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. The internship can be completed in one semester (minimum of 240 contact hours) or in two semesters (minimum of 120 hours each). Students following catalog years prior to 2009-10 are required to complete three credits of internship. The contact hour requirement for the three credit internship is a minimum of 120 hours. The internship must be completed under the direction of a worksite supervisor and must be approved by the Department of Kinesiology’s Exercise Science Internship Coordinator.
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 select an internship from the existing database, log onto the Career Center website, 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 at jmoxley AT_TOWSON.