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Sports Medicine at Nationwide Children’s Hospital appreciates your interest in our Athletic Training Internship Program. We believe that you will find we offer many excellent opportunities to help you develop and refine skills necessary to work in a pediatric hospital clinical setting as a Certified Athletic Trainer.
The Athletic Training Internship has been created to prepare college students that are currently enrolled in a CAATE accredited university, for the various roles that an Athletic Trainer may have in the outreach and clinical settings. The internship will also provide the student athletic trainer with the opportunity to gain hands on experience, and a very real world working experience in the field of athletic training.
The overall goals and learning objectives of the Athletic Training Internship will include the following:
The Sports Medicine Athletic Training Internship at Nationwide Children’s Hospital goals have been created to support didactic education and give a very unique clinical education experience. We strive to introduce the athletic training student to the vast opportunities that are available to them in the field of athletic training.
Overall, each intern will finish our program with increased awareness of the athletic trainer’s role(s) at Nationwide Children’s Hospital, an opportunity to gain hands on experience in a pediatric sports medicine clinic, and an opportunity to learn from highly skilled and knowledgeable Certified Athletic Trainers and Sports Medicine and Orthopedic Physicians.