Decker School of Nursing

Internship Opportunities

Nutrition and Fitness Peer Education Service-Learning Internship

Undergraduate or graduate students interested in health and wellness have the opportunity to apply their academic coursework in professional working environments through the Nutrition and Fitness Peer Education Service-Learning Internship.

Service-learning projects, peer education, outreach to the greater Binghamton community and research are a few of the opportunities the internship offers. Seminar classes are held weekly on nutrition and fitness topics, as well as the development of professional skills.

Highlights of the internship

  • Participate in weekly seminar classes, held 1:10–3:10 p.m. Mondays in the West Gym
  • Develop and implement educational programming
  • Build professional skills including public speaking, networking, communication and teamwork
  • Participate in service-learning and research

Credit options

The internship can be taken for 2, 3 or 4 credits. The credits are Health and Wellness Studies internship credits that apply toward graduation and electives for the HWS minor.

  • 2 credits, requires 60 hours of outreach
  • 3 credits, requires 90 hours of outreach
  • 4 credits, requires 120 hours of outreach

Intern selection

Interns will be selected through application and interview processes. There are no required prerequisites to apply for the internship; however, preference will be given to students with training or previous coursework in the field of health, nutrition and fitness.

Application procedures

  • Applications are available in the Health and Wellness Studies Office located in the West Gym and online
  • Applications are due by November 22 in the HWS office
  • For more information contact Sarah Thompson at sthomps@binghamton.edu

 

Last Updated: 2/28/17