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Job Title:

Athletic Training Intern

Reports To:

Head Athletic Trainer
Assistant Athletic Trainer

Occupational Summary

Five interns will be selected as part of Real Salt Lake’s Athletic Training internship selection process. Each internship position is part-time and begins March 1, although additional help during preseason may be required. Conclusion of the internship is December 1, but it too may vary based upon playoffs, CONCACAF, or the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup. Athletic Training interns are expected to assist the sports medicine staff in providing the highest quality care to Real Salt Lake athletes. You are also asked to seek out and take advantage of opportunities to become an integral part of patient care and rehabilitation. In addition to the aforementioned details, interns are also expected to aid in common daily Athletic Training duties, pre-training set-up and breakdown, and assist Real Salt Lake staff however necessary.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Assist in providing athletic training services to Real Salt Lake athletes, this includes attendance at scheduled team practices and home competitions
  • Maintain Athletic Training equipment and facilities
  • Actively participate in daily team activities and Athletic Training duties
  • Aid in daily treatment documentation
  • Function as a member of the Stretcher Crew during home competitions
  • Key interactions are with the staff Athletic Trainers, Strength & Conditioning staff, team physicians, and coaches
  • Work with the Sports Medicine and Strength & Conditioning staff in team testing such as: Real Salt Lake Functional Movement Screen, return to play testing, and baseline concussion evaluations
  • Collaborate with Sports Medicine staff regarding patient care and transportation to and from physician appointments

Required Qualifications

  • Currently enrolled in a CAATE accredited Athletic Training program OR Certified Athletic Trainer.
  • American Heart Association AED/CPR Certification for the healthcare provider.
  • Able to lift at least 50 pounds.
  • Previous soccer experience preferred.
  • Bilingual in English/Spanish preferred.

If you are interested please read this internship expectations document and review the application process, and then submit to Tyler Knight at tknight@realsaltlake.com