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EIU Department of Kinesiology and Sports Studies

Internship Information for Exercise Science & Sport Management Majors


Mandatory Internship Meeting for Spring 2017 Internships

Wednesday, September 21 at 1 p.m. or Thursday, September 22 at 8 a.m.
Lantz 2821 (Kennard Club Room)
Attendance at one of these meetings is mandatory if you are doing a spring 2017 internship!


KSS 4275 Field Experience


An individually planned work experience in a business, agency, or program appropriate to the student's area of specialization. The internship experience is designed to familiarize students with both one's field of study as well as the process of obtaining employment.

Purpose & Expectations:

An internship provides an excellent networking opportunity that could lead to full-time employment. It is expected that you will dress, speak, and act professionally at all times. Your professionalism will strongly influence the job opportunities you receive following your internship. You are receiving college credit for the internship and therefore, it should take priority over other commitments.

Prerequisites for registration

  1. Completion of all coursework for Kinesiology & Sports Studies degree - meet with your undergraduate advisor to determine your eligibility for an internship and whether you need to enroll in KSS 4275 for 6 credits (requires 240 hours of internship work experience), 7 credits (requires 280 hours of internship work experience), 8 credits (requires 320 hours of internship work experience), or 9 credits (requires 360 hours of internship work experience).
  2. Submission of a Degree Audit signed by your advisor verifying you have completed all coursework, the Internship Proposal Form, and the Internship Agreement Form to Carol Dhom in the main KSS office.

Important Paperwork

Title Document
Internship Manual DOC
Internship Proposal Form DOC
Internship preparation checklist DOC
Internship completion checklist DOC
Current Internship Opportunities
Internship Agreement Form 6 Credits | 7 Credits | 8 Credits | 9 Credits
Weekly Work Log Sample DOC
Midterm Evaluation Form DOC
Final Evaluation Form DOC
Final Reflection Paper Description DOC


Fall 2016 Interns:


  • Complete weekly work log sheets (must be typed).  Send in every 2 weeks to Mrs. Hussey.  These must be signed by your site supervisor.
  • Submit the Mid-Term Evaluation Form when you have completed 50% of your hours.  Due to Mrs. Hussey on or before October 12, 2016.
  • Submit the Final Evaluation Form when you have completed 100% of your internship hours.  Due to Mrs. Hussey on or before December 15, 2016.
  • Write a Final Internship Reflection Paper.  Due to Mrs. Hussey on or before December 15, 2016.


Internship Coordinator Contact Information:

Ms. Kathryn Hussey
Department of Kinesiology & Sport Studies
2203 Lantz Arena
600 Lincoln Ave.
Charleston, IL 61920
Fax: (217) 581-7973
KSS Office Administrator Contact Information:
Carol Dhom
Department of Kinesiology & Sport Studies
Phone: (217) 581-2215

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Contact Information for Kinesiology and Sports Studies

Department of Kinesiology and Sports Studies

2506 Lantz Building
Charleston, IL
(217) 581-2215
Fax: (217) 581-7973

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