Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Speak to Girl Scouts group

Dr. Josh Pate is  seeking a volunteer to speak to a Girl Scouts group about the importance of exercise and possibly lead them in exercise examples. They thought a student would be good at this. Female is ideal for this opportunity. Interested? Contact Dr. Pate at

Graduate Assistantship - Ball State

Dr. Paul Nagelkirk at Ball State University (alma mater of Dr. Nick Luden and Dr. Trent Hargens) has an assistantship available for a Master’s student beginning next year.  I believe it’s a research assistantship and the student would be working with him on studies related to blood coagulation and fibrinolysis.  Any interested students can contact him directly at

Friday, January 27, 2017

Organic Hop Farming Internship - VA

Internship with Seven Hollows Farm focused on organic hop crops

The internship is with Seven Hollows Farm, and the intern will have the opportunity to gain experience cultivating organic hops and building a hops business through marketing. The farm is located in Orkney Springs, VA (about 35 minutes from JMU campus).

The Intern can assume the duties of both positions, or choose between the agriculture or marketing aspect of the business. The work at the farm is part-time and on the weekends, and the marketing can be done from home on their own time.  

Jana has more information about the opportunities and application information. This internship offers a stipend.

Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Part-time Employment Opportunity

Wellness Instructor/Lifeguard  - Come join our nationally recognized Wellness Team for an opportunity to grow and learn in the field of Fitness and Wellness. Part-time position working up to 16 hours every two weeks; 8am – 4:30pm and occasionally 8:30am – 12noon on Saturdays. Responsibilities include assisting senior residents with one-to-one exercise sessions, and guarding the pool areas. Qualified applicants should have a High School diploma and experience in aquatic or fitness/wellness field.  Must have current lifeguard certification or be able to acquire lifeguard certification. Interested applicants may apply at Sunnyside Retirement Community, 3935 Sunnyside Dr., Harrisonburg or fax resume to 568-8233.

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Apple Internship - TX and CA

Deadline this month!

Apple Wellness is recruiting for Summer 2017 internships in Austin, TX, and Cupertino, CA.
We have a current Exercise Science student who did this internship last summer who could be a resource for you!

Summer Wellness Internship - (California & Texas) 

Apple Wellness offers a hands-on internship for undergraduate and graduate students in the field of exercise physiology, health and wellness and kinesiology. The internship offers experience in both the Fitness Center and in the Preventive Care settings. Students gain practical experience in lifestyle counseling, exercise prescription, and exercise leadership for a large and diverse population. Interns will have the opportunity to assist with clinical testing including resting and exercise EKG’s, maximal stress testing and VO2-max testing.

Students must have experience in or knowledge of: 

• Weight training and the design of personal exercise programs
• Prepping and assisting with maximal graded exercise tests • Performing a variety of fitness tests such as body composition
• General nutrition and dietary analysis
• Must have completed coursework in exercise physiology, health promotion, Kinesiology or a similar curriculum, and be knowledgeable of ACSM guidelines.
• Good communication skills and high level of professionalism are essential; patient/client interaction is a vital aspect of our program.
• Interns are expected to be highly motivated, organized, self-directed and open to feedback to insure a beneficial internship experience

The duration is 12 weeks and compensation includes hourly salary, relocation, and housing assistance. Internship opportunities are available in Austin, Texas and Santa Clara Valley, California.

How to Apply 

• Summer internship application deadline: January 31
• A cover letter is required with your application. Please combine your resume & cover letter into one PDF document.
• Submit your cover letter and resume online at 
• Job Number (Santa Clara Valley, CA): 53943067
• Job Number (Austin, TX): 53964377

Friday, January 13, 2017

Unpaid internship scholarship!

An AWESOME opportunity from the office of Career and Academic Planning located in the Student Success Center - 

Does completing an internship this summer have you bummed out because you're trying to figure out how you'll earn money, too? OR do you want to complete an internship in a city where you don't have any existing connections? This scholarship is intended to help bridge those gaps! 

CAP Unpaid Internship Scholarship Information Session
All sessions held in SSC 3270, 3rd floor in CAP suite
Friday, Feb. 3, 1:30-2:30pm, SSC 3270
Tuesday, Feb. 21, 3:30-4:30pm, SSC 3270
Wednesday, March 22, 1:30-2:30pm, SSC 3270
CAP is pleased to offer scholarships for undergraduate students working in unpaid internships for the summer of 2017. Students must have an internship secured before applying for the scholarship and must submit an application, budget and recommendation form to be considered.  Interested in learning more about the unpaid internship scholarship? Please attend this information session to get your questions answered.  No RSVP required.

Thursday, January 12, 2017

Environmental Conservation

Summer Opportunities with the Great Appalachian Valley Conservation Corps, headquartered in New Market, VA.

Do you like to be outdoors? Hike? Camp? Do hard, but rewarding and meaningful work? Check out these two summer opportunities:

Paid. Hiring to begin immediately.

PT Tech Employment - local

Appalachian Physical Therapy is in search of a soon-to-be-graduate looking for a job as a PT Aide. The position will be full-time starting in May, but has the potential for some part-time hours before then for training and as a floater between the Broadway and Harrisonburg offices. The job is very rewarding and especially great for a student who wishes to take a year off before going to PT school. Below are a few required qualities that a potential applicant should have.
  • Ability to interact and communicate well with people
  • Basic computer skills
  • Ability to multi-task to keep up with multiple patients while maintaining a clean and safe environment
  • Willingness to learn and take on new tasks
If you have any further questions feel free to contact me or Appalachian Physical Therapy as well.
Emily Egan
JMU Class of ’16,
Appalachian Physical Therapy

Friday, January 6, 2017

Graduate Program focused on Exercise Oncology

Master of Science in Cancer Care

This program is the first cancer care master’s degree in the nation focused on exercise oncology within a multi-disciplinary approach. Courses embrace a variety of disciplines (e.g., exercise physiology, nutrition, physical therapy, psychology)  while remaining strictly focused on current scientific knowledge of cancer.

Or contact: Stephen M. LoRusso, PhD
School of Health Sciences
Department of Physical Therapy
Exercise Physiology Program
P.O. Box 600
Loretto, PA 15940-0600
Phone: (814) 472-3988
Fax: (814) 472-3140