University of Southern Indiana

Commercial Fitness/Wellness

Advantage Court & Fitness

Fall, spring and summer intern responsibilities include organizing and teaching children and adults tennis in both group and private situations; organizing and running mens tennis leagues and running tournaments. Responsibilities also involve participating and assisting in community activities, writing student lesson plans and written evaluations to parents.

All interested students should contact Steve or Anna Hazlett, Owners of Advantage Court & Fitness, Advantage Court & Fitness, 600 Walnut St., Evansville, IN 47705, (812) 424-7400.

B & B

Intern opportunities exist during fall, spring and summer semesters. Intern responsibilities would include but not be limited to every day operation, personal training, cleaning, etc. Interested students can call (812) 482-7917 or email for information on interview process. Owner and Internship Site Supervisor is Dustin Bradley. B & B Fitness
695 2nd St.
Jasper, IN 47546

(812) 482-7917

Bob's Gym

Fall, spring, and summer internships for self-motivated, Exercise Science students. Certifications in group exercise and/or personal training are a plus. Responsibilities include assisting the Fitness Director with program development, coordinating fitness incentive programs for members, and orientation and group exercise instruction opportunities, if the student desires expertise in these areas.

Students need to submit a resume, indicating that they are interested in an internship position, to Tony Maslan, Director of Persoanl Training at (812) 424-2627.  For more information please click here.

Bob's Gym

The High Point Drive Location is seeking Sport Management Interns At Bob’s Gym, a Sport Management Intern will work behind the front desk and other areas of the gym shadowing many employees and the General Manager occasionally. The intern will learn all the basics of working the front desk. They will be responsible for making sure that the tasks for the day are completed whether it is office work or some of the cleaning or other tasks. Performing these responsibilities will enable the student to interact with clients and employees to get a feel for the strengths and weaknesses of the company as well as several viewpoints

Body Makeover

Fall, spring, and summer intern responsibilities include assisting owner in developing and growing business, speaking to women about the benefits of exercising, teaching women proper exercise form and doing fitness assessments for new members. Interns must be passionate about living a healthy lifestyle and motivating others to do the same. All interested students should call to set up an appointment with Steve Pickering.

Student needs to submit a resume before appointment (with references). Students will be interviewed and references with be contacted. Body Makeover
5401 Vogel Rd., Suite 210
Evansville, IN 47715

(812) 477-7223

Custom Fitness

Interns need to drop off a resume with a cover letter describing the type of internship they are applying for to Tony Maslan's office at Custom Fit Personal Training

Intern Job description and responsibilities:
-Reports to Custom Fit owner and lead trainer
-Supervises no one
-There is no hourly pay; however interns are eligible for commission on sales based on the same structure as employees.

Intern responsibilities and activities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Shadow Custom Fit trainers and document training programs. This is a great way to learn program design and what types of training protocol to use with specific populations.
  • Design and implement a training program based on the intern's own goals.
  • Design sample training programs based on the instructions of supervisor.
  • Train and be trained by at least 2 Custom Fit trainers.
  • Assist with basic floor staff duties as necessary: answering phones, folding towels, wiping down machines.
  • Assist in promotions of scheduled special events and fundraisers.
  • Assist in small group workout instruction as needed.

-Intern's will provide their schedule on a weekly basis to their supervisor.
-Intern's will dress appropriately for the facility.

Custom Fitness Personal Training
111 S. Green River Road
Suite G
Evansville, IN 47715

Eastside Dunigan Family YMCA

See attachment for internship responsibilities. For more information contact Elizabeth Taylor, Health and Wellness Coordinator at 812-401-9622 or email Elizabeth Taylor, Health and Wellness Coordinator
6846 Oak Grove Road
Evansville, IN 47715

General Responsibilities:

  • Attend one board meeting and give presentation on your experience, attend one directors' meeting and give presentation on your experience, attend new staff orientation, attend training and obtain certifications for CPR, First Aid, AED, Oxygen and Child Abuse Prevention, meet with the Executive Director to review the YMCA organizational chart and the local Y's policies and procedures, meet with the Executive Director to review the history of the YMC and that of our local YMCA and learn more about the National YMC organization, meet with the Membership Coordinator to obtain your membership and discuss new member tour procedures and scholarship information. Set up a time to work/observe at front desk.


  • Familiarize yourself with all emergency procedures, exits, and codes, attend wellness and staff meetings, assist the Health & Wellness Director in the following areas:

-Special projects, clerical work, filing, computer work, bulletin boards and fitness education for members, making telephone calls and running errands.
Participate in or observe/teach group exercise classes, observe personal training sessions observe and assist with Youth Fitness Programs, wellness duties (required to work 1 wellness shift per week), develop program and initiate, keep weekly journal and turn in, develop training program for specified participant, meet 3 new member that qualify for the Member Spotlight program, participate in at least one volunteer program and/or project.

Elite Fitness Ctr

Elite Fitness Center in Evansville is searching for Fall, Spring, and Summer interns to assist members, provide equipment orientations, and for general help. Interested students should send a cover letter and resume to Doug Heinman. Elite Fitness Center
8501 Baumgart Rd
Evansville, IN 47725

(812) 868-8650

Fitness World

All interested students should contact Del Rudd. Fitness World
1101 N. Congress Ave
Evansville, IN 47715

(812) 476-7160

Fitness Zone

All interested students should contact: Fitness Zone
921 Main St.
Evansville, IN 47708

(812) 425-4360


Contact: Holly Olson (Account Manager) 812-573-9671
2633 Reinford Drive Newburgh, IN 47630

Internships available during fall, spring, and summer semesters.
Download a description of the internship here.

IMPACT Sports Group

Internship available during the Fall, Spring, and Summer semesters. To apply, contact Nic Barkley and submit resume.

Internship Responsibilities: At Impact Sports you will have the opportunity to participate in the research, planning and execution of nonprofit fundraising events such as: celebrity golf tournaments, dinner galas, sports camps and other various events. Along with event management for the nonprofit organizations, you will contribute to the growth and development of current and future programs sponsored by the charity foundations. Some of the nonprofit organizations IMPACT Sports is associated with are the Holt Foundations and the Pujols Family Foundation. You will also work with a program for the National Football League, NFL FLAG. With this program you will have the opportunity to assist in the planning and execution of both Regional and National youth flag football tournaments around the country. Along with the events aspect of NFL FLAG, you will research and recruit new participants for the program, along with providing a customer service outlet for pre-existing league organizers.

Contact: Nic Barkley (executive director)   (317) 955-2800 1116 East Market Street
Indianapolis, IN 46202

For more information about Impact Sports Holt Foundation visit

My Hollywood Body

Internships available during the spring and summer semester.

Internship responsibilities include: learning about the process of becoming a certified personal trainer.

For more information contact: Bill Gobin (Owner) 812-401-8878
3000 N. Green River Rd. Suite #5 Evansville, IN 47715

S.O.U.L Empowerment

Internship responsibilities: data entry, administering fitness tests, exercise prescription, attend monthly staff meetings, encourage and motivate participants, determine risk factors among participants.

Contact: Atlas Allen (Fitness Director) 812-424-0563
617 Bellemeade Ave. Evansville, IN 47713
Internships available during the fall, spring, and summer semesters .

Sports Acceleration Center

Fall, Spring, and Summer interns are needed for the Evansville location. Main responsibilities will include ensuring athlete, parent, and coach satisfaction by helping incoming athletes and telephone callers in any way possible; supporting the trainers and Facility Director with word processing, data entry, mailing and information control; and assisting in athlete work outs (warm-up, plyometric sessions and strength training) in any way needed. Job activities will include greeting all incoming athletes and informing training staff of the athlete's arrival; preparing the athlete's work out sheets and charts; scheduling athletes according to facility procedures; entering athlete data into AIMS; cleaning and maintaining the appearance of the facility throughout and at the end of the work day; professionally interacting with the athletes, coaches, and parents; using equipment as directed; doing any other work assigned by the Head Trainer; and performing all assigned work efficiently and on schedule.

Send in a resume prior to the interview and then call to schedule the interview. All interested students should contact Dustin Murray, Sports Acceleration Center, now located 4301 Vogel Rd. Sports Acceleration Center
Dustin Murray
Performance Coach
4301 Vogel Rd.
(812) 474-3278

Swonder Ice Arena Fitness Center

Contact: William Neddan, Facility Manager
209 N. Boeke Road
Evansville, IN 47711


The Diet Doc/Club Fitness Zone

Contact: Tyler Viars (Gym Manager)   812-253-1100
222 Main Street
Evansville, IN 47708

Total Market Concepts

Internships available during summer semester. Contact owner Jim Voyles to learn about possible positions.
Internship Information (PDF)

Warner Chilcott Pharmaceuticals
Contact: Angie Wibbeler
1-800-521-8813  OR
PO Box 319
Holland, IN 47541

Description: Opportunity to learn about medical education and operations, understanding of medical sales, and tracking software

Tri-State Athletic Club

Responsibilities include fitness evaluations; exercise recommendations; new participant orientation; exercise classes; supervise facility; presentations (Senior Fitness Presentation) and projects (Tri-State's Annual Competitive Club Analysis Report, Kids Power Program), administrative duties including quarterly reports, instructors scheduling, group exercise class scheduling, monthly calendar, and bulletin boards; weekly staff meetings; other projects and duties assigned as needed.

All interested students should contact Niki Traylor & Eric Abps, Internship Coordinators: Tri-State Athletic Club
555 Tennis Lane
Evansville, IN 47715
(812) 479-3111

YMCA Of Southwestern IN/Downtown Branch

The YMCA of Southwestern Indiana has internship opportunities for Fall 2011. Interns will work alongside the Director of Strategic Health Initiatives. The Director of Strategic Health Initiatives serves as the Association point person and primary advocate for all YMCA of USA Activate America health & well being related operations and programs.

Qualified interns will assist in:
 Cultivating and developing a vision for Activate America strategic priorities as well as the execution of that vision through Association staff teams. This includes assisting with leadership of the Y's Activate America Gulick well-being initiative, an internal effort to impact the health of our participants and members. Working with the Y's Pioneering Healthier Communities initiative through external efforts within our community to support community health & well-being needs. Delivering Corporate Wellness services through surveying, creating individual wellness plans, and assisting with programming.

Interested students should contact:
Mardi File
Director of Strategic Health Initiatives
YMCA of Southwestern Indiana
Phone: 812-426-6210 ext. 3312

Anytime Fitness

Internships available during the Fall, Spring, and Summer semesters. Responsibilities: Selling memberships, phone calls, cleaning, helping members, signing new members, calling problem accounts, chamber events, health fairs, bank deposits, filing, post office duties. Intern should possess the following qualities: teachable, self-motivated, good listening, attention to detail, knowledge of equipment, Microsoft Word and Excel. Download the application here

Contact: Laura Zell (Owner/Manager) 270-631-0500
Address: 2480 US HWY 41 N
Description: Opening and closing of facility. Cleaning and maintenance of all fitness equipment. Everyday customer services.

Fitness 19
Contact Charlie Coe –Club Operator   812-471-9322
1 North Weinbach, Suite 4A, Evansville IN 47711

Evansville Crossfit
Contact: Jim Braye 812-867-6466
1230 Heinlein Rd, Evansville, Indiana 47725


Contact:  Tim Weinzapfel (PT/OLS) 812-759-7493
5625 Pearl Dr. Evansville, IN 47712
PT/OT Technicians Job Duties and Expectations:

  • Spray and clean tables with cleaner, change pillow cases after patient use, stock bandage carts, fill ultrasound gel bottles, dust and clean equipment, put away equipment, make sure there is a cane, towel roll, bolster, goniometer and extra pillow under every table, check freezer and organize ice packs, fill hydrocollators with water, make sure there is copies of various exercise sheets and doctors notes, check cryocuffs daily, clean autoclave instruments, change dirty CPM pads, put away electrodes, put away and transport DME equipment as needed, inventory, assist at front desk, empty biohazard containers, and various other duties.

Gilkey Family Chiropractic & Sports Injury Clinic
Contact: Chris A. Gilkey DC,ATC (Owner/V.P) 

Internship description: Therapeutic exercise instruction onsite, home exercise prescription, nutritional counseling, obesity training, managing lab results. Internship available during the fall, spring, and summer semesters.

Apply in person with resume or application to:
Gilkey Family Chiropractic Clinic
4466 Hwy 261
Newburgh, IN 47630
Fax: 812-853-2340

Resultz Personal Fitness

Application process: Contact facility at least one month prior to the semester needing an internship. Internships are available during the fall semester. Job Duties: Blood Pressure, heart rate, shoulder flexion, hamstring flexibility, balke submax test, body fat using calibers, submax bench press, submax leg press, and circumferences, inputting new member assessments, new member program design, new member equipment orientation, midterm and final report, project, attending personal training meeting 1 hour each month, subbing in classes when needed, reviewing and learning new exercises/techniques.

Contact: Tanya Hitch (Director of Personal Training)
345 Bentee Wes Ct.
Evansville, IN 47715

Progressive Health of Indiana
Contact: CJ Barnard (Physical Therapist & Site Coordinator)
10455 Orthopaedic Dr. Newburgh, IN 47630 812-858-212

Progressive Health
Contact: Cindy Marx (Physical Therapist)
150 N. Rosenberger Ave, Evansville, IN 47712 812-476-7000 

Progressive Health/Deaconess Gateway Hospital
Contact: Jeremy Gorman, OT 812-842-3370
4011 Gateway Blvd. Newburg, IN 47630

The Pit Barbell Club

The Pit Barbell Club is the best equipped strength and fitness center in the Midwest, and has been in business longer than any other gym in the state of Indiana. The Pit has earned multiple state, national and world drug-free powerlifting championships. The Pit is not only a strength facility, but also accommodates fitness for all ages.

400 Edgar Street
Evansville, IN 47710

Citius Performance Sports Training (member of Athletic Republic)
Contact: Jaime Ford  270-852-8724; 1605-1 Scherm Rd. Owensboro, KY 42301

Little Sturgis Motocross
Contact: Jason Stills, (Track Coordinator) Amy Stills, (Asst. Track Coordinator)  Cell: 812-459-9116  7331 Baltic Drive, Evansville, IN 47711

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