Course Content and Outcome Guide for FT 180

Course Number:
FT 180
Course Title:
Fitness Technology Internship Preparation
Credit Hours:
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Special Fee:

Course Description

Develops essential skills for successful internship site procurement. Focuses on company research, interviewing techniques, and resume and cover letter generation. Audit available.

Intended Outcomes for the course

Upon successful completion, students should be able to:

  • Apply job search skills including research, resume and cover letter development, and interview techniques to acquire an internship site and or employment in the industry.

Outcome Assessment Strategies

  • Attendance and participation
  • Written assignments (resume, letters, applications)

Course Content (Themes, Concepts, Issues and Skills)

  1. Conduct research and interviews at 3 different sites in the health, fitness, wellness industry
  2. Use the FIND model to determine best internship site choice
  3. Prepare an internship application, resume, cover letter, and followup/thank you letter.
  4. Exhibit generate internship€specific learning objectives and activities
  5. Investigate special project opportunities
  6. Professional business writing (resumes, cover letters, etc.)
  7. Pre€interview prep and interviewing skills
  8. Research self, industry, business
  9. Professionalism
  10. Decision making