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The Kinesiology department offers a number of student internships in physical therapy, sport-specific training, rehabilitation, and long-term care, as well as other service learning opportunities that provide hands-on experience.

Community Partners

Athletes Advantage Academy (A3)
Bakersfield Adventure Bootcamp
Bakersfield Condors
Bakersfield Heart Hospital
Carr Elite
Centre for Neuro Skills (CNS)
Central Valley Physical Therapy
CORE Chiropractic and Wellness
CSUB Athletic Training Center
CSUB Safety & Risk Management
CSUB Strength and Conditioning
CSUB Student Recreation Center
3 WINS Program
Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital
Fit for Life
Glinn & Giordano Physical Therapy
Kern County Public Health Department
Kern High School District Empower Program
Kern Medical Center Physical Therapy Department
EXOS@Chevron
Memorial Hospital PT & OT Department
Memorial Hospital Cardiac Rehabiliation
Memorial Occupational Medicine
Pair & Marotta Physical Therapy
Pro-Motion Sports Chiropractic
Southern California Orthopedic Institute (SCOI)
Terrio Physical Therapy and Fitness
Valley Institute of Prosthetics and Orthotics (VIPO)
Delano Joint Union High School District
Delano Union School District
Greenfield Union School District
Kern High School District  
Lamont School District
Lost Hills School District
Panama Buena Vista School District
Porterville Unified School District
Richland Union Elementary


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The professors in the department are very supportive. They are very well known in the community which helps people to be able to find internships and jobs very easily. Close Quote
Kylie Trammell
2013 Graduate

Internship and Capstone

Supervised intern experience within a school system, university program, agency, business, or industry for the purpose of acquiring additional knowledge and skills desirable for professional development.  Specific requirements for academic credit will be developed and evaluated by a department faculty mentor and the field supervisor.