Internship Overview

The internship program is designed to give our students the opportunity to merge their academic knowledge with professional experience while earning course credit. This experience allows students to explore or clarify professional goals, acquire new skills, and develop professional contacts in their chosen field. The internship is the final requirement for students seeking a degree in Exercise Science & Health Promotion and must be completed at an approved internship site.

Click HERE to View Approved Internship Sites

Selecting an internship site requires careful thought, planning, and initiative on the student’s part; therefore, the following steps are completed one semester prior to graduation to ensure a smooth internship registration process.

Step 1 Attend Mandatory Pre-Internship Meeting
  • Laura Canteri will e-mail an online sign-up form during the second week of the semeste
  • If you do not attend this meeting, then you will not be permitted register for the internship
Step 2 Schedule Interview / Select Internship Site  
  • Internship must be completed at an ESHP approved site to receive credit.
Step 3 Complete the Following Documents:  
  • Letter of Agreement with Site Supervisor
  • ESHP Contract
    • Contract must be signed by ESHP Advisor
  • Application for Degree
    • Click HERE to Print
    • Application must be stamped
    • Submit to the Office of Student Services (College of education, 2nd  floor)
  • CPR/AED Certification
    • Certification must be valid throughout entire internship
  • Professional Liability Insurance
    • Click HERE to purchase
    • Insurance must be valid throughout entire internship
    • Need coverage limits of $3M (aggregate) / $1M (per claim)
Step 4


Submit ALL Required Documents 
Semester of Internship Deadline
Spring December 1
Summer April 26
Fall July 27

 




Late Submissions will NOT be accepted. NO EXCEPTIONS.