Fitness Specialist Certification
This program is part of the required curriculum for completion of the Fitness Specialist Certification. The internship is offered during the summer and designed to provide students with practical experience in the field of exercise and fitness. Internship opportunities are offered here at the Southwestern Fitness Education Center and at area corporate gyms and fitness centers.
Internships available at:
Fitness Quest 10
SWC Fitness Education Center
Tina Zepeda - student/intern
"This program is great. The instructors are awesome and very informative. I feel that I have learned so much about this field and I'm very confident that I will succeed!"
Georgia Cadena - student/ intern
"The Fitness Specialist program has been a rewarding experience. It has given me valuable knowledge and toools that I can use to build a career in Fitness as well as opening my eyes to various aspects of the fitness indusrty. I would definately recommend the program to anyone interested in a career in Fitness."
Rosalinda Guzman - student/ intern
"I am enjoying the Fitness Certification program because there is a lot to learn about exercise and how to help other people achieve their goals along with feeling better emoitionally and physically. I think that anyone interested in training, group exercise, physical therapy etc. should sign up for this program. There is alot to learn and teach."
Alexandria Florez - student
"This program helped me become very motivated towards having an education in the physical fitness industry. It taught me a lot about different apsoects of teaching that need to be incorporated together to become a good exercise instructor. I enjoyed being a part of this program."
Sandi Sundstrom - student/ intern
"I decided to pursue my passion for fitness after my kids were grown. The Fitness Specialist program has given me the confidence and knowledge to help others lead a healthy lifestyle. The teachers are great, I highly recommend this program to anyone interested in fitness.
Amanda Bjorkman - student/ intern
"This program has been very effective and informative. The knowledge I have obtained will be very useful in my career. I have gained confidence and made many friends and the atmosphere is like no other. I can't wait to get rolling!"