Internships in Sports Nutrition

If you are interested in learning more about exercise, sports, and nutrition, we offer an internship in sports nutrition at Indiana University Kokomo.

Apply for Sports Nutrition Internship

Characteristics Needed for Sports Nutrition Internship

  • Hard working
  • Strong communication skills
  • Self-motivated / takes imitative
  • GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Adaptable / Flexible
  • Detail-oriented
  • Creative / Innovative
  • Able to cook

Responsibilities of a Sports Nutrition Intern

  • Restock refrigerators as needed
  • Food preparation following food safety protocols to avoid cross contamination
  • Making peanut butter and jelly (PB&J) sandwiches, slicing apples, assembling snack bags, etc.
  • Make recovery shakes following recipes and food safety protocols (for special events)
  • Cleaning and sanitizing fueling, food station, and kitchen
  • Washing utensils and blenders used
  • Wiping down counters, cabinets, sweeping floors as needed
  • Data entry
  • Administrative tasks as needed (emailing, printing, copying, stapling, etc.)
  • Evidence-based research on various nutrition related topics as directed by dietitian
  • Utilize Microsoft Office to create spreadsheets, posters, and other tasks as assigned (including creative, appealing, and educational nutrition handouts, grocery lists, etc.)
  • Grocery shopping for sports nutrition food items
  • Assist Sports Dietitian with talks, cooking classes, and grocery store tours as needed

Preferred Qualifications

  • Seeking a degree in exercise science, health promotion, sport management, or related field
  • Interest in pursuing a career in nutrition or related field
  • Experience working in food service, athletics, and/or related fields

Course Prerequisites

  • HPER-N 220: Nutrition for Health
  • AHLT-N 130: Introduction to Foods
  • AHLT-N 336: Nutrition Through the Life Cycle (or concurrent)
  • AHLT-N 442: Exercise and Nutrition (or concurrent)

If you are interested in an internship, feel free to apply! If you have questions about the internship, please don't hesitate to get in touch.