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Professional Practicum

Exercise Science Program: Professional Practicum, EXSC 499

Program Goal:  The goal of the student-internship program is to provide senior level students in exercise science with further educational and practical experiences in a professional setting.  Students are encouraged to seek opportunities related to their career choice or aspirations for graduate/professional school. 


  1. Interns will learn what it means to conduct themselves in a professional manner at all times.
  2. Interns will display qualities of dependability and responsibility.
  3. Interns will have the opportunity to explore their interest in a particular career and develop comprehensive understanding of the job requirements.
  4. Interns will demonstrate a practical application of knowledge of understanding of human movement and exercise.
  5. Interns will develop skills in application of theory and knowledge related to the profession.
  6. Interns will have the opportunity to assess their aptitude for a particular career.
  7. Interns will develop the interpersonal skills that will lead to a successful career.
  8. Interns will develop an employment record and references in their field of study that will enhance their employment or graduate school opportunities.
  9. The internship experience will motivate the student to pursue additional educational/learning experiences.
  10. Upon completion of the internship, the student will be prepared to enter the profession or graduate school.


Students participating in professional practicum will need the below forms. Questions regarding these forms should be addressed to the advising professor. 


Goals & Objectives


Student Performance Evaluation



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