Exercise Science & Physiology Internship

Purpose:

  • To provide students in the study of Exercise Science or equivalent, the opportunity to perform in a supervised clinical setting, in the field of Cardiovascular & Pulmonary Rehabilitation.   This offers the intern a comprehensive learning experience in Cardiac and Pulmonary Rehabilitation.
  • To prepare the intern with work in a clinical exercise physiology setting.
  • To assist the intern in a successful preparation for ACSM (or other) certification.

Enrollment:

  • Submit a resumé approximately one semester prior to the start of the internship.
  • Two interns will be accepted per semester, if more than two interns apply they will be interviewed for a selection process.
  • Basic Life Support certification required.
  • Successful completion of Core Curriculum of coursework in the areas of:

                  a.  Etiology of Cardiovascular & Pulmonary disorders.
                  b.  Cardiac rhythm interpretation and Basic 12 lead ECG interpretation
                  c.  Exercise Stress testing and prescription.
                  d.  Basic Knowledge of Pharmacology.
                  e.  Nutritional
                  f.  Anatomy & Physiology

Master's and Bachelor's Level Internships

Currently we have agreements with the colleges and universities listed below.  We would enjoy the opportunity to develop a working relationship with other academic facilities. Please contact us for more information. 

  • University of Nebraska -Lincoln and Kearney
  • Wayne State College
  • Minnesota State University
  • Nebraska Wesleyan University
  • Union College
  • University of Louisville, Kentucky
  • South Dakota State University