The Duke Health and Fitness Center (DHFC) offers a “hands-on” internship for undergraduate and graduate students in exercise physiology, health and wellness, and other related fields.
The DHFC is on the campus of the Duke Center for Living (DCL), a nationally recognized leader in medically based lifestyle change, disease management, and prevention programs.
Our multidisciplinary staff of specialists includes exercise physiologists, registered dietitians, massage therapists, health psychologists, and physical and respiratory therapists. The expert staff is committed to helping others improve their overall health and quality of life.
Students gain practical experience in lifestyle counseling, exercise prescription, and exercise leadership for a large and diverse population.
Specialized programs may include cardiac rehabilitation, pulmonary rehabilitation, clinical testing with our Human Performance Lab, nutrition and weight loss programming, and observation of cardiac procedures.
Applications are continually accepted. However, information that is received by the deadline listed below will be given priority for the consideration of internships.
To apply for an internship, mail, e-mail, or fax the following information:
Send information to:
Duke Health & Fitness Center
Attn: Internship Coordinator
3475 Erwin Road
Durham, NC 27705
For more information about the internship program at the Duke Health and Fitness Center, call 919-660-6660.