Students have the opportunity to gain practical work experience, learn new skills, and develop professional contacts through internships.
Students enrolled in catalog year 2009-10 through 2014-15 are required to complete six credits of internship. Students following catalog years 2015-16 or later have the option to complete up to six credits of internship toward the 15 elective credits required in the major. The contact hour requirement for the three credit internship is a minimum of 120 hours. Internship contact hours can be completed in one semester or two and must be completed under the direction of a worksite supervisor. All internships must be approved by the Department of Kinesiology’s Exercise Science Internship Coordinator prior to start.
Benefits of learning experiences available to students during their internship experience include:
Towson University is ideally located in the metropolitan Baltimore-Washington area with access to a large number of internship sites within the exercise science industry. Students have had the opportunity to complete internships in a variety of settings. Below are some examples of sites where students recently secured internships:
Athletic Republic (PDF)
Perform Fit (PDF)
Axis Sport Performance (PDF)
True Athletic Performance (PDF) (Additional Information PDF Flyer)
Rock Solid Fitness (PDF)
Reach Your Potential (DOCX)
Be-More Training (PDF)
Health Solutions at Johns Hopkins Bayview Campus Internship (PDF)
Corporate Fitness Works (PDF)
Health and Wellness Center at Verizon (PDF)
Johns Hopkins Mt. Washington Fitness Internship (PDF) / Brochure (PDF)
Students may review existing internships through the Career Center, or find one on their own.
In order to be eligible for a credit-based internship, students must meet the following criteria prior to the start date of your proposed internship:
If you have questions about an internship in Exercise Science or would like more information, please contact Professor Jennifer Moxley.