Exercise Science, Sports Management & Sports Administration/JD Law Majors

An opportunity for students to gain practical experience under careful supervision by working in university programs or offices, public agencies or businesses, sport clubs, sports medicine clinics, community or adult fitness programs, high school, media and communications, programs for the elderly, athletic administration, intramural and facility management or other appropriate work experiences.  Objectives, evaluation procedure for the conduct of the internship are jointly planned by the student, the instructor and the program supervisor.

Some of the organizations we have worked in partnership with:

 Arkansas State University  Kane County Cougars (Midwest League baseball)
 Baltimore Ravens M & T Bank Stadium  Kansas City Chiefs (NFL)
 Beloit Snappers (Midwest League baseball)  Kansas City T-Bones (American Assoc. baseball)
 Calvin College  Los Angeles Dodgers (MLB)
 Camp Arcadia-Lutheran Camp Association  Masterplan Group
 Cardinal Fitness  Memorial High School
 Carmel Clay Parks & Recreation  Merrillville High School
 Chesterton Parks Department  Metropolitan School District
 Chicago Bandits (NPF pro softball)  New York Yankees (MLB)
 Chicago Bears (NFL)  Pacers Sports & Entertainment
 Chicago Bulls (NBA)  Patrick Industries
 Chicago Cubs (MLB)  Portage High School
 Chicago Public Schools  Porter County Parks and Recreation
 Chicago Sky (WNBA)  Purdue University North Central
 Chicago White Sox (MLB)  Quincy University
 Cleveland Indians (MLB)  River City Rascals (Frontier League baseball)
 Comcast Sports Net  Riverton High School
 Concordia Lutheran High School  Saint Mary's College Athletics
 Dallas Cowboys (NFL)  St. Louis Cardinals (MLB)
 Dynasty Athlete Representation, LLC  Steiner Sports Marketing
 Finish Strong Indoor Sportsplex  TPX Top 96, Inc.
 First Job in Sports  University of Notre Dame
 Fort Wayne Comets (CHL hockey)  U.S. Olympic Committee
 Gary SouthShore RailCats (American Assoc. baseball)  USA Taekwondo
 Good Samaritan Health and Wellness Center  USSF "C" National Coaching License
 Green Bay Bullfrogs (Northwoods League baseball)  Valparaiso High School
 Green Bay Packers (NFL)  Valparaiso Parks and Recreation
 Houston Texans (NFL)  Valparaiso University
 Indiana Invaders (PDL soccer)  VanGough Builders Enterprises, LLC
 Indiana Sports Corporation  Victory Sports Network
 Indianapolis Colts (NFL)  Westosha Central High School

Study Abroad:

Students may take advantage of any of Valpo’s study abroad programs as well as its semester programs in Chicago, New York and Washington, D.C.  These programs are designed to set up connections from around the world while gaining a first class education in a foreign setting.