Verizon Health & Wellness Center – Internship

Job Location: Little Rock, Arkansas
Job Title: Wellness Intern (Spring 2018)
Pay: $11/hour


  • Current college student, junior level and above, majoring in a health-related major including, but not limited to, Kinesiology, Exercise Science, Physical Education, Health Sciences, and Nutrition
  • U.S. citizen or U.S. permanent resident
  • Excellent communication skills and able to meet deadlines and work in a fast-paced work environment
  • CPR, First Aid, and AED certification required
  • Committed to encouraging and motivating others to exercise and maintain a healthy lifestyle through personal example
  • Experience with fitness assessment/testing and personal training is strongly preferred

Duties: This position is responsible for supporting the overall direction and development of the Health and Wellness programs for employees at Verizon.   Interns will:

  • Support the facilitation of fitness assessments (including health history, height, weight, circumference measurements, body composition, heart rate, blood pressure, submax testing, flexibility testing through the use of a sit and reach test, and muscular strength and endurance tests utilizing push-up and sit-up protocols).
  • Conduct equipment orientations including both cardiovascular equipment and resistance equipment.
  • Provide one-on-one training, nutritional advice and exercise prescriptions.
  • Help ensure a safe and clean facility by checking equipment, addressing and correcting malfunctions and maintaining an adequate inventory of supplies.
  • Chart member attendance and progress.
  • Support the development of incentive programs and motivation programs.
  • Assist with health promotion activities including seminars, lectures and workshops on a variety of health and wellness topics including nutritional topics, time and stress management and relaxation techniques.
  • Assist with other fitness center programs that could include:  flu shots, wellness massages, health screenings, fitness events, blood drives, body composition and blood pressure checks, charitable events.

How to Apply: Please address your cover letter to Jason Cook and send cover letter and resume to

  • Cover Letter that states:
    • When you can begin
    • How many credits your University grants you for the internship
    • How many total hours you must complete
    • How many hours per week you can work
    • Please confirm that you have reliable transportation and can work hours that range from 5:30am to 7:00pm
  • Resume

Deadline to apply: October 13, 2017.