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Getting Started

Exercise and Wellness Major Requires 4.0 credits
1.0 credit = 42 hours
4.0 credits = 168 hours

Spring and Summer Terms
If your internship will span both spring and summer terms, you must register for both spring and summer separately. Register for the number of credits/hours that you will complete during each term.

Internship Process


  1. Find an internship.
  2. Make sure there is an Internship Master Agreement (IMA) on file.
    • If there is no existing IMA for your internship location, have your supervisor fill out this form and send it to experience@byu.edu.
  3. Complete the Internship Application (IRAMS).***Please Note: You must have your IRAMS application approved BEFORE you may begin counting internship hours. BYU does not grant retroactive credit.
    • Exercise Sciences: EXSC 399R, section 001
    • Huntsman World Senior Games: EXSC 399R, section 002
    • 42 hours = 1.0 credit
  4. Once you have been approved, add EXSC 399R on MyMap.
    • Login to the Learning Suite course.
    • Begin your internship and the EXSC 399R course.

    ★Check out what you can do with a degree in Exercise and Wellness!

    Why An Internship is a Vital Part of Your Degree

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    Working Well With Your Site Supervisor

    Internship Coordinator

    Mandy Christensen, PhD, Exercise Science
    Email: mandy_christensen@byu.edu
    Office: 228C SFH
    Phone: 801-422-0588