Comm Wellness and Fitness Internship-Spring
Posted on Nov 21, 2018 by EXOS
EXOS helps people perform at a high level so they can achieve what matters most to them. Since our founding in 1999, we've become a leader in proactive health and performance, trusted by more than 150 clients, including corporations, academic institutions, health systems, sports organizations, the U.S. military, community centers, and residential communities. With award-winning facilities and spaces, technology, equipment, and services, EXOS connects people to the solutions they need and provides individualized plans based on time-tested fundamentals and research in order to help people take control of their health and performance.
EXOS has been leading the way in workplace wellness for over two decades, creating evidence-based employee wellness programs for global companies across a number of industries. Our employer solutions come to life through a combination of wellness services, technology, fitness facilities, and performance staff, and are always within reach \u2014 online, via mobile apps, and through in-person coaching. Company leaders, including many from fortune 500 companies, trust our solutions and services to improve the health and happiness of their workforce, as well as their return on investment.
Each of our locations may offer a slightly different internship opportunity, however interns will generally gain experience in conducting fitness testing and evaluation, providing safe and effective exercise programs and group exercise, assisting in planning and implementation of health promotion and incentive programs, high risk member management, and program administration. As a community wellness intern you will be responsible for assisting your manager and site-based team in the management of our client's community wellness and fitness programs. To be successful as an intern you must feel comfortable working in a fast-paced environment. Responsibilities will demand an organized individual with a desire to learn Community Wellness and Fitness industry. Interns will also have the opportunity to gain their EXOS Fitness Specialist Certification (XFS).
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This internship is an unpaid internship and requires proof of current enrollment in an internship program for relevant course credit.
- Matriculating junior or senior in exercise science, kinesiology, physical education or a related field
- GPA of 3.0 or higher
- Completed coursework in anatomy, exercise physiology, kinesiology, and basic exercise testing and prescription
- Previous exercise testing experience preferred
- CPR/AED and First Aid certifications required (Students who are not currently certified may seek certification during the application process)
- Strong verbal and written communication skills
- Ability to multi-task
Setting: these internships take place in community fitness centers and as an EXOS intern you will be working members of the community fitness site.
Candidates applying for this position should be able to lift up to 50 pounds unassisted repeatedly throughout the workday. Also, the physical requirements of this job require frequent walking around and demonstrating and assisting with exercise movements; bending, stretching, lifting, pushing, pulling and squatting are movements performed daily.
We are an equal opportunity employer
EXOS is proud to be an affirmative action / equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, creed, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship status, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other status protected under local, state, or federal laws. EXOS provides reasonable accommodation to employees and applicants for employment who have disabilities. You may request reasonable accommodation, in writing, by reaching out to our HR department at:
Attention : EXOS Human Resources, Accommodations
2629 E. Rose Garden Ln.
Phoenix, AZ 85050
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