Wednesday, September 26, 2012

FREE Practice Test for GRE, MCAT, LSAT

Want to practice the GRE, MCAT or LSAT for free? Kaplan will be on campus on Sat Oct 20. You must register in order to participate.

Tuesday, September 25, 2012

August 2012 Graduates - Future Plans

What are the August 2012 graduates planning to do now that they have completed their degree?

Physical Therapy Expo

Wednesday, September 26, 2012: The 2012 PT Expo will be held in the nTelos room located in ISAT, 2nd floor 9am-2pm EVERYONE is welcome to attend.

Friday, September 21, 2012

Teaching Assistant for GKIN 100

Teaching Assistant for GKIN 100

Practicum Opportunity

Position Responsibilities:

Assisting with the following fitness assessments:  
1-repitition maximum for arm press and leg press
Curl-ups and sit ups
BIA and waist-to-hip ratio

Thursday, September 20, 2012

Fall 2012 Fieldwork Sites

Want to know where other students are completing fieldwork this fall?

Fall Internship & Career Fair

Career and Academic Planning's Fall Career and Internship Fair is Monday, October 1st from 12pm - 4pm in the Festival Ballrooms. Of interest to the Exercise Science Students is Life Time Fitness, City Year, and Peace Corps -- possibly more depending on your interests. A copy/paste of employers attending is below.

Considering Graduate School?

Check out these 3 great opportunities on-campus to get more information! There is a Graduate and Professional School Fair, FREE practice tests for GRE, LSAT or MCAT, and a presentation for those who are considering going to graduate school! All coming up soon!! 

Wednesday, September 19, 2012

Employment - Wellness Coach

CHP Wellness Coaches (WC) will provide health and wellness services at job sites identified by CHP and its partners. In Tennessee, Georgia, Kentucky and others. Responsibilities include:

On-campus Health Education Opportunity


REACH (Reality Educators Advocating Campus Health), is currently recruiting new members.  Getting involved with this peer education group is a great way to get hands-on experience creating, implementing and facilitating health education programs.  If you are interested in providing other students with the tools to be healthy, consider joining REACH.

For more information contact:

Sunday, September 16, 2012

On-campus practicum or internship opportunity

Looking for an opportunity to offer physical activity programing for individuals with disabilitiies? Want to be on campus?

Fieldwork Opportunity with Overcoming Barriers, Spring 2013

Thursday, September 13, 2012

Spring 2013 Fieldwork Information Sessions

To: Exercise Science students
From: Jana Walters, ES Fieldwork Coordinator
Subject: Information about completing KIN 471 Practicum or KIN 481 Internship during the Spring 2013 semester

Do you need to complete KIN 471 Practicum or KIN 481 Internship* during the Spring 2013 semester?  You must attend a mandatory information session. Times are:

Wellness and Fitness Specialist - Cornell University

Wellness and Fitness Specialist - Cornell University

Tuesday, September 11, 2012

JMU Strength and Conditiong Spring/Summer 2013

Are you interested in completing practicum or internship with JMU Strength and Conditioning (or any area of JMU Athletics)?  You should attend JMU Athletics Practicum/Internship Information Night on Tuesday, September 25th at 5:00pm in the APC Team Meeting Room (2nd Floor of the Plecker Athletic Performance Center). 

Application Deadlines:
Spring 2013: October 15th
Summer 2013: February 15th
Application Materials: Practicum/Internship Application, Resume and Cover Letter
Application & More Info:

Life Time Fitness Recruiters On Campus

Life Time Fitness to Visit Godwin Hall
Mr. Tamer Moumen (General Manager) and Ms. Teresa Cavanaugh (Senior Personal Training Department Head) from Life Time Fitness ( will be on-campus in Godwin Hall room 344 on Friday, October 12 from 9am-Noon to provide information regarding personal training internship and employment opportunities.
As the Healthy Way of Life Company, Life Time (NYSE: LTM) delivers the certified professionals, comprehensive businesses and incredible destinations that help people positively change their lives every day. The Company's healthy way of life approach enables its customers to achieve their health and fitness goals by engaging in their areas of interest — or discovering new passions — both inside and outside of Life Time's distinctive and large sports, professional fitness, family recreation and spa destinations. Today, the Company operates 102 centers under the LIFE TIME FITNESS® and LIFE TIME ATHLETIC(SM) brands primarily in suburban locations, in 22 states and 28 major markets.
A short presentation will begin at the top of the each hour – 9am, 10am and 11am. Time at the end of the session will be used as an open forum for question and answer.
You do not have to attend the entire 3 hours. Attend for as long as you can, when you can.
Dress is business casual. Bring a resume and cover letter to leave if you are interested in being considered for a spring or summer semester internship.
Contact Jana Walters,, 568-4864, with questions.

Sunday, September 9, 2012

Friday, September 7, 2012

MCAT Changing

Interested in applying to medical school? The Medical College Admissions Test (MCAT) will include more information than the natural sciences beginning in 2015. More on this story here:

Monday, September 3, 2012

Joe Valentino - Alumni Highlight

Check out the Exercise Science Alumni Highlight story about Joe Valentino ('12). Joe completed an internship with the Carolina Panthers Strength and Conditioning program, and is now a graduate assistant Strength and Conditioning coach at Florida Atlantic University.