Get on-the-job training while building your resume. Learn from certified personal trainers and engage with clients and solve real-world fitness challenges!

Why Intern At Personal Edge?

Personal Edge Fitness in Mobile, AL and Daphne, AL  offers professional instruction in all facets of fitness and sport. In our facility, clients have learned to walk again, earned collegiate scholarships, lost weight, gained strength, increased speed, and even changed their lives. 

Although our knowledge of exercise and physical training is the best in the industry, no trainer has ever seen success without developing an effective relationship with their client. It is in these relationships we find the mental reason for our client’s physical goals. 

For everyone who entrusts their health to us, the staff of Personal Edge Fitness is compelled to find each client’s personal level of wellness. Therefore, no matter what direction you are looking to take your career after school, Personal Edge Fitness can get you the experience you need.


Interning at a fitness center such as Personal Edge Fitness can offer many benefits to those looking to pursue a career in the fitness industry. Here are some of the advantages of interning at Personal Edge Fitness:


One of the main benefits of interning at a fitness center is the hands-on experience you will gain. As an intern, you will work directly with certified personal trainers and clients, allowing you to apply the knowledge you have learned in the classroom to real-world situations. You will have the opportunity to design, analyze, and evaluate customized programs for clients, track progress through measurements and fitness and nutrition applications, and learn how to work with a diverse demographic.


Interning at Personal Edge Fitness, will provide you with the opportunity to develop essential skills that are necessary for a successful career in the fitness industry. These skills include interpersonal communication skills, leadership skills, time management skills, and problem-solving skills. By working with clients and trainers, you will also learn how to work in a team, adapt to different situations, and develop critical thinking skills.


Interning at a fitness center also provides networking opportunities. You will have the chance to connect with industry professionals and make valuable connections that can help you in your future career. These connections may lead to job opportunities or mentorship opportunities, which can be instrumental in your career development.


Interning at Personal Edge Fitness in Mobile or Baldwin County, AL can also lead to future job opportunities. Personal Edge Fitness has a reputation for hiring interns who have demonstrated their commitment to the industry and have excelled in their role as an intern. This means that as an intern, you have the potential to turn your internship into a full-time job or gain a referral for a job elsewhere in the industry.


Interns at Personal Edge Fitness are eligible for several benefits. These include access to the gym and all fitness classes, discounted rates on Personal Edge Fitness merchandise, and the opportunity to work with experienced and knowledgeable trainers. Additionally, Personal Edge Fitness offers a supportive and inclusive environment where interns are encouraged to learn and grow.


Interning at Personal Edge Fitness can also help you build your resume. By gaining hands-on experience and developing essential skills, you will be able to demonstrate to future employers that you have what it takes to succeed in the fitness industry. Additionally, you will have the opportunity to work with diverse clients and develop a portfolio of successful case studies, which can be instrumental in landing a job in the industry.

What do you need to qualify for a Personal Edge Intern position?

Those who qualify for an internship with Personal Edge have met all school program requirements and classes. We also look for interns who embody the characteristics of a professional looking to become the next leader in the industry.

As a leader, you uphold the same fitness standards in which you educate your clients and live your everyday life. Daily, our interns interact with a number of our clients one-on-one and in group settings. For this reason, we seek applicants who exhibit good interpersonal communication skills which are imperative in our profession. If you think you have what it takes to be a PE Intern, do not hesitate—begin the application process today!


When you intern at Personal Edge Fitness, you develop various skills that will be beneficial in your future job such as: 

    • How to design, analyze, and evaluate a customized program for a client.
    • Hands-on stretching techniques for all areas of the body.
    • Group fitness instruction and programming. Basics of rehabilitation and working with a diverse demographic.
    • How to track progress through a myriad of measurements, fitness, and nutrition applications.
    • How to develop and build your personal training resumé.


Contact the Intern Director, Joshua Gooch at 251.651.0927 or [email protected].

Email your resumé and the Intern Director will contact you for an interview. You will hear from the Director within two-weeks on whether or not you have been accepted into our elite Intern Program.

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My internship at Personal Edge Fitness included many responsibilities necessary to experience a career as a personal trainer. Each day brought different scenarios where I had the opportunity to make decisions on my own and learn from my successes and failures. The internship was an amazing experience and I feel it prepared me well for my professional career.

-Dylan, Intern Class of 2018