Apple Wellness Intern - Santa Clara Valley, CA (Fall 2017) in Santa Clara Valley, California

Wellness Intern - Santa Clara Valley, CA (Fall 2017)

Job Number: 57893900

Santa Clara Valley, California, United States

Posted: May. 22, 2017

Weekly Hours: 40.00

Job Summary

Apple Wellness offers a hands-on internship for undergraduate and graduate students in the field of exercise physiology, health and wellness and kinesiology. The internship offers experience in both the Fitness Center and in the Preventive Care settings. Students gain practical experience in lifestyle counseling, exercise prescription, and exercise leadership for a large and diverse population. Interns will have the opportunity to assist with clinical testing including resting and exercise EKG’s, maximal stress testing and VO2-max testing.

Apple is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer that is committed to inclusion and diversity. We also take affirmative action to offer employment and advancement opportunities to all applicants, including minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

Key Qualifications

  • Students must have experience in or knowledge of:

  • Weight training and the design of personal exercise programs

  • Prepping and assisting with maximal graded exercise tests

  • Performing a variety of fitness tests such as body composition

  • General nutrition and dietary analysis

  • Must have completed coursework in exercise physiology, health promotion, Kinesiology or a similar curriculum, and be knowledgeable of ACSM guidelines.

  • Good communication skills and high level of professionalism are essential; patient/client interaction is a vital aspect of our program.

  • Interns are expected to be highly motivated, organized, self-directed and open to feedback to insure a beneficial internship experience.

  • Students must be enrolled in school for the duration of the internship and receiving school credit for the internship.

Description

The duration of the internship is 15 to 20 weeks and compensation includes hourly salary, relocation, and housing assistance.

This position is specifically for the Fall Semester.

The deadline to apply is Tuesday, June 13th.

Education

Currently pursuing a bachelors or masters degree in Kinesiology, Health and Exercise Science, or similar major. Please note that major is secondary to key qualifications listed above.

Additional Requirements

A cover letter is required. Please submit resume as a PDF file.