Springfield College students have a wide range of opportunities to apply what they learn in the classroom, gain real-world experience, and advance their professional development through experiential education.

As a Springfield College student you’ll have a choice of internships and placements among hundreds of affiliated institutions and organizations. The list that follows reflects some of the fieldwork and internship sites available to students of the School of Health, Physical Education, and Recreation.

Fieldwork and Internships – School of Health, Physical Education, and Recreation

Applied Exercise Science Field Placement Sites

Personal Training and Corporate Fitness

  • Attain Therapy + Fitness
  • Cedardale Health & Fitness
  • Covidien Corporate Fitness and Wellness
  • Equinox
  • HealthTrax
  • MediFit at MassMutual
  • Mobile Fitness Systems
  • Reebok International Headquarters
  • Mass in Motion
  • Verizon Corporate Fitness
  • YMCA

Sports Performance

  • Amherst College
  • Boston College
  • Buffalo Bills
  • Buffalo Sabres
  • College of Holy Cross
  • Conca Sports and Fitness
  • Cressey Performance
  • Duke University
  • Florida State University
  • Indianapolis Fitness and Training
  • IMG Academy Performance Institute
  • School of Health, Physical Education, and Recreation
  • Louisiana State University
  • Mike Boyle Strength & Conditioning
  • New York Giants
  • Northeastern University
  • Parisi Speed School
  • Springfield Falcons
  • Tampa Bay Bucs
  • University of Connecticut
  • University of Florida
  • University of Kentucky
  • University of Massachusetts
  • University of Missouri
  • University of South Carolina
  • University of Southern California
  • U.S. Olympic Training Center
  • U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association


  • American Cancer Society
  • Baystate Medical Center
  • Boston Children’s Hospital
  • Catholic Medical Center
  • Center for Healthy Living at Greenwich Hospital
  • Hospital of Central Connecticut
  • Mercy Medical Center
  • Saint Francis Hospital and Health Centers
  • Johns Hopkins Clinical Exercise Center
  • Joslin Diabetes Center

Spa and Wellness

  • Canyon Ranch
  • G-Spa at Foxwoods

Athletic Training Field Placement Sites

  • Baystate Medical Center
  • Baystate Urgent Care Center
  • Deerfield Academy
  • Hampshire Orthopedic Center
  • Loomis Chaffee School
  • Mt. Holyoke College
  • New England Orthopedic Specialists
  • Springfield College
  • University of Massachusetts
    (Football, Ice Hockey, Men’s Basketball, Men’s Lacrosse)
  • Western New England University

Movement and Sports Studies Fieldwork Sites

  • Alfred G. Zanetti Montessori Magnet School, Springfield, Mass.
  • Baystate Family Chiropractic, West Springfield, Mass.
  • Boys & Girls Club and YMCA, Waterville, Maine
  • Boys and Girls Club Family Center, Springfield, Mass.
  • Center for Human Development Inc., Springfield, Mass.
  • Greenknoll Regional YMCA, Brookfield, Conn.
  • Healthplex Personal Training and Weight Loss Center, Clifton Park, N.Y.
  • Middleboro High School, Middleboro, Mass.
  • New England Orthopedic Surgeons, Springfield, Mass.
  • Orchard Hill Club, Glastonbury, Conn.
  • Silver Bay YMCA, Silver Bay, N.Y.
  • Sports World, East Windsor, Conn.
  • Springfield High School of Science & Technology
  • Springfield Jewish Community Center
  • The American Red Cross of Central Massachusetts
  • The Northeast YMCA, Pensacola, Fla.
  • Volunteer Adventure Corps, Cape Town, South Africa
  • White Plains YMCA, White Plains, N.Y.
  • YMCA of Greater Boston, Woburn, Mass.
  • Yokohama Central YMCA, Yokohama, Japan

Physical Education Fieldwork Sites

  • Agawam Public Schools
  • East Longmeadow Public Schools
  • Longmeadow Public Schools
  • Ludlow Public Schools
  • Springfield College Child Development Center
  • Springfield Public Schools include:

    Alfred G. Zanetti Montessori Magnet School
    Chestnut Accelerated Middle School
    High School of Commerce
    Kensington International School
    M. Marcus Kiley Middle School
    Mary M. Lynch School
    Springfield Renaissance School
    Roger L. Putnam Vocational-Technical Academy
    White Street School
    William N. DeBerry Elementary

  • Square One
  • Trinity Nursery School
  • Wilbraham Public Schools

Sport Management and Recreation Department Internship Sites

Sport Management

  • ’47 Brand
  • American Hockey League
  • Boston Celtics
  • ESPN X-Games
  • Greg Norman/Frank Templeton Shootout
  • International Basketball Federation (FIBA) Basketball Hall of Fame
  • Madison Square Garden
  • New England Patriots
  • New England Revolution
  • New York Jets
  • Philadelphia Flyers
  • Pittsburgh Pirates
  • PUMA
  • Tampa Bay Rays
  • Travelers Championship

Recreation Management

  • City of Boulder (Colo.) Parks and Recation
  • City of Raleigh (N.C.) Parks and Recreation
  • Daufuskie Island Resort & Spa
  • East Longmeadow (Mass.) Parks and Recreation
  • Greater Springfield (Mass.) YMCA
  • Kiawah Island Golf Resort
  • Longmeadow (Mass.) Parks and Recreation
  • New Britain (Conn.) Parks and Recreation
  • Portland (Maine) Parks and Recreation
  • Smugglers’ Notch Resort
  • U.S. National Park Service
  • Walt Disney World Parks and Resorts

Therapeutic Recreation

  • Amherst Public Schools
  • Blaze Sports (Ga.)
  • Crotched Mountain Rehab Center (N.H.)
  • Denver (Colo.) Parks and Recreation
  • Institute of Living (Conn.)
  • Klingberg Family Center (Conn.)
  • National Sports Center for the Disabled
  • Rehabilitation Institution of Chicago
  • Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital
  • Western Massachusetts Hospital

Child Life

  • Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
  • Connecticut Children’s Medical Center
  • Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center
  • Hasbro Children’s Hospital
  • Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Shriner’s Hospital for Children
  • Texas Children’s Hospital
  • Tufts Floating Hospital for Children
  • University of North Carolina Hospitals
  • Yale-New Haven Hospital