Internships

Internships are practical culminating experiences offered falls, springs, and summers with the following requirements:

  • Minimum 2.70 cumulative GPA, unless otherwise specified
  • Each credit represents 45 hours of experience
  • Students are required to pay a liability insurance fee

Course Descriptions

AP 4880 – Adventure Education Internship (6-12 credits): A culminating experience for the Adventure Education major. In consultation with an Adventure Education faculty member, the student is placed with an approved program or organization outside the PSU setting in order to gain a variety of on-the-job professional experiences. Each internship credit represents 45 hours of experience, so students should plan for a minimum of seven weeks of full-time experience. Some internships may include housing, meals and/or a small stipend. Prerequisite(s): AP 3600; a minimum grade of C in AP 4300; completion of at least 40 credits in Adventure Education courses; completion of 60 days of documented leadership/instruction experience.

CC 4880 – Coaching Internship (4-12 credits): For students desiring a culminating coaching experience. The internship must be approved, supervised, and evaluated by the HHP department. Each internship credit represents 45 hours of experience. May be repeated for a maximum of 12 credits. Internship arrangements must be completed with the Coaching Minor Coordinator at least one semester prior to the beginning of the Internship. Prerequisite(s): CC 2540, CC 3610, HE 2500 or equivalent valid certifications; minimum 2.70 cumulative GPA; junior status; approval of the HHP Coaching Minor Coordinator and the Department Chair.

CC 4881 – Sport Management Internship (4-12 credits): A culminating experience for the Sports Management major. The internship must be approved, supervised, and evaluated by the Department of Health and Human Performance. Each internship credit represents 45 hours of experience. May be repeated for a maximum of 12 credits. Prerequisite(s): CC 3300; minimum 2.70 cumulative GPA; junior status; approval of Internship Coordinator and the Department Chair.

HE 4440 – Health Promotion Internship (6-12 credits): Provides job training in the option of community health in a cooperative program with voluntary agencies, hospitals, corporations and health departments. Direct field experience is completed by the student under the supervision of a faculty member and experienced community health educators. Each internship credit represents 45 hours of experience. Repeatable up to 12 credits. Prerequisite(s): minimum 2.70 GPA (cumulative and major); senior status; approval of the Department Chair.

PE 4880 – Physical Education Internship (4-12 credits): For students desiring a culminating educational experience with a wide range of practical on-the-job work in their selected option. The internship is in agencies that are approved, supervised and evaluated by the Department of Health and Human Performance. Each internship credit represents 45 hours of experience. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite(s): minimum 2.70 GPA (cumulative and major); junior standing; approval of the Department Chair.

Students looking to complete an internship should first meet with their faculty advisor and fill out the Intent to Intern and the Intern Self-Assessment forms (downloadable Word documents).

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