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Intern (Exercise Science/Kinesiology)

  • Internship
    Off-cycle Internship
  • Science
  • New York City

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  • You: Junior/senior studying nutrition, fitness, or health promotion. Obtain credit, university affiliation. Be motivated, enthusiastic. #InternshipGoals.
  • You will observe on-site team members, learn customer service skills, complete projects for both your Internship Coordinator and university, and apply classroom knowledge to real-life workplace scenarios.


  • Currently a junior or senior studying a field related to the internship program's specialization (e.g., nutrition, fitness, health promotion). Lower coursework must be completed.
  • Must be able to obtain credit for the internship, and Plus One, an Optum company must be affiliated with the University.
  • Exceptional, motivated, and enthusiastic personality.


  • This internship offers extensive insight into the field of on-site corporate services. Opportunities may include fitness, health promotion, coaching, nutrition, ergonomics, spa services, and business operations. Students will apply the skills and knowledge learned in the classroom to real-life workplace scenarios. In this internship, you will:
  • Observe the daily responsibilities of an on-site team member.
  • Learn high-quality customer service skills.
  • Completed a project specified by your Internship Coordinator.
  • Completed a project assigned by your university.


What are the requirements to apply for the internship program in Exercise Science/Kinesiology?

Applicants must be undergraduate students, preferably in their Junior or Senior year, studying Exercise Science or a related field.

Is this internship paid or unpaid?

This internship is unpaid, but offers valuable hands-on experience in the field of Exercise Science/Kinesiology.

What are the responsibilities of an intern in this program?

Interns will have the opportunity to assist with exercise testing and evaluation, program design, and client consultations under the supervision of experienced professionals.

How long does the internship program last?

The duration of the internship program may vary, but typically lasts for a semester or a summer session.

Will interns have the opportunity to work with clients or patients?

Yes, interns will have the opportunity to work with clients and patients under the guidance of experienced trainers and healthcare professionals.

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Mission & Purpose

Plus One, part of the Optum Workplace Well-being portfolio of services, provides fitness and well-being services to clients across a broad range of industries, driving employee engagement in health and wellness programs. Our services include fitness, nutrition, ergonomics, wellness coaching and health promotion. Our team members believe that the most effective way to help people adopt a healthier lifestyle is through personal connections infused with hospitality, empathy and a lot of fun. Join the Plus One team and you’ll have opportunities to drive bold change, achieve excellence and build a rewarding career. This is a place where you can stay ahead as you do your life’s best work. About Optum: Optum is a leading health services and innovation company whose mission focuses on helping make the health system work better for everyone. Optum offers capabilities, products and solutions that touch every dimension of the health system. Optum serves those who provide care, those who pay for care and—most importantly—those who need care. The ability to connect and support every part of the health system places Optum at the center of that system. Optum is part of the UnitedHealth Group (NYSE: UNH).