum/internship application, resume and  cover letter. Applications need to be submitted to Athletics areas of interest.

 OR-  go to and click on the Athletic Insider tab and click on Practicum and Internship.  This will provide you with information in regard to programs that facilitate student workers.

Adapted Physical Education Graduate Program at UVA

My name is Martin Block, and I am a Professor in Kinesiology at the
University of Virginia. We have a one-year Masters Program in
"Kinesiology for Students with Disabilities." This program targets both
physical educators who are interested in teaching children with
disabilities as well as those students who are interested in becoming a
pediatric physical or occupational therapist.

Sports Summer Camp in WV - Internships!

Received this message from Alex Reece, a 2010 JMU Kinesiology Alum:
It is that time of year again and I am looking for staff members for the summer!  We have many returners from last summer including a few JMU Kin majors, which is awesome!  I still have several openings for the summer!  JMU Students the past few years, have been some of our BEST staff members!
This years dates are June 16th-Aug 9, A little bit shorter than past years as we had to shorten the summer due to public schools ending so late for the children.
Would you be willing to send out to potential interested students or post as past years the following for me?
Timber Ridge Camp, a Traditional children's residential camp in High View, WV(About an hour and 20 minutes from JMU), is seeking fun and motivated staff members for the summer of 2014.  Spend the summer outside with children doing the things you love!  We have openings in Athletics-Baseball, Basketball, Football, Hockey, Rifle, Archery, Ropes and Rock Climbing.  We also are in need of Outdoor Adventures staff including: a Mountain Biking/Hiking Trip Leader, A fishing instructor, Water sports staff- including Lifeguards, WSI's, Wake Board Instructors, and Canoeing Teachers/Trip leaders. 

Have an interest in children who have special needs?

I received this message today:

Here at Wediko Children’s Services, we are recruiting graduate and undergraduate students from diverse backgrounds and fields to be a part of a paid internship opportunity for summer 2014. The Wediko Summer Program is a 6 ½ week residential summer program that serves approximately 170 children struggling with social emotional and behavioral difficulties. Each year, we hire a group of dedicated, ambitious, and talented individuals to make the program fun and meaningful for each child.

Alumni Highlight - Ashley (Oursler) Bolton

Read the newest Alumni Highlight featuring Ashley Bolton, JMU Exercise Science class of 2010. She is now practicing as an Emergency Department Physician's Assistant, class of 2013 Eastern Virginia Medical School.