College of Arts and Sciences
Program Summary

Available Internships

  • Personal Training Position with Seattle University Recreation

    Supervisor Name: Christin Everson
    Extension: x8543 
    Campus Address: Fitness Center, 550 14th Avenue
    Job Title: Student Personal Trainer
    Pay Rate: Level 2 

    Job Description: The Student Personal Trainer will provide individualized personal training recommendations and program customization for clientele on a one-on-one basis, in small group training, and among other various potential settings.

      Job Duties:  

    • Input and maintain schedule availability, bookable by clientele online.
    • Develop personalized programs based off of training and certification knowledge and expertise.
    • Promote and market quarterly programming and special events.
    • Maintain the cleanliness, equipment and safety of the Eisiminger Fitness Center.
    • Manage client progress reports and recruit new clientele.
    • Assess new clientele for needs, goals, and limitations.
    • Cross-train with other personal trainers and enhance professional knowledge and expertise.
    • Communicate with participants, staff and instructors based on programming needs.
    • Represent the personal training team to maximum ability.
    • Attend required meetings and training sessions 

      Essential Position Specifications:  

    • Nationally recognized Personal Training certification
    • Basic experience within the Microsoft Suite Applications
    • Available to work 15-20 hours, including some evenings and weekends
    • Train University Recreation Clientele
    • Detail oriented with excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Must be able to lift 45 pounds

      Preferred Position Specifications:  

    • Student is pursuing Bachelor of Science Degree in Sports Exercise
    • Preferred experience in Seattle University Recreation Programs

    Send Resume and Cover Letter to Christin Everson eversoch@seattleu.edu  

    Movement Class Instructor for Seniors  Internship with The Low Income Housing Institute

    Contact: LIHI at volunteer@LIHI.org or call (206) 957-8035
    Location: 2407 1st Avenue, Seattle, WA.   

    Get hands-on experience implementing LIHI's Wellness Policy aiming to encourage residents and staff of one of our region's largest and most innovative low-income housing providers make healthier lifestyle choices.

    Internship host: The Low Income Housing Institute (LIHI) provides affordable housing and supportive services to over 10,000 men, women and children. We manage innovative programs to house families, veterans, seniors, young adults, immigrant/refugees and people experiencing homelessness. Families at our sites get critically needed supportive services including healthcare, counseling, ESL, education, employment help, childcare, parenting education, and a variety of other services to overcome the barriers they face.  

    Click here for more information    

    Bike Camp Instructor Internship with Pedalheads Bike Camps.  

    Pedalheads is an Instructional Bike Safety and Skills Program for kids ages 2-12
    Contact:  Ben Oryall  - Manager, Regional Expansion  
    washington@pedalheads.com

    Click here for more information  

     

    Cycling Instructor Internship with Rainier Health & Fitness  

    Contact: Alicia Haskins (ahaskins@rainierhealth.com) or Patrick Otieno (potieno@rainierhealth.com)
    Compensation: free gym membership plus two group training sessions per week in exchange.
    Location: Rainier Health & Fitness; 7722 Rainier Avenue S; Seattle, WA 98118
    Duration: minimum 3 month commitment, starting in January 2014

    Rainier Health & Fitness is an extension of Urban Impact, a faith-based non-profit located in South Seattle and dedicated to ending cycles of poverty. 
    Use your own creativity to design a 45-minute to one-hour weekly stationary cycling class on new bikes in techno gym. 
    Create cycling plan for participants in our active community.

    Qualifications:
     

    •  40 hours of stationary bike instruction
    •  Understanding of how to adjust exercises based on different attendees and their skill levels
    •  Outgoing personality
    •  Ability to interact with diverse group of people
    •  Enthusiasm for fitness   

    Banchero Friends Services
    Fitness Assistant Internship with people with disabilities

     Contact: Josh Cutler
    josh@banchero.org

    Banchero Friends Services provides supported living services to adults with developmental disabilities. We are a small non-profit serving 24 adults. A need we have identified is having someone to provide fitness coaching, instruction, and motivation for our clients. People with developmental disabilities are more vulnerable than the average population to a number of health conditions. 
    We want to do everything we can to avert the preventable ones. Fitness interns in the past have been very successful in getting our folks moving.
    The position is 10 hours per week and does pay a stipend ($9.19 per hour). 
    Please forward your resume to Program Director Josh Cutler if you are interested at josh@banchero.org.

    BROOKS SPORTS, INC.
    Human Performance Lab Intern

     Reports to: Biomechanist
    Department: Research & Development, #32
    Position Class: Non-Exempt, Hourly
    Position Location: Headquarters - Seattle, WA
    Apply directly at: 
     www.brooksrunning.com/careers.
    Contact: Cindy Hollar, PHR - HR Recruiter -
     Cindy.Hollar@BrooksRunning.com

     Who We Are:

    Brooks is a team of passionate people united by a desire to do meaningful work, lead healthy lives and make a difference. We share a focused mission: to inspire everyone to run and be active. That's it. No distractions-it's all about the run.

     Your Job:

    The Human Performance Lab Intern will gain hands on experience of product research from the leading running brand Brooks Running Company. The primary responsibilities of the Lab Intern will be to assist in data collection and processing. This will enable the Lab intern to learn the protocols involved. The protocols will include but not be limited to Biomechanical and Mechanical test protocols. The goal for the Lab Intern is to become self-sufficient in both data collection and processing. They will also gain knowledge on how the lab influences and impacts the design and development of running shoes and apparel.

     Your Responsibilities:

    • Assist Biomechanists in data collection and processing
    • Learn biomechanics data collection and processing techniques
      • Required: 3D Motion Capture and Visual 3D
      • Project dependent: EMG, Metabolic testing, High Speed camera, and Insole Pressure
       
    • Learn mechanical testing techniques to be performed on polymeric compounds and shoes
    • Learn to analyze mechanical and biomechanical data
    • Create mechanical and biomechanical reports based in MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
    • Learn to perform gait anaylsis using high speed camera and plantar pressure system
    • Become familiar with anatomy, physiology, and biomechanics of running/walking
    • Become familiar with the running shoe design features and components
    • Other duties as assigned

     Qualifications:

    • Current college student (undergraduate or graduate) working on degree in kinesiology, exercise & sports science, physiology, mechanical engineering, bioengineering or biomechanical engineering related degree
    • College experience in science lab atmosphere
    • Experience with MS Office Suite (Excel, Word, Outlook, etc)
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, demonstrating effective listening through concise, clear verbal and written communication.
    • Excellent interpersonal skills that inspire and build trust resulting in effective working relationships across the company.
    • Keen attention to detail in planning, organization and execution of tasks, while still seeing the big picture and understanding how all of the pieces fit together and affect one another.
    • Ability to anticipate how a decision made can affect our customers, our partners, our products or other departments' operations and/or morale; "connecting the dots."
    • Demonstration of innovation and initiative - always looking at improving our products and processes while also displaying a willingness to dive into the details and help out wherever necessary.
    • Passionate participation in Brooks' sports activities a plus, overridden by the ability to understand and empathize with the runner in order to develop loyal, engaging relationships with our customers and the Brooks community.
    • Embraces and lives the Brooks values!
    • Minimum commitment of 6 months
    • Must be available 20 hours per week (full-time opportunity during academic break)
      • Distribuiton of hours must be fairly consistant and comprise of no less than 4 hours blocks
       
    • Ability to arrange transportation to Headquarter's Laboratory in Seattle, WA

    Internship with Central Therapy & Fitness.

     Central Physical Therapy & Fitness
    Contact: Deb Schaack
    206-860-3746
     deb@centralphysicaltherapy.com

    Central Physical Therapy and Fitness is a value-driven, locally-owned, outpatient clinic in the Capitol Hill neighborhood of Seattle. Their mission is to provide individualized physical therapy care and personal fitness training and serve as a resource for patients/clients, health care providers, and the community.

     Internship Duties:

     Provide direct support for Physical Therapists

    • Treatment room set-up/take-down
    • Help patients with ice/heat pack removal
    • Put equipment away in gym
    • Refill supplies
    • Evidence-based internet research

     Provide indirect support for P.T.

    • Laundry
    • Filing patient charts
    • General office tasks
    Potential for other small projects, depending on interest and skill set.

    Kirkland X Gym
    Personal Training Internship Program
    (With Future Employment Opportunity)

    Contact: 425.822.9496 or kirkland@xgym.com 
    120 Central Way,
    Kirkland, WA. 98033

    Kirkland's premier and award winning personal training facility is looking to strengthen its staff. If you are looking for more of a "traditional big box gym" to train at, please do not apply. Our staff is comprised of hard working, knowledgeable, experienced, and ambitious trainers working together for the benefit of each individual client. X Gym's goal is to cultivate the best training staff in the industry by giving each employee the best environment to succeed. Whether your goal is to eventually own your own facility or move on the other fields such as medicine, we devote much of our time to helping make it happen. In return, employees give our members the best services and training in the industry to complete the symbiotic, professional relationship.

    To ensure our members get the best trainers, ALL prospective employees will be put through a 1 month, non paid training internship. Written, applied, and personality testing after the internship determine the final decision on employment.

    • Week 1: Shadow a head trainer, introduction to X Gym Training Protocols.
    • Week 2: Shadow a head trainer, learn how to take exercise notes, learn fitness assessment and exercise prescription. Demonstrate knowledge of basic exercises with clients.
    • Week 3: Hands on training with a head trainer's supervision. Conducting partial to full workouts using X Gym Training Protocols.
    • Week 4: Perform full workouts with clients using X Gym Training Protocols. 

    REQUIREMENTS

    • Completed or currently enrolled in courses related to Exercise Science/Physiology or related field.
    • Certified in CPR/First Aid

    KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Provides excellent customer service Conducts Personal Fitness
    • Evaluations and Fitness Assessments
    • Advise personal training clients in effective, healthy eating principles set by gym nutritional standards.
    • Provides Personal Training at various fitness levels and formats in a safe and enthusiastic manner.
    • Set appointments, answer phone, messages, and emails from clients and respond in timely manner.

    PRO Sports Club
    Professional Personal Trainer

     CONTACT:
    Kate Loos, Recruiter for Personal Trainers, 425‐869‐4717kloos@proclub.com 
    ADDRESS: Bellevue: 4455 148th Ave NE Bellevue, WA 98007
    VISIT:  www.proclub.com and www.2020lifestyles.com

     Position/Capstone Internship Announcement

    PRO Sports Club is a world class private membership athletic club located in Bellevue and Seattle Washington. It is the largest club in the world. We have over 45,000 predominantly affluent members and over 800 employees. Offering excellent benefits, competitive wages, and a friendly work environment, PRO Sports Club is recognized as a leader in providing excellent employment opportunities.

     HOURS: Full time

    BENEFITS:  Full time benefits include salary, medical/dental/vision insurance, flex spending, paid vacation, paid sick leave, 401K with company match and 2 PRO Sports Club memberships. Personal Trainers also enjoy in‐house continuing education, CECs, and certifications paid for by the club. PRO's Professional Personal Trainers enjoy an abundance of clients provided by the club and they are the highest paid trainers in the Seattle area.

     SUMMARY: To perform the highest level of professionalism relating to exercise prescription and treatment of clients.

     ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

    1. Evaluate health questionnaires for potential risk factors
    2. Provide fitness testing and assessment using a variety of protocols
    3. Program design
    4. Instruct clients in proper exercise techniques
    5. Track client progress through SOAP notes, exercise files, charts, and retesting

     EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
    Bachelors or Masters Degree required. Exercise Science or related studies preferred. Recognized national certification required ‐ ACSM‐HFS and/or NSCA‐CSCS (preferred), NSCA‐CPT, ACSM CPT, NASM, ACE‐PT (recognized). AHA or ARC Advanced First Aid/CPR required.

     CAPSTONE INTERNSHIP:
    One must be in their last quarter or semester to be considered for an internship position. We hire with the same stringent standards as a non‐intern, meaning we are seeking long‐term, full‐time, and professional minded Personal Trainers. We do not offer temporary internships

    Brooks Sports Inc.
    Human Performance Lab Intern

     Reports to: Biomechanists
    Department: R&D
    Position Classification:  Internship
    Apply at: http://www.brooksrunning.com/Careers.html

     General Position Description:

    The Lab Intern will receive hands on experience of product research from the leading running brand Brooks Sports. The primary responsibilities of the Lab Intern will be to assist in data collection and processing. This will enable the Lab intern to learn the protocols involved. The protocols will include but not be limited to Biomechanical and Mechanical test protocols. The goal for the Lab Intern is to become self-sufficient in both data collection and processing. They will also gain knowledge on how the lab influences and impacts the design and development of running shoes and apparel.

     Basic Responsibilities:

    • Assist Biomechanists in data collection and processing
    • Learn biomechanics data collection and processing techniques
    • Required: 3D Motion Capture and Visual 3D
    • Project dependent: EMG, Metabolic testing, High Speed camera, and Insole Pressure
    • Learn mechanical testing techniques to be performed on polymeric compounds and shoes
    • Learn to analyze mechanical and biomechanical data
    • Create mechanical and biomechanical reports based in MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
    • Learn to perform gait analysis using high speed camera and plantar pressure system
    • Become familiar with anatomy, physiology, and biomechanics of running/walking
    • Become familiar with the running shoe design features and components
    • Other duties as assigned

     Requirements:

    1. Current college student (undergraduate or graduate) working on degree in kinesiology, exercise & sports science, physiology, mechanical engineering, bioengineering or biomechanical engineering related degree
    2. College experience in science lab atmosphere
    3. Experience with MS Office suite
    4. Minimum commitment of 6 months
    5. Must be available 20 hours per week (full-time opportunity during academic break)
    6. Distribution of hours must be fairly consistent and comprise of no less than 4 hours blocks
    7. Ability to arrange transportation to Bothell, WA headquarters laboratory

    Strength and Conditioning (Olympic Sports) 
    Seattle University Internships

     Contact:
    Rasun Hargrett
    Strength and Conditioning Intern Coordinator 
     rasunhargrett@hotmail.com

    The Department of Strength and Conditioning (Olympic Sports) at Seattle University is accepting applications to fill the Fall 2012 and Spring 2013 internship positions. This is an un-paid position, but the intern will gain vital experience through performing daily responsibilities which include: assisting in the setup, implementation, and breakdown of team training sessions (11 intercollegiate sports); daily maintenance of the training environment; learning proper technique and others coaching skills critical to the profession. Candidates must be CPR/First Aid certified, preferably C.S.C.S. or C.S.C.C.A. certified and ideally pursuing bachelor's / master's in exercise science or related field. If interested, send resume and references to Rasun Hargrett, Strength and Conditioning intern coordinator, at rasunhargrett@hotmail.com.

    Exercise Therapist - Full & Part Time Positions at Pushing Boundaries

     Location: Redmond, WA
    For more information please click on this linkhttp://jbconsultingsystems.com/job-board-detail.php?PositionID=4

    Pushing Boundaries is a Redmond, Washington based, non profit, 501 (c) (3) intensive exercise therapy center for those paralyzed due to illness, injury or other neurological disorders. 
    Intern at Pinnacle Physical Therapy

    Pinnacle Physical Therapy is looking for interns who plan to attend PT school for April through June. 
    Please contact Michelle Leary michelleleary@pinnacle-pt.com including your resume if you are interested.

     

    Fuerte Fitness
    Coaching Internship

     Contacts:
    Adriana Medina Adriana@fuertefitness.com 
    Matt Cagan micagan@yahoo.com  

     Application Process:  Apply in person at: 1225 North 45th Street, Seattle, WA 98103

     Hours: We are a 24 hour members fitness studio. 
    Internships with a certified active Professional trainer are from 6am-6pm. 
    Schedule to be determined.

     Credentials:  Currently enrolled or graduated in a Major within Exercise Science, Physical Education, Kinesiology or closely related field. 
    OR- Currently enrolled or completed at least one nationally recognized certification (ISSA, NASM).

    Responsibilities:  Professionalism, courtesy, focus over the care of Fuerte Clients,.
    Sincere and absolute commitment as agreed upon. 
    This role is intended to provide on the job training, job shadowing with a mentor coach to enable the participant to work into an active role over a client's specific training needs

     Compensation: Based on Experience. 
    Upon certifications/graduation this is an opportunity to have one's own clients therefrom.

     Start Date: Immediate
     

    Skyline at First Hill
    Fitness Internship

    School Credit Only
    8 - 10 hours per week
    Start Date: Immediately

    JOB SUMMARY: This internship will allow the selected student to share the experience of managing a program for geriatric patients with a diverse array of needs. One of the primary goals of the internship is to make residents more aware of the array of teaching styles and techniques available when participating in exercise programs. The ideal candidate will have a Fitness Certification, experience teaching group exercise classes, the desire to learn about chronic disorders, and know how to safely teach exercise per those requirements. Familiarity with exercise guidelines for seniors and knowledge in accommodating groups with specific needs is strongly preferred. Upper-level classman preferred.

    ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES:

    Responsibilities are broken down into hours per week (to be done on-site):

    • Maintain safe and clean fitness centers (1 hour)
    • Help develop/distribute informational material about offerings (2 hours)
    • Maintain an environment of friendly fitness
    • Encourage people to begin/expand their exercise routine to guideline levels
    • Teach 1-2 classes per week for Independent Living (2 hours)
    • Supervise group workouts and help with adjustments of equipment (2 hours)
    • Be reliable for resident's needs and present when promised to be present.
    • 3 hours of flex time to be with various populations and teaching personalized exercises appropriate to groups including Independent Living, Assisted Living, and Memory Support.
    • Maintain a log of work and assignments

    REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

    • Familiarity with Anatomy and Physiology
    • Knowledge of safe exercise practices
    • Understanding and application of HIPAA laws and regulations
    • Ability to pass a TB test, Washington State Background Check, and Pre-Employment Drug Screen
    • Must be 18 years old or older

    PREFERRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

    • Experience with group fitness
    • Experience working with seniors and chronic disease populations
    • Desire to learn about Clinical Exercise Physiology
    • Previous experience with health promotion program development
    • Ability to maintain a positive and encouraging attitude and demeanor

    EDUCATION AND/OR EQUIVALENT EXPERIENCE:

    • High School Diploma
    • Currently enrolled in an exercise science undergraduate program
    • 3.0 GPA or higher in Anatomy and Physiology courses

    APPLICATION PROCESS:

    Please complete an online profile and submit your cover letter and resume via the website:
     www.prcn.net . You will be contacted only if you are being considered for the position.

     

    Olympic Physical Training

     Contact:  Jen Wallerich, DPT, OCS, ATC
    Volunteer Coordinator 
    Cabrini Medical Tower
    901 Boren Ave., Ste. 410, Seattle, WA 98104
    T: 206.447.1570 F: 206.447.1592 www.olympicpt.com