Sports Medicine, Sports Medicine - Athletic Training
4 Year Degree
Kentucky Wesleyan College is a leader in liberal arts and professional education with a long-standing reputation for quality and academic excellence. Currently serving approximately 750 students, Kentucky Wesleyan provides a challenging and supportive academic experience, a positive work environment, and a stimulating culture. Kentucky Wesleyan produces highly qualified graduates who become successful professionals in the career of their choice and valuable members of their communities.
Kentucky Wesleyan College seeks applicants for three Athletic Training Internships. This is an unpaid, 10-month position (August through May) functioning under the supervision of the College’s Athletic Training staff. The numbers of hours interning will vary based on sport assignment, but will typically be 25 to 30 hours per week.
The Athletic Training Intern will be given the opportunity to practice skills related to preventing and treating injuries to student athletes in a learning environment. Duties may include:
Identifies, manages, and rehabilitates athletic injuries.
Helps to prevent athletic injuries.
Educates and counsels student athletes on associated topics.
Assists with medical coverage for College athletic events.
Coordinates with other health professionals to facilitate and deliver care to student athletes.
Performs administrative duties related to Athletic Training.
Internship applicants must have a bachelor’s degree in athletic training, have National Athletic Trainer BOC certification, and be licensed or eligible for licensure in Kentucky. Applicants must also be able to travel and to work flexible hours, including nights, weekends, and holidays.
To apply, please submit a cover letter, resume, and the contact information for at least three references to Cindy Sublett in Human Resources. The College will not sponsor applicants for work visas. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the internships are filled.
Additional Salary Information: The selected interns will be provided with campus housing at no cost, a $1,000 per month stipend to assist with living expenses, a clothing allowance, and access to a CEU program, as well as acquiring the experience and guidance necessary for their professional careers.
About Kentucky Wesleyan College
Kentucky Wesleyan College is a leader in liberal arts and professional education with a long-standing reputation for quality and academic excellence. Currently serving approximately 750 students, KWC provides a challenging and supportive academic experience in conjunction with a competitive and successful athletics program.
A United Methodist-related college founded in 1858, Wesleyan students can choose from 31 majors and 13 pre-professional programs. Faculty members mentor and encourage their students in a close-knit campus community. Classes have a 9-to-1 student-faculty ratio, and 88 percent of the faculty have a Ph.D. or terminal degree.
The Kentucky Wesleyan Panthers compete in NCAA Division II and are members of the Great Midwest Athletic Conference. Men’s teams include baseball, basketball, cross country, football, golf, soccer, and track and field. Women compete in basketball, cross country, golf, soccer, softball, tennis, track and field, and volleyball.
Kentucky Wesleyan College is located in the hospitable city of Owensboro. Owensboro is small enough to promote a hometown atmosphere, yet large enough to support many amenities usually available in much lar...ger cities. With more than 20 annual celebrations, including the International Bar-B-Q Festival, Owensboro is known as Kentucky’s Festival City. It also has the distinction of being named one of the Top 50 Sports Towns in the United States by Sports Illustrated. Money Magazine recently ranked Owensboro as one of the best places to live in the small cities category.