The intern will
- Apply educational competencies learned in coursework
- Establish networking opportunities for professional contacts
- Demonstrate an increase in knowledge and skill on program management
- Increase self-confidence as a health care professional
May include, but not limited to
- Data collection
- Use assessment data and literature reviews to recommend, develop, implement, and evaluate evidence-based fitness activities
- Develop materials for wellness bulletin board and patient hand-outs
- Develop bi-weekly wellness tips to be posted on TDI social media
- Manage the front desk
- Participate in wellness events, health fairs, and other scheduled activities
The intern will complete a semester project that is due by the last day of their internship. The semester project will be determined during on-boarding with the fitness center manager.
Please review the information on Clinicals & Internships prior to submitting your application to the department.
Please submit the following documents via email to Danielle.Gordon2@uhs-sa.com
or fax 210-358-7102.
- Completed Fitness Center Application
- Copy of resume
- Letter of interest explaining why you are interested in the internship, your qualifications, and how the internship will help you meet your professional goals.
- Two letters of recommendation (third letter for those who do not meet the GPA requirement) – please have those who are providing a recommendation send the letters directly to the department.
- Winter/Spring Semester: October 1 – November 30: Will be contacted in December
- Fall Semester: June 1 – July 31: Will be contacted in August
- Summer Semester: March 1 – April 30: Will be contacted in May
Danielle Gordon, MPH
Diabetes Education Department