The internship experience provides the undergraduate student with practical experiences in relating theory to practice in a setting under close supervision from professionals and the University. It is an opportunity for the student to work and learn outside the classroom at an approved site. Typical settings include clinical sites, commercial fitness, corporate wellness, private wellness programs, recreational, and athletics and sports programs. 180 clock hours is required on the job for completion of the undergraduate internship.
- Apply exercise science principles in a real-world setting.
- Demonstrate preparation to enter professional practice.
- Demonstrate initiative, leadership skills, professional mannerism, and appearance.
- To develop positive rapport with site supervisor.