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WKU offices in Bowling Green will open at 10 a.m. Friday. Classes Friday remain canceled and campuses in Glasgow, Owensboro and Elizabethtown/Ft. Knox remain closed Friday. Saturday classes in Bowling Green will proceed as scheduled. Here is a link to the University’s attendance policy during adverse weather conditions. Use caution and watch for slick spots on roads and walks. 

Residence Halls remain open until noon Saturday. Bemis & Barnes have space for those who need to stay longer. Visit WKU Housing & Residence Life for more information.

The high school regional basketball tournament games scheduled for Wednesday night were canceled. Games will be rescheduled for Friday/Saturday. Follow WKU News for the latest updates. #WKUAlert

Internship Requirements

The Sport Management Program at Western Kentucky University requires the completion of a 400 clock hour internship with an organization with a sport emphasis. Sites may vary from professional, collegiate, and amatuer sport organizations to private sport businesses.

It is up to the student, in conjunction with their advisor to determine which type of organization best fits the students career interest and aspirations. In order to register for the internship experience, each student must:

1. Complete all program admission requirements and all major courses with a minimum earned grade of C.

2. Have a minimum GPA of 2.8 or higher in the SPM Major Coursework.

3. Print, read, and understand the Internship Manual. A copy of this manual should be provided to the potential internship site surpervisor so that they might know the requirements of the internship. 

4. Submit an internship application form at least  one (1) semester prior to the planned internship. The application must be submitted before registration into SPM 490.

5. Gain approval for internship by faculty internship supervisor.


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 Last Modified 9/25/14