ExRx.net Remote Internship Program

ExRx.net is accepting applications from qualified college students and graduates for our remote internship program. Interns will gain an unique experience at a high traffic internet company for exercise professionals and fitness enthusiasts. Remote internships are for academic credit and/or experience only with no stipend. Applications are accepted on a year round basis for spring, summer and fall internships.


  • Earned or currently pursuing a related degree (one of three treks) from an accredited college or university
    • Exercise / Health Trek: exercise physiology, kinesiology, physical education, health education, health promotion or related field
    • Computer Science Trek: web development, application design, graphic design, etc.
    • Business Trek: business administration, marketing, customer service, etc.
  • Junior, Senior, or graduate standing
  • Strong computer skills
  • Self-directed and able to work with little supervision
  • Excellent written and verbal communication ability
  • Quick learner and outstanding organizational skills

College Credit

With approval from your college or university, you can gain internship, practicum, or independent study credit while working on interesting projects. Students will need to check with their academic adviser or internship supervisor to confirm credit can be earned for this sort of internship. Upon acceptance, students will receive remote training and guidance for their assignments of interest. Students will log their hours online, submit weekly work logs, and correspond with team members, with weekly meetings by phone.

Commitment of number of hours worked are dependent upon your college's academic requirements.

No College Credit

This program is for those who have already received their college degree and are not looking to fulfill academic credits but, instead, who have an interest in (1) gaining valuable work experience, (2) building their resume, and (3) obtaining a job reference.

200 hours are required to complete this internship. The program will take just over 13 weeks working 15 hours a week or 10 weeks working 20 hours a week.

Our three remote internship treks follow with sample past projects.

Exercise Trek

  • Computer projects
    • Maintain web content and product resources
    • Digital video and image processing
  • Research journal articles and other resources
  • Help develop online quizzes for CEUs
  • Proofread and edit content
  • Create and process images and diagrams
  • Work on other projects with our support staff

Computer Trek

  • Assist development of ExRx.net Web App
  • Assist in maintaining and developing websites
  • Install and maintain php applications (eg: phpbb), updates, and MODs.
  • Build Joomla Site
  • Edit and process video
  • Specify project requirements
  • Create and process images and diagrams
  • Research web technologies and make recommendations

Business Trek

  • Manage projects and remote staff
  • Assist in developing new start-ups
  • Research and analyze marketing strategies
  • Prepare reports
  • Implement approved plans
  • Observe business practices and make recommendations
  • Specify project requirements and collect bids from programmers or solution providers
  • Research future business alliances and start-ups

Also see our past remote interns and remote support staff working internationally.

An internship with ExRx.net will provide a unique learning environment which will assist the student or graduate in gaining valuable experience in online fitness, e-commerce, and internet/new media industries.

ExRx.net also invites students to contact us, who are interested in working on special projects via e-mail for independent study credit. Students are encouraged to speak with their academic advisor regarding credit requirements.

Applicants should e-mail resume:

James Griffing
BS Exercise Science
MS Kinesiology

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