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American College of Sports Medicine
Student corner includes career resources.

American Dietetic Association Career Center | eat
Videos and other career information related to dietetics.
Owned by NIRSA, the National Intramural-Recreational Sports Association.
Rec sports, fitness, health/wellness, camp, facilities, outdoor, sports club, and related jobs, internships and graduate assistant positions at colleges and universities.

Cool Works
Seasonal positions in some of America's most beautiful locations: parks, resorts, ski resorts, cruise lines, ranches, etc.; searchable by state.

Corporate Fitness Works
Manages fitness centers in Florida, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland, Missouri, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Washington D.C. and Wisconsin.
Hires fitness professionals and interns.

Fairfax County Park Authority Jobs; part-time, seasonal, other

Fairfax County Park Authority Rec-PAC summer camp program hiring
College students are encouraged to apply for part-time summer camp leader and site director positions.

Fitcorp Corporate Fitness and Wellness
Boston-area facilities. Employment opportunities: general manager, center manager, exercise physiologist, customer service manager,
customer service representative, client sales representative, group exercise instructors, personal trainers, internship program.

Gym Service of ACE, the American Council on Exercise
Jobs include: personal trainer, strength coach, group fitness instructors, coaching, athletic training, sports trainers, fitness management/director; more.

Human Kinetics Job Opportunities
Creates information products to help people develop healthier lifestyles through physical activity and improved nutrition.

Must register as a member (free) to search for jobs.

Jobs in
View jobs and internships, post your resume.

Lifetime Fitness
Fitness center and corporate careers. Business operations include 30 ftiness centers nationwide (including Virginia), nutritional products in major retail stores, a national health and fitness magazine, a world-class triathlon. Opportunities in: marketing, group fitness, life time university, child center, LifeSpa, personal training, sales, customer service, Mpls Life Time Athletic Club, LifeCafe, media, member activities, front desk, operations, aquatics, corporate wellness, corporate office, nutritionals & health enhancement, FCA construction, operations & sales, athletic events, human resources, purchasing.
Employment. Within NCAA office and in intercollegiate college athletics.

NIRSA = National Intramural-Recreational Sports Association
Professional association for those in college/university rec sports.
Job listings. Annual conference. Student membership. Student section includes career development info, tips for resumes, letters and interviewing, scholarship info, etc.

See page footer for links to: volunteer, career opportunities, internships.

Premier Health and Fitness
Jobs and internships in health, fitness, wellness, health promotions, etc.

Prince William County Park Authority, Manassas, VA
Permanent, part-time and seasonal jobs.

Professional Baseball Employment Opportunities =
Official employment service of Minor League Baseball, the governing body of The Minor Leagues.
Internship and entry-level opportunites.
Job fair in December [2016 will be 23rd annual] featuring mostly internships and entry-level jobs; fee to attend; includes workshops and membership. See "Positions Available" for long list.

SFIA = Sports & Fitness Industry Association
Under "About" see Internships.
Paid subscription required to view jobs; free resume posting; free professional development newsletter.

Sports Events Marketing Experience = SEME
Sports Career & Networking Conference (April 2016 is 13th annual)
Washington, DC.
Conference for "motivated, active young professionals and aspiring students who seek the education, access and answers to learn, launch or further their career in the sports and events industry."
Take Care Health Systems, part of Walgreen's Health and Wellness Division.
Jobs by category and location. Includes fitness, health care providers, administration (finance, IT, etc.)
Link requested.
Sports and live event jobs and professional networking.
View jobs by sport, multiple entity, arena/facility, events, or by job category (e.g. admin, player operations, technical services, legal, pr, facility operations, much more.

U.S. Olympic Committee
See Careers [in footer] for jobs, internship program and volunteer opportunities.

Virginia Amateur Roanoke, Va.
Founder and organizer of Coventry Commonwealth Games of Virginia.
Internships in administration, development and marketing, operations, games and special events.

Virginia Beach Field House sports management
See "employment and internship."

Virginia Tech Hokie Sports, Sports Medicine
Hires Virginia Tech student trainers.

See site map for jobs and internships.

Work In
Jobs and internships in sales, marketing, promotions, media, PR, broadcasting, recreation, health, fitness, finance, admin, events, operations, web.

U.S. federal government resources

Federal government jobs and internships, see federal government employment
Interested in a particular government agency?
Below are just a few.
Full list: A-Z index of U.S. government departments and agencies on

U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services

U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services, Federal Occupational Health
Has occupational health centers and wellness/fitness centers located throughout the country and a large network of medical professionals, environmental specialists, and counselors.

U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services, Food and Drug Administration
See job opportunities.

Commonwealth of Virginia, and Virginia Tech academic colleges & departments > career resources

Full list: academic departments, by college, at Virginia Tech
Why the academic departments are listed:
Many academic departments and colleges provide career-related information, services and events; some post jobs/internships for students.
For all state agencies, see Virginia state agency search.

CommonHealth: Commonwealth of Virginia Employee Wellness Program

Hospitality and Tourism Management Department at Virginia Tech

Human Nutrition, Foods and Exercise Department at Virginia Tech

Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation employment

Virginia Tech Hokie Sports, Sports Medicine
Hires Virginia Tech student trainers.

Virginia Tech Recreational Sports Employment






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