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Placement Opportunities

Information for students wanting to gain experience and career skills through an internship, externship, or federal work study assignment.

UofL Students Wellness Coaching

Acquire on-the-job experience, marketable skills & professional references


The Get Healthy Now team will assess your interests and career goals and match you to the industry location of your choice.

If you are a student interested in an internship or externship, review the information below, update your resume* and proceed as instructed.

If you represent a community-based organization, government office, or company interested in hosting an intern, please visit this webpage.

GHN Wellness Coaching Internship

  • Prerequisite: HSS 382 Wellness Coaching
  • Earn internship hours "on-campus"
  • Support the award winning program Get Healthy Now program
  • Work one-on-one with university employees as a wellness coach
  • Questions? Contact: Paula Kommor, M.Ed., CPA
  • Apply Now

Get Healthy Now Wellness Coaching Externship

  • Prerequisite: HSS 382 (Wellness Coaching) and HSS492 (Wellness Coaching Internship)
  • Earn academic hours "off-campus" with innovative companies/organizations
  • Questions? Contact: Paula Kommor, M.Ed., CPA
  • Apply Now

Get Healthy Now Wellness Center Internship

  • Gain understanding of UofL's health management program and the GHN Wellness Center
  • Improve your leadership skills
  • Develop individualized exercise prescriptions
  • Conduct group health and wellness presentations
  • Acquire knowledge and competency in using equipment and instruments involved in a Health Fitness Assessment
  • Questions? Contact: Get Healthy Now
  • Apply Now

Get Healthy Now Federal Work Study Program

  • Assist with the following:
    • Health Programming
    • Facility maintenance
    • Opening and Closing duties
    • Monitoring GHN workout floor
    • Wellness Coaching
  • Questions? Once awarded, contact: Get Healthy Now


*If you are interested in applying for an internship or externship placement, you will need an up-to-date resume.   Visit UofL's Career Development Center to schedule an appointment for assistance with creating a professional resume.

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