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Intern Job Title: Department of Kinesiology Intern
Internship Supervisor Name and Title: Mary Estepp, Department Chair Kinesiology

The Kinesiology Intern will serve as an extension of the Kinesiology Department and Faculty as well as a liaison between faculty and the students.  Responsibilities include:Assisting faculty with course instruction, assessment and equipment set up/ tear down

  • Teaching Assistant for various course depending on the strength and interest of the intern (KINE269, KINE166, KINE462, KINE268)
  • Attend Pilot Preview Days with faculty to present the department to incoming students
  • Meet with potential students with faculty to discuss the student perspective of our programs
  • Develop a club and plan events for our department
  • Assist with planning, developing, and marketing a Health Fair for students (FA 2023)
  • Assist with planning, developing, and marketing a Neighborhood Night for the community
  • Organize and create various paperwork, files, etc
  • Inventory and organize the lab spaces and storage spaces
  • Plan and organize end of the year banquet/awards ceremony
  • Meet with Career Services Office and participate in the intern portfolio presentation
  • Other duties as assigned


  • A junior or senior with experience in/and knowledge of the Department of Kinesiology is necessary for this position.
  • This position is designed to benefit someone who is looking for a career in a kinesiology related field.
  • Kinesiology major
  • Must be able to communicate clearly
  • Be organized
  • Take responsibility
  • Take initiative
  • Ability to connect to peers and prospective students
  • Desire to learn new things
  • Wants to be challenged

Range of hours per week:

Intern is to work and average of 10 hours per week for 14 weeks with specific schedule and hours to be coordinated with internship supervisor.  Internship will commence the week of August 21, 2023 and conclude around May 2, 204.


The Bethel University Intern Program is an initiative designed to provide traditional students with practical knowledge through meaningful work experiences. Students participating in these internships will work closely with individual supervisor to enhance and support their assigned department. Students will participate in various career development opportunities, including resume coaching and a Leadership Project to be completed and presented by the end of the school year.  Employers prefer to see internships on a résumé and desire the skills gained from these experiences. Internships are available within participating Bethel University Departments.

 What is an Internship?
An internship is a mentored work experience with an educational focus tied to the student’s course work within their major. Typically, an internship is available for one or two semesters. They average 10 hours per week for 14 weeks per semester for a maximum of 150 hours. The Bethel University Internship Program is a paid student worker program.

Student Eligibility
To be eligible to apply for an internship you must meet the following requirements:

  1. Full-time traditional student in good standing
  2. Minimum of 2.5 cumulative GPA and not on academic probation
  3. Declared major related to the internship
  4. May be required to possess specific competencies or skills to qualify for internship
  5. Must submit cover letter and resume along with application form