University of Southern Indiana

Campus Recreation

Welborn Foundation Wellness & Fitness Center at Ivy Tech

Fall and Spring internships are available. Intern responsibilities include assisting with daily operations of fitness center, supervising workouts, conducting equipment orientations, encouraging participants, correcting improper techniques, answer phones, demonstrate proper exercise techniques and use of equipment, describe policies and procedures of the fitness center, develop sound individualized exercise programs based on personal fitness goals and current fitness level, conduct fitness assessments, and assisting with various wellness and fitness programs: health fairs, wellness screens/events, newsletters, etc.

Interested students should send a letter of interest to Gloria Schwartz, Wellness Coordinator:

Welborn Foundation Wellness & Fitness Center
3501 First Avenue
Evansville, IN 47710
(812) 429-0585

USI Recreation Fitness Center

Interns must be flexible and willing/available to work a wide variety of hours.

Interns must be available for training prior to the semester they intend to work. Interested students must apply at least one month before the semester in which they wish to intern.

Opportunities include but are not limited to:

Facility Operations:

  • Facility supervision
  • Building Maintenance
  • Equipment Maintenance
  • Equipment Inventory
  • Facility Reservations
  • Customer Service
  • Attendance Reports
  • Prize/awards inventory
  • First Aid Kit inventory
  • Budget Management

Intramural Sports including Special Events:

  • Help professional staff organize and plan activities
  • Organize and plan an activity
  • Assist with Official/Scorekeeper training and scheduling
  • Attend and assist with Captain’s Meetings
  • Officiate/Scorekeep/Supervise activities
  • Help maintain and care for equipment
  • Evaluate Intramural programs and activities
  • Attend staff training sessions
  • Become first aid/CPR certified
  • Assist with Club sports

Outdoor Adventure including Climbing Wall:

  • Assist trip leader on Outdoor Adventure trips
  • Help plan and coordinate Outdoor Adventure trips
  • Care and maintenance of camping equipment
  • Assist with outdoor adventure equipment checkout
  • Attend and assist with pre-trip meetings
  • Learn to belay & climb
  • Set routes based on difficulty
  • Teach beginners how to climb & belay safely
  • Risk management and safety procedures
  • Care and maintenance of climbing equipment

Public Relations:

  • Marketing
  • Print materials/publications
  • Website editing and updating

Contact Stephanie Waldern-Schwake, Assistant Director of the RFW:
University of Southern Indiana
8600 University Blvd.
Evansville, IN 47712
(812) 461-5270

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