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We're here to support you in your quest for knowledge, understanding, and practical skills. This portion of the site provides links to the information and procedures needed to complete a Bachelor Degree in Kinesiology, a Master Degree in Kinesiology, a Minor in Kinesiology, and Activity and/or General Education Program requirements.
If you are unsure who your advisor is or are in need of a KIN advisor, please contact Victoria Duval, firstname.lastname@example.org.Dr. Cole Armstrong - email@example.comDr. Matthew Bejar - firstname.lastname@example.orgDr. Stanley Butler - email@example.comDr. Ted Butryn - firstname.lastname@example.orgDr. Seung Ho Chang - email@example.comDr. Jessica Chin - firstname.lastname@example.orgDr. Craig Cisar - email@example.comDr. Michael Dao - firstname.lastname@example.orgDr. David Daum - email@example.comDr. Yang Hu - firstname.lastname@example.orgDr. Areum Jensen - email@example.comDr. Li Jin - firstname.lastname@example.orgDr. Jihyun Lee - email@example.comDr. Peggy Plato - firstname.lastname@example.orgDr. Shirley Reekie - email@example.comDr. Erin Siebert - firstname.lastname@example.orgDr. Tamar Semerjian - email@example.comDr. Lamont Williams - firstname.lastname@example.orgDr. Emily Wughalter - email@example.com
University Advising Links
Department Advising Links
- Undergraduate Handbook
KIN Course Substitution Form
- Independent Study Forms
Course Articulation Form
- Internship Requirement
As an undergraduate and graduate student, you will gain extraordinary real-world experience while earning course credit by completing an internship and fieldwork.Internships enable students to develop an understanding and working knowledge of actual operations, events, planning, and management within the field of Kinesiology.The internship experience is an essential component in a student's course of study designed to facilitate the integration of theoretical, applied and academic subject matter in our field.
Information for Students
Finding an internship/fieldworkThe following are resources to help you locate an internship to apply for.
Once you have secured an internship/fieldwork, in collaboration with your internship site supervisor complete the relevant forms (see below) and submit them using the link provided below to the Online Internship/Fieldwork Enrollment Form. Upon approval, Mr. Crockett will contact you with add code information.
Kinesiology student email list. Make sure you are on the email distribution list for the department. The internship manager and department chair regularly send information out to students regarding internship (and job) opportunities. If you are not on the list, contact Victoria Duval (KIN staff) at firstname.lastname@example.org and ask to be added to the student email list.
Faculty. Recommendations and/or contacts may be available through your designated Academic Advisor.
Career Center Website. Good resources when looking and preparing for an internship are on the SJSU Career Center's website:
Web-based job listings. Paid internships are fine. So, if you're searching for a sport-related job, here's an example of a website to check out: https://www.teamworkonline.com/
SJSU information on internships for academic credit: http://www.sjsu.edu/gup/ugs/internship/index.html
A total of 50 hours for each unit is required.
Internship hours must be completed by the last day of classes in the semester you are enrolled.
Once you are registered, all course information will be on Canvas.
Questions? Contact the Interim KIN internship manager, Mr.Matt Crockett, email@example.com.
Internship and Fieldwork DocumentsInternship/Fieldwork Specifications Form [pdf] (complete before accessing online enrollment)Online Internship/Fieldwork Enrollment Form (Submit Application and All Documents Here)
DeadlinesTo allow enough time to process all KIN forms, the deadlines for getting all paperwork in each term are set in advance of the last day to enroll.Winter 2024 Session: Friday, December 8th, 4pm
Spring 2024 Semester: Wednesday, February 7th, 4pm
Information for Community Organizations and Site SupervisorsIf you would like to set up an internship with our program, please register and complete a university-organization agreement (UOA) using this link: https://app.calstates4.com/sjsu/sjsu-partner-proposal-form.This is a two-step process. First is to register (fill out partner proposal form). Second, SJSU will contact you with a request to complete online a university-organization agreement (UOA).If you established a UOA, in the past few yeas, your site's name will show up in a search here: https://app.calstates4.com/sjsu/program-sitesThe UOA is good for 5 years.When you are ready to recruit students to intern at your site, contact Mr. Matt Crockett (firstname.lastname@example.org) and provide information he can forward to the students about the internship/fieldwork opportunity. Minimally, students would need information about the opportunity available, how to apply, and what qualifications students should have.Note for site supervisors: Near the end of the semester an evaluation of the student's performance will be needed. Mr. Crockett will provide site supervisors with the link via email.Thank you to all of our affiliated sites for your interest and participation in our Kinesiology Internship program. Your support and guidance complements our students' academic experiences and helps prepare them to transition from school to their careers. Your time is greatly appreciated by all.Please contact the Interim Kinesiology internship manager (Mr. Matt Crockett, email@example.com) if you have any questions.
- Career Opportunities
The time is now to prepare for your career!Listed here are numerous useful links to jobs sites related to kinesiology and a listing of potential careers in kinesiology.Kinesiology Student ListserveStudents should sign-up for the KIN student email distribution list, which includes information about internships and jobs. If you do not presently receive these emails, please go to the KIN Office, SPX 102, and request your email be added to the KIN student distribution list or email Victoria Duval (firstname.lastname@example.org). Students should also follow the department on our social media channels where we regularly share information about jobs in various fields of the allied health professions.
Campus ResourcesWe encourage all students to connect with the SJSU Alumni Association upon graduation. The Alumni Association is an excellent resource to develop professional contacts.Connect with the SJSU Career Center during and after your studies at SJSU. The CC provides a robust set of resources to help guide you to the next steps in your career path.
Job Listing/Posting Sites
SalariesWondering about salary? The National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE), has a salary calculator tool that you might find useful in researching national salary data.
Career Paths & Job TitlesCareers in areas related to Kinesiology are many and varied. Listed below are some potential career areas related to Kinesiology with links to job descriptions and data (scroll down the page).
- C-V Rehabilitation, Occupational Therapy, Play or Movement Therapy
- C-V Technology, Physical Therapy, Sports Medicine
- Athletic Administrator
- Athletic Coach
- Athletic Trainer
- Teacher of Physical Education
- Teacher of Adapted Physical Education
Colleges & UniversitiesSame as Public Schools, plus
- Teacher and/or researcher in:
- Adapted Physical Education
- Kinesiology - Interdisciplinary Philosophy
- Motor Control, Motor Learning, Motor Development
- Athletic Administration
- Psychology of Sport
- Sociology of Sport
- Exercise Physiology
- Sports Management
- History of Sport
- Intramural Director
- Sports Information
University and Professional Athletics
- Athletics Sports Broadcaster
- Sports Photographer
- Facilities Manager
- Sports Journalist
- Sports Psychologist
- Sports Artist
- Sport Management
- Sport Marketing
- Ticket Sales
- Fan Community Support
Other Public Enterprises
- Employee in Cardiac Rehabilitation Programs
- Fitness, Health, Stress Management, Weight Control Counselor
- Manager/Employee of Health/Athletic/Fitness Club, Resort, YMCA, or Sports Medicine Clinic
- Biomechanical Analyst
- Sports Psychologist
- Early Education Movement Specialist (preschools, child development centers)Adult Education Movement Specialist (retirement centers, outreach programs)
- Recreation Director or Sports Leader for club, church, hospital, penitentiary, camp, or other private or public agency
- Private Fitness or Sports Instructor/CoachSporting Goods Salesperson
Allied Health Profession Career TitlesAquatics program coordinator
Community health worker
Corporate wellness consultant
Exercise program administrator
Geriatric recreational activities coordinator
Health and nutrition consultant
Health club manager
Health promotions specialist
Outdoor recreation director
Public health worker
Sports program supervisor
Strength and conditioning coach
Summer camp administrator
Therapy Pool Manager
*Additional training is needed in these fields.
How to Apply for GraduationOnce you have earned 85 units you will receive a message from the Registrar's Office that it is time to apply for graduation online.This online graduation application video is very helpful and will go through the steps of applying.For deadlines, tickets, academic regalia, and ceremony details please visit the SJSU Commencement website.
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