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Fitness Center Internship at Mayo Clinic

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Menomonie, Wisconsin

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Position description

The MCHS- Fitness Center Intern interacts with a variety of individuals via telephone, electronic media and in person. This is an employee-focused, customer service environment. Responsible for responding to customer inquiries, managing member records and access, actively promoting Northwest Wisconsin fitness centers and opportunities, scheduling appointments, payment and payroll transactions, subsidization management, desk functions, and supporting customer needs. Actively serves as a direct contact or resource to customers and vendors. Assist with and provide input on fitness center programs and promotions. Knowledgeable of services and programs offered within Northwest Wisconsin and promoting employee well-being via member/employee communications (i.e. Fitness Center intranet page). Request security access and Mayo Clinic access cards for members of the NWWI Fitness Centers. Responsible for maintaining building safety and security, solving problems, and responding to operational issues as they arise. Identifies and analyzes problems and recommends changes to improve work unit effectiveness. Exercises sound judgment during stressful situations and takes appropriate action. Assists with special projects, equipment procurement, and other fitness center operations as necessary.


Undergraduate student pursuing a degree in exercise science, health and wellness promotion, or related degree.

A Complete Resume
A Cover letter (add to resume or place in "attachments" section) describing your career objectives and listing pertinent experiences you have had that might interest those considering your application. Also include semester/year you're applying for and hours required for internship.
Letter of reference from faculty adviser. **Note in the cover letter if this will be provided separately from the faculty adviser.
Transcripts (a photocopy is acceptable) from all colleges attended.

The applicant is responsible for ensuring that all application materials are complete and are received by Mayo Clinic Health System on or before the deadline for each internship period. The selection committee will not review incomplete application s.

Additional qualifications

BLS skills; computer proficiency in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, WordPress; effective in a team environment, organized, self-motivated, and possess excellent time management skills.

License or certification

Basic Life Saving (BLS)- must be successfully obtained within the first 30 days of employment.

Exemption status


Compensation Detail

Education, experience and tenure may be considered along with internal equity when job offers are extended. The minimum pay rate is $13.00 per hour.

Benefits eligible



Part Time

Hours / Pay period


Schedule details

Monday through Friday. 16 hours per week. Preferably 4 days per week to be determined at the onset of internship. 16 week minimum time commitment with option to extend to meet student internship academic requirements. Possible travel to Eau Claire fitness center.

Site description

Menomonie, a city of 16,000, has everything from lakes, rivers, bike trails, nature trails, and nature preserves to modern shopping with everything you might need. There are an abundance of things to do in Menomonie from seeing a play, enjoying a live band, hiking at Hoffman Hills state park, biking, or just relaxing. The community offers excellent schools, low crime and affordable housing. The city is located 50 miles east of Minneapolis/St. Paul and 30 minutes west of Eau Claire and Chippewa Falls.

If you will be living and working in the city of Menomonie, WI, you may be eligible for the Home Sweet Menomonie program. Home Sweet Menomonie combines public, employer and private contributions to create a no-interest, partially forgivable loan for down payment assistance to employees of participating businesses who wish to own homes within the City of Menomonie. Please view the City of Menomonie's website or call the program administrator's at 715-235-9081 .


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Casondra Johnson

Equal opportunity employer

Mayo Clinic is an equal opportunity educator and employer (including veterans and persons with disabilities).