Miles Perret Cancer Services


At Miles Perret Cancer Services, our mission is to help families in Acadiana fight, survive, and live with cancer. Our core focus is on meeting our clients where they are with care and compassion and offering a community that supports them in every part of their journey. 

MPCS is seeking a part-time Kinesiology/Health Promotion Student Intern who is passionate about our mission, enthusiastic about supporting our clients, and eager to promote our values of compassion, empathy, teamwork, humility, kindness, dedication, and continuous improvement. 

Position Summary

  • Assist with planning a nutrition class for clients
  • Create flyers, posters, and handouts to promote health among clients and employees
  • Assist clients with individual exercise plans prescribed by Wellness Director, update exercise plans as needed, and record progress
  • Document all client visits and contacts in MPCS client database
  • Fax and document physician approval and follow-up with client for program appointments
  • Assist with post-assessment follow-up calls
  • Help facilitate various exercise classes (a plus, but not required)
  • Assist with researching latest cancer wellness information for bulletin boards, website, and client handouts
  • Assist in planning and implementing Staff Wellness Challenges
  • Assist in cleaning and organizing Wellness Center
  • Internship is open to a current UL-Lafayette student. 


  • Candidate should be a good-natured self-starter and have strong interpersonal, communication, organizational, and technology skills. 

Attendance requirements:

To be set by Wellness Manager, based on student’s class and work schedule.

MPCS is looking for a student who is able to start in either the Summer or Fall term with the potential to stay multiple terms.

Those interested in this position must submit the following:

1. Letter of Interest – please include responses to the following questions in your Letter of Interest:

  • What most excites you to join our MPCS team as our part-time Kinesiology/Health Promotion Student Intern?
  • How will this experience benefit you in your studies and career?

2. Resume

Screening of applicant materials will begin immediately, and applications will be accepted until the position is filled.



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2130 Kaliste Saloom Road
Lafayette , LA 70508

Monday - Thursday: 8:00am - 5:00pm
Friday: 8:00am - 4:00pm

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