The internship consists of exposure to inpatient & outpatient cardiac & pulmonary rehab, diabetes and nutrition center, hospital based fitness center, employee wellness, heart failure telemonitor program, along with observation in select clinical areas & stress testing. Services are delivered to patients and clients from a wide variety of backgrounds. All interns are expected to complete a list of comprehensive written and practical KSA’s adapted from ACSM. Internship program is a minimum of 35-40 hours per week for at least a 10-week period.


Currently enrolled as an undergraduate or graduate student in an Exercise Science or health-related degree program at an accredited university.

Excellent communication skills and motivation to learn.

How To Apply

Submit the following materials to:

Kathe Briggs, MS, FAACVPR
East Alabama Medical Center
2000 Pepperell Parkway
Opelika, AL 36801

Phone: 334-528-6806

Fax: 334-528-1347



•Letter of Application (including dates of intended semester of internship)
•Transcript(unofficial is acceptable)/University Curriculum/Degree Plan
•University Supervisor (Name, Address, Phone Number, email)
•3 Letters of Reference
•Proof of current CPR training
•Negative TB skin test result within the last year

Please mention that you heard about your internship opportunity through the National Internship Finder Service located at