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Requirements for Internships

The Fitness Leadership and Aquatics Leadership Internships (ESS 494 and 595) have specific requirements. Students should begin investigating these requirements at the beginning of the junior year by obtaining written, detailed instructions from the KIN Department, 237 HHP Building.

Aquatics Leadership Internship:

At the time of application for placement in ESS 494, students must present evidence of the following:

  1. Health and immunization clearances:
    1. A tuberculin Mantoux skin test (or chest X-ray if skin test is positive) valid through the internship
    2. A tetanus toxoid immunization
    3. Evidence of Measles, Mumps, and Rubella immunization as required by the University
    4. Chicken Pox titer or Chicken Pox vaccination
    5. Completion of Hepatitis B immunization series (The inoculation series should begin at least one year before the semester of internship placement.)

      If immunization requirements change on short notice, students will be notified.
  2. Students must purchase professional liability insurance to begin ESS 494. Students should obtain a written, detailed explanation of this requirement in the KIN departmental office.
  3. The student must have a cumulative GPA of at least 2.50 to enroll in ESS 494.
  4. An application process must be completed prior to registration in ESS 494.

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Fitness Leadership Internship:

At the time of application for placement in ESS 595, students must present evidence of the following:

  1. Health and immunization clearances:
    1. A tuberculin Mantoux skin test (or chest X-ray if skin test is positive) valid through the internship
    2. A tetanus toxoid immunization
    3. Evidence of Rubella, Mumps, and Measles immunization as required by University
    4. Chicken Pox titer or Chicken Pox vaccination
    5. Completion of Hepatitis B immunization series (The inoculation series should begin at least one year before the semester of internship placement.)

      If immunization requirements change on short notice, students will be notified.
  2. Students must purchase professional liability insurance to begin ESS 595. Students should obtain a written, detailed explanation of this requirement in the ESS departmental office.
  3. The student must have a cumulative GPA of at least 2.50 to enroll in ESS 595.
  4. An application process must be completed prior to registration in ESS 595.
  5. ESS 469 and 570 must be taken prior to enrollment in or concurrently with ESS 595.