The best way to learn is in the field. Internships provide students with experience and real-world knowledge.

Internships prepare students for their occupation. Students of the Department of Kinesiology, Nutrition, and Recreation will earn much desired experience through internships with hands-on learning in the real world. 


The following majors must complete an internship as part of the final degree requirements:  

  • Health Management: Exercise Science  
  • Recreation and Park Administration  
  • Sport Management  

Health Management Internship Manual

Dr. Jason Wagganer  
(573) 651-2664  

HL261 Practicum Manual

Recreation and Park Administration Internship Manual

Dr. Tom Holman  
(573) 651-2462  

RC288 Practicum Manual

Dr. Myungwoo Lee
(573) 651-2470

SM370 Practicum Manual

Sport Management Internship Manual

For Graduate Internship Instructions, please contact the Graduate Program Coordinator.  

Dr. Jeremy Barnes  
(573) 651-2782 

Assistant Professor & Program Director of Athletic Training, Kinesiology, Nutrition, & Recreation

"Take advantage of all opportunities to learn and better yourself no matter how insignificant they may seem at the time. Take a chance and try something new such as a Short Term Study Abroad experience. It is one of the best experiences you can have as a student."

Kyle Schneider, Ed.D., ATC

Kyle Schneider smiles for the camera.
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