Internships

Experience? Check. Applicable knowledge? Check. Impressive resumes? Check. Our applied exercise science students gain valuable experience through internships in a variety of industries that coincide with their career goals and academic interests. Here's a sampling of where they've interned.

Strength and Conditioning

  • Boston College
  • Clemson University
  • Duke University
  • Northeastern University
  • Purdue University
  • Pepperdine University
  • The Citadel
  • University of Connecticut
  • University of Kentucky
  • UCLA
  • University of Southern California
  • West Point Military Academy

Private Sector - Sports Performance and Personal Training

  • Boundless Performance Systems
  • EXOS San Diego
  • Ethos Colorado
  • IFAST
  • Rockland Peak Performance
  • Edge Performance Systems
  • Ranfone Training Systems
  • Mike Boyle Strength and Conditioning
  • Equinox, Hollywood

Corporate and Nonprofit

  • YMCA of Greater Springfield
  • Scantic Valley YMCA
  • Mass Mutual Center
  • Urban Strength

Clinical Sites

  • Brigham & Women's Shapiro Cardiovascular Center
  • Central Mass Physical Therapy
  • Mercy Medical Center
  • Coastal Orthopedics
  • St. Francis Hospital
  • Baystate Hospital Cardiac Rehabilitation
  • Baystate Hospital Pulmonary Rehabilitation
  • Turning Point Cardiac Rehabilitation
  • Pioneer Valley Weight and Wellness Center
  • ProEx Physical Therapy

Career Outcomes

Graduates from the applied exercise science major go on to do great things. In fact, in a survey of our 2015-16 graduates, 95 percent of these students said they were either employed or enrolled in graduate school within six months of graduation. So, you can feel confident knowing your future looks bright.

Students who graduated from the applied exercise science undergraduate major went on to do great things. Here are a few opportunities recent graduates have pursued. 

Company Name Job Title Location
Abington Hospital - Jefferson Health Exercise Physiologist Abington, Pa.
Athletic Performance Training Strength and Conditioning Coach/Personal Trainer Falmouth, Mass.
Boston University Strength and Conditioning Intern Boston
Corvino Performance Strength and Conditioning Coach Latham, N.Y.
Equinox Personal Trainer Newton, Mass.
Griffin Hospital Cardiac Exercise Physiologist Derby, Conn.
Hamden Hall Country Day School Strength and Conditioning Coach Hamden, Conn.
Journey Forward Neuro Exercise Specialist Canton, Mass.
Premise Helath Health Fitness Specialist Norwalk, Conn.
Purdue University Sports Performance Intern West Lafayette, Ind.
SLS Fitness Strength and Conditioning Coach Woburn, Mass.
St. Joseph's/Candler Exercise Specialist Savannah, Ga.

Graduate School

Many applied exercise science graduate go on to advanced education in a variety of fields.

College/University Name Field of Study
Hofstra University Occupational Therapy
Merrimack College Exercise and Sports Science
Sacred Heart University Exercise Science and Nutrition
Springfield College Business Administration
Springfield College Exercise and Sport Studies
Springfield College Occupational Therapy
Truman University Physical Therapy