Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Service Learning Course in May

Need an elective in the summer?

HTH 390 – Special Topics in Health Sciences Service Learning in a Community Health Context (Section 4103)
• Open to all majors
• Engage in meaningful service learning in the Harrisonburg community (10-12 hours a week)
• Connect service learning to coursework, personal development and civic involvement
• 3 Credits
• First block summer session (May 18 – June 11)
• For more information contact Tim Howley (

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Strength and Conditioning at JMU

The Assistant Strength & Conditioning Coach at JMU’s Athletic Performance Center (APC) is in need of interns for Summer ’15 to assist with football training.  
If you are scheduled to complete KIN 471-Practicum or KIN 481-Internship for Summer ’15, have attended the mandatory information sessions, and are still looking for a site then this may be of interest to you.    Please contact Mike Bullis at for more information.

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Event Planning Internship - Harrisonburg

VA Momentum internships are perfect for building your professional portfolio, completing specific academic requirements, or simply gaining experience in an area of interest. Though not paid, we guarantee you'll get plenty of VA Momentum swag, have an insanely good time, and be part of the family for years to come.

We are currently in need of summer interns. This position would ideally run from early-May through the end of August, but we are flexible on the timing. The bullet points below provide some ideas of what the internship entails, but we'd love to talk about your needs as well.

VA Momentum Summer Internship 
  • Market and promote the Valley 4th RUN and Three Brothers Three Miler (fun, grassroots “boots on the ground” kind of stuff).
  • Develop and implement logistical event plans (i.e., where the magic happens).
  • Brainstorm new, cool ideas on dry erase boards and flip chart paper.
  • High-five and lead volunteers on race days.
  • Identify areas for tweaking and lead projects to fruition.
  • If interested, take on photography and video projects for pre/during/post event communications.

We hope you’ll consider spending your summer with us! If you’re ready to apply or want more information, check or shoot us an email at

Want to train for a marathon in KIN 100?

KIN 100: Specialty Marathon Section

Fulfill Your Cluster 5 Requirement
AND train for a marathon with the guidance of your instructor!

Fall 2015 M,W- 9:05-9:55;
Fri-3:30 or Sat-8:00

No Running or Marathon Experience Needed!

Required to Attend Information Session
April 1 – 5:00 PM – Godwin 344

contact is: Bill Walton -

Friday, March 20, 2015

Lifetime Fitness Recruiters to Visit Godwin Hall

Do you want to complete practicum or internship in commercial fitness? Do you want to be employed as a personal trainer in a metropolitan area after graduation? Would you like to use internship as a springboard to employment? 

Lifetime Fitness Recruiters are visiting Godwin Hall in April!

Personal Training recruiters from LifeTime Fitness will be on-campus in Godwin Hall Room 344 on Friday April 17 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 9am, 10:00am and 11:15am. 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. Each presentation will be the same, to allow as many people as possible the opportunity to attend. 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 summer semester internship or employment.

Contact Jana Walters,, 568-3949, with questions.

Monday, March 16, 2015

Graduate Assistantship at Salisbury University

Salisbury University is seeking applicants for graduate teaching assistant positions in the Department of Health and Sport Sciences. Graduate assistants are responsible for teaching the lecture and/or activity components of our general education fitness and wellness course.

Many students filling the previous graduate assistant positions have chosen to study in the Applied Health Physiology program but the University offers more than ten other graduate degree programs. More information about the graduate school can be found at

Please pass the attached job description along to any qualified students who may be interested, or to any faculty who may be able to do so. Thank you for your help.

Monday, March 9, 2015

Graduate Assistant Positions at University of Pittsburgh


The HPA Department at the University of Pittsburgh is seeking
Masters-level graduate student assistants (GSAs). The duties of these GSAs
would be to help with teaching in the following areas:
-general physical education program
-faculty and staff health and fitness program
-student fitness or aquatics center
-research in a laboratory setting

Requirements for consideration for a GSA position:
-admitted to a Masters-level program with the HPA Department
-background in exercise science, athletic training, physical education,
nutrition, or related field
-at least a 3.0 GPA in their undergraduate training
-demonstrated experience in fitness, aerobics, aquatics, or
team/individual sports
-has the appropriate certifications

Employment in Harrisonburg

Sentara Rockingham Memorial Hospital (SRMH) is looking to fulfill a position that would overlap in the Cardiac & Pulmonary Rehab departments - Bachelor's Degree is required.

It's half secretarial (patient calls, pre-authorization, scheduling) and half education (pre-surgical, post sugical, etc) - Two days per week (Tues + Thurs) for approximately 8 hour shifts. 

Christine Schmidt, MS, CES

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

High school soccer coach - Harrisonburg

All KIN majors who are planning in completing internship or practicum spring 2016:

Harrisonburg High School will be looking for a head JV girls soccer coach. If you are interested, please contact the current head JV coach Cloe Barnes to help you set up contact with the head girls varsity coach and the athletic director. Her email is

Monday, March 2, 2015