CCOG for FT 180 Fall 2023
- Course Number:
- FT 180
- Course Title:
- Exercise Science Internship Preparation
- Credit Hours:
- Lecture Hours:
- Lecture/Lab Hours:
- Lab Hours:
Intended Outcomes for the course
Upon completion of the course students should be able to:
- Apply career navigation skills when researching and selecting an exercise science internship site.
- Apply self-promotion strategies and skills to acquire an internship or employment in the fitness and wellness industry.
- Meet learning outcomes specific to this course as mutually agreed upon by the student and instructor in advance through a written learning contract.
Outcome Assessment Strategies
Evaluation by instructor via observations, written/verbal feedback and conferences.
Portfolio of written assignments and self reflection.
Course Content (Themes, Concepts, Issues and Skills)
Conduct research on internship sites in the fitness and wellness industry
Use the FIND model to determine best internship site choice
Prepare an internship application, resume, cover letter, and follow up/thank you letter.
Generate internship‐specific learning objectives and activities
Investigate special project opportunities
Professional business writing (resumes, cover letters, etc.)
Pre‐interview prep and interviewing skills
Reflect on one’s skills and attributes