The UW Health Sports Medicine Center offers unpaid internships to qualified candidates studying exercise physiology, exercise science, kinesiology or related fields. Internships may be available during the fall, spring or summer semesters. Interested individuals should send a résumé and cover letter describing their background, interests and career goals to the listed contact person.
Sports Medicine internships aim to provide qualified candidates with an environment for understanding the positive role physical activity plays in preventive and rehabilitative care. Specifically, interns will:
- Hone the clinical skills required for assessing and monitoring physical fitness and health
- Develop a personal style necessary for delivering care to a variety of patient populations
- Learn to work with a multi-discipline team in delivering a high level of care
- Through participation and guided learning, develop the skills to instruct group exercise classes in a variety of environments and modalities
Sports Medicine Exercise Science internships are limited to students attending universities that require an internship in order to meet graduation requirements. The university must have a current affiliation agreement with UW Hospitals and Clinics prior to the start of the internship.