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Tuesday, August 8, 2017

Opportunities with KIN department

Director of Research Projects
Need: Empowerment3 has numerous action-based research projects going on each semester. Dr. Moran needs a motivated individual to coordinate all projects. Ensuring adherence to protocols and appropriate handling of data is important!

Required Hours: Flexible (This is an unpaid internship opportunity, but Dr. Moran is willing to write a recommendation letter for candidates who do an exemplary job) – Great resume builder!

Responsibilities:
Your help is needed to ensure the following:
-          Each protocol is administered properly
-          Ensure all data collection tools are available and working
-          Work with program staff to ensure accurate data collection and handling of data
-          Assist with analysis of data (experience preferred but not necessary).
-          Opportunity to take the lead on one selected research project (if desired).


Research Assistants
Need: Dr. Moran needs motivated individuals to assist with accurate data collection and/or analysis. Assistants can select the research project based on interest and/or availability.

Required Hours: Flexible (This is an unpaid internship opportunity, but Dr. Moran is willing to write a recommendation letter for candidates who do an exemplary job) – Great resume builder!

Responsibilities:
Your help is needed to ensure the following:
-          Adherence to research protocol during collection
-          Assist with data collection; review data sheets for accuracy and/or completion
-          Assist with analysis of data (experience preferred but not necessary).
  
Available Research Projects
  • Quadriciser – Improving Overall Functionality through Movement
  • Impact of Physical Activity Programs on Overall Health and Wellness of Individuals with Disabilities
  • Bike Project – Protocol in Development
  • Barriers to Community Based Physical Activity for Individuals with Disabilities (Survey Research)
  • Mentor Research – Protocol to be developed


Quadriciser Research Assistants (Multiple Disabilities Classrooms – Local Elementary, Middle, and High Schools)
Need: Empowerment3 has been given the amazing opportunity to test the impact of the Quadriciser, a passive-active therapy machine on students with multiple disabilities in the schools. The students use the Quadriciser as part of their daily school routine. Our protocol requires us to measure weekly changes in range of motion, specified activities of daily living, and overall academic readiness (ability to lift head to look at the instructor). Assistants will be trained to collect the specified dependent variables.  To learn more - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oZYFwDanLYM
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The Quadriciser® is a Robotic Therapy System that gently moves all four limbs to provide a variety of targeted therapies using Continuous Passive Motion. It ...

Availability – At least once a week during school day hours – mornings preferred. Research takes place in the schools so must have a car or ability to get to the school.

Required Hours: Flexible (This is an unpaid internship opportunity, but Dr. Moran is willing to write a recommendation letter for candidates who do an exemplary job) – Great resume builder!

Responsibilities:
-          Serve as a member on Empowerment3’s Board
-          Communicate with existing partnerships to identify why they got involved, what they feel their role is within the mission, what support they would need to take the next step to offer programming on their own, etc.
-          Identify new potential partnerships
-          Work with Dr. Moran and his team to support and resources to any organizations who would like to consider launching new programming as part of the continuum of wellness opportunities for individuals with disabilities.

  
Director of Bike Project Research
Need: Empowerment3/Kinesiology/Engineering have been partnering for eight years to build a human powered vehicle for an individual with a physical disability each year. Here is an example of client number two - http://www.whsv.com/home/headlines/Valley_Teen_With_Cerebral_Palsy_Gets_Custom_Bike_From_JMU_Students_119949489.html. Empowerment3 is seeking a motivated individual who is interested in taking the lead on a research project to measure the impact of the bike project on the client and/or on the Engineering students building the bike. IF YOU HAVE ALWAYS WANTED TO LEARN HOW TO CONDUCT ACTION BASED RESEARCH – THIS OPPORTUNITY IS FOR YOU! Drs. Moran and Nagel will assist in the development of the research protocol.
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One Valley teen, who suffers from cerebral palsy, now has a bike custom made just for him, thanks to some JMU engineering students.

Required Hours: Flexible (This is an unpaid internship opportunity, but Dr. Moran is willing to write a recommendation letter for candidates who do an exemplary job) – Great resume builder!

Responsibilities:
-          Assist in the development of the specific research question
-          Identify appropriate instruments based on research question
-          Assist in the development of the research protocol and IRB
-          Once approved, take a leadership role on the administration of the research
-          Assist with data collection, etc.


**Each director has the potential to recruit others to your team to support efforts/ carry out tasks – team members would ultimately report to the director. Director would report to Dr, Moran and the E3 project assistant on a weekly basis via e-mail and/or face to face meeting.

Georgetown University Sports Performance Internship

GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY

Georgetown University (Washington, D.C.) Sports Performance Department is seeking highly motivated College Level Interns and Volunteer Interns for Fall 2017 semester.

If interested, please email dmt55@georgetown.edu

College Level Intern Requirements:
Currently working towards obtaining a field related certification (CSCS, etc.).

Volunteer Intern Requirements:
Must have obtained field related certification ( CSCS, USAW1, CFSC, etc.).

General Requirements:
CPR and AED certified
Completion of university issued background check.
20 hours per week starting August 28th to December 8th 2017.
Scheduled mornings (6am-10am) or afternoons (2pm-6pm)
Knowledge of spotting techniques and weight room safety.
Interest in pursuing a career in Strength and Conditioning/Sports Performance **Preference will be given to those who express this**
Passion, energy and commitment to succeeding in the workplace.

Expectations
Gain insight on current sports performance modalities, research and sports nutrition.
Gain hands on experience working with 23 Division 1 teams.
Experience working Velocity Based Training technology.
Gain valuable coaching experience and references.
Gain practical strength & conditioning/sports performance knowledge through a Curriculum will consist of: Organization, Observation and Practical (hands on).

Instructions
Interested candidates must submit: cover letter (one page maximum), resume (one page maximum), and three professional references. Links to any personal, applicable social media profiles that might reflect work history, creativity and/or are computer literacy are encouraged but not required (Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, etc.).

**NOTE: Cover Letters, Resume and References (in that order) must be submitted in ONE PDF file**

To apply, send one email (with PDF attached) to David Terry at dmt55@georgetown.edu. Subject line should be: “Georgetown Internship, Fall 2017: Last Name, First Name.”

Monday, July 31, 2017

Physical Therapy volunteer needed - Staunton, VA

 As students start to come back into the area I wanted to reach out to you again for any potential students who would not mind making the drive to Staunton to do their internship.  If there are any students in need of hours we do have some availability this fall.  


Thank you,



Chris Greco
Business Manager
Bethesda Physical Therapy
1609 N. Coalter Street
Staunton, Va  24401
540-213-1320

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Practicum opportunity - Waynesboro, VA

Opportunity to teach seated exercise classes to older adults. Looking for three times each week. Contact: 

Alicia Harpine
Resident Services Coordinator
Waynesboro Redevelopment and Housing Authority
Box 1138
1700 New Hope Road
Waynesboro, Virginia 22980
540-946-9230  Fax: 540-946-9233

***If this were to be a practicum site, it would likely need to be combined with another site to be able to accumulate 90 hours.****

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Virtual Internships - Deadline July 26!

Have you ever been interested in interning from home in areas like graphic design, research, videography, history, marketing, community management, writing, policy planning, app development, among others? The U.S. Department of State is recruiting eInterns for their Virtual Student Foreign Service (VSFS)! This is a unique opportunity to gain valuable professional skills and make connections in a flexible manner. 

VSFS has over 500 projects across 33 agencies, including the Smithsonian Institute! Interns work 10 hours per week from September to May and may even be eligible to earn course credit. 

Deadline is Wednesday July 26! 

For more information and application information:  https://vsfs.state.gov/?source=govdelivery&utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery

Friday, July 7, 2017

Physical Therapy Technician employment - Richmond, VA

Physical Therapy Technician

Progress Physical Therapy, LLC in Glen Allen, VA, www.progressphysicaltherapy.com.  This dynamic out-patient physical therapy practice is looking to add an exceptional member to our team.  This position will involve assisting Physical Therapists who are treating patients with a wide variety of orthopedic impairments and helping to maintain a clean and organized clinic.  Duties also include some assistance with taking phone calls/scheduling patients, as needed.  B.S. in related field of study preferred.  1 year commitment requested.  Fantastic experience for those applying to physical therapy school.  Full time with excellent benefits.  Please submit resume to mpumphrey@progressphysicaltherapy.com.  For questions about the position, contact Myra or Kelly at 804-270-7754.

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Summer 2017 Fieldwork Site List

Here is the list of sites where students are completing fieldwork during the summer 2017 term:

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

May 2017 graduate plans

Here are the future plans that were self reported by the May 2017 graduates.
(*Not all graduates reported this information.)

Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Paid Internship, Bridgewater College (VA)

Assistant to the Director of Athletic Media Relations & Assistant Coach
Bridgewater College, a member of the Old Dominion Athletic Conference and NCAA Division III, is seeking applications for the position of Assistant to the Director of Athletic Media Relations & Assistant Coach, to begin August 1, 2017. This position is partially funded by the NCAA Division III Ethnic Minority and Women’s Internship Grant. Minority candidates and women are strongly encouraged to apply.

Responsibilities: This is a full-time, 10-month position, reporting to the Director of Athletics, Director of Athletic Media Relations & Head Coach. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• Provide media and campus promotion groups with information (pictures, film clips, biographies, updated statistics, game schedules, etc.) on all assigned sports.
• Provide or oversee game day coverage for all assigned athletic teams (media preparations, announcing, official scoring, game rosters and programs, and reporting scores to media).
• Collaborate with the Athletic Events Coordinator to support pre-game and half-time programs for assigned sports.
• Assist with team-based special event promotions and fundraising.
• Assist Director of Eagle Club (booster group) with fundraising efforts; expanding membership; and improving the Eagle Club model.
• Coach during practices and games.
• Recruit players.
• Assist with management tasks such as budget planning, reconciling expenditures, and facilitating team travel arrangements.

Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s Degree required
• Experience with StatCrew statistical software, Adobe design suite and website content management system strongly preferred
• Coaching experience required in one of the following sports: Softball or Soccer
• Demonstrated leadership skills and effective communication and organizational skills.
• Proficient with Microsoft Office applications is required.
• Must possess a valid driver’s license and be insurable by the college’s auto insurance carrier.

Salary Information:
$26,160 annual salary, full-time, benefits eligible, 10-month position. The internship runs for two years (August 1, 2017-May 31, 2019). An additional $3000/year is provided for professional development opportunities. Candidate must be available for NCAA orientation July 27-28, 2017.

General Information:
Bridgewater offers Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science degrees in more than 60 majors and minors, along with multiple areas of emphasis and concentrations, pre-professional programs such as medicine and law, dual degree programs and teacher certification. The college is a
member of NCAA Division III and the Old Dominion Athletic Conference, with 22 intercollegiate athletic teams. The vibrant 300-acre residential campus includes an equestrian center and is located in the town of Bridgewater, Virginia, near the city of Harrisonburg in the center of the Shenandoah Valley. An excellent school system, healthy business environment, numerous arts and cultural events, one of the state's lowest crime rates, and a variety of outdoor opportunities and historic attractions draw many to the region.

Apply:
Please complete the online application at www.bridgewater.edu/careers and attach a cover letter and resume (in either Word or Adobe), and include the names and contact information (email and mobile phone) for three references. The cover letter should address the qualifications contained in the profile above.

Deadline:
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

For Additional Information:

Bridgewater College is an equal opportunity provider, committed to employing a diverse faculty and staff, and actively seeks applications from women, minorities, and other persons from traditionally under-represented groups.



Sherry Talbott | Office of Career Services | Director of Career Services & Internships
phone: 540-828-5369 | fax: 540-828-5747 | online: bridgewater.edu
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Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Summer Employment in Greeley PA

It's that time of year again and we still have a few openings left!

Would greatly appreciate if you could pass this great opportunity along to your students.

Pine Forest Camp is a traditional overnight camp located in the mountains of Northeastern, PA and looking for a great coaches and instructors for the 2017 summer and perhaps beyond! We've had your students work for us in the past and they've been terrific. We're happy to help offer internship credit for those that seek it. A great opportunity for those interested in pursuing a career in teaching, physical education, coaching and/or leadership or for those that simply want to have fun!

Open positions include:  Art, Aquatics, Golf, LAX, Tennis, Football, Gymnastics, Volleyball, Music, Media, Adventure Ropes, Baseball, Basketball, Softball, Fitness and General Counselors! 

Interested students can reach out to me directly or apply here.

Dates: June 19th - August 12th 
Salary: Competitive 

Pine Forest Camp (Co-Ed), is looking for enthusiastic counselors for the 2017 summer. Pine Forest offers a well-rounded, coed sleepaway camp experience with an action-packed schedule. A sports camp, a tennis camp, a cooking camp, an arts camp, a theater camp, a riding camp, an adventure camp all rolled into one! Pine Forest is located in the Pocono Mountains of Northeastern PA and has been owned and operated by the same family for 4 generations. 
 Our camp seeks talented students who are able to lead by example and work with children. Make new friends, have an impact on children's lives, and have fun! 

Hilton Head Health Internship, South Carolina

Received this information about an internship opportunity:

Hilton Head Health Institute offers an hourly pay rate for the interns.  They will now be considered full-time, temporary, non-exempt employees for the duration of their internship. 

If you are not aware of who we are and what we do, I would encourage you to visit our website, www.hhhealth.com to see what we are really about.  In brief, we are a world renowned, award winning health spa resort.  We focus on helping individuals create a personalized health and wellness experience and provide an environment for rapid personal growth - developing new healthy habits, jumpstarting weight loss or managing stress are some of the many ways guests choose to begin living a more fulfilling life, healthy lifestyle.

Hilton Head Health has the best singular opportunity to provide exceptional learning and training experiences for Health Management professionals.  Because their chosen field is broad and because health is not solely linked to one lifestyle aspect, the curriculum will expose the intern to all of H3 Program sectors of comprehensive wellness. The intern can expect guidance and support from a highly trained professional staff with expertise in their related health promotion area. 

Our intention is to extend and expand the intern’s education.  While providing opportunities for them to reinforce their strengths, interns will also address and strengthen weaker areas of interest or talent.  Ideally, this will allow the intern to participate in an extensive learning opportunity.

Contact Jana for application packet.

Signature Option3
Stacie Colella, PHR
HR Representative

843.785.3286 x152

14 Valencia Road, Hilton Head Island, SC 29928

hhhealth.com

JMU Undergraduate Research Journal

Check this out if you completed a research project as an undergraduate student! 
The James Madison Undergraduate Research Journal (JMURJ) is a scholarly, peer-reviewed undergraduate journal dedicated to promoting, publishing, and sharing work created by undergraduates in ALL JMU disciplines. The journal accepts and publishes text- and media-based submissions on a rolling basis.
Simply forward this email to students who have created excellent work along with a suggestion that their work deserves a wider audience, or that they would benefit from publication, or that you value their efforts as examples of the excellent research and scholarship students do in your discipline.
For submission guidelines and other information, students can visit the JMURJ website at www.jmu.edu/jmurj. Please feel free to contact us with questions or concerns atjmurj@jmu.edu.
We appreciate your help!
The JMURJ Editorial Board

Monday, May 15, 2017

Wellness Center Employment - Harrisonburg

Sentara RMH Wellness Center is holding a Hiring Event on Tuesday, May 16th from 3:30pm-6:30pm. "On-the-spot-interviews" for Children's Program Assistants, Fitness Instructors, Personal Trainers, Lifeguards, and Swim Instructors. Join us at 2500 Wellness Drive in Harrisonburg. Can't attend? Visit our website to apply Sentara Healthcare Careers.

Monday, May 1, 2017

Opportunities on Recruit-A-Duke

Do any of these opportunities look exciting to you? They can be found (and applied for) in Recruit-A-Duke

Entry Level Sales Associate (42616)
TRAK Companies - Arlington, Virginia
POSITION TYPE: Full Time - Entry Level
POSTING DATE: Apr 25, 2017
END DATE: Jun 30, 2017
Sales Trainee - Session XXVI - MLS National Sales Center (Minneapolis, MN) (40883)
Major League Soccer - Blaine, Minnesota
POSITION TYPE: Full Time - Experienced Hire, Full Time - Entry Level
POSTING DATE: Apr 21, 2017
END DATE: Apr 27, 2017
Sales Representative - Entry Level Account Manager - Downtown Chicago (42545)
THG Sports - Chicago, Illinois
POSITION TYPE: Full Time - Entry Level
POSTING DATE: Apr 20, 2017
END DATE: May 27, 2017
Teach Thailand Corps Teacher - Application Deadline Extended! (42552)
Teach Thailand Corps - Nationwide, Thailand
POSITION TYPE: Full Time - Entry Level
POSTING DATE: Apr 20, 2017
END DATE: May 10, 2017
AmeriCorps Urban Education Fellowship (2017-2018) (42534)
Phoenix Charter Academy - Chelsea, Massachusetts
Lawrence, Massachusetts
Springfield, Massachusetts
POSITION TYPE: Full Time - Entry Level
POSTING DATE: Apr 19, 2017
END DATE: May 26, 2017
Inflow and Infiltration Program Coordinator (42537)
City of Waynesboro - Waynesboro, Virginia
POSITION TYPE: Full Time - Experienced Hire, Full Time - Entry Level
POSTING DATE: Apr 19, 2017
END DATE: May 12, 2017
Male Counselors for Residential Summer Camp (42538)
Ramapo for Children - Rhinebeck, New York
POSITION TYPE: Temporary/Seasonal
POSTING DATE: Apr 19, 2017
END DATE: Jun 01, 2017
Sports Instructor Bike/Mountain Bike (42485)
American Inline - Northern Virginia, Virginia
POSITION TYPE: Full Time - Entry Level, Temporary/Seasonal
POSTING DATE: Apr 19, 2017
END DATE: May 30, 2017
AmeriCorps Urban Education Fellowship (2017-2018) (41760)
Phoenix Charter Academy - Chelsea, Massachusetts
Lawrence, Massachusetts
Springfield, Massachusetts
POSITION TYPE: Full Time - Entry Level
POSTING DATE: Apr 18, 2017
END DATE: May 18, 2017
Summer Camp Counselor and Coaching Jobs! (42514)
Pine Forest Camp - Greeley, Pennsylvania
POSITION TYPE: Full Time - Entry Level
POSTING DATE: Apr 18, 2017
END DATE: May 25, 2017
Summer Camp Counsellor (Dominican Republic) (42481)
The Esperanza Project - Cabrera, Non-U.S.
POSITION TYPE: Temporary/Seasonal
POSTING DATE: Apr 17, 2017
END DATE: May 17, 2017
Leadership Development Program (LDP) (42448)
Chick-fil-A - Williamsburg, Virginia
POSITION TYPE: Full Time - Experienced Hire, Full Time - Entry Level
POSTING DATE: Apr 13, 2017
END DATE: Jul 31, 2017
Recreation Desk Attendant (42391)
Great Eastern Resort - McGaheysville, Virginia
POSITION TYPE: Part Time, Temporary/Seasonal
POSTING DATE: Apr 10, 2017
END DATE: Jun 01, 2017
Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist (42285)
Cumberland Hospital for Children and Adolescents - New Kent, Virginia
POSITION TYPE: Full Time - Entry Level
POSTING DATE: Apr 04, 2017
END DATE: Jun 01, 2017
Correctional Officer (42236)
Albemarle-Charlottesville Regional Jail - Charlottesville, Virginia
POSITION TYPE: Full Time - Entry Level
POSTING DATE: Mar 31, 2017
END DATE: Mar 31, 2018

Friday, April 21, 2017

Paid Athletic Performance Internship - NoVA

Sports Performance Interns Wanted
Explosive Performance (EP) is a fast-growing sports training program looking to recruit new talent to our team through our internship program. 
INTERN BENEFITS:Our interns can make as much as $6,000 during our 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.
For more information, please contact:
Kevin Boyle, Director, Explosive Performance
kboyle@sportandhealth.com | 703.297.9266Sport&Health   1760 Old Meadow Road    McLean  VA   22102
WHY EXPLOSIVE PERFORMANCE?
Our EP experts help clients train smarter, harnessing the 
same exercise science used by Olympians, pro athletes and more, with specialized sport-specific training, cutting-edge fitness equipment, an intense focus on form, and industry-leading trainers. 
EP TRAINING OPTIONS
We offer individual, semi-private, group and team training for all ages at Sport&Health. Part of a sports team? We'll even bring our expert trainers and custom workouts directly to our clients!