<img height="1" width="1" style="display:none" src="https://www.facebook.com/tr?id=424649934352787&amp;ev=PageView&amp;noscript=1">

internship program at NIFS

NIFS offers 14-week internships to provide practical experience to students studying within the health/fitness field. Click here for a detailed description of the various internship opportunities. A stipend of $150 is provided every 2 weeks to assist with academic and living expenses.

Internship Positions

Download an Intern Application


Summer 2019
May 6, 2019 – August 9, 2019
Last Day to Apply:  February 1, 2019

Fall 2019
August 26, 2019 – November 22, 2019
Last Day to Apply:  May 24th, 2019

Spring 2020
January 13, 2020 – April 10, 2020
Last Day to Apply:  September 20, 2019

Summer 2020
May 11, 2020 – August 7, 2020
Last Day to Apply:  February 7, 2020



Before applying for a particular semester, please make sure that you are available to begin your internship on the date indicated above. If you are not able to start your internship on the date listed, you will not be eligible for that semester and must consider applying for a different semester.
In order to apply, you need to send the following:
  1.  A completed application form (See link at top of page)
  2.  An updated resume
  3.  A copy of your transcripts (this can be a copy issued to you or an official copy)

Once all of this material is received, it will be forwarded to the appropriate coordinator(s) for review. Selection process will begin immediately following the last day to apply. Positions will be determined based on experience, achievement, professional recommendations and a phone interview.

Please send your application to:

NIFS Attention: Ashley Smith, 250 University Boulevard Indianapolis, IN 46202.
If you have any questions or need additional information, please contact Ashley Smith, Internship Coordinator, at (317) 274-3432 ext. 287 or email.

For an internship application, click here.


The internship program of the National Institute for Fitness and Sport is committed to educating, mentoring, and leading students by providing practical job experiences and engaging students in meaningful career development activities.