Sport Management/Applied Kinesiology Internship

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Gainesville Health & Fitness
4820 Newberry Rd
Gainesville, FL
Application Deadline: Available Year-round
Position: 10 Full-time, Unpaid (College Credit Required)

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Sports/Recreation, Customer Service, Health Care Services/Supplies


Gainesville Health & Fitness Centers internship opportunities were designed to give college students the opportunity to gain a more accurate understanding of what it takes to work in the fitness industry. By working closely with several key departments our interns gain firsthand experience in the professional fitness industry. Some of the key departments include Hiring Department, Membership sales, Facility operations, Service departments, Personal training and Marketing. By spending time with each of these departments the student gets the opportunity to understand how all of these departments work together to benefit the company as a whole. All internships positions are unpaid and must receive academic credit. Duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:


Hiring Responsibilities:
• Receiving and screening applications; scheduling interviews; calling and meeting with applicants
• Administrative duties include but not limited to scanning documents, special projects, data entry and answering phones
• Conducting pre-screening interviews for applicants, maintain application log and hire track
• Set up orientation for new interns
• Assisting with college internship program, maintain current postings at universities
• File appropriate documents in employee folders, maintain files, and organize files.
• Attend meetings with departmental heads
• Assisting with and coordinates recruitment efforts, which may include attending job fairs

Membership Sales Responsibilities:
• Fitness selling process; Shadow of Membership Counselors
• Managing budgeting of sales and operations; Trending; Setting budgets
• Calls to members 7 & 30 days into membership to manage beginning experience and progress
• Screen for interviews; What to look for in Hiring Sales Counselors
• Assisting with sales management, data analysis; coaching; using and managing the numbers

Personal Training:
• Taking body fat compositions; Visual Fitness Planner consults; VITABOT (online meal programming) consults
• Shadow Personal Training
• Assist in group circuit training

Operations Management/Service Department:
• Assist Operational Manager in overall daily activities and special projects
• Complete floor instructor initial training and begin work on floor shift
• Complete receptionist training and began work on front desk shift
• Assist in facility projects
• Other duties as assigned


• Basic computer skills, including ability in Word and Excel.
• Must have strong organizational, and customer service skills
• Pursuing a degree in Recreation, Sport Management, Exercise Science or related field
• Must be an active college student receiving college credit

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