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.

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 semester
  • 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
  • CPR/AED Certification
    • Certification must be valid throughout entire internship
  • Professional Liability Insurance
    • Insurance must be valid throughout entire internship
    • Need coverage limits of $3M (aggregate) / $1M (per claim)
    • Click HERE to purchase
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.


Additional Information
The Charles E. Schmidt College of Science offers unparalleled experiential learning opportunities to prepare the next generation of scientists and problem solvers.
Charles E. Schmidt College of Science
Florida Atlantic University
777 Glades Rd, SE-43
Boca Raton, FL 33431
Fax: (561) 297-3292