Athletic Medicine Interships
Undergraduate Athletic Medicine Intern Positions available for individuals interested in Sports Injury Management, Evaluation, and Rehabilitation
Student Interns work with Certified Athletic Trainers and Team Physicians to Provide Health Care to All NCAA Division I Athletic Programs at the University of Minnesota.
The University of Minnesota Twin Cities is offering internship opportunities for college students interested in sports medicine. The University of Minnesota Athletic Medicine Program does not offer the curriculum required for students to become a Certified Athletic Trainers at the undergraduate level. However, this program does provide practical experience in sports medicine to a select number of students wishing to pursue careers in health related fields.
Certified Athletic Trainers are responsible for the prevention, evaluation, treatment and rehabilitation of athletic injuries. Student interns work with Certified Athletic Trainers, Team Physicians and other support personnel to provide general health care to the NCAA Division I athletes at the University of Minnesota. Professional aspirations of interns in this program have included physical therapy, medicine, massage therapy, chiropractic medicine, sports psychology and exercise physiology.
Students new to the program will work approximately 15-20 hours a week depending on sport assignment and season. Advanced interns work up to 25 hours a week and may travel with various teams. After completing a one semester volunteer orientation, students are paid a stipend each semester through the athletic department. Financial aid the work-study program may also be available for those who qualify. Students that can commit to the program for at least 1½ years are preferred.
Students interested in this program should contact the University of Minnesota Sports Medicine Department at the number below for any further information. Selections will be based on previous experience, grade point average and an interview process. Please do not hesitate to call if you have any questions.
Interested students should contact:
Athletic Training Applications Committee
University of Minnesota
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