If you are interested in applying for an internship, please review the following information.


Department Internship Coordinator: Person from Boise State University who is coordinating internships for the program in which you are enrolled.

Internship Supervisor: Person from the community who is working most directly with you at your internship site.

Internship Requirements

To enroll in an internship, you:

  • must be a Kinesiology major in good standing
  • must have completed, or be enrolled in, all of the first three (3) years of program requirements
  • must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 (You are required to provide an unofficial transcript verifying GPA when you apply for the internship.)
  • must have a current CPR/AED certification (Red Cross, American Heart, etc.)
  • must have completed the KINES 493 Internship Orientation
  • must have passed a background check (PDF)

Application Process

The internship application process consists of several steps.

Step 1: Meet the first 4 criteria listed above

Step 2: Attend the University’s internship orientation the semester prior to your anticipated enrollment in an internship.

Step 3: Determine your top three internship site choices using the resources listed below.

Step 4: Make an appointment with your Internship Coordinator

Deadlines to meet with your Internship Coordinator:

  • Fall internships – April 15
  • Spring internships – October 31
  • Summer internships –  April 30

Items to take to your appointment:

  • Your top three internship site choices
  • Your unofficial transcript(s)
  • Your  CPR/AED certification
  • Your background check report

Step 5: Complete the Internship Application

Step 6: View the Internship Workshop video and complete the quiz

Step 7: Visit the Internship Blackboard page for forms and assignments


For internship registration deadlines, review the Academic Calendar on the Registrar’s Web site.

Internship Coordinator

Heidi Hopkins


Revised 1/2/17